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Scam Messages on Cellphones

Somehow my cellphone number ended up on a call list. Now I'm receiving daily text messages saying that my Amazon Prime account is about to be canceled for nonpayment — unless I immediately click the link and give them my credit card number. Some of the messages say the account has already been canceled but I can get it back by — you guessed it — giving them my credit card number within an hour.
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March blizzard bring spring blossoms

It was cold and windy outside but warm and colorful inside the gym at Mio AuSable Schools Mar. 18. MAS hosted the Spring Blossom Boutique, a craft show organized by Not Your Grandma’s Household Products. Students at the front door greeted people as they entered the school.
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Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday and Friday, 11 a.m. and every Tuesday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
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Nor-east’r Festival receives grant

MIO — The AuSable Valley Noreast’r Association of Folk has been awarded a grant of $3,200 from the State of Michigan Arts and Culture Council. The grant was awarded through the MACC peer review process and was one of 639 applications to compete for MACC fiscal year 2023 funding.
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The impact of reading on personal health

Books transport people to different times, provide a sense of escapism and introduce readers to different schools of thought. Individuals may read for pleasure and/or to expand their intellectual horizons.
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Library Branches

The Mio branch is located at 430 W. 8th Street; phone 989-826-3613 The Fairview branch is located at 2053 E.
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Teens: keep prom and graduation season safe

DEARBORN — AAA is working with Michigan schools to prevent Prom and Graduation season from turning deadly on the road. The Auto Club Group is launching its annual AAA PROMise program which is an effort to prevent teen substance-impaired driving, as well as distracted driving.
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Looking Ahead: Upcoming Opportunities

Hard to believe it’s already March! I want to give a snapshot of a few opportunities coming up with Ogemaw 4-H, and a couple of reminders as well. We have an exciting new sixweek SPIN Club being led by our very own MSU Extension Support Staff - Colleen Van-Goethem.
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