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  1. Ken Braun: Rep. Gary Glenn has a big box of pink trianglesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... speak for them at the State Capitol. Glenn clearly believes he is their voice, telling MLive last week that Midland County's vote in favor of the gay marriage ban in 2004 is proof the community craves this sex news about local media. If this isn't ...

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  2. Lawsuit: Planet Fitness Should Discriminate Against Transgendered WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Yvette Cormier is seeking more than $25,000 in damages from the Planet Fitness gym in Midland after her membership was canceled after raising a fuss about having to share locker rooms and restrooms with a trans woman. Cormier's lawsuit , filed Monday in Midland County Circuit Court, accuses Planet Fitness of invasion of privacy, sexual harassment and breach of contract, among a litany of other charges.

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  3. M-30 construction open house scheduled March 31Read the original story

    Friday | State of Michigan

    WHAT: The Michigan Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an informational meeting regarding construction of a roundabout on M-30 at the US-10 interchange in Midland County. This open house-style meeting will provide an opportunity for the public to meet with MDOT and contractor staff and ask questions about the project.

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  4. U.S. 10 exit roundabout construction near Sanford begins in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    ... staff and ask questions. The meeting will run from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, and will be held at the Midland County Road Commission, 2334 N. Meridian Road in Sanford. Mark Tower covers local government for MLive/The Saginaw News. Contact him at ...

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  5. Midland police to hold SWAT training at Eastlawn and SwedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The training will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the area of Eastlawn and Swede, Midland County 911 said.

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  6. Michigan House Speaker Kevin Cotter weighs in on gay editor 'agenda alert' by Gary GlennRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    ... call a "homosexual agenda." Though Glenn's 98th District includes all of the city of Midland, a portion of Midland County is included in the 99th District, represented by Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mount Pleasant. As both criticisms and praise of Glenn ...

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  7. Saginaw, Midland counties among 13 declared 2014 crop disaster areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared crop disaster designations for 13 counties in Michigan's 4th Congressional District, including Saginaw and Midland counties, for multiple incidents that occurred during the 2014 crop year. In a statement, U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, said "2014 was a difficult year for some of the 10,000 farms and 15,000 farm operators in the Fourth District."

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  8. Michigan woman sues Planet Fitness for transgender-friendly locker room policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    Yvette Cormier of Midland County is suing Planet Fitness in Midland County Circuit Court for more than $25,000. The Kallman Legal Group of Lansing is representing Cormier.

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  9. U.S. 10 to see lane closures in Midland County for road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin bridge improvements on U.S. 10 over Patrick Road and on the Huron and Eastern railroad bridges in Midland County. The project is at the Midland/Bay county line in Midland.

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  10. Construction to begin along U.S. 10 between Midland and Bay CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    ... also includes repairs to bridges that are part of the U.S. 10/U.S. 10 Business Route interchange at the Bay-Midland county line. Interested residents, businesses and community representatives are invited to stop by anytime during the open ...

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  11. US-10 and Huron and Eastern railroad bridge improvements scheduledRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin bridge improvements on US-10 over Patrick Road and on the Huron & Eastern Railroad bridges in Midland County. This project is at the Midland/Bay county line in the city of Midland.

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  12. 'Walk for Warmth' aims to help mid-Michigan families keep their heat onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MLive.com

    With the third Walk for Warmth this month coming up on Saturday in Midland, organizers with the Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency are still working hard to light a fire under potential participants. "A lot of our low-income families come to us, and they're having trouble keeping their heat on," said Lauren Fowlkes, a spokesperson for MMCAA.

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  13. MDOT to start road construction on US-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Michigan Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin bridge improvements on US-10 over Patrick Road. They will also repair the Huron and Eastern railroad bridges in Midland County.

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  14. Saginaw approves micro-brewery license for Oracle BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MLive.com

    ... said brewing is a hobby that has turned into a passion. He was head brewer at Midland Brewing Co. in Midland County for about three years before he and Younk decided to pursue the venture in Saginaw. The brewery plans to offer 12 taps to start, and ...

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  15. Midland police chase car until driver crashes at Sanford gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    ... ensued when police located a white suspect vehicle. Police cars pursued the vehicle out of Midland and into Midland County. The car stopped after a Midland County Sheriff's Deputy used stop sticks to deflate the tires of the vehicle before it ...

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  16. Police identify man killed in Midland County tractor accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    Police have identified a man found dead after an accident involving a tractor on the side of the road in Midland County. Bernard "B.J." Siler, 51, died Sunday, March 15. Police said he died in an accident involving a tractor, but now say his death was related to a medical condition.

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  17. Police chase ends with suspect slamming into gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A chase through Midland County streets ended with a suspect slamming into the support beams at a gas station. Midland police were called to the 6100 block of Jefferson around 11:55 p.m. Tuesday night for a domestic dispute.

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  18. Immaturity, intolerance shows Americans still haven't made peace with individual differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    More than 14,700 comments on MLive and 161,000 Facebook shares indicate a community passionate about the issues surrounding Planet Fitness canceling a Midland County woman's membership. Yvette Cormier told us she encountered a man in the women's locker room there.

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  19. Police release name of man in accident involving tractorRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Northern Michigan News

    Authorities have released the name of a 51-year-old man who died following a weekend accident involving a tractor in Midland County. The Midland Daily News reports Tuesday that police believe Bernard Siler of Breckenridge suffered a heart attack.

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  20. Open house to discuss US-10 bridge improvementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | State of Michigan

    ... Road over US-10 in Bay County. Maintenance work also is proposed on four bridges near the US-10 BR ramp in Midland County. Construction is expected to begin this spring. The proposed project will benefit motorists by enhancing safety and increasing ...

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