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Stateside: Congressman-elect Meijer; Trump legal challenges; GR hospital plans for COVID surge

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As COVID surges across the country breaking records for daily case numbers, hospitals prepare for an influx of patients.

Today on Stateside, we talked to Congressman-elect Peter Meijer who is getting ready to succeed Justin Amash as the representative for Michigan's 3rd Congressional District. Also, we hear about how one hospital in West Michigan is grappling with a steep rise in cases there. 

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

Congressman-elect Peter Meijer hopes to bring bipartisan spirit from MI-3 to Washington D.C.

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Stateside’s conversation with Peter Meijer

  • Peter Meijer will be representing Michigan's 3rd Congressional district.

Rep. Andy Levin worked on 2000 Bush v. Gore. He says Trump lawsuits pale in comparison.

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Stateside’s conversation with Andy Levin

  • Democratic Congressman Andy Levin represents Michigan's 9th Congressional District.

As COVID-19 cases rise in West Michigan, hospitals prepare for a second surge 

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Stateside’s conversation with Mark Van Dyke

  • Mark Van Dyke is the manager of business assurance for Spectrum Health.

“The safeguards worked,” says Oakland County commissioner of voting process

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Stateside’s conversation with Adam Kochenderfer

  • Adam Kochenderfer is an Oakland County commissioner.

Volunteer poll watcher on what this year’s election meant to her

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Stateside’s conversation with Danielle North

  • Danielle North lives in West Bloomfield and is a small-business owner.
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