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Many Mich. Agencies Lose 2014 Beach Monitoring Funds

Dozens of health departments and other agencies won’t get any money next year because the lion’s share will go to Macomb County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2013

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Ground Beef Recalled Over Possible E. Coli Contamination

It’s time to check your freezers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

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Cash-Strapped Detroit Doesn’t Test Water At Belle Isle Beach

Officials say Detroit stopped testing the water at Belle Isle Beach along the Detroit River for E. coli last year because of its financial difficulties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2013

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Farm Rich Recalls Frozen Snacks Due To E. Coli Concerns

Farm Rich, a popular brand of frozen foods, is recalling some of its mini meals and snack items because of possible E. coli contamination.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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Leaders Seek Remedy For Lake St. Clair Muck

The results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky “muck” that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority employee, Josh McManus sets up one of the fake coyotes at Thompson Lake to help keep the Canadian Geese away.  (credit: Debbie Mikula)

Fake Coyotes Cause Scare At Michigan Beach

A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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Study Tests Model To Cut Unneeded Beach Closings

A U-M researcher says more than one in five Great Lakes beach closing orders based on bacteria concerns may be unnecessary, and he’s testing that idea this summer.

08/21/2012

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‘Gut’-Throat Competition: Research On Digestive Bacteria Yields Surprising Findings

From tiny villages in developing nations to suburban kitchens in the United States, dangerous strains of E. coli bacteria sicken millions of people each year. Now, new research from the University of Michigan Health System gives scientists a better understanding of what is going on in the diarrhea-wracked guts of its victims, and what might be done to prevent or treat it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

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New Cases Of E. Coli Linked To Clover Sprouts

There are two confirmed cases of E.coli and five suspected cases here in Michigan and health officials say sprouts may be to blame.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

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State Issues Public Health Alert After E-Coli Outbreak

Michigan health officials have issued a public health alert after a recent outbreak of E. coli was confirmed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2012

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