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Stateside: COVID in Western UP; farm worker photo series; Wayne County canvass kerfuffle

Nov 18, 2020

Today on Stateside, as COVID surges across the state, we talk to a healthcare administrator about the situation in the Upper Peninsula. Plus, a photo project focusing on the people who harvest the  the food we put on our tables. And, a look into the wild ride that was the Wayne County vote certification last night.


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In Western UP, as goes Wisconsin, so goes Michigan’s COVID spike

  • Cathryn Beer is a health officer and administrator for the Western U.P. Health Department

Photo series offers glimpse into lives of migrant ag workers

  • Eric Bouwens is a clinical physician and photographer living in Grand Rapids

After decades of decline, Black residents and entrepreneurs leading Idlewild’s “rebirth”

  • Max Johnton is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio

Stalemate on Wayne County certification broken by tidal wave of public comment

  • Jonathan Kinlock is a member of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers
  • Chris Thomas is the former long-time state Elections Director. He worked with Wayne County this election.

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