Bianca Doniver, manager of the pharmacy at Walmart in White Lake, works on a computer at the retail counter.

High inflation continues to hit pocket books

While price increases appear to be slowing, inflation remains high. Prices of common consumer goods and services are up 7.1% since last November, according to inflation data released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rising costs for housing, food and energy are leading contributors.

A "vote here today" sign outside a polling place in Lansing for the November 2021 election.

Michiganders prepare for Election Day

Michigan’s 2022 election entered its final hours as voters and local officials prepared for in-person voting on Election Day. Polls across Michigan open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m.

Michigan voters will make choices in a variety of local and statewide races — including governor, attorney general, secretary of state, the state’s 13 congressional seats, and the 148 members of the Michigan Legislature. There also are three statewide ballot proposals up for vote.