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Stateside 8.27.2018

Aug 27, 2018

On today's Stateside, state tests showed elevated levels of PFAS in the Flint River as early as 2011. State Senator Jim Ananich wants to know why no one told city officials about those tests before Flint switched its water source. Plus, what the West Michigan twin sisters running for office in opposing parties think about the country's partisan divide. 

Stateside 8.24.2018

Aug 24, 2018

Today on Stateside, we hear from the candidates for lieutenant governor on the Democratic and Republican ticket. Plus, a riff on the classic gimlet cocktail that uses an ancient Scandanavian spirit. 

Stateside 8.23.2018

Aug 23, 2018

Today on Stateside, as prisoners participate in a nationwide strike, we hear from activists pushing for changes in the state's prison, and from corrections department officials. Plus, bestselling author Steve Hamilton on his surprising path to mystery writing.

Stateside 8.22.2018

Aug 22, 2018

On Stateside today, a disbute between the Grand Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and neighboring counties and cities over reservation boundaries. Plus, how poor sanitation led to a deadly 1834 cholera outbreak in Detroit. 

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Stateside 8.21.2018

Aug 21, 2018

Today on Stateside, what happens when someone's relationship to food - and to their own body - spirals out of control? We talk to an eating disorder expert. Plus, a Detroit Mixtape tribute to the Queen of Soul. 

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Stateside 8.20.2018

Aug 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer picks Detroiter Garland Gilchrist her running mate. Also, the state of Michigan is mounting murals in Chicago to lure those Chicagoans to Michigan's big cities. And, a native Detroiter and how she became MSU's Rodeo Queen. 

Stateside 8.17.2018

Aug 17, 2018

Today on Stateside, a retired Flint pediatrician rebukes his former colleagues' choice to not call children exposed to lead "poisoned." Plus, a Grand Rapids couple started out as leather goods competitors and ended up sharing a studio (and a marriage). 

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Stateside 8.16.2018

Aug 16, 2018

Today on Stateside, many were surprised when Aretha Franklin took over for Luciano Pavarotti at the 1998 Grammys — but not her Detroit opera teacher Mary Callaghan Lynch. Plus, a conversation with one of the scientists helping NASA launch a mission to "touch the sun." 

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Stateside 8.15.2018

Aug 15, 2018

Today on Stateside, the state of Michigan gets smacked by a federal appeals court for denying juvenile lifers credits for good behavior. Plus, how a Detroit woman took her family's secret hibiscus tea recipe and became the first black woman with a beverage manufacturing plant in the country.

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Stateside 8.14.2018

Aug 15, 2018

Today on Stateside, a look at how the Upper Peninsula is recovering nearly two months after devestating floods in the region. Plus, how the blinking bugs in your yard helped change medical testing. 

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Stateside 8.13.2018

Aug 13, 2018

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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