Marta Leiva  salts the snow. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

Record Month For Snow, With More On The Way Leaves Salt In Short Supply

What we really need is a two to three-week snow break so then maybe the salt companies could get caught up says one store manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2014

Oakland County Road Commission vehicles are seen at work during the 2011 winter season. (WWJ Photo, File)

Road Commission Preps Ahead Of Winter Salting Season

The Road Commission for Oakland County is staying on top of winter preparations by replacing two salt domes at Lake Orion and Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

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Mild Winter Adds Up To Savings For Local Road Departments

The mild winter has meant money in the bank for local road departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

An excavator loads rock salt onto a truck. (Credit: Getty Images)

Road Commission For Oakland County Is Ready For Winter

The Road Commission for Oakland County may be ahead of the salt game this winter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011


Study: Consume Less Sodium, More Potassium

Put down the salt shaker! A new study found people who eat a diet high in salt and low in potassium double their chances of death from a heart attack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011

Another Winter Snow Storm Expected In Benedict Area

Crews Ready To Tackle Snow Covered Roads

Just like a coach ahead of a big game, local road crews are working on their strategies to counter-attack the snow storm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2011


New Dietary Guidelines Shun Salt, Fats

The U.S. government is launching an assault on salt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2011

Fewer Plows, Less Salt This Season In Oakland County

When the snow storms hit this winter, it may be a rough ride for you if you live in Oakland County. Because of less funding and nearly 50 fewer truck drivers, Road Commission for Oakland […]


Wendy's Revamps Fries

With an eye toward appealing to foodies, Wendy’s is remaking its fries with Russett potatoes, leaving the skin on and sprinkling sea salt on top. The fast-food chain has been changing its menu to focus […]


HealthWorks 10/26

Salt’s other purpose.