Flint

Elon Musk
Heisenberg Media / Flickr Creative Commons

Tech billionaire Elon Musk surprised students by showing up at a school assembly in Flint, Michigan, and promising to take some of them for a tour of his Space X rocket factory in California.

Flint River
WKAR - MSU

Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Flint a nearly $500,000 brownfield grant to revitalize and safely reuse properties along a commercial corridor.

Dana Nessel, Kym Worthy
WKAR, Governing.com

New Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says she is hoping to settle 79 lawsuits that were filed against the state and its employees by Flint residents following the city's crisis with lead-contaminated drinking water.

Flint sign over street
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Flint is the latest Michigan city to file a lawsuit against the nation’s largest manufacturers of opioid drugs.

Gretchen Whitmer
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is restructuring the state’s Department of Environmental Quality.


Mayor: Flint Pipe Replacement A Year Ahead of Schedule

Dec 4, 2018
Flint sign over street
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says her city’s lead pipe replacement program is a year ahead of schedule.


Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha photo
Courtesy photo / Hurley Medical Center

The doctor whose research exposed the Flint water crisis has announced her support for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Gretchen Whitmer.

Flint Public Schools

Police say a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot inside a Michigan home in a burst of gunfire that may have been intended for a family member.

Flint Residents Seek To Reinstate Snyder In Water Lawsuit

Oct 7, 2018
Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

Residents and businesses affected by the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint are asking a judge to reinstate Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and other Michigan officials as defendants in a class-action lawsuit.

City of Flint water tower
Ben Gordon / flickr creative commons

Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation are donating water stations and filtration systems to schools in Flint, Michigan, which is still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis.

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