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Stateside: MI to lose congressional seat; utilities campaign against solar; Abdul El-Sayed

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Today on Stateside, the 2020 census results are in and Michigan has lost a congressional seat. What this means for the state’s political landscape. Plus, the story of a Filipino Michigander serving in the Civil War. And, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on why now is not the time to let up on the pandemic.

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

Early census results show Michigan losing congressional clout

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Stateside’s conversation with John Lindstrom

  • John Lindstrom is the former publisher of Gongwer News Service - Michigan

From whaling ship stowaway to Civil War soldier: a Filipino American’s global journey to Michigan

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Stateside’s conversation with Mark Harvey

  • Mark Harvey is the State Archivist with the Michigan History Center

The battle for rooftop solar in Michigan

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Lexi Krupp reports

  • Lexi Krupp is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio

Abdul El-Sayed on the problems in American health care, and why he thinks Medicare-for-all is the fix

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Stateside’s conversation with Abdul El-Sayed

  • Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is the former health director for the City of Detroit and a public health expert
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