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Published February 1, 2019

ROSEVILLE — After confronting subfreezing temperatures, many Michigan residents may be looking for ways to help those less fortunate survive the cold. Macomb Community Action is giving people an opportunity to do just that with its 29th annual Walk for Warmth.

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Published February 1, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Whether it’s a snow day home from school or trying to escape the winter blues with a good book, the Eastpointe and Roseville libraries are welcoming in residents and offering a variety of wintertime resources.

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Published February 1, 2019

Wild winter weather frosted and exhausted Sterling Heights residents and government services the week of Jan. 28 as city buildings, schools and streets faced disruptions due to a one-two wallop of snow and subzero temperatures. 

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Published February 1, 2019

The history of the John Warrenner home on Ryan Road in Sterling Heights goes back to the 1800s. But to its current owner, Karl Eckert, it’s the place where his dad set up a hobby woodworking workshop and made furniture.

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Published February 1, 2019

People who want to paddle, pedal or pace through Sterling Heights will have more options, according to city officials.

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Published February 1, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens and First State Bank in St. Clair Shores have partnered up to bring free monthly art experiences to the community through the end of 2019.

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Published February 1, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The well-manicured grass turf lawn is a staple of suburban communities — but it’s not the only approach one can take with their yard. In fact, there are alternatives that are better for the ecosystem yet still straightforward to maintain and pleasing to the eye. The Hazel Park Nature Initiative is a new program that seeks to educate the public on these options while working on local ordinances that will enhance the city’s natural landscape.

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Published January 31, 2019

UTICA — The suspect who investigators believe is responsible for the torturous death of a dog at Grant Park in Utica last week was arraigned Jan. 31 at the 41-A District Court in Shelby Township.

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Published January 31, 2019

SYLVAN LAKE  — Chin up, back straight, look ‘em in the eyes and give a firm handshake. 

A new class in Sylvan Lake will teach young people a thing or two about being polite.

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Published January 31, 2019

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Local utility officials asked residents to set their thermostats at 65 degrees or lower in order to conserve resources in record-breaking temperatures.

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Published January 30, 2019

UTICA — Utica police have a suspect in custody in what investigators described as the torturous death of a dog in Grant Park last week.

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Published January 30, 2019

WARREN — It was midday on Jan. 29 and the outside temperature was dropping. The wind had picked up, making the bitterly cold readings feel even worse on bare skin and exposed fur. Prolonged exposure to the weather was growing unforgiving, potentially deadly.

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Published January 30, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After taking a month off, winter is hitting Michigan with a vengeance, closing schools, causing snow emergencies and leading to residents huddling at home to stay warm.

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Published January 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Cold, wet weather and icy streets can kill one’s motivation to stay physically active.

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Published January 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 55, Paul Chatlin could not walk more than seven steps without having to stop and take several breaths. He also found out he had three blocked coronary arteries and was a candidate for bypass surgery.

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Published January 30, 2019

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Extra chairs were added to accommodate the residents who poured into the Community Room inside Lathrup Village City Hall Jan. 26 to sound off on recreational marijuana in the city. 

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Published January 29, 2019

UTICA — Utica police are calling an incident that occurred last week at Grant Park a “heinous act” and are looking for those responsible for the death of a dog.

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Published January 29, 2019

AUBURN HILLS/ROCHESTER HILLS — Anjika Jain, a sophomore at Avondale High School, won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District. The 15-year-old, from Auburn Hills, created “Bridge the Gap,” an app that helps youths with autism and cognitive impairments improve social skills and manage their daily routines.

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Published January 29, 2019

TROY — Troy resident John Kaiser, 75, has a great laugh and a wacky sense of humor.

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Published January 29, 2019

GROSSE POINTES/DETROIT — Three years ago, a small group of female friends realized that despite their size, they could make a big difference in the lives of women in need.

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