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Politics & Government

Stateside for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

  • A special legislative committee held the first of several hearings for Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat, who have been accused of misusing public resources to hide an extramarital affair. Chad Livengood gives us an update.
     
  • Amid the talk about executive compensation, the DIA is facing some stiff competition in its search to replace former director Graham Bell. Sherri Welch looked into the search for Crain's Detroit Business.
     
  • The Upper Harbor Ore Dock is one of the most striking features of the waterfront in Marquette. Maritime historian Fred Stonehouse reminds us of the city's history and heritage in mining.
     
  • The Go Rounds' new album, "dont go not changin," is out today. The Kalamazoo band's leader, Graham Parsons, joins us to talk about the album and his involvement in the local music scene.
     
  • Treating patients from a distance could revolutionize medical care. Telemedicine is on the rise in Michigan, and Nancy Derringer and Dr. Jed Magen sit down with us to talk about what that means for modern medicine.
     
  • Glamping is coming to Northern Michigan with a new "glampground" opening next spring northeast of Traverse City. Brad Carlson talks with us today about the work he and his wife have been doing to get it all ready.