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Storm cancels Great Lakes Loons fundraiser

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MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) -

A weekend running andwalking race involving a minor league baseball team in Michigan has beencanceled because of spring storms and expected flooding.

The Midland Community Center has canceledSaturday's seventh annual Great Lakes Loons Pennant Race, a fundraiser forMidland Public Schools' track and field teams.

The 5 kilometer race was to take place indowntown Midland, around Emerson Park and along parts of the Pere-MarquetteRail Trail, before finishing back at Dow Diamond.

A 1-mile fun run also was planned. Those whohad planned to participate still can get their race packets, which include aT-shirt and other items.

The Loons are a Single-A affiliate of theLos Angeles Dodgers.

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ONLINE: http://www.loons.com

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