Stateside for Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6, 2014

 Today on Stateside:

·         The results for the primary election are in!

·         We all have a passion, and one professor's passion is blueberries. He cultivates three of the most widely grown varieties of blueberries. 

·         One couple shared the story of their battle with cancer in a memoir titled ‘The Good Fight.’

·         New technology will allow you to resolve a minor civil infraction or a traffic ticket without stepping foot in a courtroom. It’s called The Online Court Project.

·         In 1980, Michigan’s corrections budget was 3% of the state’s general fund, now it is more than 20% of the general fund. What caused this increase, and what do we do about it?

*Jennifer White hosted for Cynthia Canty today. Listen to the full show above. 

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