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Politics & Government

Stateside for Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

Eastern Michigan University and Oakland University have raised tuition above the state’s dictated cap. The Detroit Free Press’s David Jesse tells us about the decision and how it will affect the schools and their students.

The Hubble Space Telescope has allowed scientists to peer deep into space since 1990, expanding our understanding of the universe. But there’s still so much we don’t know. Brian O’Shea joins us to talk about finding out how big our universe really is.

Two Michigan poets sit down with us to talk about trading places and the poem that won them third place in the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.

Why are auto insurance rates in Michigan so high? Stephen Gursten is a Detroit-area attorney, and he explains what he thinks is behind these highest-in-the-nation car insurance rates.