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  1. Flint mayor expresses concerns of water credits endingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Flint Mayor Karen Weaver released new information about the future of Flint's water credits helping lower residents' water bills. Weaver said the state led her to believe the state would be paying 65 percent of residential bills at least through the end of March.

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  2. Civil rights panel: Flint water crisis linked to 'systemic racism'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A government-appointed civil rights commission in MI says systemic racism helped to cause the Flint water crisis, according to a report released Friday. In a report released by the group Friday, "The Flint Water Crisis: Systemic Racism Through The Lens of Flint", provided an in-depth analysis of the crisis.

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  3. Scene from 'Family Guy' makes fun of Flint water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Evidently that includes the Flint water crisis. In the latest episode of FOX's long-running adult cartoon series titled "The Finer Strings," the dire situation in Flint is the butt of a joke made by the show's maniacal talking baby Stewie Griffin.

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  4. See what's happening in Flint area sports for Feb. 20-25Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... the state. Swartz Creek, Grand Blanc and Davison are in the Division 1 No. 1-1 bracket at Brighton, starting at noon. Flint Kearsley is in the Division 2 No. 4-2 bracket at Fenton at 10 a.m. Kearsley High School is also hosting the Division 3 No. ...

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  5. Don't Fall Into This Parking Lot Trap Used by Flint-Area PredatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton

    There have been recent reports of traps being set for females in Flint-area parking lots - don't take the bait. Human trafficking is a serious problem in Flint, Genesee County, and Mid-Michigan at large.

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  6. Police ID man found shot to death inside apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... rtment for some time before his body was discovered. Anyone with information about the man's death is asked to contact Flint police at 810-237-6800 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers anonymously at P3tips.com or by calling 1-800-422-5245

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  7. Governor's office close to finalizing bills to create Michigan's own 'lead/copper rule'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    Nearly a year after Governor Snyder first proposed it, a package of bills addressing lead in Michigan's drinking water should soon be in the hands of state lawmakers. Gov. Rick Snyder has repeatedly faulted the federal lead/copper rule and how it's been interpreted for helping to create Flint's lead tainted tap water crisis.

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  8. School Resource Officers in Rutherford County have positive impactRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... understanding of police officers' many other duties and responsibilities. The SRO Program was first implemented in Flint, Michigan, in 1951. Since the program's inception, it has successfully been put into practice in 35 states. Sheriff Truman Jones ...

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  9. More record-setting warmth could be coming to Flint-area this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Flint saw a record 65 degrees on Saturday, Feb. 18, according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Alex Manion. The previous high was 56, which was set in 2011 and 1994, Manion said.

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  10. Still time to vote for MLive-Flint Team of the Week for Feb. 27-March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | MLive.com

    Readers can vote as often as possible to help their favorite team receive highlighted coverage from Feb. 27-March 3 on MLive.com and in The Flint Journal print edition.

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  11. Bill would require Virginia school systems to develop lead-testing plans for older buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Powhatan Today

    ... drinking water systems. But he also realized last year, as the crisis was metastasizing over lead contamination in Flint, Mich., that he had no way to confirm that. "We could not affirmatively answer whether there were issues or not," said McPike, ...

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  12. Police identify three people killed by crash off I-69Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    The sheriff's office identified them Sunday as Kevin Haas, 63, of Linden, south of Flint; Kimberly Trasciatti, 66, of Howell, west of Lansing; and Lorraine Haas, 88, of Hartland, north of Ann Arbor.

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  13. Commission: 'Systemic racism' at root of Flint water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    Michigan civil rights officials said "systemic racism" going back decades is at the core of problems causing a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black city of Flint. The Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a 130-page report Friday following three public hearings and other meetings to determine if residents faced discrimination or racial bias.

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  14. For African-American 'idol' Aminyan, difference is a double-edged swordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Japan Times

    ... claiming them for their own, I won't throw up my hands about it. "Half of Detroit public schools are defunct and Flint, Michigan's water is poisoned with lead," she continues. "I'd rather concern myself with that than a nonissue such as ...

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  15. Video: Firebirds Fly by Sarnia, Win 7-5 on Tropics NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    C.J. Clark registered his first career multi-goal game, Kole Sherwood buried the game-winning goal and Ryan Moore tallied two points as the Flint Firebirds defeated the Sarnia Sting by a score of 7-5 before more than 3,700 fans on the second-annual "Flint Tropics Night" at the Dort Federal Event Center Saturday night. Jaden Lindo opened the scoring for the Sting 4:49 into the first frame when he buried his 16th goal of the season after he cleaned-up a rebound in front of the net, beating Garrett Forrest over his right-shoulder to earn Sarnia a 1-0 lead.

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  16. No, Hillary Clinton Did Not 'Give' Russia UraniumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Clinton campaign received a tip from a Democratic National Committee official that there would be a question about the Flint water crisis at a Democratic primary debate being held in Flint, Mich. Moreover, the State Department was one of nine ...

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  17. Clio, Flint Kearsley, Goodrich wrestling teams all place six individuals in Division 2 state meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    ... wrestlers on to the state tournament. St. Johns placed eight wrestlers, the most of any school at the event, but three Flint schools each sent six wrestlers to state. Clio , Flint Kearsley and Goodrich all met or exceeded expectations. Clio ...

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  18. New Lothrop crowns 3, qualifies 9 at Division 4 individual regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    ... team looks to earn its fourth straight state title and extend its state record of 15 team state titles. Also from the Flint region, Burton Bentley qualified three wrestlers, while Flint Beecher qualified two. Bentley's Robert Rogers (130) placed ...

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  19. Flint water crisis: Report says 'systemic racism' played roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WICU12 Erie

    Mayor Karen Weaver declared a state of emergency in Flint, hoping for federal aid to help deal with the infrastructure issue Flint is facing.... The state decided to temporarily switch Flint's water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure until a new supply line to Lake Huron was ready. The river had a reputation for nastiness.

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  20. Lake Fenton qualifies 8 for Division 3 state individuals; Corunna sends 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    Several Flint-area wrestlers placed in the top four at the Division 3 individual regionals at Williamston Saturday to advance to the state tournament, including eight from Lake Fenton and six from Corunna . Hillger, a two-time state champion, turned down several football offers on National Signing Day to commit to wrestle at the University of Wisconsin.

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