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Stateside: COVID-19 data from nursing homes; drive-thru graduation; hair salons still closed

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There are huge gaps in our knowledge of how the new corovavirus is moving through nursing homes.

Today on Stateside, as Northern Michigan and the UP reopened restaurants this past weekend, other businesses stayed closed. We speak with a hair stylist who wants to find a safe way to reopen. Plus, the difficulty of tracking the number of COVID-19 cases in elder care facilities.

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

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What do we know about COVID-19 in Michigan’s nursing homes?

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Stateside’s conversation with Will Callan

  • Will Callan is a reporter for Michigan Radio

A backpack and a bottle of whiskey connects son to father in nursing home during coronavirus outbreak 

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Stateside talks with Chris McElroy.

 
High school seniors attend virtual celebrations and drive-by graduations as school year comes to an end

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Stateside’s conversation with Olivia Yates

  • Olivia Yates is graduating from Groves High School in Beverly Hills

A review of Michael Zadoorian’s latest novel “The Narcissism of Small Differences”

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Stateside’s conversation with Keith Taylor

  • Keith Taylor is Stateside’s book critic

Hair stylists and barbers are still in COVID limbo

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Stateside’s conversation with Laura Rose

  • Laura Rose is a hair stylist in Traverse City.

Northern Michigan reopening gives the state a taste of the new normal in restaurants

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Stateside’s conversation with Mark Kurlyandchik

  • Mark Kurlyandchik writes about restaurants and the food industry for the Detroit Free Press
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