• HOLD FOR STORY BY DAVID EGGERT- FILE- In a file photo from Feb. 5, 2016, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, center and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Deacon Omar Odette, right, meet with volunteers helping to load vehicles with bottled water in Flint, Mich. Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the lead-contaminated water emergency in Flint. Democrats, especially those running for president, are pointing to mistakes by Snyder's administration during the crisis as a vivid example of Republican-style cost-cutting run amok. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder’s standing as one of the GOP’s most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration’s mishandling of the city’s switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.

  • Colorado Avalanche's Jarome Iginla, left, celebrates his first period goal with teammates Blake Comeau, middle, and Gabriel Landeskog during NHL hockey action against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa, Canada, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Iginla scores twice, Avalanche beat Senators 4-3

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche solidified their standing on the playoff bubble. The Ottawa Senators fell even further behind in a crowded pack.