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Stateside covers what you need (and want) to know about Michigan. You hear stories from people across the state—from policymakers in Lansing, to entrepreneurs in Detroit, to artists in Grand Rapids. Tune in every day for in-depth conversations that matter to Michigan. Stateside is hosted by April Baer.

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  • Today, a recap of Governor Whitmer's State of the State address. We also spoke with Myron Elkins, a southwest Michigan singer whose debut album is an ode to the Midwest. Then, we discussed the streaming service Tubi's impact on independent Black film scene in Detroit.
  • On today's show, we spoke about gun-related police encounters and heard about a recent school lockdown. Plus, a novelist discussed her book and we heard about Isle Royale updates.
  • Today, we dove into an issue that's likely to take center stage over the next few weeks in Lansing: Michigan's right-to-work laws. Then, we heard about a Finnish-American legend that took root in the U.P. Plus, a conversation with chef Iliana Regan on her new memoir Fieldwork.
  • Happy 1/23 Day! A discussion about red flag laws followed followed a preview of the upcoming State of the State. Then a conversation on tenant rights in Detroit. Plus a little bit about the Lunar New Year.
  • Today's guests joined us to discuss the use of seclusion and restraint in Michigan schools. Students who struggle to regulate their emotions are sometimes physically restrained or isolated, but these tactics are often a threat to children with disabilities.
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