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Stateside: No-fault insurance reform side effects; writer captures the essence of Up North; West MI school returns to virtual learning

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In one West Michigan school district, staff shortages and COVID outbreaks trigger a return to virtual learning.

Today on Stateside, things get real for car crash victims under auto insurance reforms. Also, how a couple of COVID cases and a lack of qualified substitute teachers shut down one Michigan school district. And writer Jerry Dennis talks about life up north, and changes he’s observed.

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Insurance companies hasten collapse of care industry for people hurt in car accidents by not paying

  • Tracy Samilton is a producer and Energy and Transportation Reporter at Michigan Radio.

Writer Jerry Dennis’ new book captures Michigan’s northern wild places across the four seasons

  • Jerry Dennis is the author of Up North in Michigan: A Portrait of Place in Four Seasons.

In one West Michigan school district, staff COVID outbreaks trigger a return to virtual learning

  • Dr. Thomas Langdon is the superintendent of Walkerville Public Schools.

Gov. Whitmer announces plan for electric vehicle infrastructure

  • Rick Pluta is Michigan Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief.
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