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6 years, 2 hung juries later, murder charge dropped against man accused in fatal 2015 ...

Michigan Live 27 May 2022
FLINT, MI – Nearly seven years ago, a 35-year-old man was shot in the neck when he was at a vigil in Flint, mourning a loved one along with many others from the community ... Flint police were called to the scene of a shooting around 8.40 p.m., where they found Moore with a gunshot wound to the neck ... Read more at The Flint Journal..
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Modern, high-tech Flint Public Library reopens after two years

Flint Township View 26 May 2022
Stanley also welcomed the philanthropic community of Flint who helped make the renovations happen, with grants and donations in addition to the voter approved bond proposal ... Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.”.
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Flushing Township rejoins Flint Area Narcotics Group

The Flushing View 26 May 2022
Flushing Township has re-entered the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) in a move to help curb drug-related crimes in the community ... Other local member communities of FANG include Davison Township, the City of Davison, Flint Township, Swartz Creek, the City of Flint, Grant Blanc Township and the City of Burton.
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Kettering University raises $155M in record capital campaign

Michigan Live 26 May 2022
FLINT, MI -- Kettering University raised a record $155 million in its Boldly Forward Capital Campaign that received funds from more than 6,000 donors, the university announced this week ... Atherton Community Schools looking to fill board vacancy ... Here are Memorial Day events set for the Flint area.
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Burton goes ‘all out’ for 50th anniversary celebration with four days of free events

Michigan Live 26 May 2022
The city is celebrating its 50th anniversary before Memorial Day this year ... on Friday, May 27 ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. Here are Memorial Day events set for the Flint area. Mott Community College instructor fulfills ‘lifetime dream’ to compete on Jeopardy ... Self-checkout, mural among 5 things you might not expect at new-look Flint Public Library.
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Church news for May 26, 2022

The Mercury 26 May 2022
Ashland Community Church ... Free community meals served Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays at 6 p.m. Food pantry available for community members who need food assistance ... This Sunday, May 29, join us for Building the Beloved Community in the Flint Hills, with Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity Director Josh Brewer ... WESTVIEW COMMUNITY CHURCH.
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Baber exhibit showcases new path for former journalist

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 26 May 2022
Before 2020, Steve Jessmore never considered photographing wildlife ... Some of Jessmore’s career-turn photos are currently on display in Park Library’s Baber Room in an exhibit called “Birds Doing Stuff.” It’s kind of a nod to his career as a community journalist in Saginaw, Flint and at Central Michigan University ... 14.
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Beats x BBQ is the vibe with fresh music, tasty food in four-day Flint festivity

Michigan Live 25 May 2022
FLINT, MI — It’s back and now it’s bigger than ever ... “We’re excited to bring it back to Flint,” said Brandon Corder, Beats x Beers founder ... This is for Flint ... in downtown Flint ... This event is sponsored by the Flint Area Business Network, Powered by Metro Community Development, Community Foundation of Greater Flint and Light Sky Farms ... Flint Social Club.
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Atherton Community Schools looking to fill board vacancy

Michigan Live 25 May 2022
BURTON, MI -- Atherton Community Schools is seeking applicants who are interested in filling a vacancy on its governing board ... Applicants must be a registered voter who lives in the Atherton Community Schools district ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. Here are Memorial Day events set for the Flint area.
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Mott Community College instructor fulfills ‘lifetime dream’ to compete on Jeopardy

Michigan Live 24 May 2022
FLINT, MI -- Aaron Gulyas has fulfilled his childhood dream of competing on “Jeopardy,” the legendary television quiz show. The Mott Community College instructor’s episode will air on Friday, May 27 ... Gulyas is a history instructor at Mott Community College in Flint who has made the audition phase of “Jeopardy” three previous times in 13 years.
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Doyle-Ryder chimneys, electrical systems at Potter and Freeman in need of work at Flint schools

Michigan Live 23 May 2022
FLINT, MI -- Expenses are mounting for the Flint Community Schools district. While multiple construction projects continue with the Doyle Ryder Elementary roof and district-wide air conditioning is installed, two significant change orders came before the Flint Board of Education last week ... Read more at The Flint Journal..
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Michigan people to mobilize for March on Washington June 18th in D.C.

People's World 23 May 2022
Michigan workers are mobilizing to fight the right-wing’s attack on democracy ... Organizers are coordinating with churches and community leaders to pool money for financial aid to travelers ... Poisoned water systems in Benton Harbor and Flint have not been fixed. The police violence that targets communities of color is deepening racist hostilities ... .
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Flint kids’ math achievement decreased after water crisis, UM study says

Michigan Live 20 May 2022
FLINT, MI -- Flint students’ math achievement decreased during and immediately after the city used the Flint River for drinking water, according to a new University of Michigan study ... “Student outcomes in the long run were affected in part because these children lived in a city grappling with a community water crisis,” the study says.
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Take virtual tour, first look inside newly renovated Flint Public Library

Michigan Live 20 May 2022
FLINT, MI — This is no average community library ... Kearsley St., is now better equipped to service Flint and Genesee County residents after going from just three to 19 small and large meeting spaces, a snack room, kitchenette, community gathering spaces and classrooms.
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Beautificando Nuestro Neighborhood event kicks off maintenance season for LatinX Center in Flint

Michigan Live 20 May 2022
FLINT, MI -- A Beautificando Nuestro Neighborhood event this weekend will kick off a season of summer maintenance for the Flint LatinX Technology & Community Center ... It’s a volunteer opportunity for everyone in the community to help clean the streets around the center ... Read more at The Flint Journal..

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