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The Flint Water Plant Tower is seen on January 6, 2022 in Flint, Michigan. A judge declared a mistrial on Thursday after jurors said they could not reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering companies should take some responsibility for lead from Flint – contaminated water.

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A Mistrial Is Declared In The Engineers' Flint Water Lawsuit : Npr

The Flint Water Plant Tower is seen on January 6, 2022 in Flint, Michigan. A judge declared a mistrial on Thursday after jurors said they could not reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering companies should take some responsibility for lead from Flint – contaminated water.

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DETROIT — A judge declared a mistrial on Thursday after jurors said they could not reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering companies should take some responsibility in the Flint’s lead-contaminated water.

Veolia North America and Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, known as LAN, have been accused of not doing enough to have Flint treat the highly corrosive water or seek a return from a regional water supplier.

A mistrial has been declared in federal court in Ann Arbor, Michigan, court spokesman David Ashenfelter said.

After hearing months of evidence, the jury began full deliberations on July 25, but also took a scheduled 11-day break before returning on Tuesday.

The trial focused on engineering firms and the effects of lead on four children, not all Flint residents. But the outcome was being watched closely as it would likely influence possible settlements or trials in other cases.

Veolia and LAN were not part of a landmark $626 million deal involving thousands of residents in the majority-black city, the state of Michigan and other parties.

Citing the cost, Flint’s government-appointed managers at the time. Rick Snyder stopped using water from a Detroit agency and switched to the Flint River while waiting for a new pipeline to Lake Huron.

The water was contaminated in 2014-2015 because the water taken from the river was not treated to reduce the corrosive effect on the lead pipes. Michigan’s Civil Rights Commission said the tainted water was the result of systemic racism in the city, doubting the water change and dismissal of complaints would have happened in a prosperous white community.

In closing arguments, the children’s lawyers argued that Veolia should be held 50% liable for the lead contamination and that LAN should be held 25% liable, with public officials making up the balance.

But lawyers for Veolia noted that the company was briefly hired amid the crisis, not before the tap was turned on. LAN said an engineer repeatedly recommended that Flint test the river water for weeks to determine what treatments would be needed.

LAN attorney Wayne Mason said outside engineers were lumped in with a “bad actor platoon,” namely state and local officials who controlled all major decisions and seemed more concerned about the cost of water. only by its quality.

Snyder was called as a witness but declined to answer questions, citing his right against self-incrimination. He was charged with a misdemeanor in a separate Flint water investigation, but the Michigan Supreme Court ruled the indictment invalid. State prosecutors are trying to reinstate the charges.

The jury instead watched a video of Snyder’s 2020 interview with attorneys.

“I wish that never happened,” he said of the water mess, acknowledging the government’s mistakes.

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Tony La Russa is ‘surprised’ but welcomes Johnny Cueto’s remarks that the Chicago White Sox need to ‘show the fire’

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Tony La Russa Is ‘Surprised’ But Welcomes Johnny Cueto’s Remarks That The Chicago White Sox Need To ‘Show The Fire’

Tony La Russa said he was “surprised” but also welcomed Johnny Cueto’s thoughts after the Chicago White Sox starter said the team needed to “show the fire that we have — if we have any.”

Cueto was asked after Wednesday’s 8-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals what in his view the club needed to string wins together. Cueto, speaking through an interpreter, said the Sox “need to be more aggressive and we need to show more swagger. We need to go out there and play, and play hard and show what we can do.”

“We need to fight,” Cueto said. “We need to show the fight, we need to show the fire that we have — if we have any.”

La Russa said Thursday morning at Kauffman Stadium that he heard Cueto’s answer, and his preference was to keep statements in-house.

“I’m surprised that he said that,” La Russa said. “But not only is his opinion welcomed, it also carries weight. (He’s) experienced. So I’ll ask him about it.

“He’s a veteran, we all respect him. But it’s surprising, usually that’s better said in the clubhouse for the teammates. That way it can be discussed.”

La Russa pointed to double plays like second baseman Josh Harrison’s flip to shortstop Lenyn Sosa in Wednesday’s game as a positive.

“It’s a curious statement,” La Russa said Thursday. “Better to be discussed with the family, if there’s a problem, we’ll straighten it out.”

Wednesday was another missed opportunity. The Sox took a two-run lead in the top of the sixth, but the Royals answered with two in the bottom of the inning and grabbed the lead on a solo homer in the seventh. The Royals added four runs in the eighth.

Cueto, 36, allowed two earned runs on nine hits and did not factor in the decision.

The Sox have alternated wins over their last eight games and entered Thursday’s series finale one game over .500 at 56-55. They are in third place in the American League Central, trailing the first-place Cleveland Guardians by 2½ games.

