Stateside

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Stateside: Facial recognition bill; unemployment fraud lawsuit; lack of diversity in health research


Today on Stateside , we heard about the latest update on a lawsuit filed in 2015 on behalf of the tens of thousands of Michiganders wrongly accused of submitting fraudulent unemployment claims. Plus, the new director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs


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Stateside: Contaminated Detroit River site collapse; Sanilac petroglyphs; reviving the Tiki cocktail


Today on Stateside , a team from Emory University is in Michigan this week to take blood samples from people who were exposed to polybrominated biphenyls—or PBBs—in the 1970s. Plus, is new technology the key to fighting climate change—or is a radical


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Stateside: Partial collapse of uranium-contaminated site; new UAW president; Michigan folk songs


Today on Stateside , an old industrial site contaminated with uranium since the World War II has partially collapsed into the Detroit River. Plus, a group of West Michigan musicians have brought old Michigan folk songs once sung by sailors and lumberjacks


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Stateside: Shoreline erosion on Lake Michigan; history of spiral cut ham; second-career teachers


Today on Stateside , Great Lakes water levels are at record or near-record highs, leading to dramatic shoreline erosion and threatening lakeshore properties. Plus, the Detroit origins of the spiral cut ham, a holiday dinner staple.


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Stateside: Clock counts down on budget impasse; Consumers Energy’s political spending; new MI music


Today on Stateside , there are just a few weeks left in the 2019 legislative session, but Governor Gretchen Whitmer and GOP lawmakers have yet to reach a deal on the state budget. Plus, a group of West Michigan musicians come together on a compilation


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Stateside: Recreational pot goes on sale; Rep. Inman corruption trial; is there a “right to read?”


Today on Stateside , we get a preview of State Representative Larry Inman’s upcoming corruption trial in federal court. The Traverse City-area Republican is charged with soliciting a bribe, attempted extortion, and lying to the FBI. Plus, the view from


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Stateside: Lake Erie’s cyanobacteria blooms; a net-zero neighborhood; “rights of nature” movement


Today on Stateside , we hear about the plan for a unique “net-zero” community in Ann Arbor. Plus, dispelling the stereotype that Michigan wine can't compete on the world stage.


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Stateside: Roadblocks to lawmaker recalls; the Michigan Left; dispelling myths about Michigan wine


Today on Stateside , the organizer of a recall drive against a Traverse City state representative says Michigan’s recall process stifles citizen voices. Plus, Michigan winemakers are hoping to move the image of the state’s wines beyond “sweet” and


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Stateside: Redistricting commission moves ahead; political shift in the suburbs; holiday theater


Today on Stateside , a federal judge delivered a setback to Michigan Republicans suing to stop the state from moving forward on a voter-approved redistricting commission. Plus, why the old political belief that urban voters swing Democratic and the


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Stateside: Why the DNR okayed wolf killings; citizen activists on PFAS; expanding food assistance


Today on Stateside , what newly-released emails between state officials reveal about the behind-the-scenes negotiations that allowed federally-protected gray wolves to be killed in the Upper Peninsula. Plus, on the 50th anniversary of President John F.


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