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The Water is safe again for 400,000 people in Northeast Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  Still,  affected residents shouldn't drink straight from the tap without first taking a few precautions. 


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The Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, has lifted a water ban that left 400,000 Ohio and Michigan residents scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Mayor D. Michael Collins says Monday that the Lake Erie drinking water is safe and that the warning has been lifted.

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Ohio water contamination continues to effect some Monroe County communities in Michigan   

UPDATED 11:36 am 7/4/14

Toledo, Monroe County Tap Water Safe To Drink Again

 

The Water is safe again for 400,000 people in Northeast Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  Still, affected residents shouldn't drink straight from the tap without first taking a few precautions. 

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Authorities say a triple shooting in southeastern Michigan has left one man dead and two others injured. 

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DTE Energy Company says it's shut down the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant to replace one of the two main transformers.  The plant is along Lake Erie in Monroe County's Frenchtown Township.