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Burton officials seeking time limit to fireworks use by residents during holidays

Officials are looking to close the window on when city residents can use certain types of fireworks around national holidays.

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Related Topix: Burton, MI, Flushing, MI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Happy Easter: Show us your Sunday best, Genesee County

That means, for many of you, the very best of your Sunday best. Your nicest hat.

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MLive.com

By the numbers: A look at some of the figures associated with Flint water switch

When the valve to allow the Flint River to flow into the city's water treatment plant opened on Thursday, April 17, it was marked as a historic day by city officials.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Detroit, MI

MLive.com

Suspect arrested in abandoned Flint home after stabbing

Police found the man in the area of Martin Luther King and Ruth. Officers were able to obtain suspect information and checked the area.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

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Attorney: Deal reached in sudden acceleration suit

An attorney representing the family of a 77-year-old Flint-area woman killed when her 2005 Toyota Camry slammed into a tree after alleged sudden acceleration confirms that a deal has been reached in a lawsuit against the carmaker.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Autos

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

Appeals court upholds ruling that forces state to hold workers' comp hearings in Genesee County

The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a Genesee County judge's decision forbidding the state from moving Genesee County workers' compensation hearings to the town of Dimondale, roughly 70 miles away.

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Related Topix: Dimondale, MI, Genesee, MI, Lansing, MI

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I-75 roadwork scheduled to begin in Genesee County

PROJECT DETAILS: Wide-ranging I-75 construction continues next week when crews begin resurfacing 19 miles from the Genesee/Oakland county line to the I-475 north junction, including I-75 over Cook Road, I-75 under Grand Blanc and Fenton roads, and I-75 over the Flint River and Flushing Road.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI

MLive.com

Flint officials won't pinpoint when the city will switch to Flint River as Detroit water charges go higher

But Thursday, April 17, for the first time in nearly 50 years, Flint and Genesee County won't have a long-term contract in place for buying water from Detroit.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Detroit, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Dedication ceremony set for Lake Callis Recreation Area in Davison Township

A dedication ceremony has been scheduled to honor the efforts of a local resident who made it his goal to make the idea of a recreational area in the Davison area into a reality.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Flint, MI

MLive.com

The Flint Journal wins national online reporting award from Society of Professional Journalists

The 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Award is for "the best in professional journalism" and is open to all U.S. media outlets, according to the organization.

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Residents invited to ask questions on water rates, blight and public safety during Fifth Ward block club meeting

The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the school at 1040 N. Saginaw St. and will feature Howard Croft, the city's director of public works.

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WFNT-AM Burton

Cook Road in Genesee County to be Closed Today

Cook Road from Beers Road in Gaines Township to Sharp Road in Mundy Township will be closed today according to the Genesee County Road Commission.

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MLive.com

Federal appeals court says excessive force lawsuit against Genesee County sheriff's deputies can move forward

A federal appeals court has refused to overturn a lower court's ruling that allows an excessive force lawsuit against four Genesee County Sheriff's deputies to move forward.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Kyle Dunbar shoves Chris Nunez, gets eliminated from 'Ink Master'

When Kyle Dunbar was first brought onto "Ink Master," producers told him it was because of his talent and his "conflict ability."

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Related Topix: Ink Master, Entertainment, Television, Flint, MI

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Armored Van Crash: Loomis Spills Money All Over Michigan Town in Record Snow

An armored van crashed today in Vienna Township, Michigan, resulting in cash and coins spilling out over the roadway.

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MLive.com

Suspected intruder killed by Flint homeowner was outside when shot, police say

The Genesee County Prosecutor's Office will have to decide if a 72-year-old man was justified in shooting and killing a 17-year-old man who allegedly broke into his house but, according to police, was fleeing and outside the home when he was shot.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Flint, MI

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Mateen Cleaves joins Genesee County leaders to urge people to stand up against child abuse

A group of roughly 50 community leaders and community members came together Tuesday morning to bring awareness to the child abuse issue here in Genesee County.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Flint, MI

WFNT-AM Burton

Flint's Youth Leadership Program to Hold Graduation Ceremony

Genesee County Commissioner Brenda Clark is hosting a graduation ceremony for the Youth Leadership Institute class of 2014.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

MLive.com

Crews shovel money off Vienna Township road after crash involving armored carrier's van

Crews shoveled money off Saginaw Road after a crash involving a pickup truck and money transport van belonging to an armored carrier company.

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MLive.com

Traffic and weather alert: Spring snowfall spurs accidents all around Genesee County

The area saw 1 to 2 inches of snow overnight, and it's wreaking havoc on highways and roads.

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Related Topix: Weather, Clio, MI

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