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Kildee introduces bill to help Michigan homeowners WASHINGTON — Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today introduced the Revitalize America Act, his first bill as a member of Congress, which seeks to help reinvigorate and reinvest in America’s older industrial cities — including Flint, Saginaw and Detroit — by freeing up $1.9 billion in federal aid to help remove blight and repurpose […]

Hollywood actors to headline McLaren fundraiser

FLINT TWP. — The showroom at Art Van Furniture, 4577 Miller Rd., will be transformed into a mini “Love Boat” cruise setting, complete with special guest Ted Lange, who starred on “The Love Boat” series as Isaac, the congenial bartender. Master of ceremonies for the evening will be Terry Crews, a noted Hollywood actor and television star, former NFL player […]

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GBHS Band Boosters to host Mom2Mom Sale GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc High School Band Boosters are hosting their annual Mom2Mom Sale, April 20 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the large gym at Grand Blanc High School. Approximately 70 tables will be available for moms to sell/buy gently-used children’s clothing, toys and other items. The following vendors will also […]

Alumni hockey tourney comes to Polar Palace

LAPEER — It’s a tournament that’s typically been held at Burton’s Ice Mountain Arena. However, with the closure of Ice Mountain last season, the annual alumni hockey tournament needed more stability out of its venue, electing to sign a contract with the Polar Palace to secure the tournament at the arena for the next couple of years. “We changed the […]

Cavaliers’ track shows speed at Kearsley Relays

DAVISON — In a meet that was originally scheduled to take place at Kearsley, the annual Early Bird Relays were moved to Davison due to the severe weather in the area a week ago. Friday’s meet, however, showcased the speed of the Cavaliers with the boys placing sixth with 85 and the girls in seventh with 71. The Cavaliers won […]


BASEBALL The Cavaliers pulled ahead of Saginaw Heritage after Entrice Mitchell hit a two-run homer in the third inning. Carman-Ainsworth led, 1-0, after the second inning and tacked on five runs in the third and three in the fifth. Mitchell also drove in two runs, while Vincent Lang had one hit, two RBI and connected on a double. Duane Haskins […]

Sports Shorts

Carman-Ainsworth grad running strong DETROIT — Former Lady Cavaliers runner Devin Willis is currently competing in her freshman season with the women’s track and field team at Marygrove College. Highlights include finishing sixth in the 200m with a time of 29.07 and 40th in the 400m by clocking in at 1:14 on March 31 at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge. — […]

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Aus-stand ing

Adam Scott finally brings home a green jacket for Australia. The same green jacket that eluded the great Greg Norman during his career. Norman is the great Australian golfer who was idolized by many in his country. The Masters last Sunday ended in a two-hole playoff won by Adam Scott over Angel Cabrera. The fact that Scott thought he had […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 4The 18th Annual Lapeer West Football Club GolfScramble will take place at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB.The cost of $75 per person includes 18 holes of golf,cart and lunch. Please get your entries in by 4/26/13.Details: contact Mike Smith at 667-2423 ext. 3232, PatCronin at 664-1711 or Bob Rowden at 664-4906. SATURDAY, MAY 11The 15th Annual Swartz Creek Athletic Boosters […]


Chrysler reported U.S. sales of 171,606 units, a 5 percent increase compared with sales in March 2012 (163,381 units), and the group’s best monthly sales since December 2007. The Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in March compared with the same month last year. The Ram Truck brand’s 24 percent increase was the largest sales […]