September 22, 2014
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They're one step closer to making a decision... that's the Marysville Public School District on their search for their next superintendent. Board president Kevin Palmateer says that the district will be making site visits this week to the two remaining candidates. Dr. Shawn Wightman is an elementary school principal in Roseville, and Mike Alley is the principal of St. Clair Middle

City council members in Port Huron and Marysville meet in regular session tonight with just a handful of agenda items.  In Port Huron some federal monies will be addressed with Community Development Block Grant and the HOME program on the agenda. Port Huron’s council meeting gets underway at 7:00 p.m. while Marysville’s session is at 7:30 p.m.  Both have public hearings to

Fiber optic lines are coming to the Port Huron.  The company is installing antenna systems and will be building a fiber network to improve Internet coverage in the region, with the company's Kevin Schoen telling our Paul Miller how the project will power desktop computers, with the public also seeing improved cell phone coverage. The company provides services to businesses, and

AAA Michigan reports gasoline prices down for another week with the state average at about $3.50 which is nearly 12-cents a gallon less than last week and nearly a quarter less than this time last year. Port Huron area pumps were charging under $3.30 this morning at many locations.
Using drones for hunting was the subject of a hearing recently in Lansing. Local State Senator Phil Pavlov sponsored a bill that would ban the use of unmanned aircraft for hunting purposes in Michigan. The St. Clair Township Republican says that banning

The International Symphony Orchestra will have its first rehearsal of the 57th season tomorrow at 7:30 pm in the SC4 Fine Arts Building. Executive Director Anne Brown says additional details or to arrange an audition, those interested can call 810-984-8857. This season's theme is "Sounds Sublime".
WSAQ morning host, Chuck Santoni, has spent the last week living on the roof of the Birchwood Mall as a benefit for the St. Clair County Child Abuse and Neglect Council. The annual event has been going on for nearly two decades now, and Santoni says it draws attention and raises awareness about the plight of abused and neglected children in the local area. Santoni had been on the mall roof since
Port Huron Police say a 36-year-old city resident has been arraigned on charges of armed robbery, from the Manis Restaurant incident, this week. Devin Ellis was arraigned Wednesday. Police say, in addition to and in connection with Ellis a 39-year old Port Huron woman, BillieJo Levitt was charged with Accessory After the Fact of a Felony.
(below) BillieJo Levitt

They've served the deaf, hard of hearing and disadvantaged families in St. Clair County for several decades... that's the Quota Club International of Port Huron, making a sizeable donation to help others. The local Quota Club has donated over $57,000 this year. Some of the highlights include McMorran Place receiving a $10,000 donation for a Hearing Loop System in the auditorium

City Manager James Freed is looking at several ways to help Port Huron’s finances.  In talking on the Paul Miller show, Thursday, he said incremental increases the past few years for water rates are not helping the city pay down the debt. He is hoping a 10-dollar fee on sewer and water rates will help. He says one bright spot in the financial picture for the city is the Downtown
The Kansas City Royals avoided a three game sweep with a 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.  Ian Kinsler hit a home run for the Tigers, who lead the Central by a game and a half with seven games to play.  The Tigers open a three game series with the Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Comerica Park.
The Lions defense stopped Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday and scored the first nine points of the game for Detroit, in a 19-7 win.  Donald Carey picked up a fumble and returned it 40 yards for the first Lions touchdown.  The Detroit defense followed that with a safety.  Reggie Bush also scored for the Lions on a 26 yard run.  Bush had 61 yards rushing and 38
The Michigan Wolverines fell to (2-2) on the season, losing at home to Utah 26-10 on Saturday.  Willie Henry scored on a seven yard interception return for the lone U of M touchdown in the game.  Michigan opens Big Ten play next Saturday in Ann Arbor against Minnesota.
Another key win for the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, when they called out a 3-2 victory in Kansas City to take a two and a half game lead in the AL Central.  Torii Hunter hit a home run, while Tyler Collins and Rajai Davis had RBI singles to back Max Scherzer to his 16th win of the season.  Joe Nathan got the save, recording the final out with runners at second and third.  The
No. 11 Michigan State rolled to a 49-0 half time lead and crushed Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday in East Lansing.  Delton Williams rushed for 103 yards and three touchdowns on just ten carries.  State will host Wyoming next Saturday.
The Detroit Tigers belted out 19 hits and beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Friday night to move a game and a half up in the Central Division.  Ian Kinsler had three hits, including a home run and a double, and drove in three runs for the Tigers, who face the Royals in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three game series.
Tahson Winters retruned a fumble and an interception in the 4th quarter to seal a 37-22 Port Huron High victory over Grosse Pointe South at Memorial Stadium.  DeAngelo Sanderson rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns for PHHS, who improved to (3-1) overall and (3-0) in the MAC-White.
The lowely Minnesota Twins took two out of three from the Detroit Tigers, with an 8-4 win in Minnesota on Wednesday night.  The Tigers lead over Kansas City slipped to a half game as the teams prepare to meet in Kansas City for a three game series that will begin on Friday night.  Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including two doubles, and an RBI in the loss.
Trailing 2-0 going into the ninth, the Detroit Tigers took the lead on a two-out three-run home run from JD Martinez.  However, the Twins came back and scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth off Joe Nathan and beat the Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night, to end the Tigers four game winning streak.  The teams complete a three game series on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
The Detroit Tigers blew a six run lead on Monday night, but used back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning from Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 in the first game of a three game series.  Kyle Ryan pitched to one batter in the eight and got a double play to earn the win for the Tigers, while Joakim Soria picked up his first save as a Tiger.  Game two
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