Stateside for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Today on Stateside:
- Rep. Adam Zemke, Democratic vice chair of the House Education Committee and representative for Ann Arbor, discusses what he believes Michigan should focus on to improve early education.
- Sandy Bakic of the New Martha Washington Bakery in Hamtramck talks to us about the Fat Tuesday tradition of paczki.
- A new children’s book written by Grosse Pointe Park mother and writer Michelle Balconi along with help from Reagan administration economist Arthur B. Laffer attempts to explain economics in a kid-friendly way.
- Michigan natives Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers’ new album Terra Incognita is out today with eccentric influences, and inspiration from Michigan.
- Osama Siblani, publisher of Arab American News joins us to discuss the crowd that gathered in Livonia this weekend to mourn the death of Lt. Muath al-Kasaesbeh, a Jordanian Air Force pilot killed by the self-declared Islamic State. Al-Kasaesbeh's relatives live in Southeast Michigan.
- Chief wine and restaurant critic for Hour Detroit Magazine, Chris Cook, tells us how to best serve and store wine.