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  Flint, Michigan
Flint was the most notorious example of the effects of the 1970s collapse of the U.S. auto industry on surrounding communities.
Flint hosts a cultural center, large for a city of this size, built with the revenue from the auto industry in the 1950s.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a satellite campus of the University of Michigan's main campus in Ann Arbor.
www.creekin.net /c7662-n227-flint-michigan.html   (1277 words)

 Flint, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The City of Flint, Michigan, is the birthplace of General Motors and has long ridden the fortunes of the automobile industry.
Flint also has many assets: several institutions of higher education; popular annual art and jazz festivals; and a nationally acclaimed cultural center that includes a planetarium, an art institute, a museum, an institute of music, a radio station, and a community meeting hall.
The Flint Public Library's history of connectedness to its community and prior collaboration with schools, organizations, and agencies meant it was already a central institution in the town and a logical hub for a community information network.
www.benton.org /publibrary/libraries/flint.html   (1473 words)

 Flint, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flint, Michigan is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km) northwest of Detroit.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional satellite campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Flint hosts a large cultural center that was built with revenue from the auto industry in the 1950s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flint,_Michigan   (3104 words)

 Flint (city Michigan) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flint (city, Michigan), city in southeastern Michigan and seat of Genesee County, on the Flint River.
Michigan City, city, La Porte County, northern Indiana, on Lake Michigan; incorporated 1836.
Michigan City is a summer resort and yachting center,...
encarta.msn.com /Flint_(city_Michigan).html   (107 words)

The original five arches had no lettering, but two new arches were added in 1905 bearing “Flint Vehicle City” graphic at the crown—it was a salute not to the auto industry but to the world’s largest volume manufacturer of the horse drawn carriage.
It began as a two-year senior college in 1956 with just 167 students and was simply called “Flint College.” Nine years later it was expanded into a four-year institution, and in 1970 it officially became the University of Michigan-Flint.
Part of the Flint Cultural Center campus, the Whiting Auditorium brings entertainers to Flint from around the nation.
www.michiganhistorymagazine.com /extra/flint/flint.html   (488 words)

 Flint, Michigan (Cities)
Flint is in Genesee County (is the county seat), and in the Central Region.
Flint was a lumber town during the late 1800s.
Flint is part of the Flint, Michigan metro area.
www.ohwy.com /mi/f/flint.htm   (299 words)

 An Incinerator in Flint, Michigan
However, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality did not address some key issues regarding lead emissions before issuing the permit for the incinerator in 1992.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:  It is the MDEQ’s job to issue permits for the construction of facilities that emit pollution.
After the permit for the Genesee Power Station incinerator was issued in 1992, nine petitions were filed to the EPA Appeals Board in opposition to the incinerator.
www.umich.edu /~snre492/Jones/flint.htm   (2807 words)

 Flint Club -- Welcome to Flint Club
Flint Club’s mission is to connect people to the life of the city regardless of where they live.
Just as Flint was one of the driving forces of the twentieth century, the city is again on the cutting edge of the next era.
In the twenty-first century, Flint's community is not limited to the geographic boundaries of a neighborhood, city or country.
www.flintclub.com   (361 words)

 Flint Michigan Drug Rehab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Methamphetamine continues to be available in the State of Michigan with the western, southwest, and central areas of the state reporting the majority of cases and a large number of individuals needing addiction treament centers.
The vast majority of marijuana sold in Michigan originates in Mexico, however, domestically grown marijuana is also available and is grown for export to other near-by states and Canada.
The SEM HIDTA is comprised of the Michigan counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw.
www.drug-rehab-referral.org /flint_michigan.html   (1116 words)

 Residency Programs - FAME: Flint, Michigan
The visiting professor Program of the Department of Radiology at Michigan State University is widely recognized among leaders in academic radiology as the most extensive and successful program of its kind.
The center has been the highest volume MRI facility in Michigan for the last seven years, as well as in the top 1% in the country, with a total volume exceeding 14,500 scans annually.
The MRI Diagnostic Center of Michigan is able to provide the optimum in technology and technique, and will continue to do so with the Horizon upgrade, that includes an echo planar MRI, which opened the door for a new concept in MRI scanning with our G.E. Signa.
www.rad.msu.edu /ResidencyPrograms/pages/FAME/default.htm   (579 words)

 City of Flint - Pure Michigan Travel
Incorporated in 1855, visitors to Flint Michigan will be very impressed by the amount of activities, accommodations, shopping, outdoor and indoor recreational and cultural attractions it has to offer.
Rich in history, Flint is the birthplace of General Motors and the beginning of the UAW.
Whether it's participating in the many activities at the Flint Cultural Center, to a ride on the Huckleberry Railroad at historical Crossroads Village, to enjoying golf or one of Flint's parks or beaches, Flint has a variety of sights, sounds and experiences to be enjoyed by all ages, all seasons.
www.michigan.org /travel/city/index.asp?city=G3045   (160 words)

 The historic 1936-37 Flint auto plant strikes
The Flint sit-down strike began the evening of Dec. 30, 1936, when the night shift stopped the loading of dies being shipped by the company to places where unionism was weaker.
The officers were injured principally by missiles thrown from the plant by the stay-in strikers.
The plant lies in a valley, on the north side of the Flint River.
info.detnews.com /history/story/index.cfm?id=115&category=business   (2298 words)

 Flint, Michigan - 48532 - InfoMI.com
Flint, the third largest city in Michigan, is the Genesee County seat.
Shortened to "Flint" in 1836, it was incorporated as a city in 1855.
Also, Flint’s downtown area has developed into one of Michigan’s finest showcases, hosting a diverse business culture and highlighting a fantastic river walk complete with fountains, maze-like diversions and points of interest.
www.infomi.com /city/flint   (220 words)

