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Stateside for Tuesday, January 12, 2016

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  • Should you be lucky enough to nab the winning Powerball ticket, you would also surrender your privacy. Republican State Rep. Ray Franz wants to fix that.
     
  • Michigan Radio's Emily Fox takes us to northern mid-Michigan. The area is home to a large Amish population, and for some Amish families, the traditional lifestyle is starting to change.
     
  • A creative young chef tells us turning Detroit into a true food mecca is a work in progress.
     
  • Online dating has lost much of its stigma, according to a Pew Research study that found a majority of Americans now say it's a good way to meet people. Stephanie Tong is leading the research team. 
    20160112_SS_Tong_Online_dating_study.mp3
    Our conversation with Stephanie Tong
  • Congressman Dan Kildee joins us to discuss tonight's State of the Union address and to weigh in on Gov. Snyder's response to the Flint water crisis.
     
  • A sculpture titled "United We Stand" will be unveiled this July in front of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Detroit artist Charles McGee has been commissioned to make the 25-foot sculpture – quite a special way to mark his 91st year.
    20160112_SS_Charles_McGee_artist.mp3
    Our conversation with Charles McGee

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