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Daycare ordered cleared after fire at nearby Clio business with 500 propane tanks on site

A day care facility is being evacuated and emergency responders are headed to a reported fire inside a Clio business with 500 propane tanks on site.

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Related Topix: Clio, MI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

MLive.com

Insta-Lube Inc. pledges to donate $1 to local charity for each service performed on Tuesdays

To give back to the community that gave Insta-Lube Inc. more than 30 years of business in Genesee County, the company will donate $1 for each service performed on Tuesdays to a local charity.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

MLive.com

National Association of Letter Carriers' Food Drive helps stamp out hunger

The National Association of Letter Carriers announced that its 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive will take place Saturday, May 10. This is the last big food drive before schools let out for summer recess.

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Related Topix: Genesee, MI, Education Etc., Flint, MI

WFNT-AM Burton

I-75 Roadwork in Genesee County to Begin Monday

Resurfacing along I-75 in Genesee County is expected to begin on Monday. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation , crews will begin the $13.3 million, 19 mile project from the Genesee/Oakland County line to the I-475 north junction.

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Related Topix: Genesee, MI, Oakland County, MI

MLive.com

Several dogs found dead inside trash bags on Flint street

Four dogs were found dead inside trash bags Friday, April 18 hear a curb on West Lorado Avenue, according to a Flint police report.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

MLive.com

Editorial: Countywide fire authority would best serve region

There might have been a time in Genesee County when it was tolerable for each community to have its own fire department - but that certainly isn't the case today.

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Related Topix: Fire, Flint, MI, Genesee, MI, Opinion

MLive.com

Garibella Salon in downtown Flint to face major changes under new ownership

The full-service hair and nail salon, located in the Wade Trim Building at 555 S. Saginaw, is under new ownership.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI

Sat Apr 19, 2014

MLive.com

Bethel United Methodist Church and Councilman Neeley continue annual Easter Egg Hunt

After a bizarre night of snowfall earlier this week, Genesee County was privy to some much-needed sunshine - perfect weather for an Easter Egg hunt.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Entertainment

MLive.com

Genesee County growers anxiously wait through long winter to grow spring crops

Planters in Genesee County are ready to get spring crops ready for their gardens and homes, but an unusually long winter with snow as recent as this week has them second guessing when to get started.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Flint, MI, Home Gardening, Home

WJRT

Catholic Charities prepares for Easter Sunday Celebration

It's a Mid-Michigan tradition that's now in it's twenty-fifth year. Catholic Charities of Genesee and Shiawassee Counties is preparing for its Easter Sunday Celebration.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Genesee, MI

MLive.com

FirstMerit to host used book sale to benefit United Way of Genesee County

Jamie Gaskin, executive director of United Way of Genesee County, said the FirstMerit crew does one community-focused volunteer activity per month.

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MLive.com

Genesee County area high school reunions

FLINT CENTRAL High School, Class of 1964, Reunion. June 20-22, 2014. Friday night meet and greet, Luigis, 6pm.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Flint, MI, Grand Blanc, MI

MLive.com

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

State of Michigan

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

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