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Here you'll find the full program for Michigan Radio's Stateside. To find the individual segments and posts, go here.

Today on Stateside, Abdul El-Sayed sits down for his first interview after coming in second place in Michigan's Democratic gubernatorial primary. And, you're not imagining it — there are more fireflies than usual showing up in your backyard this summer. 

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Stateside 8.10.2018

Aug 10, 2018

On today's Stateside, Republican gubenatorial candidate Bill Schuette snubs an endorsement from Lt. Governor Brian Calley. Plus, Albert Kahn's legacy looms large in Michigan, but it also extended into the Soviet Union. 

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Stateside 8.9.2018

Aug 9, 2018

Today on Stateside, Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib will soon be the first Muslim-American woman to  serve in Congress. Plus, how wild turkeys became the "poster child" for conservation success stories in Michigan. 

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Stateside 8.8.2018

Aug 8, 2018

Today on Stateside, we recap Tuesday's primary elections and look forward to November. Plus, a new app turns the headache of Michigan roads into a game. 

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Stateside 8.7.2018

Aug 7, 2018

Today on Stateside, we hear from county clerks around the state about what Election Day has looked like at their polling stations. Plus, the sad end of the Milky Way's long-lost sibling, and what it might tell us about our own planet's fate. 

Stateside 8.6.2018

Aug 6, 2018

For children with anxiety, life can be scary. Today on Stateside, we hear what Camp Kid Power does to help. And we learn you can, in fact, vote in Michigan after serving time in prison.

Stateside 8.3.2018

Aug 3, 2018

Today on Stateside, a visiting exhibit uses quilts to highlight the plight of migrants who cross a dangerous desert landscape to reach the United States. Plus, this week's cocktail recipe mixes a Viking-evoking mead and a Detroit-made tequila - cheers! 

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Stateside 8.2.2018

Aug 2, 2018

On today's Stateside, a program that helps people with struggling addiction get into treatment and stay out of jail. Plus, a farmer who has spent decades raising livestock and a rookie farmer talk about how the job has — and hasn't — changed.  

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Stateside 8.1.2018

Aug 1, 2018

On today's Stateside, an opponent and advocate of an anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal react after the state Supreme Court clears the question for the November ballot. Plus, the first licensed female pilot was Michigan's own Harriet Quimby, who took her first flight in 1911.   

Both sides react after anti-gerrymandering question cleared for November ballot

Stateside 7.31.2018

Jul 31, 2018

Today on Stateside, many low-income Detroiters spend months in jail before even getting a trial because they can't afford bail. Plus, one of the few remaining places to find the once-common Poweshiek butterfly is in Oakland County. 

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Stateside 7.30.2018

Jul 31, 2018

Today on Stateside, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is now saying that there could be more than 11,000 sites in the state with PFAS contamination. Plus, a Grand Rapids woman who wants to help alleviate "period poverty" in her city. 

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Stateside 7.27.2018

Jul 27, 2018

Today on Stateside, a facility in Detroit that stores and processes toxic waste is waiting on approval from the state to expand. Plus, worries over fraudulent claims have led Michigan State University to halt payments to Nassar survivors for counseling costs. 

Stateside 7.26.2018

Jul 26, 2018

Today on Stateside, nearly all the migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border and brought to Michigan have been reunited with their families. Plus, a festival in Michigan's Thumb that celebrates America's most beloved lunchmeat.

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Stateside 7.25.2018

Jul 25, 2018

On today's Stateside, Nassar survivors' reaction to interim MSU president John Engler's testimony in front of Congress. Plus, why Mustard's Retreat is still "defiantly optimistic" after decades of playing folk music.

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On Stateside today, how Michigan soybean farmers are faring under trade war with China. Plus, new reporting finds that storm drains at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base are leaking PFAS chemicals into Lake St. Clair and the Clinton River. 

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Stateside 7.23.2018

Jul 23, 2018

Today on Stateside, how inequality and discrimination fueled an uprising in Grand Rapids, just days after riots began in Detroit. Plus, a University of Michigan pediatrician says that saying Flint's children have been poisoned by lead does more harm than good. 

