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‘This year we really came back full force’: Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival sees large turnout

BAY CITY, MI - The Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival returned after a two-year hiatus on a warm and sunny Saturday in downtown Bay City. Adorning all different colors of the rainbow, attendees gathered in Bay City’s Wenonah Park on Saturday, June 25 to enjoy the festival, which featured vendors, live entertainment, food, children’s activities, health screenings and more.
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Shower chances tonight into Sunday AM, drier PM

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) - We’re tracking the return of a few showers going into tonight and part of Sunday. While this is good news for your lawn and garden, any development will stay light and scattered at best. We start the new week a touch cooler before another warm...
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Drag show caps return of Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival in Saginaw

SAGINAW, MI — Beneath the glow of technicolor spotlights, drag performer Alexa Vogel somersaulted across the catwalk at The Dow Event Center’s Red Room, somehow keeping a microphone in-hand when both feet touched the floor again. ”I’m 40 years old,” the performer then yelled proudly into the mic,...
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State Police investigate assault with intent to murder

FAIRGROVE, Mich. (WNEM) - A minor is in custody and is facing several charges after threatening someone with a knife. State Police Caro troopers responded to the scene in the 4000 block of Center Street in Fairgrove on Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. Troopers were told that a 14-year-old was threatening...
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Prosecutor: Genesee Co. mother reaches plea deal elementary school THC gummies case

CLIO, Mich. (WNEM) - A Clio mother, whose child took THC gummies to Egerton Elementary School sending multiple students to the hospital, will not be charged with a felony, according to Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton. Melinda Gatica accepted a plea deal after she was facing second degree child abuse...
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Advocates gather signatures for abortion rights ballot initiative

MIDLAND, Mich. (WNEM) - Abortion advocates are out gathering signatures for a new ballot initiative in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn Roe V. Wade. The decision could result in abortion bans in about half of the country. “I’m feeling encouraged. I’m also still feeling...
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Enchanted Forest festival offers 3 weekends of magical family fun

VASSAR, MI – The Mid-Michigan Enchanted Forest will open to merrymakers for three weekends in July to celebrate German history and fairytales. The tale behind the event is that a fairy godmother granted the wish of a woman who craved to hear children’s laughter in the forest after her children grew up and moved away. The wish gave birth to the festival.
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St. Helen man arrested, facing charges for possession, drug charges

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) - State Police say an investigation by the Strike Team Investigative Narcotic Group lead to the arrest of a 60-year-old St. Helen man. The suspect is charged with accosting a child for immoral purposes, using a computer to commit a crime, possession with intent to deliver, and other felonies.
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SVSU-Wildfire partnership brings financial services, scholarships

Saginaw Valley State University has named Wildfire Credit Union as its financial services partner. Under the 10-year agreement, Wildfire will commit $100,000 in scholarships each year, an on-campus presence including ATMs, a mini-grant program to support SVSU student organizations, financial literacy education, and continued support of SVSU Athletics. “We welcome...
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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Try the Cuban egg rolls at downtown Bay City’s Drift

BAY CITY, MI — Drift Shoreside Beer Garden offers barbecue and Cuban cuisine and summery drinks on the river in downtown Bay City. Drift, a new food truck park and bar located at 1019 N. Water St., opened for its first summer season in May. The Drift BBQ and Havana Bites food truck is open Wednesday through Sunday, and guest food trucks are parked there throughout the week, said General Manager Paige Deiters.
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