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Gov. Snyder's Sweeping Plan For Flint Water Crisis Gets A Reality Check

Just days after Gov. Rick Snyder outlined a plan to target Flint's short-term, intermediate- and long-term needs, a task force that he appointed blamed his administration for much of the problem.

In this May 8, 2005 photo, supporters of the far right party NPD gather at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Refugees Rescue German Politician, But The Rhetoric Stays The Same

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Long Tomorrow Tied + Tickled Trio
Guanxi DJ Spooky, DJ Spooky Vs. Scanner et. al.

Gujaratis played a huge role in the expansion of Best Westerns and Days Inns across the country, according to one scholar, partly because they were willing to relocate to places like Berlin, Conn., pictured here. Mike Mozart/Flickr hide caption

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Here To Stay: How Indian-Born Innkeepers Revolutionized America's Motels

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Who Let the Dogs Out Singing Dogs
Freddie Freeloader [Instrumental] Miles Davis

In his barn, Bertoia would play his sculptures for small invited audiences, or by himself late at night. His sculptures are in the barn where he left them when he died in 1978. John Brien/Important Records hide caption

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Sound Sculptor Harry Bertoia Created Musical, Meditative Art

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Former NBA player and now broadcaster, Bill Walton, plays the drums with the University of Utah band before the game between the Arizona Wildcats and the Utah Utes on February 27, 2016. Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images hide caption

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How Basketball Great Bill Walton Thrived In A Life Of Limitations

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Stella Blue Grateful Dead
Hallucinate a Solution Circles Around the Sun
Dudeman Viktor Krauss
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Gov. Snyder's Sweeping Plan For Flint Water Crisis Gets A Reality Check

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Mental Images Robin Eubanks Mass Line Big Band
Harmonica Trip Hop Mikola McCole
Unraveling Square Peg Round Hole

The authors of The Electric Pencil believe the "ECT" in illustration No. 197 is a reference to electrotherapy, which was part of James Edward Deeds Jr.'s treatment at State Hospital No. 3. Courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press hide caption

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With Just Pencil And Paper, A Patient Found Escape Inside State Hospital No. 3

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Contemporary yarns used an array of modern colors, like fuchsia, but still echo Irish traditions. These are hand-spun at used at Studio Donegal in Ireland. Courtesy of Studio Donegal hide caption

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Irish Tweed: Hand-Looming With A Modern Twist

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Meet Cuba's All-Female Orchestra

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Camerata en Guaguanco Camerata Romeu
Pregoneros Camerata Romeu

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