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Rappel down an eight-story building in Flint to help people with disabilities

Michigan Live 14 Apr 2021
FLINT, MI — The Disability Network is going Over the Edge this summer to help raise funds for people with disabilities in Genesee County. For the third year, the social services organization in Flint is planning to participate in an industrial rappelling event and the community is invited to join on Aug.
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Fair housing conference to educate Genesee County residents on landlord and tenant rights plus more

Michigan Live 13 Apr 2021
The free “Love Where You LiveFair Housing Conference presented by the Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board takes place from 8.30 to 10.30 a.m ... information to as many as possible during this week, according to a Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board press release.
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Former Grand Blanc teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student in 2014

Michigan Live 13 Apr 2021
GRAND BLANC, MI -- A former Grand Blanc Community Schools teacher has been charged for an incident involving alleged inappropriate contact with a student dating back to November 2014 ... Grand Blanc Community Schools provided the following statement to MLive-The Flint Journal when asked about the issue. ... Mother calls for end to gun violence in Flint.
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Flint council considers police budget as violent crime continues to rise

Michigan Live 13 Apr 2021
FLINT, MI -- With homicides and violent crime rising in the city for more than a year, the City Council is about to debate whether a spending boost can slow or reverse that trend ... Flint City Council to hold budget hearings throughout April. Flint looks to reopen ‘sleeping giant’ police mini stations manned by community volunteers.
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Flint water service line program hits ‘dead stop’ after no action on program manager contract

Michigan Live 13 Apr 2021
FLINT, MI -- The city’s water service line replacements remain on hold after the City Council recessed its meeting Monday, April 12, without a vote to extend the contract of Rowe Professional Services, which manages the program ... Every resident in the community should be offended by what they have seen,” Neeley said after Monday’s meeting.
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Lyon County to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution

Emporia Gazette 13 Apr 2021
Lyon County Public Health and Flint Hills Community Health Center will pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine following a joint announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... .
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Heed caution to keep COVID at bay with return of community events

Emporia Gazette 13 Apr 2021
And we couldn’t be happier to see people out and about, enjoying the various activities that our communities have to offer. Spending time in Americus on Saturday for the Flint Hills Gravel Ride was, quite literally, a breath of fresh air with those great blue skies and just ...
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Behrend Speaker Series to feature doctor who exposed Flint water crisis

Erie Times-News 12 Apr 2021
Robb Frederick, assistant director of news and information for Penn State Behrend, said the program could help Erie residents learn the importance and long-term quality of the Great Lakes and how best to avoid the pitfalls of other communities like Flint ... In 2014, when Flint began ...
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Organizations to host virtual redistricting town hall on Monday for Flint residents

Michigan Live 12 Apr 2021
FLINT, MI — Communities First, Inc ... Flint residents are invited to join Communities First, Inc ... The virtual event will stream live on the Communities First, Inc ... Conversations will be led by Essence Wilson, Communities First, Inc ... Founded in 2010, Communities First, Inc., is a Flint-based nonprofit Community Development Corporation.
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Inaugural Flint Hills Gravel Ride urges exploration, appreciation of the area

Emporia Gazette 12 Apr 2021
Muddy roads and blue skies greeted a slew of cyclists during the inaugural Flint Hills Gravel Ride, Saturday morning.� ... For Dan Hughes of Lawrence, who was the first official rider in for the 30-mile course, the Flint Hills Gravel Ride was a breath of fresh air.� ... "We have a huge community support here.".
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Some Genesee County schools staying open despite Gov. Whitmer’s virtual learning request

Michigan Live 12 Apr 2021
The decision to remain in person also comes after Flint Community Schools, Carman-Ainsworth and other local districts shut down due to an increase in COVID-19 cases within Genesee County ... Two more Flint-area schools announce return to virtual learning. Flint Community Schools to pause face-to-face learning indefinitely next week.
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EMPORIA MAIN STREET EARNS NATIONAL REVITALIZATION AWARD

Emporia Gazette 12 Apr 2021
Emporia Main Street is one of six winners of the Main Street Forward Awards, which recognize communities that have shown exemplary recovery and resilience efforts amid the multiple crises of 2020 ... United Way of the Flint Hills, the Emporia Community Foundation, and local media outlet KVOE.
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Mott CC men’s basketball team learns first-round opponent in national tournament

Michigan Live 12 Apr 2021
FLINTMott Community College will play Johnson County of Kansas in the opening round of the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II tournament. The Bears learned they would paly Johnson County of Kansas while watching the selection show online Monday at Ballenger Fieldhouse ... Johnson County (14-4) was No ... 16 ... 10 ... MORE. ... .
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New esports team at mid-Michigan high school gives students ‘another opportunity for scholarships’

Michigan Live 11 Apr 2021
The University of Michigan-Flint, the nearest college to Hamady High School, announced it would be joining the nearly 15 other Michigan colleges and universities by implementing an esports program ... Flint Community Schools to pause face-to-face learning indefinitely next week.
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