Stateside for Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015

  • The State Senate moved at lightning speed last week to get rid of straight-ticket voting. Michigan Radio's senior news analyst Jack Lessenberry says this bill is all about partisan advantage.

  • John U. Bacon discusses College Football Playoff rankings, Harbaugh's visit to Bo Schembechler's grave and the upcoming showdown between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes in this week's sports roundup.

  • Rebecca Sherm's first novel is a gripping and suspenseful ride into the heart and mind of someone who is complex, brilliant and broken. She sat down with us earlier this year to talk about Unbecoming.

  • Last spring, Detroit Future City launched its Ideas for Innovation series of community conversations, searching for ideas and solutions to challenges we face, particularly in Southeast Michigan. Dan Kinkead and John Austin join us again to make a case for a shared regional vision for Detroit.

  • Detroit News Finance Editor Brian J. O'Connor tells us you don't have to break the bank to get your hands on a good turkey this Thanksgiving.