Before the game, the Sox announced shortstop Tim Anderson underwent successful surgery Thursday morning in Chicago to repair a sagittal band tear on the middle finger of his left hand. The All-Star’s expected return remains about six weeks.

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The cheapest gas prices in Colorado right now are in Longmont, Firestone

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Coloradons haven’t seen gas prices below $3 in a while now, but motorists in Longmont and Firestone are enjoying the lowest prices in the state with several gas stations now hitting $2 $.94 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.

Nationally, gasoline prices continue to fall, with the average price hitting $3.99, below $4 for the first time since February. While that’s an instant relief for many drivers and families, Skyler McKinley, AAA’s regional director of public affairs, said the downward trend could be a bad sign.

“We had very high prices for so long because there was a lot more demand than supply,” McKinley said. “Supply hasn’t really increased over the past few months, so we’re seeing a decline due to the demand side of the equation. These are not necessarily good changes.

Motorists are driving less and have changed their behavior to adjust to high prices, and on a larger scale, crude oil prices have fluctuated wildly as fears of a recession grow.

McKinley noted that Colorado has one of the fastest falling gas prices, $4.08 on Thursday according to AAA, and saw a drop of more than 70 cents on the month, “but at what cost?”

All eyes are on the global economy and central banks and, locally, on indicators such as employment and wages.

“If we start to see people lose their jobs, if we start to see lost wage gains, that might mean cheaper gas, but that will mean an economy where we all suffer a little more,” McKinley said. . “If prices fall and people keep their jobs, it could mean that central banks have managed to cool the economy without causing a recession.”

The main indicator, McKinley said, will be Labor Day. Gas prices normally drop when people stop travelling, but if gas prices continue to fall, as they are now, that could be a bad sign.

“It’s too early to make an assessment before Labor Day,” McKinley said.

For now, however, McKinley said Coloradans can enjoy the relief at the pumps, as Denver subway prices are at a low $3.55, according to Gas Buddy.

Three gas stations in Longmont and one in Firestone – all at the intersection of Interstate 25 and the Colo. 119 in the Del Camino Business Park area – sell gas for less than $3 to $2.94 or $2.99, according to GasBuddy.

The cheapest gasoline in Colorado right now

  • $2.94 — Phillips 66, 3851 CO-119, Longmont
  • $2.94 – Circle K, 10963 W. I-25 Frontage Road, Longmont
  • $2.94 — QuikTrip, 3979 CO-119, Firestone
  • $2.99 ​​— 7-Eleven, 3914 CO-119, Longmont
  • $3.03 — Exxon, 3768 CO-52, Frederick
  • $3.13 — Conoco, 11099 E. Frontage Road, Firestone
  • $3.29 – Sam’s Club, 1200 Hover St., Longmont
  • $3.38 – King Soopers, 6110 Firestone Blvd, Firestone
  • $3.38 – Murphy Express, 4615 Downtown Road, Longmont
  • $3.45 — Conoco, 900 Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont

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Dolphins camp: So how does third-string QB look? Observations, plus stock up, stock down

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Get ready for the Skylar Thompson showcase this weekend.

With Tua Tagovailoa’s playing status uncertain for Saturday’s preseason opener against Tampa Bay, it’s possible that the former Kansas State standout the Miami Dolphins selected in the seventh round this year could play most, if not all of the Saturday’s exhibition.

With Teddy Bridgewater sitting out all of Thursday’s 11-on-11 periods, Tagovailoa and Thompson were the only Dolphins quarterbacks who participated in team drills during the joint practices against the Buccaneers.

And Thompson used those extra reps to shine with his unit.

In his first pass of the early 11-on-11 period, Thompson found Tanner Conner wide open on the left side of the field, and the undrafted rookie from Idaho State scurried to the end zone for a touchdown.

A few snaps later, Thompson, who threw for 7,124 yards and scored 42 touchdown in his five seasons for the Wildcats, drove his unit into scoring territory and threw a touchdown pass to receiver Trent Sherfield.

On his next drive he found tailback Chase Edmonds open in the middle of the end zone for a touchdown.

Then, during the red-zone segment of the joint practice’s 11-on-11 period, Thompson connected with fellow rookie Erik Ezukanma for a touchdown in the middle of the field.

That’s four touchdowns on from Thursday’s practice. Not all of his drives or reps were clean, but the 25-year-old quarterback is clearly showing that he’s gained a good grasp of the offense since camp opened, has developed chemistry with his receivers, and the game speed has begun to slow down.

He’ll likely have at least a half, if not three quarters of Saturday’s game to show the world his growth.

Observations

Terron Armstead had his most active practice of training camp, participating in every 11-on-11 period for the first time since camp opened. The veteran left tackle the Dolphins signed to a lucrative contract free agency was also spotted pancaking Buccaneers defensive linemen Logan Hall….

