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Grand Blanc is experiencing business expansion

(07/10/14) - Downtown Grand Blanc is undergoing a transformation. Where a rundown gas station once sat, two new buildings are under construction and should be ready soon. A upscale pizzeria plans to open in mid-August, employing 75 to 80 people. Next ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Saginaw considers crime-free lease ordinance

SAGINAW (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - Saginaw is considering an ordinance that would hold landlords accountable if their properties become a trouble spot for law enforcement agencies.While the crime-free lease addendum is being considered, the city is already ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Police, Criminal, Property
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Two 3-year-old boys drown in Gratiot County pond

GRATIOT COUNTY (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - In Gratiot County, the sheriff's department is investigating the drowning of two 3-year-old boys.The boys were reported missing Thursday morning from a home in Hamilton Township.Sheriff's deputies searched the area ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Investigation
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fenton woman is contestant on CMT's "Broken Skull Challenge"

FENTON (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - Melissa Miller is ready for her run at reality TV fame. The Fenton High School grad is a contestant on the latest episode of CMT's "Broken Skull Challenge.""I'm super excited, but super nervous about how they're going to portray ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

A plan to outsource jobs is latest budget cutting move by Flint Schools

(07/10/14) - A plan to outsource jobs is the latest budget-cutting move by the Flint Community Schools.Starting in the next school year, substitute teachers, tech workers and safety advocates will be hired by outside companies.Athletic coaches are also ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Elevated levels of E. coli found in Kelly Lake

BURTON (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - Warmer temperatures this weekend may make you want to take a dip in the lake, but Kelly Lake in Burton is not the place for that right now.The Genesee County Health Department says you should avoid all body contact with the ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Portman on presidential shortlist following RNC announcement

Lawmakers' days numbered; legislative agenda awaits Lawmakers' days numbered; legislative agenda awaitsUpdated: Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:54 PM EDT 2014-07-08 20:54:08 GMTAs tourists take selfies in front of the United States Capitol, members of Congress ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Kerkau Manufacturing invests more than $1 million in Bay City location

BAY CITY (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - Kerkau Manufacturing has invested more than $1 million in its Bay City location.The company, which makes pipe flanges and precision machined products has invested $7 million into the business over the past four years.This ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Judge says Flint can make changes to health benefits for retirees

FLINT (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - It's been a battle in the quest to reduce Flint's budget.Now, a federal judge says the city can make changes to health benefits for retirees to cut costs.The decision came after emergency manager Darnell Early argued retiree ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Burton looking to hire paid, on-call firefighters

(07/10/14) - Burton says it desperately needs firefighters.It's looking for people to fill paid on-call positions between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m.The department is down to 50 firefighters, but 40 of those have other daytime jobs.You must be 18, live in Burton ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman pleads guilty in murder of Harrison school board member

CLARE COUNTY (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - A woman has plead guilty in the murder of a Harrison school board member in Clare County.Oahn Kieu Bass pleaded guilty, Tuesday, to second degree murder for January 2013 shooting.Prosecutors say she killed Floyd Dennis ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Saginaw County maintenance employee charged with stealing money from probate court office

SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT) -(07/10/14) - A Saginaw County maintenance employee has been charged with stealing money from the county's probate court office.Fifty-seven-year-old Sandra Burger faces a larceny from a building charge.Several weeks ago, employees ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 9 hours ago]

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"If we have a sense of place in downtown, it will make us very competitive to bring in those types of jobs that create greater wealth" said Paul Brake, Grand Blanc city manager
"It gets to the point where the neighborhood is very upset with what is going on and you call the landlord in, and lay out what is going on, and there might be 30 police calls, and they are just dumbfounded" said John Stemple, Saginaw building inspector
"I'm super excited, but super nervous about how they're going to portray me on the air" she said
"Right now, I think we just keep digging a hole and we just keep digging and we just going farther and farther in the hole" she said

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Fenton woman is contestant on CMT's "Broken Sku... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 4 hours ago]
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Portman on presidential shortlist following RNC... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - 7 hours ago]
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