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Mott Community College receives $1.7M state grant to support workforce development

Michigan Live 30 Jul 2021
FLINT, MI -- Mott Community College is one of ten organizations to receive a Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program grant to help Michigan residents get back to work ... This announcement comes during a wave of workplace-development-related news in the Flint area ... 3 Flint natives cooking for Kanye West while he finishes album ‘Donda’.
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A Chicago drag legend celebrates his 80th birthday with showgirls, sequins and a few hundred ...

Finger Lakes Times 30 Jul 2021
Gazing out over a few hundred eager faces, Jim Flint proclaimed himself “very, very lucky.” ... The Baton, now in Uptown, has drawn stars such as Joan Crawford, Madonna, Janet Jackson and Rock Hudson — a good friend who used to invite Flint to stay in his California home when the Chicago drag impresario was in town.
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United Way names Argabright campaign chair

Emporia Gazette 30 Jul 2021
Relationships and community involvement are high priorities for Argabright. Locally, he serves his community through involvement with Ignite Emporia, the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence, the Flint Hills Special Education Cooperative, Board of Trustees for Newman Regional Health and is a member of the Emporia Friends of the Zoo.
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12 Million People in U.S. May Be Drinking Tap Water From Lead Pipes

Children's Health Defense 30 Jul 2021
Flint, Michigan’s water crisis, the result of massive lead contamination of its drinking water, provided the nation and the world a glimpse into the frailty of aging water infrastructure in Flint and beyond. President Biden’s American Jobs Plan would help every community in the ...
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Flint City Council gives mayor indefinite extension of violent crime emergency

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
Gretchen Whitmer, told MLive-The Flint Journal that the state shares “the mayor’s vision for safer communities, and will support the city as they work to tackle gun violence and crime ... The orders establish an emergency response team to “coordinate services between the Flint Police ...
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New initiative announced with Flint, United Way to remove barriers for workers

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
The program, announced during a news conference at Flint City Hall July 28, will be administered by the United Way of Genesee County using $100,000 in funds from the W.K ... Other partners GST Michigan Works! and Mott Community College will provide life coaching and education programs, Flint Director of Economic Development Khalfani Stephens said.
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Here’s everything on the Aug. 3 primary election ballot in Genesee County

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
3 primary election, but voters in Flint will narrow down candidates in the race for City Council seats and three school districts are each asking for millage renewals ... In addition to the Flint council races, Linden Community Schools, Fenton Area Public Schools, and Birch Run Area Schools are each seeking property tax renewals.
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Flint mobile food pantries to continue distribution through August

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
FLINT, MI — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is planning to continue to provide nutritious food by the truckload to Flint residents throughout August. MDHHS has provided the Flint mobile food pantries since February 2016 in partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint ... Dort Hwy., Flint ... Dort Hwy., Flint.
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RCHD, community entities offering incentives for vaccines

The Mercury 29 Jul 2021
In an effort to encourage residents to get vaccinated, the Riley County Health Department and other entities are hosting vaccine events with incentives in August and September ... Flint Hills. Community Health Center clinic. The Flint Hills Community Health Center is holding a vaccine clinic from 10 a.m ... .
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Could passenger trains return to Saginaw’s Potter Street Station? With a congressman asking, an idea gains steam.

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
They envision a design that reimagines Saginaw transportation, reinvigorates the surrounding neighborhood, and resurrects Potter Street Station as a structure central to the community’s culture and future ... “I feel a strong commitment to public transit generally and specifically to the needs of the Saginaw community,” said Kildee, D-Flint Township.
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MCC receives MiLEAP funds to support training opportunities for local job seekers

Flint Township View 29 Jul 2021
FLINTMott Community College is one of ten colleges and organizations to receive a Michigan Learning and Education Advancement Program (MiLEAP) grant ... “We are thrilled to be chosen to receive the MiLEAP grant at Mott Community College,” said MCC President, Dr ... Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (556 participants, $1,998,200);.
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HIGHTOWER: The Oracle speaks

Stillwater News Press 29 Jul 2021
Now come “paperless” city papers like Lookout (Santa Cruz), Billy Penn (Philadelphia) and DigBoston; special topic news sites like Daily Yonder (rural) and Circle of Blue (water); and hundreds of hardscrabble community papers like Flint Beat and Iowa’s Storm Lake Times.
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Lyon County Commission hears recovery house for women, public health update

Emporia Gazette 29 Jul 2021
Medical Support Manager Melissa Smith and Renee Hively, CEO of Flint Hills Community Health Center were among the public health officials to give the report ... All vaccinations at the community health center will charge administration fees to insurance companies, whereas fees are not charged at vaccination clinics.
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In brief

Flint Township View 29 Jul 2021
BURTON — Mayor Duane Haskins said there have been two Community Neighborhood Watch meetings held so far since the city launched the new effort early this summer, and he said the meetings have had “great attendance.” ... Flint St.
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