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    Teen summer camp offers outdoor rec, nature learning | News, Sports, Jobs

    News File Photo A marshmallow browns on a stick at a Hoeft State Park campsite in this October 2021 News archive photo. PRESQUE ISLE — Local teens can spend a week of their summer immersed in nature and science at the 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp at Camp Chickagami in Presque Isle. At the July 31 to Aug. 6 camp, 13- to 15-year-olds, or those entering eighth through tenth grade in the fall, will receive hands-on lessons from natural resources experts in fields such as Great Lakes coastal and fisheries management, wildlife, forestry, geology, and environmental education. The camp, sponsored by Michigan State…

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    Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym Debuts Outdoor Sports and Learning Complex

    The Downtown Boxing Gym on Detroit’s east side will unveil a new outdoor sports, learning, and garden complex on Tuesday. // Courtesy of the Downtown Boxing Gym The Downtown Boxing Gym on Detroit’s east side, a nonprofit organization providing a free, out-of-school-time academic and athletic program to local students, will unveil a new outdoor sports, learning, and garden complex on Tuesday. The new space, located on three-quarters of an acre at E. Vernor Highway and Meldrum Street (located next to the Downtown Boxing Gym), includes a multi-sport playing field, a learning pavilion, an ice rink, fire pits, and more. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, DBG officials, DICK’S Sporting Goods leaders, and…

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    Meteorologist goes crazy on air after learning of Texas A&M’s upset of Alabama

    The Texas A&M Aggies pulled off the biggest upset of the 2021 college football season Saturday night when they knocked off the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M kicked a field goal as time expired to win the game by a score of 41-38. One Texas A&M fan who happens to be a meteorologist for WQAD in Illinois could not contain her excitement as she learned of the upset while giving a live weather report. Prior to giving the report, Effrage Davis talked about how close the game was before the Aggies eventually pulled off the win. Check out…

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