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Politics & Government

Stateside for Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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  • Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters has two big projects on his plate in an effort to strengthen protections for the Great Lakes and provide funding for the city of Flint in the wake of the water crisis.
  • The new emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools says time is running out for lawmakers to approve a bailout. Michigan Radio’s Jake Neher reports.

20160309_SS_MarkelRebeccaLeeCrumpler.mp3
Dr. Howard Markel celebrates the life of Rebecca Lee Crumpler.

  • Michigan State University biologist and computer scientist ArendHintze believes that artificial intelligence is not something for the distant future.
  • Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump top Michigan's primary with the biggest voter turnout in 44 years. Our It’s Just Politics team explains what went down Tuesday night.
  • Governing magazine reporter Daniel Vock looks at the process of what it takes to get a federal disaster declaration. 

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Daniel Vock tells us about the formula FEMA uses to calculate what is a disaster and what is an emergency.