Stateside

Here you'll find the full program for Michigan Radio's Stateside. To find the individual segments and posts, go here.

Today we hear from the editors of two conservative papers that have broken long traditions of endorsing the Republican candidate for president. And, we learn about the business side of Motown's worldwide success.

Stateside 9.28.2016

Sep 28, 2016

 

Today, we hear astronaut Jerry Linenger's tales of fire, free-fall and Mars. And, we learn why its "new district" status may not prevent Detroit schools from being closed.

Stateside 9.27.2016

Sep 27, 2016

Trump and Clinton talked about race last night. Today, we hear from two politically involved black women about what they heard and what they liked. And, we discuss why groups representing Michigan farmers say we need the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.  

Stateside 9.26.2016

Sep 26, 2016

Today, we discuss why the state's unregulated septic system could be a problem. And, we hear the former emergency manager of Benton Harbor explain why the strategy doesn't work for school districts.

Stateside 9.23.2016

Sep 23, 2016

Today, in the next rendition of Songs from Studio East, we hear ancient Ethiopian music with a modern twist. And, we learn about headwraps, including why people wear them and what's behind the politics of dress.

Stateside 9.22.2016

Sep 23, 2016

Today, we discuss what really happened at Kinross prison on September 10 -- was it a riot, a disturbance? And, we hear about a Detroit graffiti case and the blurred line between political speech and crime.

Stateside 9.21.2016

Sep 21, 2016

Today, amid national tension, we learn how one sheriff works to implement changes in training and community outreach. And, we hear how an ArtPrize installation unveils stories of human trafficking in Michigan.

Stateside 9.20.2016

Sep 20, 2016

Today, we hear how men can work to undo rape culture and combat sexual violence. And, we explore a possible future for our roads: ultra-high performance concrete.

Stateside 9.19.2016

Sep 19, 2016

Today, we check in with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha a year after she proved elevated lead levels in Flint kids correlated with the switch to Flint River water. And, Michigan Radio's sports commentator breaks down the Lions' home opener.

Stateside 9.16.2016

Sep 16, 2016

Today, we hear how private donations can influence public policy. And we learn there's a wide racial divide in Metro Detroit when it comes to how people view police.

Stateside 9.15.2016

Sep 15, 2016

Today, we learn that hearing voices may, or may not, be associated with a mental health problem. And, we hear why it's crucial to give doctors more time to think about their patients' diagnoses. 

Stateside 9.14.2016

Sep 14, 2016

Today, we discuss the "questionable" report of a Marine trainee's suicide. And, we hear how humans could soon leave the Holocene behind by pushing Earth into a new geological era. 

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As part of our series "Minding Michigan," we explore mental health issues in our state.

Today, we introduce you to Patrick Cleland, better known as Rick Chyme.

He’s a rapper from West Michigan who's been collaborating with local artists from around the state and has several project in the works.

Stateside 9.13.2016

Sep 13, 2016

Today, we discuss the court ruling that upheld Michigan's emergency manager law. And, we learn what happens when parents disagree with schools over how best to teach kids with special needs.

Stateside 9.12.2016

Sep 12, 2016

Today, we sit down with state House Speaker Kevin Cotter to explore some of the issues before the State House of Representatives. And, we learn how microlending can boost minority-owned business.

Stateside 9.9.2016

Sep 9, 2016

Today, we hear an expert explain why closing Michigan's lowest-performing schools likely wouldn't benefit students. And, our Artisans of Michigan series continues with the making of Windsor chairs.

Stateside 9.8.2016

Sep 8, 2016

Today, we hear how saving your stem cells could help you in old age. And, we learn about an Algonac teacher's plan to move into a Habitat for Humanity home.

Stateside 9.7.2016

Sep 7, 2016

Today, we hear what's to come for the eight state employees charged with crimes in the Flint water crisis. And, we learn that labels didn't stop one family from achieving full inclusion for their son with a developmental disability.

Stateside 9.6.2016

Sep 6, 2016

Today, we take a look at opioid addiction in Michigan. And, we celebrate the Upper Peninsula with the "official unofficial ambassador" of the U.P.

Stateside 9.2.2016

Sep 2, 2016

Today, a superintendent explains how students benefit from starting school before Labor Day. And, we Cheers! to the weekend with tequila from a tire shop.

Stateside 9.1.2016

Sep 1, 2016

 

Today, we hear how Michigan may be overlooking its gifted students in schools. And, is it possible that the tattoo on your body isn't actually yours?

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Stateside 8.31.2016

Aug 31, 2016

 

Today, we learn that kids in Battle Creek will be going back to school without their cell phones (at least in class). And, we hear reactions to Trump's forthcoming third visit to Michigan.

Stateside 8.30.2016

Aug 30, 2016

 

Today, could dental therapy improve access to care in Michigan? We hear both sides of the argument. And, we learn the results of the 2016 state standardized test, M-STEP. 

Stateside 8.29.2016

Aug 29, 2016

Today, we learn how kids feel racism through the media, and why it's our job to help them understand. And, we hear that Battle Creek wants to become America's test laboratory and lead the way to zero food waste.

Stateside 8.26.2016

Aug 26, 2016

Today, we compare our state's rules on voter petitions with others across the country, and we meet a luthier in our Artisans of Michigan series. 

Stateside 8.25.2016

Aug 25, 2016

 

Today, we hear about possible upsides to the Flint water crisis. And, we learn how dirty surgical instruments could be endangering patients at the Detroit Medical Center.

Stateside 8.24.2016

Aug 24, 2016

Today, guests discuss the latest chapter in the public rivalry between Governor Snyder and State Attorney General Bill Schuette. And, we hear a tale of two elephants who left the Detroit Zoo for a better life.

Stateside 8.23.2016

Aug 23, 2016

Today, we hear a local NAACP leader explain how a report stressing the divide between Detroit and Grosse Pointe schools is flawed. And, we learn about the probable cause of rashes in Flint.

Stateside 8.22.2016

Aug 22, 2016

Today, we're introduced to Michigan's newest political party. And, we hear how the battle over straight-ticket voting is shaping up to be a logistical nightmare for those preparing the ballots.

Stateside 8.19.2016

Aug 19, 2016

Today, we hear how slightly tighter air quality regulations could save lives in Detroit and elsewhere. And, a human rights activist reflects on a federal judge's ruling against a transgender funeral director in Michigan.

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