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HILLARY CLINTON TO TRAVEL TO FLINT

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Hillary Clinton will be coming to Flint on February 7th to talk about what local leaders need to do to fix the water crisis. 

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A former NFL player recounts his health struggles after his playing career

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Not too long ago, a football-related concussion would have been just another part of the game. 

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Super Bowl weekend forecast

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Gray this morning as clouds blanket Mid-Michigan. Not much in the way of sunshine for your Saturday, but a few peeks of sun are possible this afternoon. 

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Investigating workplace deaths in Michigan Video included

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The TV5 I-Team is taking a hard look at workplace deaths throughout the state.

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TV5 hosts a Flint water crisis town hall

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TV5 has gathered the people at the center of the Flint water crisis to discuss the city's future. 

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Runaway bull wanders back to slaughter house

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When Otis Hutchinson first heard a renegade bull was loose in his neighborhood, he thought it was a load of bull. 

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Former head of DEQ quality unit terminated

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An employee within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been terminated in connection to the Flint water crisis. 

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Your questions, answered by experts

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Using our hashtag #TV5TownHall, viewers across Mid-Michigan got their tough questions answered by experts. 

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Grey and gloomy; Where's the sun?

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Are the grey skies making you feel a little gloomy? Do you feel like it’s been weeks since you’ve seen the sun? You aren’t alone. Of course clouds are typical for winter in Michigan.

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Thousands of kids tested for lead, officials want to see more

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Lisia Williams wants answers. She's worried about what Flint's water might've done to her children. "Right now not being tested you just don't know," Williams said. So she stopped by the health department to get her kids tested for lead, same goes for Gabrielle Merrell. "You want to have that on file. You know our city was poisoned," Merrell said. Merrell said she knows how lead could affect her child's development. So she wants to be prepared. "I'd rather... More>>

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Trust a prevailing theme in TV5's Town Hall

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Did you miss our hour-long special?  We gathered experts, politicians and activists to our Flint studio to talk about the future of the city's water crisis.  

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Water committee meets behind closed doors

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Gov. Rick Snyder met with a Flint water committee working to coordinate a response and recovery efforts to provide safe drinking water. 

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Trash services working to get residents to recycle

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There is growing concern of a new crisis taking over the city of Flint. 

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Snyder defends office's handling of Legionnaires'

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Internal emails show that high-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires' disease potentially linked to Flint's water long before the governor reported the increase to the public. Now Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is defending how his office responded to the email.

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Flint food establishments urged to get water inspections

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Officials are encouraging food establishments in Flint to take advantage of free water safety inspections being offered amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. 

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Police: Woman jumps from vehicle after husband threatens to kill her

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Mid-Michigan residents called 911 after they came across a woman screaming for help in the middle of the road.

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Undocumented immigrants face challenges, fear getting resources in water crisis

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A group of people has been hit especially hard by a city’s water crisis, but the city’s mayor said it doesn’t have to be that way. 

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Gov. Rick Snyder invited to testify in front of Congress regarding Flint

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Gov. Rick Snyder has officially been invited to testify in front of Congress regarding the Flint water crisis.

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Union in talks on how to assist in human trafficking fight

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Michigan's largest state employee union is in talks about how thousands of government workers could assist more in the fight against human trafficking.

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It's National Weatherperson's Day!

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Today is National Weatherperson’s Day! In honor of the unofficial holiday TV5 would like to recognize its awesome meteorologists.

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Top 5 on 5

Best paczki in Genesee County and Tri-Cities

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It's time for another installment of TV5's Top 5 on 5. This week we're looking for the best paczki in Genesee County and the Tri-Cities.

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Possible wedding ring found in Kroger parking lot

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What appears to be a wedding band was found in Kroger’s parking lot in Grand Blanc.

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Officials: Pets shouldn't be given unfiltered Flint water

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Officials are reminding people to make sure pets aren't drinking unfiltered Flint tap water after two area dogs tested positive for lead toxicity in recent months.

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Report: Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes

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Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.

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Gov. Snyder asks U.S. SBA for economic disaster declaration in Flint

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Governor Rick Snyder is seeking an economic disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration for Flint and Genesee County as the city struggles with lead-tainted water.

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Federal officials urge Flint residents to keep using filters

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Federal officials are continuing to urge Flint residents to use filters on their tap water.

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Family convinced son's illness was Legionnaires' disease after emails released

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11-year old Konnor Reynolds loves video games, and one day hopes to design them. 

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EPA: Out of 10 samples, 8 have great news

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In a press conference with the EPA and Department of Health and Human Services, they announced recent testing is showing encouraging results with the use of water filters. 

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Could neighboring communities be affected by water crisis?

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Michigan residents who live outside of Flint are concerned their water may be laced with lead. 

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Pistons host FlintNow event

The vice chairman of Palace Sports and Entertainment spearheaded the initiative to use the team to help Flint. To donate go to pistons.com/flintnow.

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SLIDESHOW

These lovable dogs and cats are available for adoption in the Tri-City area -- can you offer them a good home?

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These people have been accused of crimes across Mid-Michigan.

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