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Jordan Brand releasing Air Jordan 13 'Red Flint' after shoe took off in 2020

The Air Jordan 13 "Flint" experienced much success after being re-released on the heels of ESPN's "The Last Dance" documentary in 2020.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Water crisis took toll on Flint adults' physical, mental health

New research from Cornell and the University of Michigan offers the first comprehensive evidence that the city's adult residents suffered a range of adverse physical and mental health symptoms potentially linked to the crisis in the years during and following it, with Black residents affected disproportionately.
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Arrest Made Following Apparent Assault on Mail Carrier

One person has been arrested after a mail carrier apparently was assaulted on a street outside a Flint apartment complex.
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‘Hill killerz’ trend has managed to make climbing hills fun

Maria Schur is adding something new to climbing: smiles.(Photo: Madi Carlson) “Historically, I’ve hated hills. But what are you going to do? Ride around every single hill?”— Maria Schur When it comes to bicycling, Portlander Maria Schur has morphed from hill hater to hill lover. And now, her personal journey has led her to spread that love to others. Maria is Portland’s hill-climbing ambassador. A sloped street sommelier whose infectious love of riding bikes and building community has...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Google Maps, Maria, Flint, Don, Harney, Forest Grove, Forest Park, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Madi Carlson


Experts say it's unlikely COVID-19 passports will come about: 'The vaccine passport could wind up being irrelevant'

Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Experts say it's unlikely an international COVID-19 passport travel system will come about. They have flagged privacy, inequality, politics, and long-term need as the main problems. Still, the travel industry is banking on a system to allow international travel to resume. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 passports have been hailed as the key to opening up the global economy, but some privacy and hea...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Science, News, White House, China, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Philippines, Healthcare, Who


Charts show the US on the brink of a 4th coronavirus surge as variants spread and states relax restrictions

Revelers flock to the beach to celebrate spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona US coronavirus cases have increased 12% in the last week. About 30 states are reporting upticks. Experts think the spread of a more infectious, deadlier variant is partially to blame. Charts show how cases are spiking in the six states seeing some of the most dramatic increases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Although 23% of the US populatio...
Tags: Health, Florida, UK, New York, Texas, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Miami, Michigan


Judge Rejects Effort to Extend Sign-Up for Flint Water Cash

A judge has rejected a last-minute effort to extend Monday’s deadline to register for a share of the $641 million Flint water lawsuit settlement.
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Late Effort Made to Extend Sign-Up for Flint Water Cash

A judge suddenly scheduled a hearing Friday on a request to extend Monday’s deadline to register for a share of the $641 million Flint water lawsuit settlement.
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Former Trulia CEO Pete Flint leads investment round in Instashowing

Flint and other big-name investors including Tom Ferry collectively dropped $1.5 million on the showing management startup.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Switzerland, Zillow, Dotloop, Austin Allison, Trulia, Industry News, Flint, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Select, News Brief, Tom Ferry, Pete Flint, NFX, TOMO


How my startup uses AI to reimagine water utilities

History repeats itself, but it doesn’t have to. I was inspired to launch my startup, Varuna, when Austin Water released its first-ever boil water warning in 2018 — a moment eerily similar to the massive winter storm in Texas just a few weeks ago. Because the water utility companies didn’t have enough real-time data to measure water quality in individual neighborhoods, they took the blanket approach of asking all of the city’s 950,000 residents to boil any water ingested through drinking or cooki...
Tags: Google, Texas, New York City, Alabama, Entrepreneurs, Sustainability, Chicago, Epa, Black, Flint, U S Census, Varuna, Google Cloud, Diversity and Inclusion, Seyi Fabode, Austin Water


Celebra el Día Mundial del Agua con este emprendimiento

La historia se repite, pero no tiene por qué hacerlo. Fui inspirado a fundar mi emprendimiento, Varuna, cuando Austin Water lanzó su primera advertencia de contaminación del agua en 2018; algo extrañamente similar sucedió semanas antes cuando se desató una masiva tormenta invernal en Texas.  Debido a que las empresas de servicios hídricos no tenían suficientes datos en tiempo real para medir la calidad del agua en los vecindarios individuales, optaron por el enfoque general de solicitar a los 95...
Tags: Google, Texas, Alabama, Entrepreneurs, Chicago, Epa, Flint, Estados Unidos, Varuna, Seyi Fabode, Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, Jamail, Jamail Carter, Texas Debido, Luisiana Texas, Chicago Nueva Jersey y la Ciudad de Nueva York


Swansea City 0-1 Cardiff City: Flint seals derby win for Bluebirds

Cardiff City win the south Wales derby and deal a huge blow to Swansea's hopes of automatic promotion with a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Liberty Stadium.
Tags: Football, Swansea City, Swansea, Cardiff City, South Wales, Flint


Michigan Ex-Governor Loses Challenge to Flint Water Charges

A judge has rejected a request to dismiss misdemeanor charges against a former Michigan governor in the Flint water scandal.
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Mindy Kaling Joins Cast of Disney+ Original Series Monsters at Work

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mindy Kaling joins cast of Disney+ original series Monsters at Work Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling (The Office, Inside Out, Late Night) has joined the cast of Disney+’s highly anticipated animated series Monsters At Work. Kaling will voice the role of Val Little, an enthusiastic member of the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team (aka “MIFT”). Additionally, Bonnie Hunt will reprise her role as Ms. Flint, who was formerly in charge of training new Scarers at Monsters, Inc., but will no...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, John Goodman, TV News, Streaming, Kaling, Yeti, Mindy Kaling, Disney Television Animation, Hunt, Flint, Duncan, Mike, Billy Crystal, Robinsons


