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Many Flint Residents Still Believe Their Drinking Water Is Unsafe  –  Deadline Detroit

The writer, an investigative reporter for the ACLU of Michigan, played a pivotal role in helping expose the lead contamination of Flint’s water. This is republished with permission.  By Curt Guyette Four years to the day that the Flint water crisis began, there has been notable progress. Multiple tests, both independent and government-run, have shown average ...

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Varied-Cuisine Food Hall, Including Ramen Spot, Opening in Greektown Casino –  Deadline Detroit

Detroit’s Greektown Casino-Hotel is unveiling more eats for Detroit.  On Tuesday, it opens a $15-million food hall-style dining space called Monroe Market on the casino’s third floor, reports Brenna Houck of Eater Detroit. It will have six fast-casual dining counters and a full-service ramen bar called Noodle Art. The massive 11,000-square-foot dining area, which replaced ...

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2 Unknowns Scramble for Republican U.S. Senate Nomination  –  Deadline Detroit

Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss current issues on “The Friday Morning Podcast,” sponsored by Deadline Detroit: Tuesday’s candidate filing deadline yielded few surprises, but Friday’s withdrawal date has produced shockers in the past.  Three congressional primaries Aug. 7 are wide open, with no House member seeking re-election. ...

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Man Charged After Paintball War on Detroit Streets « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A 22-year-old Detroit man has been charged in connection with a social media-publicized paintball game battle that took place across a number of city neighborhoods. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says Davon Williams was expected to be arraigned Friday with assault and propelling an object at a vehicle. Both charges are misdemeanors. Detroit police Capt. Darrell Patterson ...

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