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  1. 4 things Mike Flanagan said about charter schools, at-risk authorizersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | MLive.com

    State Superintendent Mike Flanagan spoke with MLive Thursday, March 26, about the future of charter schools and his recent removal of seven authorizers from at-risk status. Flanagan announced last August he was placing 11 of the state's 40 charter school authorizers on notice that could have prevented them from opening any additional schools.

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  2. Midday Muskegon headlines include drug bust precedent, marijuana felony dropped, weekend funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to consider the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office request to appeal a Muskegon Heights traffic-stop-turned-drug-bust case that set a precedent for criminal cases across the state. MUSKEGON, MI - The Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office has reduced from a five-year felony to a 93-day misdemeanor the charge against a driver who allegedly struck a fatally injured man lying in Apple Avenue.

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  3. Shelby, Muskegon Heights Academy players earn all-state honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Junior center Jeffrey Beckman was a special-mention pick after averaging 15 points and 10 rebounds a game as the Tigers won the West Michigan Conference title and advanced to the Class C state quarterfinals. Shelby coach Rick Zoulek received consideration for the Coach of the Year honors, which went to Chuck Frisbie of Constantine.

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  4. Muskegon Heights shooting victim uncooperative, police chief says; investigation ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    An uncooperative victim isn't giving police much to work with and the investigation into the Wednesday shooting at Leahy Street and East Keating Avenue is stalled as a result, said Muskegon Heights Police Chief Lynne Gill.

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  5. Was Muskegon County 'towing ball' traffic stop legal? State Supreme Court may decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to consider the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office request to appeal a Muskegon Heights traffic-stop-turned-drug-bust case that set a precedent for criminal cases across the state. The Michigan Court of Appeals last September ruled 2-1 that police can't pull over a vehicle just because a towing ball obstructs their view of a license plate.

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  6. HealthWest, Muskegon Heights complex among news stops added to YMCA Veggie VanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    The YMCA Veggie Van , which debuted in Muskegon last summer to rave reviews, is adding HealthWest, the entity formerly known as Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County, to its schedule this month. The behavioral health agency announced that the van would stop at its main hub, located at 376 E. Apple Ave, starting Tuesday, March 31. HealthWest clients and visitors will be able to pick up fresh produce on Tuesdays from 12:45-1:45 p.m. Columbia Court Apartments in Muskegon Heights, located at 65 E Columbia Ave, is also among new stops for the Veggie Van.

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  7. Shooting in Muskegon Heights, March 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    A 16-year-old male was shot in the leg on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the corner of Leahy Street and East Keating Avenue in Muskegon Heights.

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  8. Teen shot in leg at Muskegon Heights intersection; shooter at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    The 16-year-old male victim was taken from the scene by Pro Med. Muskegon Heights Police Chief Lynne Gill said the victim was walking when he was shot in the area of East Keating Avenue and Leahy Street.

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  9. State Superintendent removes 7 charter school authorizers from 'at-risk' statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    Michigan State Superintendent Mike Flanagan removed seven charter school authorizers from at-risk status after notifying them in August that they may not be able to open new schools because of issues including low academic performance. The authorizers removed from at-risk status are: Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Kellogg Community College, Lake Superior State University, Macomb Intermediate School District, Muskegon Heights Public Schools and Northern Michigan University.

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  10. Meet the librarian Kelly Richards event in Muskegon Heights tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    Richards was recently hired as the Muskegon Area District Library's top librarian. He is an interesting guy -- an outdoorsman and former Flint police officer with ties to the Muskegon Area.

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  11. Today's obituary is Thomas Jay 'T' Wilson of Norton Shores, 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    Wilson was born on Oct. 3, 1945 in Muskegon Heights to James and Donna Wilson. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a master's degree in political science.

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  12. Confessed driver in Marquis Gresham killing stops cooperating against alleged shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    A crucial witness against the man charged with murdering 17-year-old Marquis Gresham of Muskegon Heights - the alleged shooter's co-defendant -- has stopped cooperating with prosecutors and wants to withdraw his own guilty plea. According to court documents, Ryheim Rashawn Beasley has said in court that he wants to cease cooperating with prosecutors against Shundarius Zekia Lawson, the accused shooter of Gresham.

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  13. Motorcyclist killer, other sentences by Muskegon County Circuit Judge Timothy G. HicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | MLive.com

    Kevin John Civis , 35, of Montague Township, four years, two months to 20 years Michigan Department of Corrections for child sexually abusive commercial activity and using computer to do a crime, 167 days jail for capturing image of unclothed person, $852 fees/costs. Robert Earl Gee , 31, of Muskegon, life in MDOC for first-degree murder, one to 10 years MDOC for felon in possession of firearm, habitual offender fourth, consecutive two years for felony firearm, $402 fees/costs.

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  14. Murder or self-defense? Appeals court makes the call in Muskegon Heights caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MLive.com

    At his trial, Craig Lewis claimed he fired in self-defense after Frank Harris shot at him.

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  15. Murder or self-defense? Appeals court makes the call in Muskegon Heights caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of Craig Reginald Lewis , who claimed self-defense in the 2012 shooting death of Frank Harris outside Harris' Muskegon Heights home. In an unpublished opinion dated March 19, a three-judge appeals panel affirmed Lewis's November 2013 jury conviction.

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  16. Fire at Muskegon Heights home causes thousands of dollars in damage; no one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MLive.com

    A Muskegon Heights home sustained around $15,000 worth of damage Friday morning, March 20, when a dryer fire ignited on the main floor. Muskegon Heights Fire Chief Christopher Dean said the fire was reported shortly before 8 a.m. on Friday at a home in the 3300 block of Highland Street.

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  17. West Michigan Student Showcase 2015: 3 highlights from opening night at the Frauenthal CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    Opening night of the 2015 West Michigan Student Showcase provided a platform for singers, dancers and performers from 12 area schools under the spotlight of the main stage at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts . The showcase kicked off Wednesday, March 18 and featured some of the area's most talented young artists performing for more than three hours before a mostly full main floor of the historic downtown Muskegon venue.

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  18. Live coverage of motorcyclist murderer Robert Gee's sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    Robert Earl Gee is scheduled for sentencing today for the shooting death of motorcyclist Jacob Rameau on the streets of Muskegon Heights. Gee, 31, was found guilty Feb. 26 of first-degree premeditated murder, firearm possession by a felon and two counts of possessing a firearm while committing a felony.

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  19. Despite regional semifinal loss, Hillsdale confident successful run will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | MLive.com

    ADRIAN Bryce Drews was clearly emotional after suffering his first high school loss, but that didn't stop him from showing his appreciation. "Thanks for giving me a chance coach," the Hillsdale freshman starting guard said to Brad Felix outside the locker room.

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  20. Boys & Girls Club prepares for April opening in Muskegon, exploring Muskegon Heights site tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | MLive.com

    Muskegon's new Boys & Girls Club is set to open the second week of April, and the new director has big plans for its future. Dakota Crow, a Boys & Girls Club start-up specialist, said he expects the club at Muskegon Nelson Elementary School will quickly reach its maximum capacity of 125 members.

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