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Reporter Curt Guyette to Show “Here’s To Flint” in Southfield March 13

March 1st 2017

Reporter Curt Guyette to Show “Here’s To Flint” in Southfield March 13 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI – Mark your calendars for Monday, March 13th at 6:30 pm! Curt Guyette, investigative reporter for the ACLU, will be the special guest speaker at Southfield Public Library when he shows the documentary, co-produced by local activist Kate Levy, […]

County Democrats Propose Fund to Help Schools Test for Lead in Water System

May 19th 2016

County Democrats Propose Fund to Help Schools Test for Lead in Water System (Oakland County Democrats, May 19, 2016)   Oakland County, MI – Yesterday, Oakland County Commissioner Dave Woodward (D-Royal Oak) announced a plan to introduce a proposal to fund lead and copper testing of county schools and childcare centers (including day cares, preschools, […]

President Obama and Governor Snyder Visit Flint

May 4th 2016

President Obama and Governor Snyder Visit Flint (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 4, 2016) Flint, MI – President Barack Obama visited Flint on Wednesday for a briefing about the community’s water crisis.  He spoke to a crowd of 1,000 people at Flint Northwestern High School, and even drank from a glass of filtered water on stage.  […]

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water

April 27th 2016

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oakland County, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and […]

Clarkston School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Clarkston School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Clarkston, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use […]

Hazel Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Hazel Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video)

February 6th 2016

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – In Flint there have been many people who fought in their own ways to bring attention to the problems faced by residents since the water was switched from Detroit water to water from the Flint River. […]

Guest View: Tears from #FerndaletoFlint

January 30th 2016

Guest View: Tears from #FerndaletoFlint (Darren Bolsby, Jan. 30, 2016) Flint, MI – There are no words for the emotional roller coaster that played out today. People from all over Ferndale, and all over other communities as well, have been collecting water to take to the people of Flint whose water is unusable due to […]

President Declares Emergency in Flint, FEMA to Coordinate Efforts

January 16th 2016

President Declares Emergency in Flint, FEMA to Coordinate Efforts (FEMA Press Release, Jan. 16, 2016) Flint, MI – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of Michigan to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]