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Holiday music triggers mixed feelings

BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau As Christmas approaches, the debate on when holiday music should start playing on the radio begins. Jay Towers of Detroit’s radio station 100.3 WNIC asked listeners in September when they hoped to hear Christmas music this year. After mixed responses, the station transitioned into full holiday music Nov. 9, […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

Granite leads the countertop industry

BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau With its high-end appearance and low-maintenance upkeep, granite has found itself leading the countertop industry. Often featured on HGTV, granite is a natural stone that is quarried from below the earth’s surface. It is formed from molten, mica, feldspar and other minerals that have been compacted for millions of […]

November 20th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Macomb C. | Read More »

In Michigan, winter’s start … depends

BY ALYSSA STEELE OU News Bureau In Traverse City, located 254 miles northwest of Detroit, winter comes sooner than it does in southeast Michigan. In mid-October, the weather starts to cool down, and about two weeks later winter starts to set in. The number of tourists starts to decrease after Labor Day, but there is […]

November 20th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

At Secret Cinema, the movie is a surprise

BY XAVIER HERSHOVITZ OU News Bureau Ticket in one hand popcorn in the other, you’re seated in the perfect seat ready for the movie to start. But there’s one thing: You have no clue what movie is about to play. This is what moviegoers experience the first and third Thursday of every month at 7:30 […]

November 16th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Oakland County | Read More »

Message to all: Go easy on the stress

BY ALLISON WHITEHEAD OU News Bureau While everyone deals with stress, too much of it can affect the body. “Seventy-seven percent of people experience physical stress symptoms and 73 percent psychological symptoms,” said Kimberly Batko, a lifestyle coach and group instructor at the Downriver Family YMCA in Southgate. She added that stress can lead to […]

November 16th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Oakland County | Read More »

Professors: Political divide wide a year later

BY XAVIER HERSHOVITZ OU News Bureau It has been a year since the election of Donald Trump. So much has happened in that year, but so little has changed. Recent Pew Research shows the partisan divide continues to grow, showing a nation still as greatly divided today as it was on Election Day 2016. Professor […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

New Radio Media launching shows

BY ALYSSA STEELE OU News Bureau New Radio Media is a streaming website where you can listen to shows live — and watch them on video. The owners have created channels on their website, and within those channels are shows. The website has five channels right now — business, lifestyle, community, Geektainment, and arts and […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »

Oral history creates pathways to the past

BY MARY SIRING OU News Bureau Stories are an inherent part of our societies and culture, seen in our values and even inspiring movies, books and music. There is a science behind the act of recording — whether in print or other media — the lives of those who came before us. “Oral history is […]

November 7th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Macomb C.,Oakland County | Read More »

Harvey volunteer: ‘It smelled horrible’

BY XAVIER HERSHOVITZ OU News Bureau Three days of helping victims of Hurricane Harvey has left two Michigan men with memories that won’t soon fade. David Burnett Jr. and Orlando Herrera, both of Pontiac, traveled to Sugarland, a small town about 30 minutes west of Houston, to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Burnett received […]

November 6th, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Oakland County | Read More »

Female hunters head to the outdoors

BY MICHAELA SCARSELLA OU News Bureau While hunting has long been a male-dominated sport, recent years have shown a trend heading in the other direction. Eleven percent of American hunters were women in the 2011 U.S. Census, a 25 percent increase since the prior census in 2006. Michigan, which had over 630,000 deer hunting licenses […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured article,Michigan | Read More »