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Stateside for Monday, July 6, 2015


Today on Stateside:

The Supreme Court recently ruled that state legislatures aren't the only ones that can draw congressional district lines, and that decision has one lawmaker considering legislation to give that authority to an independent commission.

At least half of Michigan voters polled think the state isn’t doing enough to help its veterans. Peter Pratt joins us to discuss the survey results.

In an era when newspapers are struggling, the Michigan Daily has been going strong for 125 years. We talk to some of the Daily’s past and current students about what sets the paper apart.

What’s in a name? Tony Hansen joins us from Short’s Brewing Co. to talk about the importance of giving a good beer a good name.

When you join the military, it can take years of training before you serve. But when it's time to return to civilian life, you might get a week, and then you're out. Chris Bamber sits down with us to talk about that transition and what can be done to help more veterans through it.

South Carolina's Legislature today is debating whether to take down the Confederate flag in front of the state capitol. Bill McGraw’s opinion piece in Deadline Detroit looks at the statue he calls Southeast Michigan’s own version of the Confederate flag.

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