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The Latest: Obama pledges federal support for Flint

The latest on the Gov. Rick Snyder's annual State of the State speech, which was devoted mostly to Flint's drinking water crisis (all times local):

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7:30 p.m.

President Barack Obama is pledging the federal government's support as local officials deal with the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Obama met with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on Tuesday at the White House. The White House says Weaver conveyed to Obama how Flint residents are dealing with the crisis and what challenges remain.

A White House statement says Obama "reiterated that his Administration will continue to support state and local officials in their response." Earlier Tuesday,...

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