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TRAVERSE CITY — A proposed affordable housing project's tax deal is on hold after Traverse City commissioners questioned the project's merits.

TRAVERSE CITY — A woman tied to thefts from a downstate retirement community faces charges after police claim she stole credit cards from the rooms of residents living in a similar local community last year.

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TRAVERSE CITY — A man came out to his car Sunday to find thousands of dollars in photography equipment and his father’s ashes stolen.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Allegiant Air in October will begin offering twice-weekly non-stop flights between Traverse City and three Florida destinations: Orlando/Sanford, Punta Gorda/Fort Myers and Tampa/St. Petersburg.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Cherry Capital Cab owner Doug Dornbos closed the business at midnight Sunday. He blames rapidly rising fleet insurance costs.

TRAVERSE CITY — Two state legislators joined local business and education leaders Monday to announce the northern Michigan launch of the Going PRO public-private partnership, aimed at building awareness of skilled trades jobs.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Two city commissioners' proposal for a six-month moratorium on new liquor licenses in Traverse City went flat, but there's a plan in the works to change the city's drinking culture.

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County Road Commission plans to close the northernmost lane of westbound South Airport Road between Park Drive and Wysong Road from about 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on June 18. Consumers Energy is removing power lines so road commission employees can remove trees. …

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse County Sherrif's Deputies say they arrested an Interlochen man after he assaulted and bloodied a woman he lives with.

The following continues the list of students who received awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association:

— OF THE 135 young pupils who took the Eighth Grade examination, School Commissioner Crisp has found that 65 have passed and will be given diplomas.

Did you know a small pond called Willow Lake sat east of Building 50 on the State Hospital grounds from approximately 1900 to 1995 or 1996? In the 1970s a lighted fountain was added to the lake. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Trave…

TRAVERSE CITY — Potential fixes for transportation challenges in Grand Traverse County have been identified, and now it’s the whats, whens and hows’ turn.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Local environmental and health officials will launch their water testing program at area beaches two days before summer officially arrives this year.

Editor's note: Road Trip is a monthly travel series by northern Michigan journalists Dave and Jeanne Barber. The series takes regional readers on easy, one-day road trips to visit Michigan museums, parks, nature sites, businesses and festivals, including many of the state's “hidden gems.”

Road Trip is a monthly travel series by northern Michigan journalists Dave and Jeanne Barber. The series takes regional readers on easy, one-day road trips to visit Michigan museums, parks, nature sites, businesses and festivals, including many of the state's “hidden gems.”

I changed my look last month. I started wearing a construction hard hat. Early one afternoon I carted a load of firewood down to Stone Circle. When I stepped out of my pickup, I heard a loud, screeching sound above my head.

Have you ever noticed that it’s really hard to change? There are a number of reasons for this — your brain gets hardwired, we like habits, we want to predict the future so we stick with what we know — but it’s actually far more simple than these answers given by neuroscience.

I told the story of an actual embezzlement case in my last column. Having been involved in the audit that brought this crime to light, I saw how the embezzler did it.

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SUTTONS BAY — The sounds of ropes slapping the sails and waves splashing against the hull of the Inland Seas schooner were all that could be heard as a class of fourth-graders fell silent and pretended they were sailing in the 1800s.

TRAVERSE CITY — Dozens of local residents gathered under a big tent in a downtown parking lot to avoid the pouring rain and talk about what matters most to them about the Lower Boardman River.

Editor’s note: Caregiving — and taking — is a complicated, constantly evolving concern for many in the Grand Traverse region. “Taking care” is the Record-Eagle’s ongoing exploration of how this high-dollar, high-stakes issue impacts our community.

Caregiving — and taking — is a complicated, constantly evolving concern for many in the Grand Traverse region. “Taking care” is the Record-Eagle’s ongoing exploration of how this high-dollar, high-stakes issue impacts our community.

On Saturday our family assisted daughter Elizabeth and Tim with their work. Church services will be held at their house next so lots of cleaning is getting done. A big tent will be set up for the services to be held under that day.

There is a wonderful Edward Lear poem, "The Table and the Chair," describing how a table convinces a chair to take a walk about town: “… I’ve as many legs as you, Why can’t we walk on two?”

Smart money chased gold prices higher all week in “flight to quality” buying fueled by geopolitical fears, continuing ultralow interest rates, the trade dispute with China, and thoughts that Washington will allow bigger and bigger deficits.

LANSING — No decision came Thursday from a lengthy appeal hearing regarding a Traverse City Area Public Schools virtual home-school program.

TRAVERSE CITY — Police found a married couple dead in their Long Lake Township home in April in what investigators now call a murder-suicide.

We’re approaching the season of blockbuster movies and highly anticipated sequels. Over the next couple of months, we can look forward to cinemas around the world showing "Shaft," "Men in Black: International," "Toy Story 4," "Spider-Man: Far From Home" and "Fast & Furious: Hobbs & S…

SUTTONS BAY — Actor and comedian Tim Allen will introduce the fourth installment in Disney’s “Toy Story” series at 6 p.m. June 20 at the Bay Community Theatre. Allen has voiced space ranger Buzz Lightyear alongside Tom Hanks, who plays the cowboy Woody, since the first film about the secret …

Cosmic Knot frontman and guitarist Tom Wall exudes positivity, something that propels the Michigan band’s “unique song structures” and “blistering level of intensity” during its lengthy stage jams.

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