• ‘Virtual Crim’ offers participation from afar in Flint races

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Organizers of an annual series of summer running races in Flint say people don’t need to be in the city to be a part of this year’s event.

  • In this April 18, 2016 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder fills jugs with filtered tap water at Cheryl Hill's house, in Flint, Mich. Snyder says he will drink Flint's water for roughly a month to show residents it is safe. In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a model for water safety that can help assess whether the current national rules governing lead are too lax.  (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP File) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Michigan governor seeks tougher lead limit for state, nation

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a national model for lead monitoring that could help assess whether current rules are too lax.