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Stateside: Inside the third surge; sturgeon spawning season; Detroit council trail-blazer steps away

Apr 26, 2021

This third surge is skewing younger. A look inside the wards taking care of those fighting COVID-19.
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Today on Stateside, a look inside a hospital ward caring for a bunch of younger COVID patients. Plus, a Detroit council trail-blazer Raquel Castaneda-Lopez talks about why she’s leaving politics to go back to advocacy. And, we get up close and personal with one of the biggest fish in the Great Lakes, the sturgeon.

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Inside the third surge: A hospital in overflow

  • Kate Wells is a reporter with Michigan Radio

Minari’s Steven Yuen gives big Oscar shoutout to Michigan

Do you have what it takes to join the sturgeon guard?

  • Brenda Archambo is president of the organization Sturgeon for Tomorrow
  • Dave Borgeson is the fisheries unit supervisor for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Back to her roots: Detroit’s Raquel Castañeda-López on why she’s leaving politics

  • Raquel Castaneda Lopez is a Detroit city council member representing the southside of Detroit. She is also the first-ever Latina on the city council.