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  1. State grants, loans may help finance Flint water pipelineRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northern Michigan News

    State officials are working on ways to help Flint pay for a new 5.5-mile pipeline that would allow the city to test water from a new Lake Huron system. The Detroit News reports Tuesday that the Department of Environmental Quality has identified $4.2 million in grants and the Michigan Strategic Fund is preparing to loan Flint $3 million.

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  2. Flint water customers with closed accounts can seek refundsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northern Michigan News

    Former Flint water customers with credits on closed utility accounts can request refunds through a $30 million credit relief program provided by the state. Nearly $1.3 million in credits will be applied to more than 5,400 inactive accounts.

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  3. Fire destroys clubhouse, carts at Flint-area golf courseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Northern Michigan News

    Duane Casselman, whose wife is a co-owner of the 18-hole Vienna Greens Golf Course in Genesee County's Thetford Township, tells The Flint Journal the fire started around 1 a.m. on Wednesday at the cart storage barn and spread. The newspaper say about 50 carts in the barn were destroyed and the roof caved in on the clubhouse.

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  4. Flint doctor who blew the whistle on lead to get awardRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Northern Michigan News

    Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is the winner of the 2016 Stephen Gools award for social change. She'll get the award Friday at Hurley's Children Center in Flint.

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  5. Judge denies effort by officials to dismiss Flint water suitRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Northern Michigan News

    A federal judge in Detroit has denied efforts by state and Flint officials to dismiss a lawsuit demanding quicker action to bring clean drinking water to Flint homes. Some Flint residents and civil rights groups want the state and city to better comply with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and replace water lines that are leaching lead into homes and businesses.

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  6. Researchers move forward on study on Flint water, healthRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Northern Michigan News

    A group led by Wayne State University researchers is moving forward on efforts to evaluate possible links between changes in Flint's water system and public health. The Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership announced this week it's begun implementing an 18-month plan to address the area's risk for Legionnaires' disease.

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  7. Flint tests system to boost chlorine in drinking waterRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Flint was under state management when it switched from Detroit's water system in 2014 to the Flint River to save money. The river water was not treated with anti-corrosive chemicals, causing lead to leach from old water lines.

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  8. High lead levels in water found at 14 more Chicago schoolsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    The number of Chicago schools that have tested positive for lead in the water flowing from fountains has grown by two, bringing the number to 14, school district officials said Thursday. Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said the 14 cases of lead are out of 65 schools for which test results are available.

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  9. Prosecutors subpoena water authority amid Flint water crisisRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    An official with the Karegnondi Water Authority says some of the agency's records have been subpoenaed by state and county prosecutors who are investigating Flint's water crisis. Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner and Karegnondi Water Authority CEO, says the offices of Attorney General Bill Schuette and Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton issued the subpoena in a search for records detailing the decision-making process that led to Flint's water troubles.

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  10. EPA: Flint needs system to boost chlorine in drinking waterRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Federal officials say Flint needs to have a system in place to boost chlorine levels in the city's drinking water. MLive.com reports Wednesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says in an email that it's expecting Flint to have a system operational by Friday.

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  11. Flint: No immediate plan to raise chlorine in water supplyRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Utilities chief JoLisa McDay told reporters Tuesday that it could sit and eat away at protective coatings in the vast pipe system. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week told Flint and the state of Michigan that more chlorine is necessary during warm weather.

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  12. Gov. Snyder tours Flint college to see effects of $3M grantRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has visited a community college in Flint to see how the school is benefiting from a $3 million grant that it received last year. The Flint Journal reports that Snyder toured Mott Community College's Regional Technology building on Monday.

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  13. AARP to hear from older Flint residents on lead crisisRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    AARP Michigan wants to hear from Flint residents on how the city's lead-tainted water crisis is affecting older adults. Sessions are scheduled at noon Saturday at the Hasselbring Community Center and 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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  14. US Rep. Cummings to give keynote at church anniversaryRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings is to deliver the keynote address at the 50th anniversary celebration for a prominent Detroit church. Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, is to speak on the importance of the black church in community development, social justice and economic opportunity.

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  15. Parents criticize officials after lead found at 2 schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Parents leveled harsh criticism at officials over high amounts of lead found in water sources at two Portland schools, while Schools Superintendent Carole Smith promised an independent investigation into how it occurred. Dozens of parents spoke and asked questions of a panel Tuesday night that included Smith, other district representatives, and water officials from Oregon Health Authority, Portland Water Bureau and Multnomah County.

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  16. Engineers to present new data on Flint water qualityRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    A Virginia Tech professor who helped uncover the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan, is preparing to release data that he says will show the water's condition is getting better. Marc Edwards has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday with three other civil and environmental engineers.

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  17. Peterson: Celebrity game in Flint to 'make people feel good'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Former Michigan State star and ex-NBA player Morris Peterson says a celebrity basketball game featuring rapper Snoop Dogg is to "make people feel good" as Flint deals with a lead-tainted water crisis. The Flint Journal reports that Peterson, a Flint native, said Friday at a news conference that participants "just want to bring some positive light to the situation."

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  18. Lawsuit seeks quicker action on clean Flint drinking waterRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    A federal judge is being asked to force state and city officials to move more quickly in bringing clean drinking water to Flint homes. Arguments were heard Friday in U.S. District Court in Detroit in a lawsuit filed by Flint residents and civil rights groups.

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  19. Effort making higher ed more accessible in northern MichiganRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Students at North Central Michigan College in Petoskey now will be able to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing, applied science or business administration from the University of Michigan-Flint while staying closer to home. A new arrangement allow students to earn their associate degree taking classes at North Central and then use those credits toward the three University of Michigan-Flint bachelor's degree programs.

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  20. Authorities: Man organized break-in at Flint-area gun shopRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Authorities say a 21-year-old man organized a break-in at a Flint-area gun shop where dozens of handguns were taken. The Flint Journal reports a criminal complaint unsealed this week in U.S. District Court in Flint says the Flint man used a vehicle April 22 to smash into Williams Gun Sight in Genesee County's Davison Township.

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