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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.

Stateside 3.29.2018

Mar 29, 2018

Today on Stateside, we discuss the latest on mediation between Michigan State and Larry Nassar's victims. And, a tax expert says to pay attention now, because there'll be big changes next time you file.

Stateside 3.28.2018

Mar 28, 2018

Today on Stateside, a reporter describes why he thinks Karen Spranger's time in office will go down in history as the "most bizarre" era for Macomb County politics. And, we learn about a Michigan woodworking company "reclaiming trees and lives" with an ex-felon mentorship program.

Stateside 3.27.2018

Mar 27, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn what you need to know about the arrest of Larry Nassar's former boss, and what it means for Michigan State University. Also today, we discuss an eclectic mix of shows from theaters across Michigan and take a listen to new music from Detroit-area artists.

Stateside 3.26.2018

Mar 26, 2018

Today on Stateside, the Department of Environmental Quality responds to charges of slow action and a cozy relationship with polluter Wolverine Worldwide. And, the reporter who broke the Nassar scandal explains how the story came together.

Stateside 3.23.2018

Mar 23, 2018

Today on Stateside, a former Penn State public relations advisor explains how Michigan State University can rehabilitate its image after the Larry Nassar scandal. We also take a trip to an auto upholstery shop in Flint as part of our Artisans of Michigan series. And, because Michigan Radio's Mark Brush "took care of everyone," today we say thank you and goodbye.

Stateside 3.22.2018

Mar 22, 2018

Today on Stateside, a Corktown resident says he hopes the "little man" isn't forgotten as Ford eyes Michigan Central Station. Also today, state schools chief Brian Whiston says, "it takes time to make reform work." And, we hear from the East Lansing native who's fashion line geared toward Muslim women is now on racks at Macy's.

Stateside 3.21.2018

Mar 21, 2018

Today on Stateside, an Anishinaabe teen previews the plea to protect water she'll deliver to the UN General Assembly tomorrow. And, a maple syrup producer explains he's yearning for chilly nights and warm days.

Stateside 3.20.2018

Mar 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, the first known pedestrian death from a self-driving vehicle: what does this mean to the autonomous vehicle testing and technology? Plus, May Erlewine talks about her latest album, Mother Lion.

Stateside 3.19.2018

Mar 19, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn how the Michigan Department of Transportation decides which roads to fix first. And, a Detroit designer says she aims to increase the number of black women architects. (Right now, only .3% of architects are black women.)

Stateside 3.16.2018

Mar 16, 2018

"Children should not have a price tag on them," a survivor of the Larry Nassar scandal says to opponents of the sexual assault bills passed by the Michigan Senate this week. Also today, we say, "Cheers, and Happy Saint Patrick's Day" to you with a cocktail recipe.

Stateside 3.15.2018

Mar 15, 2018

Milk is crazy cheap right now, and today on Stateside, we learn how dairy farmers are suffering for it. Also today, we discuss ways to overcome stigma around mental illness in the black community.

Stateside 3.14.2018

Mar 14, 2018

Today on Stateside, Michigan high school students reflect on this morning's National School Walkout, during which they demanded action from lawmakers on school safety and guns. Also today, a trans opera singer talks about the risky decision he made to follow his dreams.

Stateside 3.13.2018

Mar 13, 2018

Today on Stateside, teachers share what it's like to conduct lockdown drills with students. Then, a national expert offers tips on how to take back control during an active shooter situation. And, we talk about the hazy IPA from Williamston that's all the rage.

Stateside 3.12.2018

Mar 12, 2018

Today on Stateside, we talk with Senator Gary Peters about net neutrality, guns in schools, and changes to the Dodd-Frank banking regulations. Plus, we'll talk with MLive reporter Garret Ellison about his story that shows MDEQ's cozy relationship with Wolverine Worldwide.

Stateside 3.9.2018

Mar 9, 2018

Today on Stateside, we discuss whether or not a "Marshall Plan for Talent" can work if children can't read. And, we learn about a program being rolled out at the University of Michigan hospital that will give priority to people who can pay more.

Stateside 3.8.2018

Mar 8, 2018

Today on Stateside, the unintended consequences of President Trump's planned tariffs on foreign metal. And, we talk with Jennifer Howard of the Michigan Great Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association about how they can help families cope with a diagnosis that offers few, if any, options.

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Stateside 3.7.2018

Mar 7, 2018

Today on Stateside, the director of the Michigan Department of Transportation answers your questions about Michigan's roads. Also today, we learn what it's like to watch a loved one with early-onset Alzheimer's slowly slip away.

Stateside 3.6.2018

Mar 6, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn Michigan third grade reading levels went down despite a recent $80 million investment intended to improve proficiency. We also discuss the House committee report that found Russian trolls stirred up the Line 5 debate. And, a criminologist explains why playing video games does not lead to violent crime.

Stateside 3.5.2018

Mar 5, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn what Minnesota's settlement with 3M could mean for Michigan's contaminated water problems. And, we discuss whether corporations with a conscience are making a comeback.

Stateside 3.2.2018

Mar 2, 2018

Today on Stateside, a state lawmaker argues for a "sky marshal system in the schools." We talk to a co-director of Flint Town, a new Netflix series that looks at the city through the eyes of the police. Also, a bill in the Michigan House Representatives could make it easier for large water withdrawals. Our Friday Roundtable gives their opinion. 

Stateside 3.1.2018

Mar 1, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn how Samaritas helped resettle 1,400 refugees in 2016. This year, it expects to help 100. Also today, we hear how road that fix themselves may someday become a reality.

Daniel Hensel / Michigan Radio

Next week on Stateside, we’ll talk about the roads with Kirk Steudle, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation.

First, though, we want to hear from you. What question do you have for Steudle? What do you want to know about Michigan's roads?

Stateside 2.28.2018

Feb 28, 2018

Today on Stateside, past Michigan Teachers of the Year weigh in on safety and guns in schools. We also hear why a small town in our state had a pizza funeral 45 years ago.

Stateside 2.23.2018

Feb 23, 2018

Today on Stateside, we discuss whether requiring utilities to buy renewable energy helps or hurts consumers. Also today, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel explains his county supports regional transit, just not this RTA plan.  And, we learn about a group in Washtenaw County that offers help for hoarders.

Stateside 2.22.2018

Feb 22, 2018

401(k) plans were never meant to be a complete retirement plan. Today on Stateside, we discuss were that leaves future retirees. Also today, we learn there's a touch of Pure Michigan in PyeongChang: the fake snow. And, we say goodbye to our Next Idea series.

Stateside 2.21.2018

Feb 21, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn Wayne and Washtenaw county leaders plan to pursue a mass transit plan, with or without Macomb and Oakland counties. And, we hear from the lieutenant who filed a federal lawsuit against the Jackson County sheriff, calling him a "multi-faceted bigot."

Stateside 2.20.2018

Feb 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, we hear and discuss new music from Black Milk, Jack White, and Andrew W.K. And, we learn lawmakers may consider bills allowing guns to be taken from dangerous owners.

Stateside 2.19.2018

Feb 19, 2018

Today on Stateside, we discuss what exactly an AR-15 is, and why they're so popular. And, we hear why history proves solving poverty requires more than just a silver bullet.

Stateside 2.16.2018

Feb 16, 2018

Today on Stateside, a reporter explains how race is still a factor in whether you're approved or denied a conventional mortgage. And, we learn how to judge whether or not a business benefits the community.

Stateside 2.15.2018

Feb 15, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn why so many international Olympic figure skaters train in Michigan. And, Jeff DeGraff with The Next Idea says Michigan has the parts to build a powerful economic engine, but they need to be connected.

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