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Beyonce helps raise over $82,000 for Flint residents

Beyonce has helped raise more than $82,000 for Flint residents who continue to deal with the city's lead-tainted water supply.

The singer's representatives announced her entertainment and management company, Parkwood Entertainment, presented the United Way of Genesee County with a check for $82,234 on Monday. The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/1S3b8n2 ) reports the funds were raised by Beyonce fans who opted to contribute to the Flint fund while purchasing tickets for her Formation tour.

Beyonce's team said 14 Detroit-area high school students were also chosen to receive "college gifts" to help with their educational expenses and tickets to her concert Tuesday night...

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