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1 hr ago | MLive.com

Four candidates on Bay County primary ballot miss campaign finance report deadline

Four candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 Bay County primary ballot failed to file campaign finance reports by the deadline on Friday, July 25. An official with the Bay County Clerk's office explained that candidates were to file a pre-election campaign finance statement with the clerk's office and were only exempt from doing so if they plan to ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | MLive.com

William Shatner, Russian grammar and anime: Top finds at upcoming used book sale in Bay County

A scene from an anime graphic novel at the Friends of the Bay County Libraries 40th annual Used Book Sale.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Nonfiction, Arts, Bay City, MI

10 hrs ago | MLive.com

With video: Hail wreaks havoc on Bay County, damaging vehicles, property and a golf course

Mike Pyrc was driving up to Hale, Michigan of all places when his vehicle was pelted with hail 2- to 3-inches in diameter.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Hale, MI, Tornado, Kawkawlin, MI, Weather

13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Bay County men share World War I artifacts in honor of 100th anniversary of conflict's start

"Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner," Cormac McCarthy wrote in his brutal 1985 novel "Blood Meridian."

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Related Topix: History in the News, Bay City, MI, US Army

16 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Wicked weather whips region

Storms with high winds, pounding rain and large hail uprooted trees, triggered tornado warnings and knocked out power to at least 190,000 customers across the state Sunday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Oakland County, MI, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Tornado warning for Bay County: Post and see severe weather reports below

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN BAY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN... * UNTIL 330 PM EDT * AT 234 PM EDT... A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MIDLAND...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

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Related Topix: Weather, Midland, MI

MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Bay County: Munger Potato Festival wraps up, Used book sale starts July 31

The 60th annual Munger Potato Festival concludes Sunday, July 27, with a parade, food and music at the Merritt Township Community Park, 48 E. Munger Road.

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Related Topix: Munger, MI, Life, Food, Food Festival, Pinconning, MI, Libraries, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MLive.com

60th annual Munger Potato Festival kicks off with crowning of queen; event continues through Sunday

The 60th annual Munger Potato Festival kicked off Thursday, July 24, with the crowning of Queen Kaitlyn Childs, along with her court - 1st runner-up Krislyn Rozek and 2nd runner-up Sarah Lynch.

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Related Topix: Munger, MI, Life, Food Festival, Entertainment

MLive.com

Michigan Attorney General's Office seeking answers from American ...

It's been more than two years now, but the Michigan Attorney General's Office is still seeking answers from the American Red Cross regarding how the organization is spending money left to a now-defunct Bay County chapter through an endowment fund.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI

MLive.com

Essexville man, 61, gets deferred jail, counseling for bringing pills into Bay County Jail

Bay County Chief Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt on Thursday, July 24, sentenced Dennis F. Kaczynski to 27 days in jail with credit for 27 days served and deferred an additional 120 days.

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Related Topix: Essexville, MI

MLive.com

Bay County judge issues directed not-guilty verdict a week after man is convicted of resisting police

A Bay County judge made a rare ruling in finding an Essexville man not guilty a week after a jury found him guilty of assaulting police.

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Related Topix: Essexville, MI

MLive.com

Nearly 50,000 items up for grabs at 40th annual Friends of Bay County Libraries Used Book Sale

John VanLooy is rooting through books ready to be sold at the Friends of the Bay County Libraries' upcoming used book sale.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Bay City, MI

Daily Mail

Jail inmate a month from release faces 10 more years after...

Jail inmate a month from release faces 10 more years after girlfriend smuggled heroin to him in a FOLGERS CAN - but he claims she did it to 'screw him' He was due to be released next month after a probation violation on a felony charge for having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online A Michigan jail inmate just a month away from release faces ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MLive.com

Top 7 things overheard: Head of Michigan Chamber of Commerce, state...

For Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, his visit to Bay City this week was a chance to see the town in a fresh light.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Bay City, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Lansing, MI, Vassar, MI

MLive.com

Primary election preview: Democrats Ed Rivet and Neil Froncek square...

Two Democrats are set to face off in the Tuesday, Aug. 5, primary for Bay County Road Commissioner: Ed Rivet, an incumbent with years of political experience and Neil Froncek, a challenger with a long career in the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Pinconning, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Edenville, MI

MLive.com

Bay City man, 69, pleads no contest to molesting fellow Bay County Jail inmate

A 69-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate while he was incarcerated in the Bay County Jail has accepted a plea deal.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bay City, MI

MLive.com

Midland mother involved in US-10 crash with infant arraigned on super drunk, 2 other charges

A Midland woman has been arraigned on three criminal charges stemming from what prosecutors say was a drunken driving crash involving her own 6-month-old child.

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Related Topix: Midland, MI, Saginaw, MI

MLive.com

Eight stops featured on Valley Garden Club of Bay County's second annual garden stroll Aug. 2-3

Bring it to the second annual Valley Garden Club of Bay County Weekend Stroll in Our Gardens garden walk and you just may win a brand new shovel.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Garden, MI, Home Listing, Life, Food, Vegetables, Entertainment

MLive.com

Bay County Sheriff's patrol car involved in 3-vehicle collision

A Bay County Sheriff's patrol SUV was involved in a collision with two other vehicles, though serious injuries were avoided, deputies report.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MLive.com

First Pentecostal Church celebrating 70 years with 'lively, exciting' services

A Bay County church that originally opened as a storefront on Bay City's West Side is celebrating its 70th anniversary this weekend with three special services.

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Related Topix: Edwardsburg, MI

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