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Musk donation to pay for school water filtration systems

A $480,000 donation from the Musk Foundation will allow schools in Flint, Michigan, to install ultraviolet water filtration systems to drinking fountains.

Wilmington mom takes GenX worries into her own hands

It has been exactly one month since Starnews broke the story about GenX being discovered in the Cape Fear River, and the question of whether our water is safe to drink is still up in the air.

Flint water lead levels now below federal limit

The finding by the Department of Environmental Quality is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have grappled with the man-made water crisis since 2014.

6 more Michigan public workers charged in Flint water crisis

Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.

Flint residents await interviews with federal investigators

Federal investigators are heading to Flint, Michigan, this weekend to interview residents who complained early on to the federal government about problems with the city's water supply.

Pelosi, House Democrats to Travel to Flint on Fact-Finding Mission

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and about two dozen House Democrats will travel to Flint, Michigan, later this week to meet with victims of the city's ongoing water crisis.

Official’s email says shift to Flint River made too quickly

As the city of Flint, Michigan, prepared to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint River, an official with the municipal water plant said his superiors were prodding him to move too quickly, an email released by the governor's office Friday shows.

Local church sends truckload of water to Flint, Michigan

A truckload of water is beginning the journey from Wilmington to Flint, Michigan thanks to St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church.

Michigan proposes strategy to determine if Flint water safe

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is proposing a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint's water is safe to drink.

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