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Recent articles by Dawn:

Flint's police chief shares reaction to video of Tyre Nichols beating

Flint Police Chief Terence Green said he has seen only a portion of the video that shows Memphis, Tenn., police officers beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. → Read More

MADE Institute receives $300,000 grant

The founder of the institute calls it a wonderful gift. "With this $300,000 gift we have been given, we are currently working on a major project called self made ventures, → Read More

Michigan State Police partnering with truckers to combat human trafficking

Michigan State Police Lieutenant Chris Kellar said human trafficking is happening everywhere. "So it is happening in Michigan, its happening everywhere in Michigan whether its rural suburban or urban communities," → Read More

Remembering the vibrant life of fashion designer Tyrone Kirkland

Pleasant is among the thousands in the community mourning the death of Flint native and international fashion designer Tyrone Kirkland of TKO Designs. Kirkland died on New Year's Eve in → Read More

Mid-Michigan woman survives sudden cardiac arrest

Although she can't remember much, it is a day she will never forget. While training for the Crim 10-Mile Walk, the unthinkable happened. She collapsed without warning from a sudden → Read More

Lottery retailers busy as Mega Millions jackpot increases

Over the years, Khirfan's has sold hundreds of thousands of lottery tickets -- if not millions. → Read More

Berston Field House has a new interim executive director

"They are big shoes. Believe me, they are big shoes," said Valorie Horton, who will lead the community center after the unexpected death of longtime director Bryant Nolden. → Read More

Flint man receives the gift of life on Christmas day

Christmas 2022 will be one that Donald Alston will never forget."The best Christmas gift I have ever had," is how the Flint man, from his hospital bed describes the gift → Read More

Shelters offer warmth for the homeless over frigid Christmas weekend

My Brother's Keeper provides shelter and meals for men and male veterans over the age of 18. They take in eligible males who need shelter at any time -- even → Read More

Isabella County mother accused of catfishing her own daughter

The mom, Kendra Lacari, has admitted to law enforcement that she is responsible for sending her daughter and her friends over 40,000 anonymous text messages, according to Isabella County Prosecutor → Read More

Former Flint Mayor Dayne Walling remembers County Commissioner Bryant Nolden

The sudden passing of first district Genesee County Commissioner Bryant "BB" Nolden has sent shock waves through the Flint community. → Read More

Adolescent marijuana poisoning is up according to a newly published study

Adolescent marijuana poisoning is up 245% among youth ages 6 to 18 years old, according to the results of a 20 year national study published this week in Clinical Toxicology. → Read More

Warner, Norcross and Judd is Genesee County's new lobbying firm

During their Wednesday meeting the Genesee County Board of Commissioners agreed to a lobbying contract with Warner, Norcross and Judd Law Firm. → Read More

Investigation continues a day after Grand Blanc Township condo fire

No one was hurt, but the building suffered severe damage. → Read More

Giveaways help feed families for Thanksgiving amid record inflation

The American Farm Bureau Federation expects a 20% hike in the average cost of preparing a Thanksgiving dinner over last year. → Read More

Flint man discovers military grade explosives concealed in a car door

Flint Police Chief Terence Green said a homeowner who lives on the city's north side found C4 explosives stashed in the door almost by accident on Saturday. → Read More

Hurley opens Genesee County's only adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit

The opening of Hurley's new $4 million behavioral health unit could be a lifeline for many families with a child experiencing a mental health breakdown. → Read More

C.S. Mott Foundation investing millions into Flint's Berston Field House expansion

A $26 million capital improvement project is being planned for Berston, which is located on Saginaw Street north of downtown Flint. → Read More

Retired Flint Fire Chief shares tips on fire safety

It has been a tragic year for fire deaths in Flint. At least nine people, many of them children, have died in fires. → Read More

Newsmaker: The history and the hope of Buick City

Buick City in Flint was once a premier manufacturing facility in Flint, Michigan. The last vehicles rolled off the line in 1999. The plant closed and was demolished leaving a → Read More