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Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace...

A Black-owned construction company in the heart of Flint, Mich., is slated to play a key role in the city's recovery following a crippling...

Flint City Council Agrees to End Policy...

Residents in Flint, Mich., will no longer face the threat of losing their homes due to unpaid water bills, thanks to a recent vote...

Families Who Left Flint Not Eligible to...

Thousands of children in Flint, Mich., are expected to receive extra money this month for healthy foods to fight the effects of lead exposure....

City to Flint Residents: Either Pay These...

The City of Flint, Mich., is still billing residents for unsafe tap water. Now, those who can't afford to pay — or simply refuse...

Three Years Later, Water Specialist Says Broken...

Although it's been three years, the struggle for Flint, Mich., is far from over as the lead-tainted city is still in need of new...

Queen Latifah Helming ‘Flint’ Lifetime Movie After...

The Lifetime movie about the Flint, Mich., water crisis is now being executive produced by Queen Latifah, who will also star in the TV...

Flint Water Crisis: City to Replace 18,000...

As part of a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit brought by residents over lead-tainted water, Michigan and the City of Flint agreed Monday,...

EPA Approves $100M for City of Flint...

The city of Flint just scored another major victory in its fight for clean water. U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), alongside Congressman...

Michigan Cuts Water Subsidy Program Early with...

Flint residents will soon have to pay full price for their water — water that still may be unsafe to drink. Michigan officials have decided...

Flint Resident Sue EPA Over Water Crisis,...

Over 1,700 residents of Flint, Mich., are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its mishandling of the crippling water contamination crisis that exposed nearly...

Report: Flint Lead Levels Below Federal Limit;...

Things are looking up for the city of Flint, Michigan, but residents aren't jumping for joy just yet. Lead levels in the city ravaged by...

Cher to Executive Produce and Star In...

As Flint, Michigan, continues to struggle with severe water contamination three years running, a TV movie based on the catastrophe starring singer-actress Cher is...

Attorney General Charges Four More Officials for...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday brought felony charges against two ex-emergency managers from Flint and two former city officials for their roles...

Public Health Emergency Declared in Louisiana Amid...

More than 1,000 miles from the city of Flint, Michigan, the community of St. Joseph, Louisiana, also finds itself in the midst of a...

Study Reveals 3,000 Neighborhoods Across U.S. Have...

It looks like Flint, Michigan, isn't the only U.S. city experiencing a lead-contamination crisis. In fact, a new investigative report suggests that there are...

Senate Finally Approves $170M in Funding to...

After much anticipation, the U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a critical piece of legislation providing $170 million in much-needed federal aid to Flint, Michigan,...

Flint Water Crisis: Congress Working to Pass...

It's been over two years since the city of Flint, Michigan, suffered a crippling environmental crisis that left thousands without clean drinking water. Now,...

Victorious Pipeline Protesters Set Their Sights on...

With the Dakota Access Pipeline battle seemingly behind them, veterans and local activists who rallied at North Dakota's Standing Rock have now focused their...

Former NBA Star RaSheed Wallace Says Flint...

On the Dec. 1 edition of "Area 21," retired NBA great Kevin Garnett and former Detroit Pistons player Rasheed Wallace discussed the ongoing Flint,...

Magic Johnson Brings Smiles to Over 12,000...

Earvin "Magic" Johnson's most recent charitable events saw him giving holiday cheer to thousands of Michigan citizens. The retired NBA star's Magic Johnson Foundation brought his Holiday Hope initiative...

Michigan Government Fights Judge’s Ruling to Deliver...

The Michigan state government is hoping to wiggle its way out of a court-ordered mandate handed down by a judge last week requiring both...