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WPIX 11 New York
Members of Central Park Five say new effort will help others not be wrongfully convicted, as they wereNEW YORK – Once considered by some to be symbols of danger, crime and racial te
Members of Central Park Five say new effort will help others not be wrongfully convicted, as they were
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 43 minutes ago
NEW YORK – Once considered by some to be symbols of danger, crime and racial tension in New York, the Central Park Five have been cleared of the brutal crime of which they were wrongfully convicted, and they've been compensated by the city. Now, the... Read more
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Fortune
Michigan Gov. Snyder Wants Another $195 Million to Fix Flint’s WaterMichigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday will ask the state legislature for a
Michigan Gov. Snyder Wants Another $195 Million to Fix Flint’s Water
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday will ask the state legislature for another $195 million to restore safe drinking water in Flint and help residents affected by lead-contaminated water, a spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. The new funding... Read more
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USA Today
Michigan governor to propose $195M more for FlintDETROIT — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday is expected to request an addi
Michigan governor to propose $195M more for Flint
USA Today / Posted an hour ago
DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday is expected to request an additional $195 million to bring back safe drinking water to Flint and treat the city’s impacted residents, according to a person familiar with the budget. The proposed... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Under the Dome column: Life in the LegislatureThis is the most intense and the most interesting time of the year in the Color
Under the Dome column: Life in the Legislature
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
This is the most intense and the most interesting time of the year in the Colorado Legislature. Bills are being introduced and disposed of every day at an insane pace, and some actually sneak through the process to become law. The budget is working... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Presumptive cancer bill sparks debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Presumptive cancer bill sparks debate
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 4 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Tioga County commissioner reports on state meetingWELLSBORO - Tioga County Commissioner Erick Coolidge reported Tuesday on a resc
Tioga County commissioner reports on state meeting
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
WELLSBORO - Tioga County Commissioner Erick Coolidge reported Tuesday on a rescheduled County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania meeting he attended Monday. Coolidge noted that he met with several members of the state Legislature and they... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Schools to add tech in roomsThe school board on Tuesday voted unanimously to purchase and distribute almost
Schools to add tech in rooms
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
The school board on Tuesday voted unanimously to purchase and distribute almost $6.6 million in new technology equipment and accessories to Denton ISD classrooms over the next four years. The district plans to supply grades K-12 with class sets of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sparking debateFirefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put ou
Sparking debate
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 hours ago
Firefighters do not have an easy job. They run into burning buildings to put out fires and rescue the people who are trapped inside. They also breathe in and absorb toxins that are in the air caused by the fire. As a result, many of their fellow... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Community discusses child care access, affordabilityThe session, hosted by Reps. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and Dale Lueck, R-Aitki
Community discusses child care access, affordability
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
The session, hosted by Reps. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, doubled as the first meeting of the Minnesota House of Representatives' Select Committee on Affordable Child Care. About 50 people attended to listen and share... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
County Zoning Commission approves land change for new community Josephine Landing Local developer Greg McCall is one step closer to building a new community Jo
County Zoning Commission approves land change for new community Josephine Landing
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 hours ago
Local developer Greg McCall is one step closer to building a new community Josephine... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Mayoral forum: Four candidates for mayor of Milwaukee face off one week before primaryMILWAUKEE — The primary election is next Tuesday, February 16th, and three cand
Mayoral forum: Four candidates for mayor of Milwaukee face off one week before primary
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 hours ago
MILWAUKEE — The primary election is next Tuesday, February 16th, and three candidates are looking to unseat Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. On Tuesday night, February 9th, all four were in the same room in Milwaukee for a forum. The forum took place at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bacteria fears left Flint water vulnerable | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Michigan governor says to request another $195M f
Bacteria fears left Flint water vulnerable
TribLIVE / Posted 6 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Michigan governor says to request another $195M for Flint water Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will ask the state legislature Wednesday for... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mount Pleasant State of the Town address aims to unite leadershipWith standing room only Tuesday evening, Mayor Linda Page gave her annual state
