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Snoop Dogg Plans Return To Flint For Water Crisis Hoops Benefit

FLINT (WWJ) – Snoop Dogg is returning to Flint to lend a hand amid the city’s water crisis. The musician plans to team up with former Michigan State University and pro basketball star Morris Peterson for a “Hoop 4 Water” celebrity basketball game. 147 more words


Flint Mayor To Governor: Drinking Filtered Water Is Meaningless; You've Got To Live Here

FLINT (WWJ/AP) – “Offended and insulted” were the first words from Flint Mayor Karen Weaver when asked about the announcement from the governor’s office stating he’ll drink filtered tap water from Flint for the next month. 353 more words


Detroit School Board Names Gov. Snyder In Federal Lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit school board has named Gov. Rick Snyder in a federal lawsuit that in part blames the district’s deep financial troubles on Michigan’s emergency manager law. 460 more words


Hot Topic: Emergency Financial Managers

The recent and ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has resulted in the term ‘emergency manager’ being used quite often in relation to this incident – but not in a way we are used to.  264 more words

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Schools Remain Open As More Teacher Sickouts Expected

DETROIT (WWJ) – More teacher sickouts and protests are expected at Detroit Public Schools. Two schools may be affected and close Monday — Bow Elementary on the city’s northwest side and Mason Academy on the east side. 54 more words


Admission Of Failures In Flint Water Crisis May Not Curb Michigan's Emergency Manager Law

By David Eggert, Associated Press

LANSING (AP) – Michigan’s emergency manager system, which has touched everything from the once-bankrupt city of Detroit to smaller municipalities and school districts, failed Flint — a unique admission Gov. 769 more words


Congressman: 'A 5-Year-Old Would Have Known There Was Something Wrong With The Water'

WASHINGTON (WWJ) -Amid a flurry of finger-pointing and shifting of blame a Congressional hearing was held Tuesday on the Flint Water Crisis.

Former Flint Emergency Manager… 471 more words