A full year before the state took significant action, some top aides to Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan were alarmed at the quality of Flint’s water, with a lawyer for the governor calling the notion of drinking it “downright scary,” newly released emails show. […] Also evident is the officials’ tendency to focus more on avoiding bad publicity over the issue than on mounting questions about the water itself.
Water Shut Off at 30 Newark Schools Amid Lead Fear
Newark public schools on Wednesday temporarily shut off all water fountains at 30 school buildings where elevated levels of lead were recorded. Bottled water and water coolers were brought in.
Cyclist sues after Uber, private insurance fail to cover crash
[…] Pavenko was cited for improper opening of a door. […]
Police recorded Pavenko’s personal auto insurance information, but Root’s attorney, Michael Colbach, said Pavenko’s insurer wouldn’t cover the liability because Pavenko was driving for hire at the time. […]