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The Tiger Woods show was on full display last weekend at the Bridgestone Invitational. Tiger won the event for the eighth time in his career. It was a solid win to boot winning by seven shots and was Tiger’s 79th tour win. Boy, would he like to get number 80 this weekend in the final grand slam event the PGA […]

Flint Township fighting commercial tax disputes

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan attorney general’s office will step in to help Flint Township with one of its largest commercial property tax disputes coming before the Michigan Tax Tribunal in late fall. South Linden Road Holdings, aka Genesee Valley Center mall, is challenging assessments from more recent years after getting nearly a $100,000 refund in a settlement last year […]


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Group receives grant money for autism activities

BURTON —The Autism Support and Resource Center recently received two grants to help with this year’s activities. A $5,000 grant from the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust will support the 2013 ASRC Peer Outreach with Extraordinary Results camp (P.O.W.E.R.). The grant money “will help bring a ‘total’ camp experience on the autism spectrum who may not be able to […]


Whether someone is in the market for their first truck or just appreciates a sporty, fun-to-drive pickup with a lot of attitude, Chrysler believes it has the vehicle to fit the bill in the 2013 Ram Black Express. Distinguished by its all-black exterior, black grille, black Ram’s head badges on the grille and tailgate, and black front fascia with fog […]