Stateside for Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug 18, 2014

  Today on Stateside:

·         The next few weeks are expected to see volatile prices in gas in Michigan, according to one analyst. Why?

·         Drive from Detroit to Sault Ste. Marie on  I-75 and you might be surprised by what you'll see. Some of the most underrated attractions can be found, and a big smiley face ranked as #1.

·         Early bursts of autumn color have been seen across Michigan. Are the leaves trying to tell us something?

·         One-point-six million people in Michigan live in poverty. Now here’s the twist: the poverty rate rural areas is higher than the rate in urban areas.

·         The Ann Arbor Chronicle news site will be shutting down September 2.

·         Two names that stand well above all the others in the revitalization of Detroit: the names of Ilitch and Gilbert. A recent front page story in the Detroit Free Press explores the impact of Mike Ilitch and his family and Dan Gilbert.

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