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Michigan Proposes Strategy to Determine If Flint Water Safe

(ABC News) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is proposing a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint’s water is safe to drink. The state says the plan to try to ensure drinking water no longer is tainted with lead includes residential water testing, school testing, food service and restaurant provider testing, blood testing and overall testing of Flint’s water…

WATCH: Flint Children Tested for Lead

(AP) — Children in Flint, Michigan had their blood drawn during a family fun night event at a local elementary school so it could be tested for lead. Elevated lead levels were found in children’s blood in Flint after the city switched water sources. (Jan. 27) Categories: National News Tags: Blood Test, Flint Michigan, Lead

Flint Water Crisis: Investigation Will Be ‘Exhaustive, Independent’ Says Attorney General

(ABC News) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced two new leaders of the investigation into the ongoing Flint water crisis. Schuette named “tough” former Wayne County prosecutor Todd Flood as the special counsel of the investigation and “no nonsense” retired Detroit FBI chief Andrew Arena as another member of the team. Schuette’s office is investigating whether any state laws…