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Politics & Government

Stateside for Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

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  • Since Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, Republican presidential candidates and many of the nation's governors began pushing to keep Syrian refugees out of their states, out of the country. Mayor George Heartwell of Grand Rapids joins us to talk about a different message he sent in a statement at a City Commission meeting this week.
     
  • John U. Bacon talks Michigan football in this week's sports roundup.

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    Our conversation with John U. Bacon

     

  • The Venice Biennale is considered the world's premiere architecture show, and the city of Detroit will be in the spotlight when the show opens next May.
     

  • For generations, the "American Dream" has fueled dreams, aspirations, and accomplishments. But a recent NBC online poll found that 57% of us believe that dream is dead.
     

  • Dr. Farha Abbasi talks with us about the damage Islamophobia does to all Americans.
     

  • On Saturday, Operation Kidsafe will hold one of its free child safety events, this one in Farmington Hills. Founder Mark Bott talks with us about what to expect this weekend.

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    Mark Bott tells us about the upcoming Child Safety Event in Farmington Hills