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Published February 6, 2012

A Richards Middle School student died Feb. 2 after collapsing in her gym class.

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Published February 2, 2012

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP —Brad Jones was never supposed to survive the 2003 car accident that left him in a coma for three months. If he did, doctors said, he most likely would remain in a vegetative state for the rest of his life.

For more than eight years, however, Brad has been overcoming assumptions about what he is capable of.

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Published February 2, 2012

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP —- Falling revenue in Clinton Township has forced departments to make do with less, but that is what it takes to govern responsibly nowadays.

That was the message Clinton Township Supervisor Robert Cannon delivered Jan. 27 during his State of the Township address. About 300 people attended the speech, which was held at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library Main Branch on Romeo Plank Road.

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Published February 1, 2012

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — When Carolyn Kammer took over community ministry at Cross Lutheran Church, she knew that one of the first costs that families in dire financial straits cut is one they can control: food.

“It occurred to us that we could help families who were struggling with unemployment issues with their food budget,” Kammer said.

But you don’t have to be in financial need to attend the suppers, which are now held from 5-7 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month.

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Published January 26, 2012

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Visiting a public library doesn’t usually bring the prospect of hearing live music to mind.

Since 2003, however, the Clinton-Macomb Public Library in Clinton Township has been treating its patrons to a one-Sunday-a-month concert series during the winter and spring months. The concert series, named Music at Main for its location at the library system’s Main Branch on Romeo Plank Road, regularly attracts around 150 people.

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Published January 23, 2012

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — One Clinton Township resident’s public recounting of her dog being killed by a coyote recently made headlines, sparking questions and awareness about the animals and the potential dangers they pose to pets.

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Published January 23, 2012

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Despite the Clinton Township Board of Trustees’ directive that Supervisor Robert Cannon hand over employee letters to the township clerk, Cannon said he will continue to seek legal ways not to hand those documents over.

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Published January 23, 2012

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A Sterling Heights teen died and two others were injured in a Jan. 21 car crash on Gratiot in Clinton Township, according to police.

The accident occurred around 7:28 p.m., just north of Quinn Road.

As of Jan. 22, the two male passengers were hospitalized with what police described as non-life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation by police indicated that the deceased 19-year-old Sterling Heights teen, whose name was not released, was driving north on Gratiot when he lost control and crossed several lanes before hitting a utility pole.

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Published January 20, 2012

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Ralph Long has questions.

How did his son, Casey Long, get from Oakland Mall in Troy to Detroit, where he was found the next day, badly beaten? And who perpetrated the savage beating that led to his son spending days in a hospital before succumbing to his injuries on Jan. 5.

Now, Ralph Long and police are urging anyone with information about the 41-year-old man’s death to come forward. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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Published January 18, 2012

FRASER — The Fraser City Council met on Jan. 12 to discuss a number of items on the agenda, but what attracted the most debate among the council during the meeting was the agenda itself.

After much debate, a motion proposed by Councilwoman Barb Jennings to amend the City Council rules, eliminating the mayor’s final approval over meeting agendas, was turned down 4-3. The motion came toward the end of a meeting that began at 7 p.m. and lasted roughly six hours.

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Published January 12, 2012

MOUNT CLEMENS — Still maintaining his innocence, the man convicted in the 1990 slaying of his wife at the couple’s comic book store is hoping to be acquitted of a first-degree murder conviction or secure a new trial.

Michael George, 51, has asked the Macomb County judge who oversaw the trial to issue an acquittal or order a new trial based on what he claims were trial errors made by the prosecution, insufficient evidence, and a long delay between the crime and trial.

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Published December 28, 2011

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A smoke detector helped a Clinton Township family escape a fire that claimed their house during the early morning hours of Dec. 27.

At around 2:13 a.m., firefighters from the Clinton Township Fire Department were dispatched to the one-story ranch, located on Southland Street, near the intersection of Wellington Crescent and Harper Avenue.

According to the Clinton Township Fire Department, the “deep-seated” and “stubborn” fire started in the finished basement.

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Published December 28, 2011

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As locals welcome 2012 with personal resolutions, the Chronicle asked elected officials from Clinton Township and Fraser to share some of their goals for the coming year.

Clinton Township

In Clinton Township, most of those who responded said they would like to see continued business and recreational development, and township services remain strong in the face of declining property values.

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Published December 16, 2011

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Twin brothers charged with selling heroin out of their grandmother’s apartment and across the street from Chippewa Valley High School were released on bail on Dec. 15.

Marco Delano and Mario Anthony Henton, 19, are awaiting preliminary examinations on Jan. 18 in the 41-B District Court before Judge Linda Davis.

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Published December 14, 2011

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Recent accusations of bullying behavior against the Clinton Township clerk have sparked infighting within the township.

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