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Highlights from every speech on Day 3 of the DNC

Newsday - ‎vor 4 Stunden‎
“There are pockets of America that never recovered from factory closures; men who took pride in hard work and providing for their families who now feel forgotten,” Obama said. “Parents who wonder whether their kids will have the same opportunities we have.
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This One Tweet Should Remind You That Flint's Water Crisis Still Isn't Over

Romper - ‎18.07.2016‎
Now and again, though, something happens to remind everyone about the disaster in Flint, where in 2014 city officials decided to switch the city's water supply from Lake Huron water to the polluted water of the Flint River. This weekend, Birmingham CBS ...

Voter Guide: Slate of 8 candidates compete for 85th District seat

MLive.com - ‎26.07.2016‎
Setting the precedent of state funding Flint's water crisis is scary. This is not an issue isolated to Flint. In the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, lead piping was used everywhere.

State officials work to obscure water crisis in Flint

World Socialist Web Site - ‎22.07.2016‎
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's close aide and point man over the Flint water crisis told a CBS news affiliate earlier this week that “Things are getting back to normal” in the city whose water supply was lead poisoned.
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Snyder's new MDEQ director was manager for BP during 2010 oil spill

Detroit Free Press - ‎14.07.2016‎
Snyder named Grether of Williamston, currently deputy director at the Michigan Agency for Energy, to replace Keith Creagh, who has served as interim DEQ director since late December, about three months after the Flint drinking water crisis erupted as a ...

Top Flint Official Claims 'Things Are Getting Back To Normal' in Aftermath of Water Crisis, Residents Disagree

Atlanta Black Star - ‎20.07.2016‎
This past weekend, newly elected Flint adviser Harvey Hollins told Birmingham CBS affiliate WIAT that things are slowly but surely returning to “normal” in the metropolitan Michigan city, whose water was severely contaminated when government officials ...

Another View: Like a sick joke: Snyder appoints BP lobbyist to head of MDEQ

Petoskey News-Review - ‎20.07.2016‎
It's a stunning look into the way the governor views the state's responsibility to protect Michigan's environment, and Michiganders' health. And in the aftermath of the Flint water crisis, it's like Snyder is rubbing the noses of his constituents in ...

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

Fresno Bee - ‎19.07.2016‎
It's a stunning look into the way the governor views the state's responsibility to protect Michigan's environment, and Michiganders' health. And in the aftermath of the Flint water crisis, it's like Snyder is rubbing the noses of his constituents in ...

A botched roll-out for the new head of the scandal-plagued state Department of Environmental Quality

Michigan Radio - ‎18.07.2016‎
Democrats, environmentalists, Flint water activists and others zeroed in on the fact that Grether prevented new laws in the wake of the oil disaster. And that dominated the conversation for the first 24 hours following the announcement while the Snyder ...
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Republican and Democratic platforms show parties further apart than ever

The Guardian - ‎17.07.2016‎
It also mentions this year's crisis over lead in drinking water in Flint, Michigan, and vows to redouble efforts to prevent such pollution disasters. The party also states its opposition to drilling in the Arctic and off the Atlantic coast and its ...

Remember that effort to recall Rick Snyder? Yeah… not so much

Hot Air - ‎19.07.2016‎
After the news of the lead in Flint's water supply broke, Democrats were in a tizzy as they looked for a Republican to blame.

Guest Editorial: Like a sick joke: Snyder appoints BP lobbyist to head MDEQ

HollandSentinel.com - ‎17.07.2016‎
In the wake of the Flint water crisis, amid profound concerns over an aging oil pipeline under the Great Lakes, with an ongoing, urgent need to decrease pollution and improve air quality and public health in southwest Detroit, Gov.
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We'll Have to Wait for Summer to See Winter Arrive on “Game of Thrones “

myCentralOregon.com - ‎18.07.2016‎
After 16 months of construction, the new Jefferson County courthouse will open Monday morning. Courthouse operations at the old facility will shut down at noon today (Friday), to allow staff members to move into their new offices in time for Monday ...

Republican National Convention 2016: Five Themes to Watch

myCentralOregon.com - ‎17.07.2016‎
Pence has already sanded away his main policy differences with the man he didn't endorse during the primaries, and the GOP will descend on Cleveland arguably more united than it's been all year because of the choice. Democrats, meanwhile, are using ...
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