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Middle school students explore future technologies at Robotics and Photonics camp

Marissa Kelsey, her friends and her fellow classmates took special care setting up mirrors and glass prisms to bounce a laser beam of light across the Baker College photonics lab during their second day of the Robotics and Photonic Summer Camp for middle school students Tuesday, July 22. The Montrose 12-year-old was one of 20 students learning ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Baker College, Kids, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Late-night thunderstorms may develop in Genesee County

According to MLive-Flint Journal meteorologist Mark Torregrossa, the combination of the cold front and recent hot, humid weather could result in strong thunderstorms by midnight.

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Related Topix: Weather

WJRT

Blueberries survive record snow, bitter cold

With summer in full swing, it's blueberry time in Mid-Michigan. After one of the coldest winter's in the last 20 years, and record snow, Michigan's blueberry crop seems to be shaping up nicely.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

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The Affordable Healthcare Act could become unaffordable

The debate comes down to the subsidies the federal government helps low-income earners pay for their health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Autos

MLive.com

Addiction, the U.S. military and a 'ghost town:' the stories behind Flint tattoos

Genesee County has the highest number of licensed tattoo shops per capita in the state, and unofficial online lists with sites such as Today.com and Buzzfeed.com list Flint as the fourth-most tattooed city in the U.S. based on similar metrics.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, US Military, US Air Force, Swartz Creek, MI, Entertainment

MLive.com

Accused Howard Boys gang member convicted of stepfather's slaying

A man already serving a prison term for armed robbery has been convicted of the 2005 killing of his stepfather.

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Related Topix: Prison, Flint, MI

MLive.com

IMA Recreation Association to honor Flint businessman Phil Shaltz as Community Salute Honoree

The honor is given annually to an influential community member who impacts the area in a positive way.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, US Politics, US News, Dale Kildee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

MLive.com

Bands, 'Ink Master' and diversity are behind the rich tattoo culture in Flint

Tim Legendary has been drawing and painting as long as he can remember. But being an artist doesn't always pay -- especially in Flint.

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

MLive.com

Congressman Dan Kildee addresses Flint council members on concerns, needs for the city

Congressman Dan Kildee stopped by Monday, July 21 at Flint City Hall to discuss legislative steps he's been taking in Washington to try and bring some aid to the area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Flint, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Community invited to meet 34th state House Democratic candidates at Flint Farmers' Market

The Democratic candidates for the 34th District state House race will gather at the Flint Farmers' Market for a meet and greet with the community hosted by The Flint Journal.

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New money is coming to the city of Flint that will help make family homes safer and healthier.

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Related Topix: Genesee, MI, Family, Kids

MLive.com

The Goliath: Warrior Dash brings new mucky challenge to Genesee Township

Look out, Warrior Dashers, there's a new obstacle with an ominous name to test your mettle in mud: The Goliath.

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MLive.com

Recall language against Flint Township supervisor tossed for lacking municipality details

The Genesee County Board of Elections rejected the petition after it was discovered the petition did not specify whether the recall was filed on behalf of Flint or Flint Township voters.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

Detroit News

Vassar

A bitter national debate over what to do with tens of thousands of young immigrants pouring into the U.S. is playing out in this small town 20 miles east of Saginaw.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Michigan, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, US Politics, US News, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

MLive.com

House where six people slain in Flint still standing 27 years later

Vaughn's home at 1010 E. Russell Ave. is one of the few intact structures remaining on the three-block stretch between Saginaw and Selby streets on the city's north side.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Violent Crime

MLive.com

Heat cranking up in Genesee County to begin week

Residents in Genesee County may have to reach for their air conditioning to begin the week as some of the warmest temperatures of the summer move into the area.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times Herald

Flint's Mott Community College plans $10 million in projects

A bigger focus on health and fitness at Mott Community College will come along with millions of dollars in capital improvement projects over the next couple of years.

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MLive.com

Old Newsboys of Flint celebrate 90 years of bringing Christmas to children in need

Celebrating 90 years of charitable service to the children of Genesee County, the Old Newsboys of Flint took over the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre's ballroom Sunday, July 20. The gathering was held to recognize and honor community supporters and members that have dedicated decades of their lives to the organization with "Christmas in July."

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Family, Kids

MLive.com

Should Genesee County communities fund programs to neuter feral cats?

Burton officials are set to discuss the possibility of providing funds to begin a trap, neuter and release program for feral cats within the city limits.

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Related Topix: Burton, MI, Grand Blanc, MI

MLive.com

Arrows fly in Grand Blanc Township at the Flint Olympian Games' archery competition

Carolyn Hagler took a deep breath as she pulled her bow taut, took aim and released an arrow flying 30 yards down range into the bulls-eye at the Flint Olympian Games' archery event Sunday, July 20. The 12-year-old Grand Blanc resident was joined by 21 other competitors from across Genesee County that came out to the Flint Bowmen Club in Grand ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grand Blanc, MI, Flint, MI

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