Stories tagged: "Oakland County"

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said companies picked Michigan over other states for their recent expansion projects because of "strength in the future of mobility and the semiconductor supply chain.” (Governor Gretchen Whitmer via Facebook)
Whitmer Reels in Hundreds of Jobs as More Big-Name Companies Rush to ‘Make it in Michigan’

Two new business expansion projects are set to bring nearly 700 new jobs to Michigan after they received several million dollars in state economic development grants from the Michigan Strategic Fund this week.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent back some valuable souvenirs from her recent trip to Europe—in the form of new jobs.
Whitmer Ushers in Hundreds of New Jobs to Michigan—Including Some From Overseas

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent the last week in Europe meeting with business leaders and trying to lure big-time supply chain investments into Michigan. And she came back with hundreds of new jobs for Michiganders.

Michigan’s Best Winter Farmers’ Markets & What’s In-Season Right Now

Michigan’s rich soil gives us some of the best produce in the country. But even when it’s frozen, you can still find plentiful fresh produce at your local farmers’ market.

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Top 10: Michigan Counties with the Longest and Shortest Life Expectancies

For much of the population, life expectancy in the United States (including Michigan) was on the rise between 1960 and 2019—with the average life expectancy climbing to age 79 over the last decade.

State health officials have said testing at 55 downstream locations in the Huron River system did not find any hexavalent chromium.
Report: Wixom Company Releases Industrial Chemicals into Water

Health officials say people and pets should avoid contact with the Huron River in parts of Oakland and Livingston counties. It also advises that fish caught in that area should not be eaten.

Photo by Isaac Constans
Electric Vehicles Are Being Built in Michigan—Here’s How the Workforce Is Preparing

The US wants electric vehicles to be half of auto sales by 2030. Here’s how Michigan is preparing.

Photo by Montez Miller.
SOS Benson ‘Very Confident in Our Processes’ as Election Counting Wraps in Michigan

Despite expected challenges, Michigan election officials from the Secretary of State's office to local county clerks say they are confident in a secure, accurate count.