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Stateside: Rep. Levin on new COVID aid package; rapid testing flaws; online quarantine arts archive

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Representative Andy Levin spoke with Stateside about a new COVID aid package and how the pandemic could be an opportunity to rethink how we treat the earth.

Today on Stateside, a new test for COVID-19 gives results quickly, but those results aren't always accurate. Plus, it's Earth Day and we spoke with a congressman about how the COVID crisis could serve as an opportunity to rethink how we treat the earth.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Lawmaker hopes approved program will put older students on track to associates degrees

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Rep. Anthony on reconnect program.

Stateside’s conversation with Sarah Anthony

  • Sarah Anthony is a Democratic Michigan House Representative from Michigan’s 68th House District

Online space for artists forms a real-time creative archive during COVID-19 quarantine

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Stateside’s conversation with Sherina Sharpe and Christin Lee

  • Sherina Sharpe is a co-founder of Six Feet of Distance and an artist and educator in Detroit.
  • Christin Lee is a co-founder of Six Feet of Distance and founded Room Project, which is a low-cost space for women and non-binary artists

New COVID-19 tests for SE Michigan offer fast results, but low accuracy

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Smith on rapid COVID testing

Stateside’s conversation with Lindsey Smith

  • Lindsey Smith is a morning news editor for Michigan Radio

Rep. Levin on COVID response, stimulus, and Earth Day

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Rep. Andy Levin on COVID-19 stimulus

Stateside’s conversation with Andy Levin

  • Andy Levin is a congressman from Michigan’s 9th district
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