Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Sunday, Jan. 17.

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Sunday, Jan. 17 10:30 AM ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’ on ABC – ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’, Sunday morning political affairs program featuring pundits and news correspondents, discussing the stories of the week, with guests including Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro, Republican Rep. Peter Meijer, incoming White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Chicago, IL, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Republican strategist Sara Fagen, and Democratic strategist Karen Finney

Weblinks: http://abc.go.com, https://twitter.com/ThisWeekABC, #ThisWeek

Contacts: Caragh Fisher, ABC News media relations, Caragh.E.Fisher@abc.com, 1 212 456 3437

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Monday, Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Martin Luther King Jr. Day * All national parks have free admission today

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Tuesday, Jan. 19 2:00 PM Sentencing of former Michigan official in extortion case – Sentencing of former Macomb County, MI, Deputy Public Works Commissioner Dino Bucci who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit extortion and conspiracy to commit bribery and theft concerning programs that receive federal funds * Bucci directed those working for him to pressure builders and contractors to buy thousands of dollars’ worth of tickets to his political fundraisers in a scheme that lasted from 1994-2016 * Case no. 2:17-cr-20775 * Before Judge Robert Cleland

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Robert H. Cleland, 1 810 292 6525

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Tuesday, Jan. 19 Court hearing for former Michigan Gov. Snyder indicted for role in Flint Water Crisis – Court hearing for former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, charged with two counts of wilful neglect of duty for his alleged role in the Flint Water Crisis which was linked to at least 12 deaths and sickened at least 80 people with Legionnaires’ disease after the water supply reaching thousands of homes, schools and businesses within the City of Flint was switched from water sourced from Lake Huron to the Flint River, with lead leaching in through old pipes * Snyder has been indicted alongside nine others, including his former chief of staff and current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Early Childhood Health Section manager

Contacts: Grand Blanc Court Fourth Division, 1 810 694 2552