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On Thursday fears of water problems similar to Flint, Michigan caused St. Petersburg City Council members to say more testing needed to be done on the local water supply despite assurances by the city's top water official. Tampa Bay News

In a winter characterized by a surplus of El NiƱo rains Gov. Rick Scott wants to divert water from a swollen Lake Okeechobee to avoid breaching an aging earthen dike. Florida News

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against the city of Ferguson, MO. after the City Council has balked at absorbing the costs of federally mandated police and court reforms. National News

Tensions escalated on Thursday as South Korea cut off power and water to a shared inter-Korean factory in protest of North Korea's launch of a long-range missile last week. Global News