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Stateside for Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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  • Flint Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee is pressing for federal aid for the city as it tries to recover from the water disaster. But has that momentum stalled out on Capitol Hill?
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Listen to our interview with Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich.

  • Governor Rick Snyder visited a Flint home on Monday and drank filtered water from the family's tap. He then announced that he'll be drinking filtered tap water from Flint for the next 30 days to show the public that it's safe. We hear from the Flint resident who opened up her home to the governor.  

  • State officials talked about the Pall-Gelman dioxane plume at a town hall meeting in Ann Arbor last night. The meeting was hosted by state Rep. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor.

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Listen to our interview with state Rep. Jeff Irwin

  • Over the past decade the coyote has made its way into all 83 counties in Michigan. But lately there have been sightings of a rare coyote-wolf hybrid called the coywolf. We check in with Kevin Swanson. He is the DNR Wildlife Management Specialist with the Bear and Wolf program.
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