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Taylor Wizner

Taylor Wizner is passionate about empowering communities through solid reporting. She started at IPR in 2019 after working as an associate producer at WDET in Detroit. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School and the University of Michigan, and has interned for NPR’s flagship show "All Things Considered." When not sharing the news of the day, she enjoys eating Detroit-style pizza and listening to narrative podcasts.

Five years ago, hops were in high demand in Michigan, and more and more farmers started experimenting with the crop. 

Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen Center for the Arts

Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier accused of sex crimes against many girls, visited and donated to Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Epstein has been accused of preying on girls who aspired to be performers, although the school says they have no record of any complaints from current or former students.

Half a century ago, hundreds of pairs of piping plovers lived in the Great Lakes. But by the 1980s, they were on the verge of extinction and only a dozen pairs remained.

Over time, wildlife biologists have helped increase the population. But it’s still well below a stable number and each year there’s a new threat.

 

More and more school work is being done online, but some students across the country are falling behind their peers because they don’t have internet at home.