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Stateside: Redistricting; vaccine mandate; college athletes getting paid; Detroit Public Theatre

Jul 9, 2021

Another speed bump has been placed in the path of the Independent Citizens’ Redistricting Commission that’s charged with redrawing political boundaries within the state.
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Today on Stateside, Michigan’s Supreme Court declines to extend deadlines for redrawing legislative boundaries. Also, one union pushes back on Trinity Health vaccine policy. Plus, how some Michigan college athletes flex the earning potential of their names, images and likeness. And, how the Detroit Public Theatre leveraged the pandemic year to find a new home, and set the stage for a new future.

Listen to the full show above or find individual interviews below.

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Michigan Supreme Court declines to extend deadlines for redrawing legislative boundaries

  •  Steve Carmody is a reporter at Michigan Radio.

Trinity Health vaccine mandate poses “tough decision” for employees, says union member

  •   Cassidy Hobby is a patient care assistant at Mercy Hospital in Muskegon.

How some Michigan college athletes flex the earning potential of their names, images and likeness

  • Andrew Kahn is a men’s basketball and football beat writer at MLive.

Detroit Public Theatre on hope and renewal in the wake of  the pandemic

  • Sarah Winkler and Courtney Burkett are co-founders and producing artistic directors of the Detroit Public Theatre.