Flint, Michigan

City in Michigan, United States

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Flint, Michigan: City in Michigan, United States
Flint is the largest city and seat of Genesee County, Michigan, United States. Located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km) northwest of Detroit, it is a principal city within the region known as Mid Michigan. According to the 2010 census, Flint has a population of 102,434, making it the seventh largest city in Michigan. The Flint metropolitan area is located entirely within Genesee County. It is the fourth largest metropolitan area in Michigan with a population of 425,790 in 2010. The city was incorporated in 1855.


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It still is not known how much money would be distributed to Flint residents impacted by the lead poisoning of the city's drinking water supply. - Published

At least 100K votes remain to be counted in Michigan. Here's where they are

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On the Frontline, Children of Flint, Kings of the Road

Life inside an American coronavirus containment zone; Then, early results from 174 Flint children exposed to lead during water crisis shows 80% of them will require special education services; And,..
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Obama sinks three-pointer while in Mich. for rally

Barack Obama tweeted a video Saturday of the former president sinking a three-pointer at a school gymnasium in Flint, Michigan. He and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden were in town to rally.. - Published

President Obama Sinks Three-Pointer While Campaigning for Biden in Flint

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'That's what I do': Barack Obama sinks 3-pointer as Joe Biden looks on ahead of Flint rally

Before heading out to the stage at the rally at Northwestern High School in Flint, Obama set up a shot on the basketball court and nailed it. - Published

US Election: Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump for being obsessed with crowd size, says he's 'jealous of Covid's media coverage'

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Former US President Barack Obama has blasted President Donald Trump as egotistical and incompetent during a campaign event in Flint, Michigan.Obama spoke Saturday at a drive-in rally at his first joint..
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Biden and Obama will hold their first joint rallies on Saturday in Detroit and Flint, Mich. - Published

Democrats' path to victory in 2020 election 'runs straight through Michigan,' Kamala Harris tells Detroit supporters

The Democratic vice presidential nominee visited Black-owned businesses in Flint and rallied with supporters in Detroit during Tuesday campaign stop. - Published

Kamala Harris visiting Flint and Detroit for voter registration push

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FLINT, MI – Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will visit Flint and Detroit Tuesday on a campaign swing through Michigan. Harris will make her first visit to Michigan since becoming..
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Flint residents react to $600 million settlement over water crisis

This week, the state of Michigan announced a $600 million settlement for the victims of the Flint water crisis. For a year and a half, residents unknowingly drank dangerous lead-contaminated tap water..
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Flint mom: $600 million settlement not enough

A mother in Flint, Michigan, and current and former city officials say the $600 million water crisis settlement offered to people is a start, but it's not nearly enough (Aug. 21) - Published

8/20: Red and Blue

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Most of $600 Million Settlement in Flint Water Crisis Will Go to Children

The settlement still needs federal court approval, but Flint residents were being cautiously optimistic after the drawn-out crisis: “I just want it to be over.” - Published

Michigan reaches $600M deal in Flint water crisis

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Flint water crisis: Michigan to pay $600m to victims

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Michigan to pay $600M in Flint water crisis settlement; victim compensation fund created

Residents and businesses of Flint, Michigan, would be eligible for payments from a victim compensation fund under a $600-million preliminary settlement. - Published

Michigan reportedly set to announce $600 million Flint water crisis settlement

After over a year and a half of negotiations, the state of Michigan will reportedly announce a $600 million settlement with residents of the city of Flint later this week. The settlement will cover..
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$600 million settlement may be near for Flint water crisis victims

The agreement would follow more than a year-and-a-half of negotiations, but many residents say they still don't trust the water in Flint.
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Settlement in Flint drinking water cases could top $500M

A settlement of claims against the state related to the Flint drinking water crisis could be announced this week, sources say. - Published

Lead was poisoning the water in Flint, Mich. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha put her reputation on the line to prove it.

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Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics

Responses by law enforcement authorities in the U.S. capital and in Flint, Michigan, to protests over the police killing of George Floyd illustrated starkly contrasting approaches to handling angry..
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2 Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Family Dollar Guard in Flint, Mich.

The authorities said the two men had been sought since May 1 in the shooting death of a security guard at the store in Flint, Mich. - Published

Sanders Is Behind With Black Voters. He Didn’t Fix That in Flint.

An event in Michigan was billed as an opportunity for the senator to make his case directly to black voters, who have broken strongly for Joe Biden. It didn’t work out that way. - Published

U.S. Supreme Court lets Flint, Michigan residents sue over water contamination

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let residents of Flint, Michigan pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accused them of knowingly allowing the city's water..
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Love him or hate him, voters say impeachment hearings will not change their views on Trump

As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view..
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Audible brings jobs, hope to Newark, NJ

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In Flint, Mich., Lead Crisis Moves From Homes to Schools

The city’s schools, stretched even before the lead crisis, are struggling with demands for individualized education programs and behavioral interventions for children with high lead exposure. - Published

Lead in Canada's water worse than Flint crisis: investigation

Out of 12,000 tests conducted since 2014, a group of journalists found that 33% exceeded Canada's national safety guideline
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Lead in some Canadian water worse than US's Flint: report

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Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have been unwittingly exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, with contamination in several cities consistently higher than they ever were in Flint,..
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'Disturbing' lead contamination in Canadian water, finds study

Some cities showed lead levels higher than they were in the notorious case of Flint, Michigan.
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Exposing the Flint water crisis

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General Motors fires three Flint UAW workers over violence, threats during strike

General Motors has fired three UAW workers at Flint Assembly Plant in Michigan for threats of violence during the strike as well as acts of violence. - Published

As GM workers picket, Michigan's economy feels the chill

Waving a placard on the picket line outside a General Motors Co truck plant in Flint, Michigan, Robert Bacon says he has no money to spend. His $250-a-week strike pay barely covers his food and gas.
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Photos: Walking the G.M. Picket Line in Flint

The Michigan city’s assembly plant has produced millions of vehicles and supported generations of workers. Now a strike has rendered it idle. - Published

UAW national strike against GM begins as union backers flood into Flint

The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US. - Published

Frontline investigation reveals Flint water crisis caused dozens to die from disease

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Former Michigan State star Antonio Smith turning life around after battling homelessness

Antonio Smith, 'The Godfather' of modern Michigan State basketball, spent much of last year homeless in Flint, Michigan, too proud to ask for help. - Published

HSBC's Flint reversal raises risks for chairman Tucker

HSBC's shock ousting of John Flint as chief executive was seen by some investors and bank insiders on Monday as a risky gambit by Chairman Mark Tucker given the political and economic uncertainties in..
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HSBC axes CEO Flint after only 18 months in role to speed up growth

HSBC ousted Chief Executive Officer John Flint after just 18 months in that role, in a surprise move that the lender's chairman said was necessary to accelerate progress of its strategic priorities.
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HSBC CEO John Flint steps down as bank faces headwinds

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Health care, Flint water crisis in spotlight at Detroit Democratic debate

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Marianne Williamson cites the 'dark psychic force' of 'collectivized hatred' in America

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As Democrats debate in nearby Detroit, a deep-seated distrust remains in Flint

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Flint, Michigan (CNN)Trash bags still cover the water fountains at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church to keep thirsty congregants from drinking from them. At another church, the pastor only..
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Former Michigan Governor Withdraws From Harvard Post Over Flint Uproar

Rick Snyder had faced sharp criticism for his handling of a water contamination crisis in the city. - Published

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash

Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard. - Published

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