Stateside for Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Stateside Staff • Aug 12, 2014
Today on Stateside:
- The thunderstorms and flooding that slammed Metro Detroit. We asked meteorologist Mark Torregrossa and Michigan Radio’s Sarah Cwiek how it got so bad so quickly.
- Is it true Detroit residents city have no options for fresh foods and groceries? We discussed why that myth prevails and what resident grocers are doing to stop it.
- Copper mining has played a huge part in Michigan's history. We talked with author Bill Carter about his new book, "Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal That Runs the World."
- When college athletes face depression, what can teams and colleges do to help? We talked to a former Wolverine football player about how he turned his battle with depression into a way to help other student athletes.
- Finally, did you know the tri-color traffic light was the brainchild of a Detroit police officer?
*Listen to full show above.