Stateside for Thursday, February 26, 2015
- Leaders from the Detroit bankruptcy dispense advice for community leaders, and share their hopes for the city's future.
- With only 40% of people in Detroit having home Internet, resident Brandon Moore talks to us about his experiences learning computer skills and how the city’s residents can close the digital divide.
- Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan Jess DeGraff explains how new immigrants are crucial to Michigan’s future.
- A recent, large discovery of the mineral element potash has been found in Northern Michigan.
- The president and Congress are still in a stalemate over DHS funding and immigration reform. If they don’t reach a decision, how would the DHS shutdown affect Michigan?
- MDOT is leasing 23 railcars, and the cost has gone up while the cars remain unused.
- The Upper Peninsula has some spectacular and wacky traditions, one of which is the Annual Trenary Outhouse Classic.