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Yesterday | MLive.com

Hundreds of families come out for Easter egg hunt at Jackson College

Hundreds of children anxiously waited to run and grab as many candy-filled Easter eggs as possible on Jackson College's central campus Saturday morning, April 19. Minutes before the 10:30 a.m. start, many were crouched down on the grass, baskets and bags in hand, waiting to run in for the prizes.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Family, Kids, Spring Arbor, MI

Yesterday | MLive.com

News this week: Judge chews out convicted murder, 'puppy shower' sets new record

Good morning, Jackson! Here is a look back at some of our top stories this week, in case you missed them.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Brad Flory column: The rapidly disappearing trash problem facing Jackson County

The Great Trash Problem was widely assumed to follow last fall's closing of the county waste-to-energy incinerator, built in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Opinion

MLive.com

Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County area

The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Brooklyn, MI, Grass Lake, MI

MLive.com

Flair with French horn lands Michigan Center musician spot in Michigan Youth Arts Festival

"It was based on my ear," said Fitzgibbon, an 18-year-old Michigan Center High School senior.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Center, MI, Education Etc., Western Michigan University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

State will not cite garbage haulers, landfill owners for importing, exporting waste

Garbage haulers are free to take waste outside Jackson County - and bring it in - as long as work continues on the county's solid waste management plan , according to a state official.

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Northern Michigan News

Woman sentenced in death of infant daughter

A Michigan woman who lost custody of her other children has been sentenced to at least two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of her infant.

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Related Topix: McBain, MI

Detroit Free Press

Michigan woman sentenced to life in stabbing death of boyfriend

A 31-year-old woman will spend the rest of her life in prison without the possibility of parole in the murder of her boyfriend in their Jackson apartment.

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Related Topix: McBain, MI

MLive.com

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to reports of...

Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports from Wednesday, April 16 to early Thursday, April 17, deputies responded to 59 calls for service, conducted 37 traffic stops, and made 1 arrest.

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MLive.com

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to reports of...

Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports from Wednesday, April 16 to early Thursday, April 17, deputies responded to 59 calls for service, conducted 37 traffic stops, and made 1 arrest.

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MLive.com

Editorial: City Council needs to pick a (decent) water tower design and move on

While it's important to select a quality design, it's also important to keep some perspective.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Kidnapping & Assault Investigation

Police are investigating an assault and kidnapping case in eastern Jackson County.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI

MLive.com

Brad Flory column: Are public libraries dying out? Forget I asked

"Will libraries go out of business, what with all the changes in the world of information?" I asked Jackson District Library Director Ishwar Laxminarayan in 2011.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

Detroit Free Press

Michigan woman sentenced in death of infant daughter after night of drinking

A Michigan woman who lost custody of her other children has been sentenced to at least two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of her infant.

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Related Topix: McBain, MI

MLive.com

Weight restrictions to be lifted next week on certain Jackson County roads

Major roads under the weight restriction until April 21 include Jefferson Road, Springport Road north of Rives Junction Road, Hanover Road and Mount Hope Road on the north side of I-94.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Take Back The Night

Michigan authorities are searching for an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing from the parking lot of a suburban Detroit motel.

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Related Topix: Roscommon County, MI, Okemos, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Jackson County Resident Calls Road Repair "Worse than Gravel"

It was supposed to be a better way to pave roads because repairs would be less frequent and less expensive.

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Related Topix: Springport, MI, Calhoun County, MI

MLive.com

One person injured after pickup crashes into tree in Jackson County

Three people were injured this morning in a crash on W. Michigan Avenue near Dearing Road in Spring Arbor Township.

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Related Topix: Spring Arbor, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Police Asking For Public's Help To Find Women Accused Of Stealing

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Michigan State University

WLNS-TV Lansing

Spring Storms Rip Through Shiawassee County

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Michigan State University

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