Battle Creek blight

6:36 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Federal funds help in battle against blight in Battle Creek

$12.2-million in federal grant money since 2009 has helped pay for demolishing 350 homes across the city
Melissa and Eric Gray are settling into their north side Battle Creek home thanks in large part to a government program that removed hundreds of rundown houses from city neighborhoods and fixed up dozens more for families like theirs.