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  • What might happen in at the state level if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade this year? Today on the show, a look at the landscape of abortion rights in Michigan. Also, we caught up on three ballot initiative campaigns already ramping up this election year. And, we talked with the West Michigan drag queen on this season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
  • One University of Michigan student talked to Stateside about why the firing of former university president Mark Schlissel is no laughing matter. Also, one former collegiate athlete shared her struggle with eating disorders. And a filmmaker talked about his journey following a beloved pair of piping plovers.
  • On today's show, the chair of the U of M Board of Regents discusses the university's recent settlement. We talk about what to do with your fancy clothes during a pandemic, and why Domino's is dissing delivery apps. Plus, a Michigan author gives a sneak peek of her new book.
  • Dearborn mayor Abdullah Hammoud takes office, maps road past infrastructure and COVID issues. Reporters uncover false advertisement at Baker College. The effects of President Schlissel's departure from the University of Michigan. A chat with Michigan lieutenant governor Garlin Gilchrist, who recently contracted COVID.
  • Michigan's new political maps didn't account for incarcerated people. Should that change? Also, a new effort to protect abortion rights in Michigan as federal protections shrink. And, the story of how one up-and-coming Detroit record label is taking off.
  • Today, we break down a new report from the Michigan State Police on trooper interactions with black drivers. Then, a look into the legacy of letter writing in 2022. Finally, we check up on a small bug threatening hemlock trees, and discuss how remote learning is effecting Michigan students.
  • Gun arrests are on the rise in Detroit. Is the city safer? Michigan Radio reporter Beenish Ahmed broke down what's going on for us. Also, a website is expanding opportunities for Anishinaabek people to learn about their language and culture online.
  • A Beaumont pulmonologist provides an inside look at how hospitals are coping with a surge in cases. Then, how two Michigan photographers captured the grandmas of America. And, why climate change solutions must include Indigenous voices.
  • Today, on Stateside, could the spread of omicron move the needle on vaccination? And the Great Lakes region is under thin ice. Also, former Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield stands accused of sexual assault by his sister-in-law.
  • Major corporations resume campaign contributions for insurrection-supporting lawmakers. U.S. automakers lose ground, invest in electric cars. Understanding Michigan's new political map.