‘Monsters Inc.’ TV Series ‘Monsters at Work’ is Coming in July, Adds Mindy Kaling and Reveals New Characters

Disney+ is bringing Monsters Inc. back in a new way with the sequel series Monsters at Work. After being in development for a couple years, we finally have word that the series will arrive this July. But that’s not all, because Disney+ has also released a look at some new monsters from the series, and a new cast member reporting for duty. Monsters at Work picks up the day after Monsters Inc. started harvesting the laughter of children instead of scaring them and using their screams to power Mon...
Tags: Work, Television, Movies, Disney, Animation, Sequels, John-Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Yeti, Randall, Cutter, Mindy Kaling, Flint, Duncan, Mike, Billy Crystal


Snyder Aide Seeks Hearing to See Flint Water Evidence

A former state official charged in the Flint water scandal asked a judge Friday to give him an opportunity to hear the evidence that led to an indictment.
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Judge Hears Arguments Over Whether to Spike Snyder Charges

Lawyers clashed over whether a Flint water indictment against former Gov. Rick Snyder was filed in the wrong county and should be dismissed.
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Judge: Flint Water Charge Against Snyder Aide OK for Now

A judge has declined to dismiss an indictment against a former state official who is charged with perjury in an investigation of the Flint water crisis.
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The Huckberry Giveaway: March 2021

Below you’ll find some of my favorite recent offerings from Huckberry. Enter the giveaway to win any of these items, or anything else available in their store (up to a value of $500). My Picks This Month 1. Proof Rover Pant. Cut in a classic tailored fit, but constructed like a work pant, the Rovers have a gusseted crotch for extra mobility. Add in a breathable canvas material, and you’ve got a pair of pants for every kind of terrain and environment.  2. All-Weather Duckboot. When snow boots ...
Tags: Life, Giveaway, Promotion, Flint, Timex, Salomon, Ergo, Rovers, Jaybird Vista Headphones Bluetooth, JUDY Mover Max, Onsen Towels This


Prisoners Donate $2,000 to Educate Flint-Area Jail Inmates

Men at a prison in southern Michigan have donated $2,000 to an education program for inmates at a Flint-area jail.
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Judge to Hear Snyder Arguments About Indictment Next Week

Former Gov. Rick Snyder’s bid to have misdemeanor charges dismissed in the Flint water crisis will get a hearing next Tuesday.
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Snyder Lawyers Note Possible Conflicts in Flint Water Case

Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Snyder believe Flint residents might have conflicts that could prevent them from serving as judges or jurors in his criminal case related to lead in drinking water.
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Snyder Team: No Flint Residents Should Be Water Case Jurors

Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Snyder believe Flint residents have possible conflicts and can’t serve as judges or jurors in his criminal case related to lead in drinking water.
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Q&A: How the scars of Flint's water crisis shook faith in Covid-19 vaccine

Mistrust in the government is nothing new for the residents of Flint, Michigan. CNN's Go There team asked readers to submit questions to correspondent Omar Jimenez about what it was like reporting in Flint.
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He lost his father to Covid-19. He's still hesitant to get the vaccine

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched its water source, causing a crisis that resulted in several deaths and myriad health problems. Now, a strong sense of distrust in government and public health officials is prevalent in residents, the majority of whom are Black and Brown. With the coronavirus vaccine currently rolling out across the country, scarred Flint residents are still wondering whether or not it's safe to take. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.
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'Why should I trust you now?' Flint residents grapple with vaccine hesitancy

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched its water source, causing a crisis that resulted in several deaths and myriad health problems. Now, a strong sense of distrust in government and public health officials is prevalent in residents, the majority of whom are Black and Brown. With the coronavirus vaccine currently rolling out across the country, scarred Flint residents are still wondering whether or not it's safe to take. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Flint Michigan, Flint, Omar Jimenez


30 companies that give back all year long - not just around the holidays

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cotopaxi is a B Corp that puts 1% of its yearly revenue toward grants to nonprofits making sustainable changes in poverty alleviation. Cotopaxi/Instagram Giving back is woven into the business and operations of these 30 companies. If you shop from the following brands, you're also supporting several charitable initiatives. Need more gift ideas? Check out our ultimate gift guide.Aside from volunteering wit...
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Judge Needs More Time for Thorny Issues in Flint Water Case

A judge says he needs more time to research whether Genesee County, Michigan, is the proper place to charge a former Michigan governor in the Flint water scandal.
Tags: Michigan, Flint, Genesee County Michigan


Senate to hold hearing into January Capitol attack by Trump supporters – live

Senate to hear witness testimony from law enforcement officersRuling on Trump tax records could be costly defeatUS coronavirus death toll passes 500,000Biden: ‘We must not become numb to the sorrow’Merrick Garland hearing will continue todaySign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 1.25pm GMT At least 160 public Confederate symbols were taken down or moved from public spaces in 2020, according to a new count by the Southern Poverty Law Center, report the Associated Press.T...
Tags: Senate, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, US Senate, Michigan, Associated Press, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Trump, Flint, Rick Snyder, Snyder, Genesee County, Southern Poverty Law Center, Garland


Judge Hearing Dispute Over Proper Venue in Flint Water Case

A judge plans to hear arguments in a dispute over whether Flint water prosecutors charged a former Michigan governor in the wrong county.
Tags: Michigan, Flint, Flint Water Case