How Does Oakland County Stack Up Among Nation’s Wealthiest Counties? [Infographic]

Here you can see how Oakland County rivals other U.S. counties in three common measures of households’ relative wealth: median...

How Does Poverty Lower Life Expectancy?

Stephen Henderson meets with Arline Geronimus, research professor at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and professor at the School...

Will the US Send Troops to Fight ISIS?

Stephen Henderson talks with Wayne State history professor and lecturer Saeed Khan about ISIS and US foreign policy.  They discuss...

How Do Michigan’s Counties Compare in Wealth? [Map]

This interactive map allows you compare and contrast measurements of wealth between Michigan counties. Here you can look at a...

Higher-Than-Average Rainfall Preventing Essex County Farmers from Planting their Crops

Unusually heavy rains this month are preventing many farmers near Windsor from planting their crops. Grain Farmers of Ontario Area...

Detroit City Council Rejects Proposal to Expand City Curfew for Minors

Detroit City Council members rejected a measure today to impose a curfew on minors during the upcoming River Days Festival downtown....

Eastern Michigan University Approves 7.8% Tuition Hike

  The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents have unanimously approved a 7.8 percent tuition hike. The increase exceeds a...

First-Of-Its-Kind Elder Abuse Shelter Opens in Metro Detroit

A one of a kind shelter opens in Metro Detroit today. The Jewish Senior Life organization announced Monday, during “Worldwide Elder...

Michigan’s Heroin Epidemic

Every day somewhere across Michigan at least one person overdoses on heroin.  The number of non-fatal hospitalizations due to overdoses...

Parents Petition to Keep Guns Out of Schools

There’s a gun battle brewing in Ann Arbor with the courts and state legislature involved.  The controversy started (a few...

Outside Perspective From NPR’s Michel Martin

Ali Lapetina for NPR News Travis Wright is joined by NPR's Michel Martin in this reprise broadcast of NPR Presents Michel...

Wayne County’s Physicians Not Equally Distributed

<Asset 1236: size large, side left, caption ''. Error loading preview> Physicians are more highly concentrated in urban areas than...