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Former Mich. gov. in court on Flint water charges

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of willful neglect of duty in the Flint water crisis. (Jan. 14) October 18, 2006 -//IPTC//DTD NITF 3.4//EN Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of willful neglect of duty in the Flint water crisis. (Jan. 14) RESTRICTION SUMMARY: PART MUST CREDIT 67TH DISTRICT COURT; PART MUST CREDIT STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL ++SPLIT SCREEN AT SOURCE++ 67TH DISTRICT COURT - MUST CREDIT 67TH DISTRICT COURT Grand Blanc, Michigan - 14 January 2021 ++EDIT STARTS ON SOUNDBITE++ 1. SOUNDBITE (English) Judge Christopher Odette, 67th District Court: "This is case number 21G00046-SM, People of the State of Michigan versus Richard Dale Snyder." ASSOCIATED PRESS Flint, Michigan - 14 January 2021 2. Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder walks away from the jail STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL - MUST CREDIT STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL Lansing, Michigan - 14 January 2021 ++PARTIALLY COVERED++ 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Kym Worthy, Wayne County prosecutor: "We've had how many governors for the state of Michigan and this is the first one charged with two misdemeanors. This goes far beyond leading a large organization and someone in an organization makes a mistake or failure to supervise. As the evidence comes out, it will be plain for everybody to see why, in fact, charges were absolutely necessary in this case." ASSOCIATED PRESS Flint, Michigan - 13 January 2021 4. Various of the city's water tower 67TH DISTRICT COURT - MUST CREDIT 67TH DISTRICT COURT Flint, Michigan - 14 January 2021 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Brian Lennon, lawyer for former Gov. Rick Snyder: "Just for the record, of course, your Honor, not guilty charges or pleas on each charge. Thank you." ASSOCIATED PRESS Flint, Michigan - 13 January 2021 6. Flint resident Melissa Mays holds a bottle of water in the bathroom of her home STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL - MUST CREDIT STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL Lansing, Michigan - 14 January 2021 ++PARTIALLY COVERED++ 7. SOUNDBITE (English) Fadwa Hammoud, Michigan solicitor general: "There are no velvet ropes in our criminal justice system. Nobody, no matter how powerful or well-connected, is above accountability when they commit a crime." ASSOCIATED PRESS Flint, Michigan - 13 January 2021 8. Various of the downtown area, including a roadway and a mural Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder joined a parade of former state and local officials pleading not guilty in Genesee County courts for …