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December 8th 2019 Update

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ARLO GUTHRIE "ALICE'S RESTAURANT"
Original 1967 Recording

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Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 3

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history. In episode 3, Josh Strickland gives an overview of a 62-page history of Corunna's dam and its mills that was assembled by Corunna City Manager, Joe Sawyer. The episode also introduces a special Corunna sesquicentennial celebration event happening now!

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12/8/19 Update

Protesters from two University of Michigan student groups blocked exits of the university’s golf course following a contentious Board of Regents meeting Thursday. Members spoke out, to press UM to commit to carbon neutrality.

Farmers looking to make a change to their operation, can apply for grants of up to $5,000 through an Ann Arbor nonprofit. Selma Cafe, provides Southeast Michigan farmers with micro-loans to build hoop houses.  

President Donald Trump will hold a “Merry Christmas” campaign rally Dec. 18 in Battle Creek. Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign announced the upcoming rally will take place at Kellogg Arena in downtown Battle Creek.

A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by her own car Thursday evening. The woman’s car broke down on 20th Avenue. She asked others to help her push it down the road, when she fell, and it rolled over her.  

Developer The Platform, Mayor Mike Duggan and supporters celebrated with a ribbon-cutting Thursday for The Boulevard. A 356,000 square-foot building with 231 apartment units and 17,500 square feet of retail space. 

Mayor Sheldon Neeley led a community countdown before flipping a switch to illuminate downtown Flint’s 35-foot Christmas tree Thursday. The event included music, Santa and Mrs. Claus and family-friendly activities. 

Saturday, December 14th, Ingham County Animal Shelter is hosting three holiday events. To start the day, the shelter will be holding its 4th and 5th session of S.P.A.C.E. (Shelter Pets Assisting Children’s Education) Tails program.  

The city of Manistee kicked off festivities Thursday for the 31st Annual Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend. The festival of trees started Thursday, one of many events taking place this weekend.

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