Tagovailoa has an effective day executing Miami’s offense, making the most out of a sack-plagued drive during Thursday’s practice. Most of his throws were decisive and on the money. He was plagued by a few bad snaps from Connor Williams…

Cornerback Keion Crossen had one of his better practices of camp, delivering three pass breakups against the Buccaneers….

Safety Jevon Holland pulled down an interception off Blaine Gabbert during the 7-on-7 period….

Linebacker Duke Riley had a skirmish with Buccaneers offensive guard Luke Goedeke that got both teams involved….

Buccaneers tailback Giovanni Bernard had a couple of big runs against the Dolphins defense, which had some gap-integrity issues.

Tight end Mike Gesicki had one touchdown pass called back, then dropped another in end zone. But the flex tight end got a lot of work as a blocker during Thursday’s practice and didn’t embarrass himself….

Stock up

Austin Jackson had two solid practice sessions against one of the most physical defensive lines in the NFL. That’s a huge step forward for the Dolphins’ 2020 first-round pick, considering this time last year he was being embarrassed by the Chicago Bears defensive line in Miami’s joint practices. Jackson is leaner, and it seems his footwork and hand placement have been cleaned up.

Stock down

At this point it is not safe to predict Solomon Kindley, a 2020 fourth-round pick who started 12 games at right guard in 2020, makes it onto the 53-man roster unless he has an impressive preseason showing. Kindley, who is clearly Miami’s heaviest offensive lineman, shines when it comes to pass protection. But he seemingly lacks the athleticism to create movement in the run game.

Injury update

Backup center Michael Deiter didn’t participate in 1-on-1 drills, but did get involved during some 11-on-11 reps. It was his third day of practice since training camp began, because of a foot injury he suffered on the first day….

Cornerback Kader Kohou, who seemingly suffered an ankle injury on Wednesday, participated in practice but was seemingly limited….

Safety Sheldrick Redwine and fullback John Lovett continued to sit out practice.

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Stanford University officials are investigating a reported rape near a dormitory on campus this week.

According to the Community Crime Alert, a mandated reporter — often a health care provider who is legally required to report an alleged rape — told police a woman said she was assaulted around 5 p.m. Tuesday near Wilbur Lobby. The woman reported that a man grabbed her in an unspecified parking lot near Wilbur Hall, then took her to a restroom, where he raped her, according to a police update.

The woman did not identify the suspect but said she had seen him on campus before, according to the update. She described him as a 6ft tall thin man with brown eyes and a faded beard. No, no clothing details were provided.

The Stanford Department of Public Safety asks anyone with information to call campus police at (650) 723-9633.

In San Diego, police have completed a months-long criminal investigation into allegations that a group of San Diego State University football players raped a high school girl at an off-campus party last fall. . That case, to which some campus officials have criticized their limited response, is currently being reviewed by prosecutors for potential charges.

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, you can reach the National Sexual Assault Hotline at (800) 656-467 or online at online.rainn.org. Stanford officials said anyone can find resources at sexualviolencesupport.stanford.edu.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at an FBI field office in Ohio on Thursday, then fled and exchanged gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement, authorities said.

The confrontation at the FBI’s Cincinnati field office comes as officials warn of an increase in threats against federal agents in the days following a search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

Federal officials said the man had “attempted to breach” the visitor’s screening area at the FBI office and fled when he was confronted by agents. He was chased onto Interstate 71 and has exchanged gunfire with police, according to the Clinton County Emergency Management Agency.

Authorities have closed the interstate in both directions as police remained in a standoff. No injuries were immediately reported.

Officials in Ohio have locked down a mile radius near the interstate and urged residents and business owners to lock doors and stay inside.

An FBI evidence team has arrived at the office to investigate, according to multiple media reports.

There have been growing threats in recent days against FBI agents and offices across the country since federal agents executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago. On Gab, a social media site popular with white supremacists and antisemites, users have warned they are preparing for an armed revolution.

Federal officials have also been tracking an array of other concerning chatter on Gab and other platforms threatening violence against federal agents. FBI Director Christopher Wray denounced the threats as he visited another FBI office in Nebraska on Wednesday.

“Violence against law enforcement is not the answer, no matter who you’re upset with,” Wray said Wednesday in Omaha.

The FBI on Wednesday also warned its agents to avoid protesters and ensure their security key cards are “not visible outside FBI space,” citing an increase in social media threats to bureau personnel and facilities. It also warned agents to be aware of their surroundings and potential protesters.

The warning did not specifically mention this week’s search of Mar-a-Lago but attributed the online threats to “recent media reporting on FBI investigative activity.”

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