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Stateside: Detroit infrastructure and flooding; No Sudden Move film; executive orders and GOP moves

A flood in the streets going up to the doorsteps of houses.
Lindsey Smith
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Michigan Radio

Today on Stateside, a discussion about what needs to change to prevent massive flooding as torrential rain pours in Southeast Michigan. Also, an update on a week of Michigan politics, and a conversation with two cast members from the Steven Soderbergh film “No Sudden Move,” which is set in 1950s Detroit.

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

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As rain continues, Michigan’s infrastructure running out of time

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Stateside's conversation with Nick Leonard.

  • Nick Leonard is Executive Director of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center.

Behind the scenes with ‘No Sudden Move’ in Detroit

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Stateside's conversation with Katherine Banks and Wallace Bridges.

  • Katherine Banks is an actor and educator and plays the role of Dawn Atkinson in the film.
  • Wallace Bridges  is a professor in communications, media and theatre arts at Eastern Michigan University and is a Fulbright Scholar. He plays the role of Rudy in the film.

From creamery to control room: The aviator that inspired the Woolsey Airport

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Hear Kendra Carr's feature for Interlochen Public Radio.

  • Kendra Carr is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.

Politics roundup: MI GOP shakeup and a legislative end run

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Stateside's conversation with Adrian Hemond and John Sellek.

  •  Adrian Hemond is the co-founder of the strategy and advocacy group Grassroots Midwest. 
  • John Sellek is the founder of Harbor Strategic Public Affairs. 
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