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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder charged in Flint water crisis

2 days ago   |   By NBC News

A decision in 2014 left the city with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that killed 12 people.
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Ex Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Charged With Neglect of Duty for Flint Water Crisis

2 days ago   |   By Time

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with willful neglect of duty after an investigation of ruinous decisions that left Flint with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
The charges, revealed in an online court record, are misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
The charges are groundbreaking: No governor or former governor in Michigan's 184-year history had been charged with crimes related to their time in that office, according to the state archivist.
“We believe there is no evidence to support any criminal...
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Flint families welcome new water crisis charges, seek healing

Flint families welcome new water crisis charges, seek healing

2 days ago   |   By KSBW

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty late Wednesday.
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Ex-Governor of Michigan Charged with Neglect in Flint Water Crisis

2 days ago   |   By NY Times

Rick Snyder, the former governor, faces two misdemeanor counts in the crisis, which left thousands of Flint residents drinking tainted water.
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New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

New Charges In Flint Water Crisis, Including Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

2 days ago   |   By NPR

At least a dozen people died and more than 80 people fell ill after untreated water from the Flint River caused lead to leach from old pipes, poisoning the water system city residents relied on.
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