Flint Water Crisis

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July 17, 2019 - 6:36 pm
“We will not sit by and become a Flint," Mayor Hubert Yopp said.
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to the media regarding the status of the Flint water crisis on January 27, 2016 at Flint City Hall in Flint, Michigan. A federal state of emergency has been declared in Flint related to the city's water becoming contaminated. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
July 03, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Harvard announced last week that the former governor would begin his appointment this week.
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Claudia Perkins-Milton, second right, joins other Flint residents as they show their determination while asking heartfelt, serious questions to Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy during a community meeting with Flint water prosecutors at UAW Local 659 on Friday, June 28, 2019, in Flint, Mich. Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal explained their decision in a public forum Friday night, telling frustrated and shocked residents they must look at hundreds of mobile devices and millions of documents that a previous investigative team never reviewed. (Jake May/MLive.com/The Flint Journal via AP)
June 29, 2019 - 9:05 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal explained their decision in a public forum Friday night, telling frustrated, shocked and saddened residents they must look at hundreds of mobile devices and millions of documents that a previous...
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Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud speaks about the prosecution of Flint water cases Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, during a press conference at the Attorney General's office in downtown Lansing, Michigan. (Photo: © Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal)
June 28, 2019 - 8:28 am
Residents want an explanation and tonight they'll get one.
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday, June 13, 2019, against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The defendants include Michigan's former health director, Nick Lyon, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He was accused of failing to timely alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that occurred in 2014-15 when Flint was drawing improperly treated water from the Flint River. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 14, 2019 - 5:01 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A surprise decision by Michigan prosecutors to drop all pending charges in the Flint water crisis and restart a three-year investigation is a reminder of the legal complexities surrounding the disaster. Seven of 15 people had taken plea deals with no jail time, and their...
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Flint Water Plant Tower
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June 14, 2019 - 12:07 pm
"Millions and millions of documents" have never been reviewed.
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Flint Water Plant Tower
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June 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
“I want to remind the people of Flint that justice delayed is not always justice denied and a fearless and dedicated team of career prosecutors and investigators are hard at work to ensure those who harmed you are held accountable.”
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to the media regarding the status of the Flint water crisis on January 27, 2016 at Flint City Hall in Flint, Michigan. A federal state of emergency has been declared in Flint related to the city's water becoming contaminated. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
June 05, 2019 - 6:25 am
"The stories coming out about my state phone and computer are very sloppy and misleading."
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Rick Snyder
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June 03, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Snyder and 65 others are under investigation.
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Flint Water Plant Tower
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April 25, 2019 - 8:55 am
The Flint Registry is for anyone who was exposed to the water system because they worked, lived or went to school in the city.
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