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Michigan building permits: November 2018

Michigan issued 1,353 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranks 16th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor finished in a tie for 16th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Wayne County residents is highest in Michigan

Wayne County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Michigan, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University and Western Michigan University top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

ALBION COLLEGE: Barbara Weiskittel, '83, knows she can always come home

Born and raised in Albion, her love of community remains strong and, as a Commencement speaker May 4, she will impart that message to graduates.

ALMA COLLEGE: Alma College Pledges On-time Graduation for Transfer Students

Effective in fall 2019, Alma College will expand its on-time graduation promise to incoming transfer students.

Analysis: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor medical school ranks 6th best for primary care in the nation

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor finished in a tie for sixth in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Canada is the top destination for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI metro area exports in 2017

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI exported $16.19 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 4.3 percent from $15.52 billion in 2016.

Wayne County exports down 28% since 2013

Wayne County exports decreased 28 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: Michigan posts 32nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,265 properties in Michigan started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 32nd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Wayne County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Wayne County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Brazil in 2017?

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX metro ranks first in trade with Brazil with exports of $6.52 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Oakland County exports down 0.8% since 2013

Oakland County exports decreased 0.8 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Macomb County exports up 3.4% since 2013

Macomb County exports increased 3.4 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Canada in 2017?

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI metro ranks first in trade with Canada with exports of $16.19 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Oakland County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Oakland County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

ALMA COLLEGE: Congratulations-BPA Students Win Seven Awards at National Conference

Seven members of the Alma College chapter of the Business Professionals of America, competing May 1-5 at the organization’s National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., earned medals ranking them in the top 10 in the nation in their competition categories.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Mexico in 2017?

El Paso, TX metro ranks first in trade with Mexico with exports of $21.46 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

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