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Politics & Culture
Tue February 19, 2013
Stateside for Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
On today's show, medical marijuana dispensaries - we spoke with a Republican lawmaker who wants local communities to decide whether or not dispensaries should be allowed.
And demographer Kurt Metzger has crunched the numbers and says Michigan is in the middle of an "anti-baby-boom." We'll find out what this means for us as a state.
But first, we spoke with the Mayor of Flint who says it's time to say goodbye to its emergency manager, and make Flint the first city in Michigan to have a transition team appointed under the new emergency manager law, a team that would guide Flint back to being run by its mayor and city council.
That was one of the key messages as Flint Mayor Dayne Walling delivered his State of the City message last night. It was his fourth State of the City address.