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Flint residents told to pay their water bills or lose their homes

Flint - It has now been three years since the Flint, Michigan water crisis started, and while it's still not safe to drink the tap water unfiltered, 8,000 homes have received letters threatening tax liens if they haven’t paid water bills in six months or more.

Senator: Federal funding for Flint is 'political grandstanding'

A Utah senator is holding up a federal funding package worth more than $100 million to help address the lead contamination in Flint, Michigan's water, saying on Friday that Michigan didn't need the money at this time.

Op-Ed: Flint residents still being forced to pay for lead-laced water

Michigan's governor has proposed a $30 million payment to Flint that would counteract the impact of the water crisis on the city's residents, but even if the money is applied to this years budget, it's not enough.

Michigan AG: Flint water not even safe to 'bathe a newborn'

Flint - Flint, Michigan's water is so unsafe, the state attorney general warned parents on Monday morning to keep their children far away from it, with the added warning to not even bathe newborns in the water.

Op-Ed: Flint water crisis — Petitions call for governor's resignation

The Flint water crisis is a never-ending story in Michigan, and now a page has been turned in this politically charged story. There have been at least 12 petitions filed asking that Gov. Rick Snyder step down.

Op-Ed: Flint residents told Legionnaires disease likely linked to water

Flint - Flint residents got more bad news Wednesday, when Governor Rick Snyder told them the number of cases of Legionnaires disease had spiked in the two years the city was using water from the Flint River.

Op-Ed: Children are the victims in Flint, Michigan's water crisis

Members of the Michigan National Guard were called in late Tuesday night to help in passing out bottled water to families in Flint, Michigan because of the ongoing problem with lead-tainted water in the city's municipal water system.

Flint Michigan kids' high lead levels prompts state of emergency

Flint - People in Flint, Michigan have been drinking treated water from the Flint River for the past 18 months. Now their children have elevated lead levels in their blood, and the new mayor has declared a state of emergency.

Flint, Michigan: Lead-tainted water unsafe to drink, doctors say

Flint - Scary news out of Flint, Michigan shows that when the city switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River for its drinking water, blood tests revealed that the tap water residents are now drinking is causing elevated lead levels in the city's children.

Paul Ryan contradicts NRA Endorsement Ad

Flint - During an interview with a Flint Michigan reporter, Paul Ryan stated President Obama is not proposing more gun laws, a statement in direct opposition to a recent NRA Victory Fund advertisement.

Flint police chief says sagging pants a crime, ACLU says it isn't a crime

The controversy between the Flint police chief and the ACLU continues over sagging pants. Is it a crime to have sagging pants that expose your underwear or even more?
 

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For almost two years  Flint  Michigan residents had rusty  lead tainted water coming out of their ta...
For almost two years, Flint, Michigan residents had rusty, lead tainted water coming out of their taps before the city and state did something.
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Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan
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Residents picking up clean bottled water in Flint.
Residents picking up clean bottled water in Flint.
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The water crisis in Flint  Michigan -- where lead has leaked into the water supply -- has Gov. Rick ...
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan -- where lead has leaked into the water supply -- has Gov. Rick Snyder asking President Obama to declare the city and surrounding county a federal disaster area.
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US President Barack Obama's limousine drives past a sign for Flint  Michigan as he travels to a...
US President Barack Obama's limousine drives past a sign for Flint, Michigan as he travels to a lunch on January 20, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan
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