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City of Flint water tower
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The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

A worker has died after falling 75 feet (23 meters) at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit.

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A Michigan lawmaker is defending a Facebook post where he noted he could be carrying a handgun while visiting Detroit.

View of the Flint river
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Flint has extended its water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September as the impoverished Michigan city struggles to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.

A remnant of U.S. military supply route linking Ohio and Michigan during the War of 1812 will be preserved under a new public-private partnership.

Cars on freeway
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Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing “connected” roads and traffic signals that will “talk” directly to the next generation of cars.

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A federal judge in Detroit will consider whether to put a temporary national halt on the deportation of Iraqi nationals recently rounded up by U.S. authorities.

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Jennifer Carr knows she’s not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She’s also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is precariously housed.

Gas pump photo
WKAR-MSU

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 4 cents per gallon in the past week.

Detroit photo
Courtesy photo / Michigan Municipal League

Detroit’s land bank will pay Michigan housing officials $5 million as part of a settlement over invoices improperly submitted for repayment as part of the city’s demolition program.

Detroit photo
Courtesy photo / Michigan Municipal League

A new Detroit court program allows motorists to deal with some Michigan State Police traffic tickets online.

Sheriff Patrol Car
Macomb County Sheriff's Office / Facebook

Authorities say a 19-month-old girl has died after being pulled from a canal near a home in suburban Detroit.

Federal investigators say an 18-year-old pilot in Detroit had run out of gas when his plane crashed and a woman was killed.

Detroit skyline
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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation on Monday announced projects across the U.S. that will share $5 million as winners of the Knight Cities Challenge.

The arrest of dozens of Iraqi Christians in southeastern Michigan by U.S. immigration officials has prompted a protest at a detention center in Detroit.

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