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Questions Arise After MDEQ Email Release

Posted: 02/04/2016 - How much did Governor Snyder know about the Legionnaires' outbreak in Flint, and when did he know it? Those are questions many are trying to get answered. According to new emails released to Progress Michigan, a top adviser was told about the problem last March.
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Lansing Schools, 'Water Lead Tests Came Back Clean'

Updated: 02/03/2016 - The results are in, the Lansing School District tested its water last month. The Superintendent says hundreds of tests found there are no elevated lead levels in any of the schools.
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Flint residents warned of lead above filter grade

Posted: 01/30/2016 - Dr. Nicole Lurie of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the lead level in some Flint locations has exceeded 150 parts per billion, which is the level for which water filters are graded.

President Obama creates cancer task force

Posted: 01/28/2016 - Obama signed a presidential memo Thursday establishing the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force. The memo says the goal is to double the rate of progress on treatment and prevention.

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