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Detroit School System Shuts Off Drinking Water Due to High Lead Levels

HeadlineAug 30, 2018

In education news, the Detroit school system has shut off drinking water to all of its schools after tests found elevated levels of lead in 16 schools. The announcement comes just before school starts for 40,000 students in Detroit.

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