Michigan

Opioid-related deaths in Michigan up from 2017

Oct 8, 2018
Flickr User Brandon Giesbrecht / https://flic.kr/p/b6XZJa

The number of opioid related deaths in Michigan went up in 2017, according to preliminary data.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports just under two thousand deaths in Michigan last year were tied to opioids. 

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In case you can’t get enough of Michigan potholes, you can now “enjoy” the virtual experience. A Michigan man has created an app to bring the experience of driving on Michigan roads to anyone with a smart device.

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A team of five moms is among eleven candidates vying for school board seats in northern Michigan’s largest school district.

 


Smishing: A new way you might be phished

Jul 20, 2018
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Phishing scams are getting more complicated. Fraudsters are using new strategies to steal your personal information.

 

 

Smishing is a blend of SMS and phishing. You might get a worrying text message: your bank account is temporarily locked! Please reply with your username and password to release your hold. But on the other end of the message? A texter trying to steal your personal information.

Blueberry season in Michigan hitting roadblocks

Jul 16, 2018
Flickr User Michele Dorsey Walfred / https://flic.kr/p/K97GEP

It’s blueberry season in Michigan. This year’s crop is shaping up to be a good one, in volume and flavor.

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