Stateside for Friday, February 19, 2016
- A state official discusses the plume of toxic chemical headed for Ann Arbor’s drinking water supply. Michigan is out of step with federal regulations for risk.
- Why was Detroit the center of building cars and trucks? A new book looks at the history of car companies. It’s called Lost Car Companies of Detroit. It was written by Alan Naldrett.
Alan Naldrett tells us a little bit about the people who built the cars that made Detroit the Motor City.
- What’s your biggest failure? Eastern Floral President Bing Goei shares his on Failure:Lab.
- New research finds people who falsely confessed to crimes might do it because of sleep deprivation. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and one of the authors joins us.
Kimberly Fenn, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University, discusses the link between sleep deprivation and false confessions.
- A whistleblower says state officials turned down federal help for Flint in determining how people were getting Legionnaires' disease.