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Politics & Government

Stateside for Tuesday, December 1, 2015


  • With the state legislators' holiday break right around the corner, Detroit Free Press reporter Kathy Gray takes a look at how they voted this year and what to expect from the House and the Senate over the next few weeks.
  • 1983's A Christmas Story follows Ralphie's quest to get Santa to bring him a Daisy Red Ryder BB gun. Ron Ahrens joins us to talk about how the company got its start here in Michigan.
  • A lot of us have a habit of adding a possessive “s” to the end of a store or company name. Think “Kroger’s” or “Ford’s.” Is it a Michigan thing? University of Michigan English professor Anne Curzan sits down with us to talk about it.
  • Lisa Rose is a herbalist, urban farmer and a forager, and she tells us that our backyards may be full of potential wild edibles that we’ve never considered.
  • The 50th anniversary of The Fifth Estate is was marked with exhibitions at two Detroit Museums. Founder Harvey Ovshinky and a very early member of the team, Peter Werbe, join us to talk about the paper’s history.