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Week 8 Oakland County High School Football Roundup

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For high school teams across the state, the last week of regular season football is upon us before selection Sunday on October 22nd, and teams are all jockeying for playoff seeding or spots in the final field of 288 teams. Oakland County is one of those places where much of the action is taking place, with the county having six teams in the MaxPreps Michigan top 25. Scores for the slate of games featuring those teams from week 8 are below. 

#3 Lake Orion 42, Farmington 7 

#5 Notre Dame Prep 49, Divine Child 6

#11 West Bloomfield 31, #16 Southfield Arts & Tech 20 

#21 Catholic Central 35, La Salle 28 

#24 Northville 28, Novi 14

The Northern Lights put on a rare show across Michigan

Michiganders living in the Upper Peninsula are periodically treated to displays of the famed Northern Lights. But a rare, severe (G4) geomagnetic storm Friday night meant that even those of us living below the Mackinac Bridge could see the aurora borealis.

Livestock waste making ‘Pure Michigan’ waters not so pure

Michigan boasts 11,000 inland lakes, more freshwater shoreline than any other state and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams but a new report shows some waters are being contaminated by livestock waste from concentrated animal feeding operations.