Max Cobb

Student Reporter

Max Cobb is a student reporter for WCMU's news department. He reports daily for 'Morning Edition' and 'All Things Considered."

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A national change in the guidelines for hypertension has caused a big increase in the number of Michiganders considered to have high blood pressure.

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Deer hunters will get a bonus firearm hunting season in a few counties next month. The extra hunting season was added to help control Bovine Tuberculosis and Chronic Wasting Disease.


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Rural Michigan drivers are accustomed to seeing deer crossing signs, but in Presque Isle county motorists are being cautioned to watch out for a herd of elk.

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Real Christmas trees may bring the smell and atmosphere of the holiday in your home, but they also pose a fire hazard.

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A bill in Lansing would prohibit dogs from sitting in their owner’s lap if the owner is driving a car.

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Trail camera footage at Isle Royale National Park shows that the island could be down to its last wolf.

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Triple A Michigan is providing tips for older drivers to help keep them on the roads longer.

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CMU is one of five schools in the country to split a 4.8 million dollar grant for research into molecular modeling.

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People have to work 20-hours a week to receive food assistance in Michigan. Work requirements are being reinstated for able-bodied adults without dependents.

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State energy experts projects demand for propane, natural gas, and electricity will be higher this winter than the last few.