Mount Pleasant State of the Town address aims to unite leadership
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 hours ago
With standing room only Tuesday evening, Mayor Linda Page gave her annual state of the town address in Mount Pleasant council chambers. "My ultimate goal for this year is for town council to develop a unified vision," said Mayor Page. In many ways... Read more
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Bennington Banner
NEDS report set for unveilingMANCHESTER >> In one corner are the strengths — strong local schools, out
NEDS report set for unveiling
Bennington Banner / Posted 7 hours ago
MANCHESTER >> In one corner are the strengths — strong local schools, outdoor recreational opportunities and an engaged citizenry among them. In the other corner, weaknesses — which include deficits of affordable housing, shovel-ready... Read more
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Raw Story
Rick Snyder will ask Michigan lawmakers for $195 million in additional aid for FlintMichigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday will ask the state legislature for a
Rick Snyder will ask Michigan lawmakers for $195 million in additional aid for Flint
Raw Story / Posted 7 hours ago
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday will ask the state legislature for another $195 million to restore safe drinking water in Flint and help residents affected by lead-contaminated water, a spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. The new funding... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Yellowstone County Detention Facility's expansion plan may cost tax payers nothing extra There is a plan that will cost taxpayers nothing extra if voters approve...
Yellowstone County Detention Facility's expansion plan may cost tax payers nothing extra
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 8 hours ago
There is a plan that will cost taxpayers nothing extra if voters approve... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker commits to multiyear road fundingBy Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Pressed by local officials
Baker commits to multiyear road funding
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Pressed by local officials Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker said he will file a bill requesting multiple years of road and bridge repair money for municipalities, despite acknowledging that the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vetsA study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civ
Proposal seeks to reduce suicide among women vets
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 hours ago
A study showing that women veterans commit suicide at six times the rate of civilian women has prompted U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and colleagues to propose legislation requiring the VA to develop gender-specific suicide prevention programs. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Provision may save school receivership law even as reformers fear its demiseMost people agree struggling school systems need to take steps to improve educa
Provision may save school receivership law even as reformers fear its demise
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
Most people agree struggling school systems need to take steps to improve educational outcomes for students, and that’s just what the creators of the state’s receivership law hoped it would accomplish. But after a lawsuit challenging the statute was... Read more
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MLive.com
Protesting Detroit teachers: It's more than just the rodentsDETROIT, MI -- The emergency manager is resigning. A lawsuit is pending in fede
Protesting Detroit teachers: It's more than just the rodents
MLive.com / Posted 10 hours ago
DETROIT, MI -- The emergency manager is resigning. A lawsuit is pending in federal court. The state legislature is considering moves to pay off Detroit Public Schools' massive debt. And the district is moving around $300,000 in its budget to help... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
MMPEC Learns 139th's Economic ImpactGetting an look inside s C-130 Aircraft is just a small part of a tour showing
MMPEC Learns 139th's Economic Impact
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 hours ago
Getting an look inside s C-130 Aircraft is just a small part of a tour showing how important St. Joseph's Rosecrans Air Field is to overall military missions. "It's amazing to me how much is done here and how many personnel are here," said the... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Bradley/Pacquiao Update, Amir Khan vs. Saul AlvarezContrary to the opinion of some armchair critics the HBO televised PPV event is
Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith: Bradley/Pacquiao Update, Amir Khan vs. Saul Alvarez
Philboxing / Posted 11 hours ago
Contrary to the opinion of some armchair critics the HBO televised PPV event is doing quite well in ticket sales and early PPV numbers. It is an under-statement to say anticipation of the bout is gathering momentum. Produced by Top Rank in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Should NY have an 'aid-in-dying' law?By Nick Muscavage, Gannett Albany Bureau ALBANY -- New York lawmakers are deba
Should NY have an 'aid-in-dying' law?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 hours ago
By Nick Muscavage, Gannett Albany Bureau ALBANY -- New York lawmakers are debating whether to enact a law that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own life by taking medication prescribed by their doctor. Advocates of the legislation... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Precedent’ provision may save receivership law even as reformers fear its demiseMost people agree struggling school systems need to take steps to improve educa
‘Precedent’ provision may save receivership law even as reformers fear its demise
