Stories tagged: "Oakland County"

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.

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Suburban Michiganders Swing to Biden After Economic Crisis

A struggling economy has given Trump-supporting Michiganders "buyers remorse" in an area he desperately needs to win re-election.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor
Michigan to Become the Only State Not Recognizing a Coronavirus State of Emergency

By looking at Wisconsin, Michigan can prepare for what will come in the wake of the state’s Supreme Court striking down Gov. Whitmer’s emergency powers.