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5 charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

By Scott Atkinson and Monica Davey, nytimes.com By the time Robert Skidmore, an 85-year-old former auto industry worker, died in late 2015, officials had seen...

Flint Mayor says water switch ‘too risky’ after lead crisis

By David Eggert, nbcchicago.com In a reversal, Flint's mayor on Tuesday recommended that the Michigan city keep getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system...

Federal emergency aid is ending in Flint. State officials vow to...

By Brady Dennis, washingtonpost.com The federal government’s emergency aid to Flint, Mich., comes to an end this weekend. Mayor Karen Weaver has a message she...

Flint residents get temporary reprieve from trash crisis

By Laura Ly and Holly Yan, CNN The stench of rotting garbage that has permeated the streets of Flint, Michigan, will soon waft away --...

Chicago Children Not at Risk for Lead

By J. Coyden Palmer A local pediatrician says the risk for Chicago kids to contract lead poisoning from water at their school is nearly...

ACCESS Educates Community on Lead Exposure

Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) is working to help protect children from the dangerous health effects of lead exposure – and to address the...

An eight-year old from Flint writes a letter to Obama

By Ken Meyer, whitehouse.gov At eight years old, Mari Copeny — known around town as “Little Miss Flint” — wrote to President Obama last month...

Flint water crisis: Two Keyplayers Die; What’s Going On?

By Jane Smith, jobsnhire.com A woman who filed a lawsuit connected to the Flint water crisis was shot dead on April 13 while a foreman...

Flint residents’ class action lawsuit thrown out

By Matthew Dolan, Detroit Free Press The legal reasoning used by a judge to toss a federal lawsuit seeking damages connected to the Flint water crisis...