Smoking cessation program best in state

GRAND BLANC — Thanks to a revolutionary new insight into the psyche of smokers, Tomlinson Medical Hypnotherapy has announced a whopping 94.1 percent success rate with its smoking cessation program (for all who completed their four week program during 2012). This is — by far — the best success rate of any smoking cessation program published in Michigan, using any […]


Fans of green and safe vehicles got some good news from Ford last week when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the 2013 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid received a top vehicle safety rating. The Fusion and Fusion Hybrid received a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in NHTSA New Car Assessment Program testing, which combines vehicle performance in […]

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Schluckbier earns QuickBooks accreditation BURTON — Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting announces that Dan Schluckbier, training specialist, has earned the designation of Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor. Schluckbier has been teaching QuickBooks skills to business users for more than 12 years. He will use his advanced knowledge to enhance the training classes offered in Yeo & Yeo’s hands-on classroom, on-site and online. […]


When the Ram Truck Super Bowl commercial titled, “Farmer,” ran, the Ram Truck brand pledged to make a donation to the National FFA Organization for every view of its two-minute “Farmer” Super Bowl video on the brand’s website, with the intent of generating $1 million. It took less than a week to reach the 10 million view milestone equating to […]

Local author pens up and down journey

GOODRICH — Some stories take more courage than others to tell, and local author Jill Stodola, says this was certainly true for her debut novel, Cadavers and Cocktails. Having become a widow rather young in life, Stodola tells the story of finding the adventure most of us dream about, which unfortunately turned out to be a bit more than she […]

CALENDAR of events

ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call KimberlyRoddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call KimberlyRoddy at 810-767-5437. FRIDAYSFavorite Fridays with Mother Goose at the Flint children’sMuseum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details:Call Kimberly […]

Electrophysiologist joins Genesys heart team

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesys Heart Institute Physician Group announces the addition of Karl Ilg, MD, to its medical team. An electrophysiologist, Dr. Ilg comes from Oakwood Health System where he served as medical director of Cardiac Electrophysiology. He completed a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine and one in clinical cardiac electrophysiology — both at the University of Michigan Health System […]

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MCC presents a free, three-part story hour series FLINT — A new story hour program designed for children ages 2-7 and their parents and caregivers is being presented by Mott Community College this month. The storytellers, students enrolled in MCC’s “Introduction to Storytelling” class (English – 211) will be participating in the Story Hour to fulfill a community service requirement […]


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