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(MPRN-Flint) Two high-ranking state officials in Michigan face serious charges for allegedly keeping an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Flint a secret. Involuntary manslaughter is the most serious criminal charge filed yet related to the Flint water crisis. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) A group marched on Governor Rick Snyder’s office Tuesday to call for faster work fixing Flint’s water system. 

Republican Lawmakers, Governor Make Budget Deal

Jun 14, 2017
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Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A deal for the state’s budget and teacher retirement has been made. Top Republican lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder have been in a stalemate over what to do with the teacher’s retirement plan. But now a deal is in place. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Zero tolerance in Michigan schools is out. Now the State Board of Education is working on revising the Model Code of Student Conduct to reflect the change. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans in Lansing are trying to roll back the state’s Medicaid expansion – but their legislation may be dead on arrival. 

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