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Thu March 7, 2013
Stateside for Thursday, March 7th, 2013
U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman heard arguments today for and against Michigan's constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage and civil unions.
There was some thought that the judge would rule on the case today. Instead, he decided to wait until after the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on two unrelated same-sex marriage cases.
On today's show, we got an update on the court case in Detroit.
And, we heard about what's working to increase high school graduation rates. One Wayne County school district has made a dramatic difference in how many of its kids graduate from high school.
But first, we talk "re-shoring" with Tobias Schoenherr, a professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University, and Tom Harrison, CEO of Michigan Ladder Company based in Ypsilanti.
"Re-shoring is the opposite of "outsourcing" and "off-shoring."
Listen to these interview and more by clicking on the audio above.