investigative http://michiganradio.org en Unraveling the mysteries of the GI Bill, Coast Guard and EPA http://michiganradio.org/post/unraveling-mysteries-gi-bill-coast-guard-and-epa <p><strong>Update 10:30 p.m.</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The showed has already aired on Michigan Radio. If you missed it, you can catch it again&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/120268-reveal-pilot-3" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>here</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Original post- 11:30 a.m.</span></strong></p><p>Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill? Why does the U.S. Coast Guard have some explaining to do? How much arsenic in our water is actually safe? There’s always more to the story.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Reveal,” the radio show dedicated to investigative reporting, is back. Brought to you by </span><a href="http://cironline.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Center for Investigative Reporting</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://www.prx.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">PRX</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the third pilot episode examines the value of a degree from a for-profit colleges reaping millions of dollars from GI Bill funds, explores the Coast Guard’s shaky safety record, exposes the backroom deals over arsenic in our water and delves into the secrecy around lethal injection drugs.</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Catch Reveal tonight on Michigan Radio at 7 p.m.!</strong></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Here’s a rundown of the stories you’ll hear:</strong></em></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:30:00 +0000 Reveal Radio 18194 at http://michiganradio.org Unraveling the mysteries of the GI Bill, Coast Guard and EPA Why were Detroit smokers in the 1970s so loyal to Kool cigarettes? http://michiganradio.org/post/why-were-detroit-smokers-1970s-so-loyal-kool-cigarettes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Why is it that one product will resonate with a group of consumers, while a similar one just can't quite catch on?</p><p>It's the sort of dilemma you can imagine Don Draper and Peggy Olson trying to figure out in an episode of "Mad Men."</p><p>Turns out, it was a dilemma for a major tobacco company: trying to figure out why Detroit smokers were so loyal to the competition – in this case, Kool cigarettes in the 1970s.</p><p>Steve Neavling is an investigative journalist who looked into this bit of tobacco history for Motor City Muckraker.</p><p><em>*Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:32:15 +0000 Stateside Staff 17952 at http://michiganradio.org Why were Detroit smokers in the 1970s so loyal to Kool cigarettes? We want to know what you're curious about in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/we-want-know-what-youre-curious-about-michigan <p>We're launching an innovative journalism project here at Michigan Radio that will allow the public to drive the stories we investigate.&nbsp;</p><p>Ask yourself, "what <strong>am I</strong> curious about?" and then share that question with us.</p><p>Our <em>MI Curious</em> project will launch in the coming weeks with a website that will ask:</p><p><strong><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"What do you wonder about Michigan, the region or its people that you want Michigan Radio to investigate?"</span></em></strong></p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 19:57:22 +0000 Mark Brush 17575 at http://michiganradio.org We want to know what you're curious about in Michigan What will the 'Michigan reinvention' look like? http://michiganradio.org/post/what-will-michigan-reinvention-look <p>Governor Snyder says he’s optimistic about Michigan’s future, but there are many people who are not happy about how the Governor plans to get there.</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:43:32 +0000 Lester Graham 1648 at http://michiganradio.org What will the 'Michigan reinvention' look like?