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Genesee County afterschool program offer students career readiness skills

Teen Quest is a part of the Flint and Genesee Group's youth initiative and their mission is to expand the minds of Genesee County students through career readiness. → Read More

Flint skincare boutique combats chronic skin conditions

Suffering with skin diseases and inflammation, La'Asia Johnson owner of Elle Jae Essentials is on a mission - a mission she realizes that only she can fulfill. → Read More

Mid-Michigan non-profit received $2 million grant for rehabilitation programs

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - A mid-Michigan non-profit is set to receive a $2 million federal grant from United States Department of Labor. → Read More

Flint entrepreneur presents Black History Month social

A local business man is on a mission to promote entrepreneurship in the city of Flint. → Read More

New genetic study suggests greater risk for asthma in African-Americans

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is prevalent in over 10% of African-Americans vs. 7.6% for Whites and 6.7% for Hispanics. → Read More

Oliver's Stones donates headstones to grieving families in need

Durand, Mich. (WJRT) - Oliver's Stones is a non-profit aimed to assist families in their time of grief and mourning by providing families with a grave marker for loved ones → Read More

Flint Children's Museum offers free general admission throughout Presidents' Day

HAP and the Flint Children's Museum partnered to offer free admission throughout the day for President's Day. → Read More

$1.9 million to expand educational programs in Mid-Michigan

Congressman Dan Kildee announced the federal funding as a part of his community project funding initiative to improve and expand afterschool educational opportunities for the youth of Genesee County. → Read More

D.R.E.A.M.S. nonprofit introduces aquaponics to Hamady Middle School

The organization started as a youth basketball league back in 2015, but founder Royce Stephens found purpose in teaching youth where healthy lifestyles begin -- the food they consume. → Read More

Saginaw Valley State University details campus safety procedures

In wake of Monday night's mass shooting and the five-year anniversary of the Parkland mass shooting, Saginaw Valley State University Police Chief Cliff Block sets public safety as his top → Read More

M.A.D.E. Institute to expand throughout Genesee County

M.A.D.E. Institute is adding five transitional houses to the program's existing eight, making a total of 13 houses in Flint for both at-risk youth and returning citizens. → Read More

Free Narcan vending machine placed in downtown Flint MTA center

Genesee Health System placed a free Narcan vending machine in downtown Flint at the MTA Transit Center. → Read More

McCree Theatre honors Etta James in light of Black History Month

Aside from her groundbreaking music and breathtaking vocals, her story is one of resilience, which Charles Winfrey of the McCree Theatre wants to pay homage. → Read More

Study shows big increase in firearm deaths among kids and teens

CDC data shows that guns are the leading cause of death among children and teens in Michigan. In Michigan, an average of 95 children and teens die by guns every → Read More

Blueline Donuts gives Flint’s homeless the chance for a fresh start

Carriage Town Ministries is first a homeless shelter, but its true calling is to help residents get back on track. Social interaction and job training at Blueline Donuts are giving → Read More

Democrats propose a repeal of Michigan's right to work law

With the Michigan Legislature now in Democratic control for the first time in nearly 40 years, lawmakers are preparing for a political battle over the state's right to work law. → Read More

Dozens of Flint Community Schools students miss class after failing to get vaccines

Michigan law mandates that students be vaccinated against various illnesses or provide documentation of an immunization waiver. → Read More

Flint's first direct primary care clinic opening in January

The Harris Family Health direct primary care clinic will operate on an alternative model. Rather than billing insurance, the new clinic will have a monthly membership fee to access care. → Read More

Mid-Michigan packs the grocery stores ahead of the winter storm and Christmas

Stores often see their busiest time of the year in the days leading up to Christmas. A major winter storm approaching ramped up business at Bueche's Food World in Flushing. → Read More

Mid-Michigan sees a high demand in generators ahead of major snowstorm

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) - A winter storm packing high winds potentially could cause widespread power outages around Mid-Michigan on Friday and Saturday. → Read More