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Politics & Culture
Mon October 28, 2013
Stateside for Monday, October 28th, 2013
Prescription-free emergency contraception is supposed to be available over-the-counter, across the country, for women of all ages.
But, for some, where you live matters. On today's show we found out about the uneven access to Plan B in Native American communities.
And the Yankee Air Museum has been given more time as it tries to save part of an historic factory. Will the Willow Run bomber plant be saved?
And we met a woman using graffiti in a very unique way.
Have you heard “The Michigan Poem?” We spoke to the Kalamazoo performance duo who wrote it.
Also, we took a look at child passenger safety laws and how to keep kids safe during car rides.
First on the show, we turned to Detroit's Mayoral election. Voters in Michigan's largest city will head to the polls one week from tomorrow.
Within that race for Mayor is the issue of race. There is a white candidate: Mike Duggan - former Detroit Medical Center CEO, and a black candidate: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
As part of the Detroit Free Press' endorsement of a Mayoral candidate, our next guest penned yesterday's column in the Freep about the complex role that race is playing in this election.
Stephen Henderson is the Editorial Page Editor for the Detroit Free Press, and he joined us today.