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Wixom Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Father’s Ex-Girlfriend

CBS Sports 27 Nov 2021
(CBS DETROIT) – A Wixom man has been arrested in connection to the death of Andrea Tucker. The Detroit mother of two who was shot and killed November 17th in her driveway after dropping her kids off at school.READ MORE. Michigan Community Choosing To Help Each Other In Time Of Need After Flint Home Explosion ... “The investigation remains active.” ... .
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Timeline of Flint superintendents shows steady turnover since 2005

Michigan Live 26 Nov 2021
FLINT, MI -- Just minutes after being appointed as superintendent by the Flint Community Schools Board ...
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Shop local, shop small this holiday season

The Flushing View 25 Nov 2021
Over the past year, we’ve seen several new businesses open in Flint and Genesee County ... Atherton Road, Flint) ... 1st St., Flint) ... Additionally, our friends at Metro Community Development and the City of Flint are coordinating an effort that will include a scavenger hunt and shopping passport involving businesses in downtown Flint (FABNetwork.net).
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Hot meals, new friends greet Flint residents at Thanksgiving events

Michigan Live 25 Nov 2021
FLINT, MI -- Flint resident Veronica Tivvs didn’t have the resources to make a home-cooked meal or the family to spend day with ... 25 at Berston Fieldhouse in Flint ... Hot meals, new friends greet Flint residents at Thanksgiving events ... ‘Being able to help is a blessing.’ Flint boxer Anthony Dirrell uses turkey giveaway to serve community.
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FIA’s facilities expose UM-Flint students to the wonders of glassworking

Flint Township View 25 Nov 2021
“When I heard there was a glass class at UM-Flint, I really wanted to try it out,” Anderson said ... “By providing UM-Flint’s art programs with access to the FIA’s excellent facilities and professional glass artists, we are establishing Flint as a cultural campus and reaffirming the FIA’s role as an essential community resource.
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MSP, Kroger take part in holiday season with Thanksgiving meal giveaway in Flint

Michigan Live 24 Nov 2021
2nd Ward councilwoman Ladel Lewis, who Kramer considers the “neighborhood liaison,” noticed the troopers handing out meals and stood on her porch to offers thanks for supporting the Flint community ... ‘Being able to help is a blessing.’ Flint boxer Anthony Dirrell uses turkey giveaway to serve community.
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Retired Flint firefighter, hockey champion for kids to be in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Michigan Live 24 Nov 2021
The 2021 winners of the NHL’s Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award and Phillips were able to connect while in New York City and work with two groups in New Jersey and Harlem similar to the one he runs in Flint ... Flint firefighter Rico Phillips wins NHL’s Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award.
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Flint schools schedules 10 community forums to help direct spending in district

Michigan Live 24 Nov 2021
FLINT, MI – Flint Community Schools ... “We know that schools are at the heart of our community, and at Flint Community Schools we are committed to ensuring our community has a voice,” Jones said in a news release ... Kevelin Jones II becomes new Flint Community Schools superintendent.
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Video captures Michigan home explosion that killed 4-year-old girl

New York Post 24 Nov 2021
The Monday night blast on Flint’s west side had so much force that it rattled the home of Matt Erway, whose camera caught the explosion from down the block, mlive.com reported ... “This is a tragic time for our community,” Flint Mayor Sheldon Neely told USA Today.
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Video shows horrifying moment house fire explodes in Flint, Michigan, killing two including four-year-old girl ...

The Daily Mail 24 Nov 2021
The terrifying moment a house in Flint, Michigan exploded killing two people including a four-year-old girl was captured on home security footage ... Investigators from the Michigan State Police and Flint Fire Department are continuing to investigate the cause of the explosion ... Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley said all residents now are accounted for.
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No more ‘environmental racism’: Schumer says infrastructure bill will remove lead pipes city’s bowels

AM New York 24 Nov 2021
Even so, lead pipes still lay beneath the Big Apple's streets, funneling tainted drinking water to thousands, especially those in low-income communities ... “We all saw what happened in Flint, Michigan. We saw that lead was a ticking time bomb, especially for poor communities, for black communities, for Latino communities, for communities of color.
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Man, 70, is killed, two others are injured and a girl, three, is missing after ...

The Daily Mail 23 Nov 2021
Flint Fire Chief Raymond Barton said Tuesday that two people were rushed from the scene Monday night to area hospitals, where one of them - a 70-year-old man - was pronounced dead while the father of the missing child was in critical condition ... (Isaac RitcheyThe Flint Journal via AP) ... (Isaac RitcheyThe Flint Journal via AP).
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Get free, hot meals for Thanksgiving at these places in Flint

Michigan Live 22 Nov 2021
FLINT, MI — It’s the week of Thanksgiving and these places in Flint are offering free, hot meals to the community ... See the places offering meals in Flint below. ... Community Thanksgiving meal. Master’s House Church, 3242 Whitney Ave., in Flint is hosting a Community Thanksgiving Meal from 11 a.m.
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Vision Films to Release Harrowing Drama 'Flint Tale' Set in Aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis

Victoria Advocate 22 Nov 2021
The film, shot on location in Flint, MI, was written and directed by Marc Cayce ... The film provides an up-close-and-personal look at Flint, showing the impact of the environmental crisis while also portraying how the importance of community and that family bonds should never be underestimated.
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Whitmer orders planning sped-up for $1.3B in lead pipe removals

Michigan Live 22 Nov 2021
In a statement, Whitmer said the directive is aimed at “accelerating the timeline to replace 100% of lead service lines in Michigan, prioritizing communities that have been disproportionately impacted, fostering enhanced collaboration across departments, and ensuring that the projects are built by Michigan workers and businesses.”.
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