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Cherry forms candidate committee to run for Ananich’s state senate seat

Michigan Live 21 Jan 2022
FLINT, MI -- State Rep ... During the redistricting process, union members, local church leaders and community activists in Flint advocated to include all of the city in a single House district, a change made possible because the city lost so many residents during the past 10 years ... Flint lost 20% of its population in past decade, census data shows.
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Michigan School District Indefinitely Delays Return to In-person Classes, Cites COVID-19 Concerns

The Epoch Times 21 Jan 2022
19 message to students and parents, Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones said the decision was made after discussion with local health officials and based on the rising number of ...
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Flint Institute of Arts receives grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Flint Township View 20 Jan 2022
This exhibition features black-and-white and color photographs by Jerry Taliaferro of 49 men from the Flint community, and is much more than a photographic study, as it also aims to explore perceptions and biases ... community.
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Beecher Community Schools to shift to virtual learning for 10-day period

Michigan Live 20 Jan 2022
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, MI -- Beecher Community Schools will shift to remote learning for a 10-day period starting next week ... Beecher’s neighbor Flint Community Schools has been virtual since returning from winter break ... ‘Family Vaccination Day’ to take place Saturday in Flint. Flint schools extends virtual learning period indefinitely.
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COVID-19 drive-thru testing offered Friday at Flint City Hall parking lot

Michigan Live 20 Jan 2022
FLINT, MI -- Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing is being offered Friday, Jan. 21, at the parking lot behind Flint City Hall. The city and the Genesee Community Health Center are partnering to offer the testing from 1-3 p.m ... Flint pulls back on policy to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees.
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‘Family Vaccination Day’ to take place Saturday in Flint

Michigan Live 20 Jan 2022
FLINT, MI -- Free COVID-19 and flu vaccines will be available at a “Family Vaccination Day” event in Flint this weekend. Hamilton Community Health Network will be hosting the event from 11 a.m ... Flint pulls back on policy to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees.
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Lead levels jump higher in Flint water testing but remains below federal action level

Michigan Live 20 Jan 2022
In the first half of 2021, Flint’s 90th percentile for lead was just 3 ppb of lead ... “The fact that we’ve been able to be below LCR standards six years consecutively is key toward rebuilding the community’s trust and a stronger Flint for us all ... Flint’s testing results can be found by visiting https.//www.michigan.gov/flintwater/.
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Genesee County Habitat for Humanity receives grant from the CFGF

Flint Township View 20 Jan 2022
FLINTGenesee County Habitat for Humanity has received a grant of $15,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater Flint’s Arthur L ... “We are extremely grateful to the Community Foundation for this addition to our Owner- Occupied Critical Home Repair Program,” said ...
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GHOST team asks public to be “eyes and ears”

Flint Township View 20 Jan 2022
FLINT — The Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team is asking members of the community to help it find and arrest predators who are involved in human trafficking by taking a 15-minute online class to become a certified member of the GHOST team ...We can use members of the community to be our eyes and ears by making you GHOST certified,” said Swanson.
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MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy graduates 16 in Fall 2021 class

Flint Township View 20 Jan 2022
FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 16 recruits in a virtual ceremony that can be viewed at youtu.be/9MTG6YuzUsA. The keynote speaker was Novi Chief of Police David Molloy, and the class spokesman was Michael Chilson. Graduates of the Fall 2021 term are ...G.G.. .
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Claressa Shields wants Savannah Marshall to turn up at Feb 5 fight

WBN 20 Jan 2022
Claressa Shields wants Savannah Marshall to turn up at Feb 5 fight. RINGSIDE. January 19th, 2022 ... This place is a light for the Detroit boxing community, just like Claressa is. She grew up in nearby Flint, one of the most challenging place in the world and has become one of the best fighters in our sport and is doing things no one has done before ... ....
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Blight elimination, youth programs and others receive portion of $1M+ in Ruth Mott Foundation grants

Michigan Live 19 Jan 2022
... Greater Flint Mental Health Facilities, InvolvedDad, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Metro Community Development, Project SYNCERE, SIPI, Inc ... The foundation advocates for, stimulates, and supports community vitality through its focus on four priority areas in north Flint.
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Breaking points: Schools feel the strain of COVID surge

Emporia Gazette 18 Jan 2022
Please be patient as we continue to navigate the challenge or COVID-19.” ... Ways students, staff and community members can assist the district in managing case numbers include. ... Those in need of a booster shot or those wanting to schedule the vaccine series are encouraged to contact Flint Hills Community Health Center at 620-342-4864 Opt.3 ... .
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