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Stateside for Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Today on Stateside:

  • Michigan Public Radio Network’s Jake Neher joins us to discuss the package of gun bills moving through the State House and Senate. Read more about the bills here.
  • The Penobscot building’s iconic red light is partially burned out, so Todd Farnum is scaling the building to replace some of the bulbs and he joins us today to talk about it.

  • Detroit artist Tyree Guyton talks with us about the history of his Heidelberg Project, about the arson crimes, and more.
  • Amy DeRogatis, associate professor of religious studies at Michigan State, and Isaac Weiner, assistant professor of comparative studies at Ohio State, discuss their upcoming Religious Soundmap Project of the Global Midwest.
  • Michigan Radio’s Steve Carmody puts Flint's water troubles into perspective
  • Stuart Butler with the Brookings Institution talks with us about his piece, “3 Ways to Lower Crazy High College Costs.”
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