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Politics & Culture
Tue August 27, 2013
Stateside for Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
The Pentagon is proposing to cut back production of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. We looked at what that could mean for the Michigan companies that make parts for the Bradley.
And, who wins and who loses when a major freeway is widened through urban neighborhoods?
And we looked at the local food scene in Grand Rapids to see just how food builds a sense of place.
Also, a dead zone has developed in Green Bay. What is causing it and is there anything we can do to fix it?
First on the show, There's been lots to celebrate in terms of sales for the U.S. car makers, bouncing back in a big way from their near-death experiences.
But those strong sales have the auto companies and their suppliers boosting production at a fast rate. And that could be having an unwanted effect---declining customer satisfaction with the vehicles they're turning out.
Claes Fornell, founder of the American Customer Satisfaction Index, joined us today to talk about the latest survey results.