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Stateside: Whitmer on kidnapping plot; coronavirus strategy; business is booming for cannabis in MI

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It’s been a complicated, lightning-fast year in journalism--reporters have been working hard to keep up with breaking news. But this year's Scholasitc Kids Press class is ready to chase the stories that matter.";

Today on Stateside, we talk with two entrepreneurs about launching a cannabis business amid a global pandemic. Also, we catch up with Governor Whitmer about her alleged kidnapping plot and the stakes of the upcoming election.

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

Whitmer: Alleged kidnapping plot shows need to “turn down the heat” on partisan rhetoric 

  • Gretchen Whitmer is the governor of Michigan.

As a Scholastic kid reporter this 10-year old from Ypsilanti wants to tackle the big issues of the day

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Stateside’s conversation with Rosie Muller and Suzanne McCabe

  • Rosie Muller is a ten-year-old from Ypsilanti joining this year's class of Kid Reporters for Scholastic Kids Press.
  • Suzanne McCabe is the Scholastic Kids Press editor.

Fuji might be the quintessential apple for this time of year, it’s super sweet, and beautiful

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Stateside’s conversation with Noah Ovshinsky

  • Noah Ovshinsky is a native Michigander, apple farmer, and news director for Wisconsin Public Radio.

As other businesses struggle to survive, cannabis purveyors see a pandemic sales boom

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Stateside’s conversation with Rebecca Colett and LaToyia Rucker

  • Rebecca Colett is the CEO of Calyxeum.
  • LaToyia Rucker is Calyxeum’s Chief operating officer.
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