Mayor to residents: help test water quality before crucial deadline
Dec09

Mayor to residents: help test water quality before crucial deadline

Flint residents, who once turned themselves into chemists by the thousands at the height of the water crisis, are being asked by Mayor Sheldon Neeley to urgently once again become scientists and test their water quality. In a press release issued this morning, City of Flint Communications Director Marjory Raymer said “The City of Flint is combining forces with the United Way, Habitat for Humanity and the state of Michigan to...

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This Month in the Village:  December Features
Dec07

This Month in the Village: December Features

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East Village Magazine – December 2019
Dec07

East Village Magazine – December 2019

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download here:

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City Council Beat:  Hurley bond refinancing resolution described, council drama erupts again
Dec07

City Council Beat: Hurley bond refinancing resolution described, council drama erupts again

By Tom Travis The Flint City Council, meeting as the Finance Committee Wednesday night, moved a proposed resolution of support for a refinancing and additional $20 million to a Hurley Medical Center bond to the full council for consideration. Several members of the public, many of the city administration staff, all council members except Allen Griggs (8th Ward) were packed with standing room only into the City Council committee room....

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Review:  “Hatred, Inc.” and “Why We Hate” cast light on today’s quagmires
Dec07

Review: “Hatred, Inc.” and “Why We Hate” cast light on today’s quagmires

By Robert Thomas Matt Taibbi’s book Hate Inc. and the Discovery Channel’s six-episode series Why We Hate makes for an informative multi-media journey along the trail of human hatred. Hate Inc. examines why today’s media makes us despise one another. Why We Hate examines causes of hatred using scientific tools like evolutionary anthropology, cognitive science, and neuroscience to flesh out hatred’s roots. Evolutionary anthropologist...

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