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U.S. Senate approves aid for Flint, Michigan, water crisis

Reuters Thursday, 15 September 2016 ()
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a broad $10 billion water projects development bill that will help Flint, Michigan, deal with a long-running problem of lead contamination in the city's water supply.
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STEW Reminder (it was 95-3): U.S. Senate approves $9.4B bill containing #Flint aid https://t.co/ETqd8l9teo 15 minutes ago


Gradie Senate Approves Funding for Flint Water Crisis https://t.co/64pYZG3gAS 5 hours ago


Eric Folkerth The Senate approves aid for Flint, Michigan by at 95-3 vote. They don't vote for *anything* by that margin. The... https://t.co/pCFbhEVpUn 14 hours ago


Ricardo SMith Senate Approves Funding for Flint Water Crisis https://t.co/bp2vLk9CdM NOT TRUE McConnell has moved those fund to LA today. 16 hours ago


#SaveNelly Senate Approves Funding for Flint Water Crisis https://t.co/073JYO6vco 1 day ago


#Flintstone Fo Life! RT @ReutersUS: U.S. Senate approves aid for Flint, Michigan, water crisis https://t.co/yVw8J4DAY4 1 day ago

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