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Stateside: Restaurants reconsider dine-in option; Brood X explained; biz leaders on election bills

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Today on Stateside, they’re heeeeere! Host April Baer, noted cicada enthusiast, talks with an entomologist about once-in-17 years emergence of Brood X. Plus, how the new COVID surge in Michigan is affecting businesses and Michigan’s plans to handle the crisis.

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

Why some restaurants aren’t waiting for new restrictions on indoor dining

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Stateside’s conversation with Phil Cooley

  • Phil Cooley is the founder and owner of Slows BBQ in Corktown Detroit

After 17 years underground, swarms of “large, noisy, lusty” cicadas to emerge in SE Michigan

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Stateside’s conversation with Howard Russel

  • Howard Russel is an Entomologist at Michigan State University

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun on what Johnson & Johnson pause means for vaccination effort

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Stateside’s conversation with Joneigh Khaldun

  • Joneigh Khaldun is Michigan’s chief medical executive

A group of business leaders speak out on package of election bills in play for Michigan

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Stateside’s conversation with Jonathan Oosting

  • Jonathan Oosting is a political reporter for Bridge Michigan
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