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Stateside for Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Today on Stateside:

  • Michigan could become the latest state to ban microbeads. Rebecca Williams of The Environment Report joined us to talk about those teeny, tiny balls of plastic found in everyday products.
  • Juveniles serving life in prison with no chance for parole might get a shot at resentencing. Interlochen Public Radio’s Morgan Springer reports.
  • A University of Michigan graduate finds out tonight if his debut novel will win the Man Booker prize, one of the top fiction awards in the world. Earlier this year we spoke with ChigozieObioma about his novel, The Fishermen.
  • Who is at fault for the Flint water crisis? Dan Wyant, director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, joined us to answer that question and more.
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