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Stateside for Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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  • Detroit Public Schools' emergency manager Darnell Earley is stepping down at the end of the month. But that still leaves plenty of questions unanswered. Bridge Magazine reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey talks about what’s ahead for Detroit students and teachers.
  • Sue Webster asked this question through our MI Curious project: "There must have been a huge presence at the Masonic Temple in Detroit at one time. What was it all about?"

An interview with indie vet Ira Deutchman and Michigan Theater executive director Russ Collins

  •   How did Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha first get the idea to study blood lead levels in Flint children? The answer lies in a friendship that goes back to ninth grade.
  • There's an event happening for Black History Month that has a different feel. It's called Kumbuka. And it's a celebration of African-Americans throughout history, using their spoken and written words.

An interview with Kaylan Waterman

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