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."

Flickr User Joel Dinda


Most Michiganders are planning to hit the road during the busy summer travel season, according to a recent survey by AAA Michigan.

Flickr User Domiriel


The state has awarded $2.9 million in grants for  researching and developing new uses for old tires.


Flickr User David Locke


Many people leave the radio on for their pets when they go to work. But they may not have to do that June 23. It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day, and a new study out of Central Michigan University, suggests that should be every day.

Flickr User Christian Collins


The EPA is beginning work tjhs summer on the fourth and fifth segments of the Tittabawasee River. There are seven that need remediation.

Flickr User Vik Approved


Three paddle boarders plan to embark on a 90 mile journey across northern Lake Huron Sunday.

Tony Webster


U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Dan Kildee and John Moolenaar are among a group of congress-members who have introduced bipartisan legislation to build a new lock at the Soo Locks.

User Ceridwen


A package of bills that would better protect courthouse workers from attack is on its way to a senate committee.


The bills would increase the punishment for anyone guilty of attacking a courthouse worker.


State representative Andy Schor is one the sponsors of the bill package.


User m/\RK aNDREWS


Ballast water and recreational boating are some ways invasive species can be introduced in Michigan waters. Another way is through the dumping of pet fish.


DNR officials said pet fish dumping is among the main sources of introducing invasive species into Michigan waters.


Seth Herbst is an aquatic invasive species coordinator for the DNR fisheries division.


User Seacoast Eat Local


A guide to local produce and food markets in the northern Michigan area will be available beginning this weekend.


User Ben+Sam


Students are heading into summer vacation around Michigan over the next few weeks. That means no more school lunches for children living in poverty.