Flint

UPDATED AT 5:25 p.m.: Authorities say members of a group protesting in Flint for a higher minimum wage and the right to form unions were not wearing reflective gear when struck by a pickup truck just before dawn on Tuesday.

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A new section of Michigan's Iron Belle Trail is open in the Flint area.

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Automotive supplier Lear Corp. has started production at a new $29 million plant on part of a massive former manufacturing site in Flint, Michigan.

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An ex-mayor who was ousted by voters in 2015 amid a lead-tainted water crisis in Flint has lost his bid for a seat in the Michigan House.

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Michigan mother is suing the city of Flint after a school resource officer handcuffed her 7-year-old son for about an hour during an afterschool program.

City of Flint water tower
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A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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New accounting figures show Michigan has spent nearly $25 million on attorneys handling cases involving the Flint lead-tainted water crisis.

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The crisis of lead getting into Flint’s water supply is the focus of a new book by freelance reporter Anna Clark. It’s called “The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy.”


City of Flint water tower
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A judge is hearing key arguments in the most significant criminal case related to Flint's lead-contaminated water.

View of the Flint river
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Repairs have been completed to Thread Lake Dam in Flint after it was breached during flooding in February.

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