meteors http://michiganradio.org en Stateside for Thursday, May 22, 2014 http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-thursday-may-22-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>First on Stateside, we take a look at the "Grand Bargain" in Detroit. The state has taken a big step closer to putting money down to help Detroit.&nbsp;</p><p>JPMorgan Chase is investing $100 million in Detroit's future, but what does that mean for the city, and what are JPMorgan's motives?</p><p>Only 28% of you said that Michigan is the best possible state to live in, according to a Gallup Poll. So Michigan kicked off the Why I Stay project, to find out exactly why you are still in Michigan. Michigan Radio's Mark Brush joined us.</p><p>Then, a meteor shower is headed our way Friday night, so it's time to dust off those binoculars and look to the sky.&nbsp;</p><p>Michigan's expansion on Medicaid – Healthy Michigan – is on track for enrollee sign-up.&nbsp;</p><p>Last, we learn about a fish that has a notoriously bad reputation: the Asian carp.</p><p><em>*Listen to the full episode above.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:31:45 +0000 Stateside Staff 17723 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside for Thursday, May 22, 2014 Perseid meteor shower peaks overnight http://michiganradio.org/post/perseid-meteor-shower-peaks-overnight <p style="margin-left:.5in;">One of the brightest meteor showers of the year happens overnight. It&rsquo;s called the the Perseid meteor shower and although it happens for several days, it will peak around 3 a.m. Saturday.</p><p style="margin-left: 0.5in;">The meteor showers happen as the Earth makes its annual trip around the sun and encounters a particular trail of comet dust.</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:55:20 +0000 Kyle Norris 3738 at http://michiganradio.org