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Stateside: Absentee ballot debate continues; what record shops are spinning; road bonds explained

Feb 20, 2020

Today on Stateside, a bill to give local clerks a head start on absentee ballot counting has hit a wall in the Legislature. We'll hear from one clerk who's going back to the drawing board. Plus, a conversation with the owner of an Ann Arbor record store owner about the albums he's listening to and loving right now. 

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As clerks warn of absentee ballot delays, MI Senate leadership takes wait-and-see approach

  • Riley Beggin covers politics for Bridge Michigan.
  • Justin Roebuck is the Ottawa County Clerk.

Needle Drop: What record store owners can't stop spinning

  • Jim Dwyer is the co-owner of Encore Records.

Expert: Bonds offer short-term funding for a problem that needs long-term solutions

  • Stephanie Leiser is an expert in public finance and a lecturer at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy.

How Stateside got its groove: The making of our new theme song

  • Kendall Tucker is an Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti native who performs under the name 14KT.