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Stateside for Monday, October 19, 2015

Today on Stateside:

  • 111,000 jaws dropped on Saturday when the Spartans stole the game from the Wolverines in dramatic fashion. John U. Bacon weighs in.
  • Fiat Chrysler Automotive's UAW members vote tomorrow and Wednesday on whether to ratify the second contract put before them. Brent Snavely of the Detroit Free Press has been covering the FCA contract talks.
  • Thousands of mid-19th to early-20th century photographs have found a new home at the University of Michigan Clements Library, giving us a broad look at Michigan's past.
  • Residents and visitors of northern Michigan woke up this past weekend to two to six inches of snow on the ground. Jeff Masters gives us an idea of what to expect this winter.
  • Most of us have a sense that the arts contribute to a community's economic well-being, but that feeling can be hard to measure in real economic terms. Marie Klopf and Neel Hajra discuss ways to quantify the economic impact of the arts.
  • Metro Times managing editor Michael Jackman talks with us about the network of electric railways that dominated the Detroit area 100 years ago.
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