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Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Jan. 21, 2016 file photo shows the Flint River near downtown Flint, Mich. City leaders are floating a shockingly high price to replace the city’s water infrastructure damaged after the state’s disastrous decision in 2014 to use the Flint River as the city’s drinking water source without adding a chemical to control corrosion, which [&hellip...

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2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshman retention

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Snow covers the ground in front of Bradley Hall at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal, faculty firings and a demotion at Mount St....

Trump and Sanders big winners, riding voter frustration

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. At his side are his wife Melania Trump, left, and daughter Ivanka Trump, right. (AP Photo/David Goldman)...

More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crash

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut. The bus, which was on its way from New York City to the...

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement. The locations were chosen because they embody a particular trait of successful...

Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with...

Oregon police officer shot while serving warrant on suspect

February 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was fatally shot as he was serving an arrest warrant Friday night, authorities said. The 55-year-old suspect, who was shot by another officer, also died. Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis...

Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

February 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. The Church of Jesus...

Pilot’s husband doesn’t believe she survived collision

February 6, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Rescue boats search for wreckage from two small planes that collided in midair and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbor Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Pedro, Calif. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities said. The planes collided...

Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

February 5, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Crime scene tape surrounds a home Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Chicago. Chicago police are investigating what led to the deaths of two children, two women and two men whose bodies were found Thursday, with signs of trauma inside the home on the city’s South...

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