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Stateside: COVID-19 vaccines and equity; UP dog sled races cancelled; conspiracy in Calumet

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Today on Stateside, Michigan has reached over one million COVID-19 vaccinations. We explore what this milestone means, and the work ahead. Plus, the pandemic cancels another event. This time it’s sled dog race. And, as the virus ripped through the country, misinformation tore through a small U.P. town.

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

Michigan stands at one million COVID vaccinations, but with much more work to do

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Stateside’s conversation with Joneigh Khaldun

  • Dr. Joneigh Khaldun is Michigan’s chief medical executive.

A long-running sled dog race in the UP makes tough decision to cancel this year’s run

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Stateside’s conversation with Darlene Walch

  • Darlene Walch is the president of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association.

COVID and conspiracy in Calumet

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Stateside’s conversation with Jonathan Oosting

  • Jonathan Oosting is a reporter for Bridge Michigan.
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