Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint
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Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease. Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking member of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration to be snagged in … Continue reading

Michigan lawmakers approve $28M more for Flint water crisis
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Michigan lawmakers approve $28M more for Flint water crisis

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers directed another $28 million on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 to address Flint’s lead-contaminated water supply, allocating money for bottled water, medical assessments and other costs for the financially struggling city. The quick and unanimous approval by the House and Senate came just over a week after the funding was … Continue reading