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Stateside for Tuesday, May 5, 2015


Today on Stateside:

  • Voters in Flint could have to write in the name of their next mayor, after most candidates failed to get their petitions in on time.
  • We hear the latest on the Trans-Pacific Partnership – the proposed trade deal among the U.S., Canada, and 10 nations in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • The life and legacy of African-American poet and publisher Dudley Randall, who founded Broadside Press.
  • A new app hopes to turn smartphone users into "citizen scientists," protecting Michigan from invasive species.
  • This week marks the 70th anniversary of V-E Day – the end of the war in Europe. We talk to one Michigan man whose father filed firsthand reports from the scene of Germany's surrender.
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