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Obama Declares Emergency for Michigan City's Water

President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency Saturday for the northern state of Michigan, freeing up money for federal aid for the city of Flint. Residents have been drinking and bathing in lead-contaminated water for almost two years, and children are testing with high levels of lead in their young bodies. Flint, about an hour's drive from Detroit, is home to 100,000 people. Most are African American. Forty percent of the population lives in poverty. The water crisis began...

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