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Mayor Karen Weaver updates Flint water crisis at news conference

FLINT, Mich. – Mayor Karen Weaver held a news conference Friday morning to discuss the ongoing Flint water crisis.

The conference was held at 10 a.m. in the lobby of city hall.

Weaver provided an update to the FAST Start initiative, a program to replace all the lead service lines in Flint and restore safe, clean drinking water. Weaver is also expected to discuss plans to hire Flint residents to increase water and filter distribution.

Virginia Tech Professor Marc Edwards announced the results of the most recent Flint water tests Friday. 

READ: Virginia Tech Professor Marc Edwards to release recent Flint water test results

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