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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It could be another busy day for emergency crews in Louisiana after at least 2,000 water rescues already thanks to days of heavy rain. The rain is forecast to move into central and northern Louisiana this week. At least three people have died and another is missing. The weather woes have also affected southern Mississippi.

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The emergency situation is over but there's still a lot to do to finish fixing the water in Flint, Michigan. A federal emergency declaration over Flint's lead-tainted water ends today, after which the state will bear the full cost of bottled water, filters and other water supplies. Federal resources, health programs and monitoring efforts also will continue.

EASTMAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they're searching for a suspect who shot and killed a police officer in a small, central Georgia city southeast of Macon. Special agent Scott Whitley of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations tells The Associated Press that Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith was fatally shot about 9:30 p.m. yesterday investigating a suspicious person in a residential area of the city.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The north side of Milwaukee has calmed after several hours of violence in reaction to the shooting death of a man by police. The investigation continues but authorities say the dead man had a gun. Protesters torched four businesses.

HONOLULU (AP) — Fresh off a primary election, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said he wants to make clean energy the same priority in Washington as it is in his native Hawaii. Schatz won an easy victory in Hawaii's Democratic primary yesterday. While in Washington Schatz has introduced legislation on reducing the use of fossil fuels and Hawaii leads the nation in its initiatives to become completely energy independent by 2045. Schatz meets Republican John Carroll in November.

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