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$626M Settlement Approved for Flint Water Crisis Victims

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Is late always better than never?

In Flint, Mich., it’s a question worth asking. Seven years after officials there unleashed a public health catastrophe with decisions that led to dangerous amounts of lead seeping into the city’s drinking water, a federal judge on Wednesday finally approved a $626 million settlement…

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