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Stateside: Rise in eating disorders; campaign spending surprises; FBI informants and kidnapping plot

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Today on Stateside, what parents should know about the uptick in eating disorders during the pandemic. And, the latest campaign finance disclosure reveals a state representative’s eyebrow-raising expenses. Plus, a critical look at the FBI’s use of confidential informants while investigating the plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer. 

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As more teens are hospitalized for eating disorders, here's what parents need to know 

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Stateside’s conversation with Kate Wells

  • Kate Wells is a reporter at Michigan Radio.

Big fundraising haul for Whitmer, Dearborn mayoral candidates in July finance filings

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Stateside’s conversation with Craig Mauger and Simon Schuster

  • Craig Mauger is a reporter with the Detroit News.
  • Simon Schuster is director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.

Buzzfeed investigation shines critical light on use of FBI informants in Whitmer kidnapping case 

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Stateside’s conversation with Jessica Garrison and Ken Bensinger

  • Jessica Garrison is a senior investigative editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.
  • Ken Bensinger is an investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles .
  • Read Garrison and Bensinger's in-depth look at the way the FBI used informants in building its case against the men charged in the plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer here. 

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