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Stateside 7.20.2018

Jul 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, interviews with Attorney General Bill Schuette, who is running for the gubernatorial Republican nomination for governor; and Dana Nessel, who is the only Democrat running for attorney general in 2018. Plus, a summer cocktail made with rum, coffee liqueur, and ice cream — who could ask for anything more? 

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Stateside 7.19.2018

Jul 19, 2018

Today on Stateside, we talk to state senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate Patrick Colbeck about Medicaid reform, tax cuts, and controversial comments on a Democratic candidate. Plus, a former college football player who wants to change the culture around mental health among student athletes. 

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Stateside 7.18.2018

Jul 18, 2018

Today on Stateside, a quiet change in mission and policies is happening at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that's making it harder for students and workers to renew visas. And, before you could cross the Ambassador Bridge or drive through a tunnel, getting to Windsor involved hopping on a ferry. 

Stateside 7.17.2018

Jul 17, 2018

Today on Stateside, Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell responds to President Trump's summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladamir Putin. Plus, after working 78 years at her family's Alpena bar, the world's longest-serving bartender says she has no plans to retire.     

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Stateside 7.16.2018

Jul 16, 2018

Today on Stateside, a look at the business organizations tied to challenges of controversial ballot proposals, including mininum wage, electoral redistricting, and paid sick time. Plus, grab your s'mores supplies and gather 'round for the first campfire story in our summer series. 

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Stateside 7.13.2018

Jul 13, 2018

On Stateside today, Michigan's sex offender registry law was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court more than two years ago, but the state Legislature has yet to make any changes to it. Plus, a photo exhibit chronicles 50 years of the Ann Arbor Blues Fest. 

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Stateside 7.12.2018

Jul 12, 2018

On today's Stateside, as robots begin to look and sound more like real humans, how will that change the way  that we interact with them in our everyday lives? Plus, a conversation with Motown royalty and founding member of The Four Tops Abdul “Duke” Fakir about the timeless appeal of Motown music.

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Stateside 7.11.2018

Jul 11, 2018

Today on Stateside, as more states (including Michigan) consider legalizing recreational marijuana, how will cops be able to tell who is too stoned to drive? Plus, there was no spitting, cussing, or mitts allowed in the "gentlemanly game" of early baseball.  

Stateside 7.10.2018

Jul 10, 2018

Today on Stateside, a grassroots effort to help migrant parents with transportation and resources after being reunited with their kids. Plus, a long-running Detroit concert celebrating cultural diversity through music inspires a sister festival in Jackson. 

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Three migrant dads reunited with their children in Grand Rapids

Stateside 7.9.2018

Jul 9, 2018

On Stateside today, President Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum have caused some chaos in the global markets. But would tariffs and trade wars matter as much if we did a better job of recycling scrap metal? Plus, 18 years after arriving at Frederik Meijer Gardens as a seedling, a corpse flower named Putricia makes her debut. 

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Stateside 7.6.2018

Jul 6, 2018

On today's Stateside, Congressman Dan Kildee talks about his visit to one of the centers that house migrant children separated from their parents at the border. Plus, a Zeeland drum maker who makes everything from snare drums to professional quality tambourines. 

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Stateside 7.5.2018

Jul 5, 2018

On Stateside today, Joanne Savas didn't have a fortune to pass on to her grandkids, so she came up with a different kind of inheritance: a book. Plus, a look at the many ways America has tried - and failed -  to tackle poverty in one of the the world's richest countries.

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Stateside 7.4.18

Jul 4, 2018

On the program today we bring you some of our memorable interviews from past shows including, how to know when it's time to seek mental health treatment, and what happens when a bookstore puts a typewriter and paper out for anyone to use. 

Stateside 7.3.2018

Jul 4, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn about the longest-running Korean language and culture summer camp, which has taken place for 44 years in Roscommon, Michigan. Plus, if voters decide to legalize recreational marijuana this November, what will and won't be legal? 

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