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Flint-area Touch-a-Truck event aims to build bond between police, community

Michigan Live 22 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI – Area residents will have the opportunity this weekend to check out the inner workings of some specialized police, fire and other emergency response vehicles, including cruisers and even the Michigan State Police helicopter, Trooper 3 ... 24, as part of the ninth annual Flint-area Touch-a-Truck event ... Flint Sgt.
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Superhero benefit 5K race takes place in Flint this weekend

Michigan Live 14 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- A Superhero-themed 5K race through Flint will help child survivors of human trafficking, abuse and neglect through the Voices for Children Advocacy Center ... Read more at The Flint Journal. ... ‘Chevy In the Hole, A Novel’ author signs books in hometown Flint Public Library.
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UM-Flint shows 6% decrease in total enrollment, increases in first-year students, transfers

Michigan Live 14 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- The University of Michigan-Flint went down in total enrollment, but increased in multiple key areas like first-year students and transfer students in the 2022 fall semester ... Ninety-three percent of all UM-Flint students are from Michigan, the data showed ... ‘Chevy In the Hole, A Novel’ author signs books in hometown Flint Public Library.
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Flint deputy clerk appointed to interim role after clerk’s retirement; will run Nov. 8 election

Michigan Live 13 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- The Flint City Clerk’s second-in-command was voted to take over for Inez Brown after she retires at the end of this month ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. Pfeiffer voted as new Flint City Council president until November ... ‘Chevy In the Hole, A Novel’ author signs books in hometown Flint Public Library.
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Detroit man pleads no contest to Jan. 2021 library shooting

The Hillsdale Daily News 13 Sep 2022
19, 2021, shooting at the Hillsdale Community Library ... Flint man charged in 2021 shooting near city library ... Excerpts of the transcripts read aloud from the preliminary examination shed some light into the case, which caused mass hysteria locally when word of a shooting at the library broke early last year.
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TeenQuest afterschool job training program begins today; registration open until Wednesday

Michigan Live 12 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- The first session of an afterschool program that prepares students for the 21st-century workplace is starting back up today for the 2022-23 academic year ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. ‘Chevy In the Hole, A Novel’ author signs books in hometown Flint Public Library.
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Flint Public Library announces name change to Gloria Coles

Michigan Live 09 Sep 2022
The new name will be the Gloria Coles Flint Public Library. Coles became the director of Flint Public Library in April 1984, becoming the first Black woman to earn that position ... During Coles’ tenure, Flint Public Library won the John Cotton Dana Award for outstanding public relations.
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‘Chevy In the Hole, A Novel’ author signs books in hometown Flint Public Library

Michigan Live 09 Sep 2022
What a Flint story,” her classmate said ... Ronan had an hour-long presentation, book passage reading and signing event at the Flint Public Library on Thursday, Sept ... She always wanted a book in the Flint Public Library. The Flint Public Library (soon to be named the Gloria Coles Flint Public Library) was always been a large part of Ronan’s life.
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Comma Bookstore & Social Hub to celebrate two-year anniversary with live music, food, drinks

Michigan Live 09 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- Comma Bookstore & Social Hub opened two years ago today with a goal to promote art, culture and BIPOC literature. In doing that, they also made a home for so many creatives in the Flint area ... Flint River Watershed Coalition to seek new long-term executive director ... Greta Van Fleet shows in Flint, Ypsilanti rescheduled.
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Flint River Watershed Coalition to seek new long-term executive director

Michigan Live 09 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- The Flint River Watershed Coalition is creating a plan to seek a new long-term executive director after Patrick Scanlon, the organization’s most recent director, moved on from his position ... Kearsley Street in Flint ... ‘80s in the Hole benefit concert will support Flint River Watershed Coalition after chemical spill.
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Launched during the pandemic, local StoryWalk marches on

News-Press Now 09 Sep 2022
She noted, too, that the plan helped children to keep on reading and to maintain connection with the library during the suspension of indoor reading activities ... The library conducts the StoryWalk every other month — including this month — and the Flint Hills Discovery Center runs the program during the other months.
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See the ‘beautiful’ new college-style library at Grand Blanc High School

Michigan Live 07 Sep 2022
hits and final bell rings at Grand Blanc High School, students are now flocking to the library to work on homework, group projects and tutoring. That’s all thanks to a $1.4 million investment to reimagine the library that is nearing full completion ... The fireplace is a feature piece that helps set the tone for the library.
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Lapeer schools to retry infrastructure bond proposal in November election

Michigan Live 07 Sep 2022
LAPEER, MI -- After a narrow defeat that saw a school improvement bond fail by just 57 votes last month, Lapeer Community Schools is going to try again ... In the Aug. 2 election, more than 5,700 voters approved of the proposal ... Read more at The Flint Journal. ... Flint Public Library will close over Labor Day weekend ... Lt. Gov ... Note to readers ... Disclaimer ....
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Flint Public Library will close over Labor Day weekend

Michigan Live 02 Sep 2022
FLINT, MI -- The newly renovated Flint Public Library will be closed for Labor Day weekend from Friday, Sept ... Flint Public Library reopens after multi-million dollar renovation project ... All Michigan residents are eligible for a library card at the Flint Public Library.

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