'Unlike anything we’ve seen': Gov Whitmer declares emergency as Michigan dam breach sends thousands scrambling for shelter
Held Wednesday, 10/21/2015, Ford School faculty member Gretchen Whitmer opens her class to the community and welcomes special guests Judge Steven W. Rhodes, Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Judge Mike Gadola, Senator Randy Richardville, Chad Livengood, and Representative Tommy Stallworth for a discussion on the impact of the Detroit Grand Bargain. Details: http://fordschool.umich.edu/events/2015/detroit-grand-bargain

DETROIT — Urging residents to evacuate and saying downtown Midland could be under nine feet of water by Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer late Tuesday declared a state of emergency for Midland County after the Edenville and Sanford dams breached.Speaking during a press conference late Tuesday, Whitmer said parts of the city of Midland, the village of Sanford and Edenville and Dow Chemical had been evacuated.“This is unlike anything we’ve seen before … but this is truly a historic event that’s playing out in the midst of another historic event,” Whitmer said, referring to the coronavir...

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