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Snyder to Congress panel: Flint testimony 'truthful'

Snyder to Congress panel: Flint testimony ‘truthful’A congressional panel asked Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to clarify about when he learned of the Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder stands by Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak time line

Aide: Snyder stands by Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak time lineSpokesman: Gov. Rick Snyder “stands by his testimony” to Congress on when he learned of the Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomes

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomesAnalysis contradicts a report in September that concluded decreased overall health in babies born after water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flood slaps Wells with involuntary manslaughter charge

Flood slaps Wells with involuntary manslaughter chargeThe hearing began for Dr. Eden Wells, the chief medical officer who faces criminal charges related to the Flint crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Adviser: Snyder told of Legionnaires’ in Dec. 2015

Urban adviser: Snyder told of Legionnaires’ in December 2015Aide is contradicting the governor’s testimony to Congress that he first learned of it in January 2016.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State Police chief: Lyon didn’t warn about disease

State Police chief: Lyon didn’t warn about Legionnaires’ DiseaseState Police chief Etue said she never heard health director Nick Lyon talk about deadly disease at a Snyder meeting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyers consolidate Flint water class-action suit

Lawyers consolidate Flint water class-action suitAttorneys have filed a consolidated class-action lawsuit against engineering firms, Flint officials and state officials
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint council balks at Detroit water contract

Flint council balks at Detroit water contractMajority of members feel ‘bullied’ about 30-year deal with Great Lakes regional system
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Judge considers extending Flint water agreement

Judge considers extending Flint water agreementFederal Judge David Lawson mulls granting Flint 30 more days to approve a long-term water source, hints at intervention
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Snyder, Schuette Flint tensions flare at confab

Snyder, Schuette Flint tensions flare at confabGov. Rick Snyder: Michigan is losing state employees as their peers face prosecution by Attorney General Bill Schuette
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-aide: Legionella cases seemed linked to water switch

Ex-aide: Legionella cases seemed linked to water switchCorrine Miller testified she knew the outbreak could embarrass Snyder because it could be linked to Flint water switch
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-aide questions when Lyon knew of Legionella outbreak

Ex-aide questions when Lyon knew of Legionella outbreakHHS director contradicted himself about when he learned how serious the Legionella outbreak was, ex-deputy testifies
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Study: Flint had fewer births after water contaminated

Study: Flint had fewer births after water contaminatedUniversity of Kansas research found fertility rates fell, fetal death rates climbed compared with other Mich. cities
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Nick Lyon faces manslaughter trial for Flint

Nick Lyon faces manslaughter trial for FlintExperts: AG Bill Schuette faces hurdles trying to prove involuntary manslaughter by state’s health director
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Virginia Tech: Flint water back to ‘normal levels’

Virginia Tech: Flint water back to ‘normal levels’Virginia Tech’s Marc Edwards said Flint’s water is testing at federally acceptable levels but resident distrust remains
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Michiganians of the year

Kary L. Moss: Helped expose Flint water crisis

Kary L. Moss: Helped expose Flint water crisisThe Flint Water Crisis might never have become The Flint Water Crisis had Kary Moss not made an unorthodox decision
  • Michiganians of the year
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Family sues Snyder over woman’s Legionnaires’ death

Family sues Snyder over woman’s Legionnaires’ deathA Grand Blanc woman’s family sued Gov. Rick Snyder alleging she died after being exposed to legionella bacteria in Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Michigan leaders outline legislative priorities

Michigan leaders outline legislative prioritiesThe Michigan Legislature resumes session Wednesday with what House Speaker Tom Leonard is calling a ‘big, bold agenda’
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Report touts policies to prevent child lead exposure
A report released Wednesday recommends practices to prevent and respond to childhood lead exposure

Report suggests policies to prevent childhood lead exposureA report released Wednesday recommends practices to prevent and respond to childhood lead exposure
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Flint to see $100 million in new projects downtown

Flint to see $100 million in new projects downtownRedevelopment projects are expected to bring more than $100 million in renovation work to Flint
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State asks judge for quick action on Flint water choice

State asks judge for quick action on Flint water choiceThe state is asking a federal judge to quickly decide whether it will compel a long-term water contract
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint

Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint water crisisFunds from the show will be redirected to the charity The Community Foundation of Greater Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Little Miss Flint raises money for 1K backpacks

