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 U.S. Department of Agriculture / https://flic.kr/p/JropcR

An drug that can save the lives of people overdosing on drugs like heroin, has seen a big increase in distribution around the state.

THE U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR IS JOINTLY PRODUCED BY THE NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN, THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, AND THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION. MAP COURTESY OF NDMC-UNL.

Drought conditions in Michigan are worsening, and if farmers weren't feeling the pressure before they certainly are now. 

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All of the Great Lakes as well as Lake St. Clair are logging above average water levels for the month of July.

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Live red swamp crayfish are illegal in Michigan and Canada. That’s why when a truck driver tried to cross into Canada from the mitten with an abundance of the aquatic invader, the Department of Natural Resources stepped in.

For its 50th year, an African Cultural Festival in Saginaw will be celebrating with a special guest.

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