 Flint Cultural Center - The Center Of It All!
The Flint Institute of Music is home to the Flint Symphony Orchestra (FSO) and the Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA).
The FSO is composed of 77 professional musicians and is led by Maestro Enrique Diemecke, who has gained an international reputation as one of the world's most dynamic conductors.
FYT is a recipient of a "Great Lakes Community Arts Award" presented by The Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies (2002) and a "Governors' Arts Award" presented by ArtServe Michigan (2001).
www.flintculturalcenter.com   (614 words)

 Flint Youth Theatre
Flint Youth Theatre is committed to the education and enrichment of area students.
Flint Youth Theatre's Drama School faculty is composed of experienced creative drama educators and professional theatre artists from FYT's resident company.
As a theatre major at the University of Michigan-Flint, he worked part-time at FYT and upon graduation, moved into a full-time position as promotions associate, house manager and instructor in the Drama School.
www.flintyouththeatre.com /education.html   (292 words)

 About The Flint Journal Community Newspapers Flint Michigan
The Flint Journal is a daily newspaper circulated to homes in Genesee, Lapeer, Oakland, Livingston, Shiawassee, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.
The Journal publishes eight weekly newspapers under the umbrella of The Community Newspapers: The Burton News, The Clio Messenger, The Davison Flagstaff, The Fenton Press, The Flint Township News, The Flushing Observer,The Grand Blanc News, and The Swartz Creek News.
The Flint Journal published a section on Genesee County in the 20th century.
www.flintjournal.com /about/index.html   (288 words)

 MLive.com: Flint Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hear for yourself as Mott Community College Trustee Andy Everman presents his controversial ideas to the rest of the MCC board.
Flint Journal reporter Melissa Burden takes a look at the school's cafeteria inspection reports.
A year after losing six of their children in an explosion in Shiawassee County, a couple are finding strength and sharing it with others.
www.mlive.com /fljournal   (291 words)

 WAC Conference
This conference presents a unique opportunity for high school and college faculty throughout the state of Michigan to come together around the central theme of writing.
The conference is designed for all instructors who are committed to giving their students the best possible preparation for the future, including college instructors in all disciplines and secondary teachers who are concerned about the writing component of Michigan's state-wide assessments in science, math, social studies (forthcoming), reading, and writing.
The conference will feature panel presentations, roundtable discussions, and informal dialogues, enabling participants to share what they have been doing with writing in their classes, learn from each other, and engage in conversations about key issues and concerns in using writing to learn in all disciplines.
spruce.flint.umich.edu /~lmrosen/wac   (851 words)

 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - FLINT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The University is one of three campuses operated by the University of Michigan Board of Regents.
The chancellor is the chief executive officer and reports to the president of the University of Michigan.
In 1997, the University acquired an additional 25 acres immediately north of the Flint River, where a new building is currently being constructed.
audgen.michigan.gov /digests/01_02/3322001.htm   (834 words)

 cbs2.com - Michigan Judge Says Jury Duty Dodger Faked Report
Reader could have had Dickens jailed for up to 30 days, but instead ordered him to spend a fourth day in court and to come up with another five-page paper on the topic.
Dickens told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus of Howell that he had moved to the Flint area about seven months before he was called for jury duty in Livingston County.
But he failed to change the address on his driver's license, which is how prospective jurors are located.
cbs2.com /watercooler/watercooler_story_247110452.html   (439 words)

 Flint Michigan Commerce Center - Flint Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Flint Area Chamber of Commerce and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flint Michigan Commerce Center - Flint Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Flint Area Chamber of Commerce and the Flint Genesee Economic Growth Alliance
The Commerce Center, located in the heart of Genesee County, Michigan, provides the resources and information that you will need in your search for the right place to live, work, and do business.
If you are planning a visit to Flint or Genesee County for business or pleasure, we would like to make your visit to our area the highlight of your trip!
www.flintchamber.org   (126 words)

 Charter Township of Flint
elcome to the Charter Township of Flint • Genesee County, Michigan web site...One of the nation's leading retail corridors with a dynamic business climate, a vibrant industrial community, and one of the most efficient transportation systems in the Midwest.
Flint Township boasts a population of more than 33,601.
It is located in the heart of Genesee County, Michigan, (with a total population of 403,000), and lies adjacent to the city of Flint.
www.flinttownship.com   (102 words)

 Flint Public Library Home Page - Flint, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The restoration of this map was made possible with generous funding from the Flint Genealogical Society.
Flint Public Library's National Award for Library Service 2004
Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint, Michigan 48502
www.flint.lib.mi.us   (179 words)

 Thompson Library, UM-Flint
Among the more significant manuscript collections held here are those of Flint realtor Gerald Healy, African-American activist Edgar Holt, records of the Flint Woolen Mills, Flint Junior League, Rotary Club, and other personal and organizational records.
The Center holds a microfilm copy of the papers of Henry H. Crapo, Flint governor, lumberman, and railroad executive, as well as papers of members of his family.
Organizational newsletters, maps, sound recordings, and microfilm of Flint newspapers are among further holdings.
lib.umflint.edu /archives/index.html   (267 words)

 Bishop International Airport: Flint, Michigan
Bishop International Airport (FNT) is "The smart way to fly", and has been predicted to be the second fastest growing airport in the nation from 2000 to 2010, according to a recent study by Michael J. Boyd of The Boyd Group.
Flint also offers the lowest average airfares in the state.
Our goal is to make your transition from ground travel to air travel as easy, safe and pleasant as possible.
www.bishopairport.org   (132 words)

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