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Stateside: Rep. Kildee on stimulus talks; fine dining struggles; teens and vaping

The clock is ticking on federal unemployment benefits. The new Senate GOP proposal slashes benefits, which has been met with pushback.

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Today on Stateside, Senate Republicans have developed a proposal for COVID stimulus that would, most notably, reduce unemployment benefits from the federal government from $600 a week to $200 a week. We talk about the pushback and potential consequences. Plus, the pandemic has wreaked havoc on the restaurant industry. Will fine dining survive?

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U.S. House Dems push back against Senate GOP plan for new round of COVID relief

Stateside’s conversation with Dan Kildee

  • Congressman Dan Kildee represents Michigan’s 5th Disctrict

The final nail in the coffin? Michigan’s fine dining scene in pressure cooker during COVID

Stateside's conversation with Mark Kurlyandchik and Eve Aronoff Fernandez

  • Mark Kurlyandchik is a restaurant critic for the Detroit Free Press
  • Eve Aronoff Fernandez is the owner and chef of Frita Batidos in Ann Arbor.

Kids These Days: Vaping comes with consequences. So why do teens do it?

A segment from Michigan Radio’s Kids These Days

  • Kids These Days is a podcast from Michigan Radio
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