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Michigan City's Water Crisis Turns Into Political Issue

January 19, 2016 12:59 AM
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The governor of the north central U.S. state of Michigan is fending off the latest attacks from politicians and celebrities who have accused him of ignoring a water problem in the city of Flint for too long. The National Guard has sent additional troops into Flint, where the water supply is so contaminated with lead that it cannot be used for drinking or bathing. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.