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Kidney cancer group to meet April 30 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet April 30 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Featured Speakers: Kate Kraft, M.D., Pediatric Urologist, University of Michigan. Danielle Slanec Williams and daughter. The topic will be “Children’s Kidney Cancer: A Program on Wilms Tumor.” The meeting is […]

United Way invests more than $1.7 million in 33 local programs

GENESEE COUNTY — United Way of Genesee County will invest more than $1.7 million, over the next three years, in 33 local programs that support the development of financial stability, improve access to basic needs, encourage healthy life styles, promote high educational opportunities and ensure that the residents of Genesee County are connected and engaged with their community, according to […]

Kearsley Relays, 4-2-14

GirlsByron 1st, 105 pts., Carman-Ainsworth 8th, 46 pts.BoysLinden 1st, 138 pts., Carman-Ainsworth 2nd, 111 pts.

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Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Tigers come out and win their first four games of the season and finally lost on Sunday to Baltimore. It was an outstanding Justin Verlander gem with absolutely zero run support. Verlander has pitched two good games and has zero victories to show for it. I hope this isn’t another year where the Tigers’ offense gives Verlander no […]

Several officers cited for exemplary police work

FLINT TWP. — Homicide, bank robbery and theft figured among the solved crimes for which several township police officers receive citations at the Monday night township board meeting. The highest honor — the Medal for Distinguished Service — went to Lt. Robert Batinkoff for his work leading to the arrests of four people who were subsequently convicted in the shooting […]

Carman-Ainsworth Spring Sports Preview

BASEBALL It will be the arms of senior pitchers Brennen Gleason and Noah Reed that will drive the Cavs through the ups and downs of the 14-team Saginaw Valley League this season. Add to that rotation sophomore hurler Austin Jerome and a lineup that includes seven returning upperclassmen and Carman-Ainsworth’s prospects are getting brighter by the day. “Our team focus […]

Minimum wage debate heating up

FLINT TWP. — Will a proposal to raise minimum wage to $10.10 an hour be put to voters on the November ballot? The odds are good, according to Paul Rozycki, a Mott Community College Political Science professor, who led a panel discussion last weekend sponsored by the Flint Area League of Women Voters and other local groups. Raising minimum wage […]

Alumni hockey tournament moved to Lapeer arena

LAPEER — For the last four years, alumni of area high schools have gotten together to battle it out for the pride of their respective alma maters, and for the second straight year, the squads will battle it out at the Polar Palace Arena with a large slate of games taking place from April 11-13. After the first two years […]

C-A students among top county spelling bee finishers

FLINT TWP. — Gud 2 no N a wrld taken ova by txt msg that gud spellers still exist. Carman-Ainsworth students are upholding a tradition of being champion spellers. Alex Wickham, a fourth-grader at Randels Elementary School was the fourth-grade winner at the Genesee County Regional Spelling Bee. Jodie Arnold, a junior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, won the 11th-grade bee. […]

In brief

Grant maker to speak to WFBA on April 16 FLINT TWP. — Jennifer Acree, grant making team member for the C.S. Mott Foundation will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at Valley Coney Island, located on the corner of Miller and Linden Roads.. Acree will talk about […]

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