Little Miss Flint raises money for 1K backpacks for studentsAmariyanna “Mari” Copeny partnered with nonprofit Pack Your Back to pass out free backpacks and supplies for kids
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Judge dismisses whistleblower suit against Flint mayor

Judge dimisses whistleblower suit against Flint Mayor Karen WeaverA former Flint official alleged she was fired for raising alarms over possible misuse of water crisis contributions
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge orders Mich., Flint to mediation over water

Judge orders Michigan, Flint to mediation over water crisisA federal judge has ordered the state and the city of Flint into mediation to try to resolve their differences
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA approves plan to forgive Flint water debt to state

EPA approves plan to forgive Flint’s water infrastructure debt to stateLegislation approved by Congress gave states the flexibility to forgive past water infrastructure loans owed to a state
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Feds award MSU $14M to create lead exposure registry

Feds award MSU $14M to create lead exposure registryFunding was approved by Congress last year as part of emergency aid package for communities with contaminated water
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Experts: State’s water suit against Flint faces hurdles

Experts: State’s water suit against Flint faces hurdlesLegal experts say the state faces challenges in proving the Flint City Council is putting residents’ health at risk
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
TV Plus

Lifetime movie ‘Flint’ dramatizes city’s water crisis

Lifetime movie ‘Flint’ dramatizes city’s water crisisExecutive producer Neil Meron said the film is intended to spotlight what happened in Flint
  • TV Plus
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Court: Flint lawsuits can proceed but not against state

Appeals court: Flint class-action suits can proceed but not against stateA 6th Circuit panel said two class-action Flint water suits continue, but not against the state
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Some Flint water sites to stay open indefinitely

Some Flint water sites to stay open indefinitelyResidents pressured government leaders to keep the bottled water flowing despite improving water quality
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Study finds contaminants in Mich. water supplies

Study finds contaminants in Mich. water suppliesMichigan’s drinking water meets most federal quality standards but does have certain levels of contaminants in it
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

MSP: Flint’s water being taken out of city

MSP: Flint’s water being taken out of cityMichigan State Police Captain says people who don’t live in Flint are taking the city’s bottled water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder aide: Flint water delay costs $600K a month

Snyder aide: Flint water delay costs $600K a monthTop Snyder aide Rich Baird said Friday that Flint’s delay on a long-term water source choice costs $600,000 a month
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

UM’s Flint campus gets $400K for water expenses

UM’s Flint campus gets $400,000 for water expensesA University spokesman says the money is partial reimbursement for the school’s response to the water emergency
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months ago
Politics

Flint trial witness list includes Calley

Flint trial witness list includes Calley, Pence officialThe special prosecutor may call up to 67 witnesses in Eden Wells’ obstruction of justice case
  • Politics
  • 3 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint says 2,181 lead pipes replaced

Flint says 2,181 lead pipes replacedBy 2020, the initiative plans to replace all of the lines, nearly 20,000
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Michigan’s legal bills for Flint water crisis top $14M

Michigan’s legal bills for Flint water crisis top $14MAt least $14 million has been spent hiring lawyers from at least 33 law firms, according to an AP analysis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on latest Flint fiasco

Podcast: Howes on latest Flint fiascoThe DEQ lawsuit against Flint over a deal with the Great Lakes Water Authority is the latest in a parade of absurdity.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint gets $15M to help women, infants exposed to lead

Flint gets $15M to help women, infants exposed to leadFederal funds will go to the Genesee County Healthy Start Program to aid residents exposed to lead in Flint’s water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: DEQ’s Flint lawsuit dripping with irony

Howes: DEQ’s Flint suit dripping with ironyThe city’s back on GLWA’s Detroit water, where Mayor Karen Weaver wants to stay. And City Council ain’t buying it.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ public health threat

State sues Flint over ‘imminent’ threat to public healthAt a Monday meeting, the City Council ignored the state’s deadline and a June 15 letter warning of imminent legal action
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liens

Flint mayor, state clash over water tax liensA state board rejected the city’s one-year freeze on forcing nearly 8,000 residents to pay their delinquent water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ case to manslaughter cases

Lawyers: Don’t tie Wells’ obstruction case to manslaughter casesAttorneys oppose having Dr. Eden Wells’ Flint case consolidated with other defendants facing involuntary manslaughter
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supplyFlint was under state control in 2014 when it switched from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River to save money
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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