Rampant crime gives Flint aura of wild West. (Detroit News, 7/6/2011)
Excerpt: Before GM began leaving in 1978, Flint was a bastion of plentiful jobs that paid well. The bounty provided abundant city services and cultural institutions.
Population of Flint Michigan 1910-20101910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Within a decade, Flint became one of the poorest cities in the state with one of the highest jobless rates. Today, 1 in 5 residents is unemployed while one of three lives in poverty, according to state and census figures.
Take another look at library consolidation. (6/6/2011)
Reactions to closing of West Flint branch. (5/17/2011)
Library not likely to send a thank-you note to GM. (12/3/2010)
Citizens launch "Keep our Library" campaign. (6/13/2010)