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Stateside: COVID-19 data from nursing homes; drive-thru graduation; hair salons still closed

May 27, 2020

Today on Stateside, as Northern Michigan and the UP reopened restaurants this past weekend, other businesses stayed closed. We speak with a hair stylist who wants to find a safe way to reopen. Plus, the difficulty of tracking the number of COVID-19 cases in elder care facilities.

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What do we know about COVID-19 in Michigan’s nursing homes?

  • Will Callan is a reporter for Michigan Radio

A backpack and a bottle of whiskey connects son to father in nursing home during coronavirus outbreak 

 

High school seniors attend virtual celebrations and drive-by graduations as school year comes to an end

  • Olivia Yates is graduating from Groves High School in Beverly Hills

A review of Michael Zadoorian’s latest novel “The Narcissism of Small Differences”

  • Keith Taylor is Stateside’s book critic

Hair stylists and barbers are still in COVID limbo

  • Laura Rose is a hair stylist in Traverse City.

Northern Michigan reopening gives the state a taste of the new normal in restaurants

  • Mark Kurlyandchik writes about restaurants and the food industry for the Detroit Free Press