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Stateside for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

  • Delegates for the United Auto Workers are meeting at Cobo Center this week and their focus is on how to close the wage gap in the industry.
  • The Rotary Club of Iron Mountain-Kingsford is in charge of a fundraiser that is centered on guessing when a 1998 Saturn will sink into a frozen lake.
  • Department of Natural Resources wildfire specialist Dan Laux joins us to discuss how to prevent wildfires as the season for fires begins.
  • A new film 1971 tells the story of the eight courageous citizens who broke into FBI offices to reveal incriminating evidence of the Bureau’s illegal actions. Director Johanna Hamilton, along with Michigan native Bonnie Raines and her husband John Raines, who took part in the break in, discuss the film.
  • The Detroit Public Library celebrates 150 years of serving the public this week, and we take a look at how the beautiful main library building came to be.
  • Medical historian Dr. Howard Markel tells us the story of the discovery of what causes tuberculosis.
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