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Acts of service mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Michigan

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -

People across Michigan are honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. with acts of service including delivering bottled water to residents of Flint amid the city's drinking water crisis.

Monday is the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader. Volunteers plan to travel from the Detroit suburb of Dearborn to Flint to deliver more than 40,000 water bottles and water filters on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

In Detroit, a historical marker is being dedicated at the site of WGPR-TV, the country's first black-owned and operated television station.

The Grand Rapids Press reports Grand Rapids Community College canceled a march because of winter road conditions. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports frigid weather means participants may ride buses to a Kalamazoo event instead of marching there.

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