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Stateside: Redistricting speed bumps; weaving personal and public loss; picturing Michigan’s ice

Mar 8, 2021

A new ice fishing photography exhibit by Detroit photojournalist, Amy Sacka, explores how the number of frozen-days has decreased dramatically on the Great Lakes over the past 40 years. The exhibit is open at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Detroit’s Belle Isle through April 24.
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Today, on Stateside, Michigan’s redistricting commission asks for more time. Plus, one writer considers personal and public tragedies while delivering water to folks in Flint. 

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2020 Census data delay forcing Michigan Redistricting Commission to adjust time table

  • Sue Hammersmith is the executive director of the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. 

Poet David Hardin’s memoir Standpipe interweaves personal and public trauma

  • David Hardin is an award-wining poet and author of the new memoir Standpipe

Michigan photojournalist captures the thawing of the Great Lakes

  • Amy Sacka is a Detroit-based photojournalist. Her ice fishing photography exhibit titled Last Ice will be on display at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Detroit’s Belle Isle through April 24.
  • This segment originally aired on September 20, 2020.  

Former Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley has died. He was 96.

  • Steve Carmody is a reporter at Michigan Radio.