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 hours ago
Most people agree struggling school systems need to take steps to improve educational outcomes for students, and that’s just what the creators of the state’s receivership law hoped it would accomplish. But after a lawsuit challenging the statute was... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Bill would end vehicle safety inspections in UtahSALT LAKE CITY — A new bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature would end
Bill would end vehicle safety inspections in Utah
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 12 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A new bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature would end vehicle safety inspections in the state. Rep. Norm Thurston, R-Provo, introduced House Bill 319 on Tuesday, which would do away with safety inspections. In an interview... Read more
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The Christian Post
10,000 Sign Petition Calling for Repeal of Washington's Statewide Transgender Bathroom MandateA gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Ir
10,000 Sign Petition Calling for Repeal of Washington's Statewide Transgender Bathroom Mandate
The Christian Post / Posted 12 hours ago
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California, September 30, 2014. The University of California will designate gender-neutral restrooms at its 10 campuses to accommodate transgender students — a move... Read more
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Al.com
Advocates continue push for minimum wage increase in TuscaloosaJust hours after another minimum wage victory in Birmingham, advocates are taki
Advocates continue push for minimum wage increase in Tuscaloosa
Al.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Just hours after another minimum wage victory in Birmingham, advocates are taking their cause back to Tuscaloosa to encourage city leaders to approve an increase. The Tuscaloosa $10.10 Minimum Wage Coalition will hold a rally at 5 p.m. outside... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Wolf seeks $3 billion tax hike amid gridlockHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The latest on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to the sta
Wolf seeks $3 billion tax hike amid gridlock
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The latest on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to the state Legislature for the 2016-17 fiscal year that begins July 1 (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Pennsylvania government is setting another modern state record for gridlock... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County politicians react to Wolf budgetOn Tuesday Wolf made a speech that contained dire warnings for PA's financial f
York County politicians react to Wolf budget
York Daily Record / Posted 12 hours ago
On Tuesday Wolf made a speech that contained dire warnings for PA's financial future, but local reps saw partisanship. On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf made harsh warnings in his 2016-17 budget address Tuesday about the future of the state of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snyder to propose $195M more for Flint water crisisGov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday is expected to request an additional $195 million
Snyder to propose $195M more for Flint water crisis
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 hours ago
Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday is expected to request an additional $195 million to bring back safe drinking water to Flint and treat its impacted residents after highly corrosive water drawn from the Flint River leached lead throughout the city's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Former teachers criticize charter schoolThe proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson
Former teachers criticize charter school
Payson Roundup / Posted 13 hours ago
The proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson has spurred a furious debate in the community. On one side, parents frustrated with the Payson Unified School District say they would welcome the K-8 charter school,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas takes on growing role in 2016 Democratic primaryOn Saturday, as Hillary Clinton knocked on doors in New Hampshire days before t
Texas takes on growing role in 2016 Democratic primary
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 hours ago
On Saturday, as Hillary Clinton knocked on doors in New Hampshire days before the state’s primary,Amanda Renteria, her national political director, was doing the same 2,000 miles away. After a rally at the campaign’s new San Antonio office with over... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes | Politics - Home Michigan governor expected to present budget Wednesday By
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 hours ago
| Politics - Home Michigan governor expected to present budget Wednesday By Ashley Fantz and Kristina Sgueglia CNN The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
124 related stories
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Should New York have an 'aid-in-dying' law?ALBANY — New York lawmakers are debating whether to enact a law that would allo
Should New York have an 'aid-in-dying' law?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
ALBANY — New York lawmakers are debating whether to enact a law that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own life by taking medication prescribed by their doctor. Advocates of the legislation are increasing their push this year to have... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
124 related stories
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ABC 7 El Paso
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipesThe mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead
Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 hours ago
The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds. "In order for Flint residents to once again... Read more
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