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Stateside: AG Nessel on opioid settlement; LGBT Detroit July celebration; Matthew Milia’s new album

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Today on Stateside, what the national opioid settlement could mean for Michigan. Also, the founding of Detroit’s long-lived and well-loved Black LGBTQ Pride event, Hotter Than July. Plus, Matthew Milia’s new record, delivers lovely, if angsty odes to summer in Keego Harbor.

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

How a negotiated settlement with four health care giants over opioid abuse could affect Michigan

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Stateside's conversation with Dana Nessel.

  •   Dana Nessel is Michigan’s Attorney General.

Pride despite pandemic,  LGBT Detroit’s decades old “Hotter than July” event returns

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Stateside’s conversation with Curtis Lipscomb, Jerron Totten, and Robert Tate.

  • Curtis Lipscomb is the founder and Executive Director of LGBT Detroit
  • Jerron Totten is LGBT Detroit’s Social Outreach Coordinator and Legislative Advocacy Specialist.
  • Robert Tate is an honoree at this year’s event and a lifelong Detroit activist and resident.

If yacht rock came from a pontoon boat: Matthew Milia’s album Keego Harbor

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Stateside's conversation with Matthew Milia.

  • Matthew Milia is a singer-songwriter and Michigan native.

Bird enthusiasts flock to Saline to see tropical tourist 

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Stateside's conversation with Pamela Rasmussen.

  • Pamela Rasmussen is an Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology at Michigan State University and an Assistant Curator at the MSU Museum.
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