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Here you'll find the full program for Michigan Radio's Stateside. To find the individual segments and posts, go here.

Stateside 7.20.2018

Jul 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, interviews with Attorney General Bill Schuette, who is running for the gubernatorial Republican nomination for governor; and Dana Nessel, who is the only Democrat running for attorney general in 2018. Plus, a summer cocktail made with rum, coffee liqueur, and ice cream — who could ask for anything more? 

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Stateside 7.19.2018

Jul 19, 2018

Today on Stateside, we talk to state senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate Patrick Colbeck about Medicaid reform, tax cuts, and controversial comments on a Democratic candidate. Plus, a former college football player who wants to change the culture around mental health among student athletes. 

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Stateside 7.18.2018

Jul 18, 2018

Today on Stateside, a quiet change in mission and policies is happening at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that's making it harder for students and workers to renew visas. And, before you could cross the Ambassador Bridge or drive through a tunnel, getting to Windsor involved hopping on a ferry. 

Stateside 7.17.2018

Jul 17, 2018

Today on Stateside, Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell responds to President Trump's summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladamir Putin. Plus, after working 78 years at her family's Alpena bar, the world's longest-serving bartender says she has no plans to retire.     

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Stateside 7.16.2018

Jul 16, 2018

Today on Stateside, a look at the business organizations tied to challenges of controversial ballot proposals, including mininum wage, electoral redistricting, and paid sick time. Plus, grab your s'mores supplies and gather 'round for the first campfire story in our summer series. 

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Stateside 7.13.2018

Jul 13, 2018

On Stateside today, Michigan's sex offender registry law was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court more than two years ago, but the state Legislature has yet to make any changes to it. Plus, a photo exhibit chronicles 50 years of the Ann Arbor Blues Fest. 

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Stateside 7.12.2018

Jul 12, 2018

On today's Stateside, as robots begin to look and sound more like real humans, how will that change the way  that we interact with them in our everyday lives? Plus, a conversation with Motown royalty and founding member of The Four Tops Abdul “Duke” Fakir about the timeless appeal of Motown music.

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Stateside 7.11.2018

Jul 11, 2018

Today on Stateside, as more states (including Michigan) consider legalizing recreational marijuana, how will cops be able to tell who is too stoned to drive? Plus, there was no spitting, cussing, or mitts allowed in the "gentlemanly game" of early baseball.  

Stateside 7.10.2018

Jul 10, 2018

Today on Stateside, a grassroots effort to help migrant parents with transportation and resources after being reunited with their kids. Plus, a long-running Detroit concert celebrating cultural diversity through music inspires a sister festival in Jackson. 

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Three migrant dads reunited with their children in Grand Rapids

Stateside 7.9.2018

Jul 9, 2018

On Stateside today, President Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum have caused some chaos in the global markets. But would tariffs and trade wars matter as much if we did a better job of recycling scrap metal? Plus, 18 years after arriving at Frederik Meijer Gardens as a seedling, a corpse flower named Putricia makes her debut. 

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Stateside 7.6.2018

Jul 6, 2018

On today's Stateside, Congressman Dan Kildee talks about his visit to one of the centers that house migrant children separated from their parents at the border. Plus, a Zeeland drum maker who makes everything from snare drums to professional quality tambourines. 

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Stateside 7.5.2018

Jul 5, 2018

On Stateside today, Joanne Savas didn't have a fortune to pass on to her grandkids, so she came up with a different kind of inheritance: a book. Plus, a look at the many ways America has tried - and failed -  to tackle poverty in one of the the world's richest countries.

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Stateside 7.4.18

Jul 4, 2018

On the program today we bring you some of our memorable interviews from past shows including, how to know when it's time to seek mental health treatment, and what happens when a bookstore puts a typewriter and paper out for anyone to use. 

Stateside 7.3.2018

Jul 4, 2018

Today on Stateside, we learn about the longest-running Korean language and culture summer camp, which has taken place for 44 years in Roscommon, Michigan. Plus, if voters decide to legalize recreational marijuana this November, what will and won't be legal? 

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Stateside 7.2.2018

Jul 3, 2018

Today on Stateside, corporations are finding taking a political stand can be good business in the age of "clicktivism." Plus, a weekend full of burning love for The King happens in Ypsilanti at this weekend's Elvisfest. 

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Stateside 6.29.2018

Jun 29, 2018

On today's Stateside, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow weighs in on proposed changes to food stamp benefits in the farm bill. Plus, Detroit native Mario Moore's new exhibit, which he began working on after he had brain surgery, explores images of black men at rest. 

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On Stateside today, Michigan has budgeted tens of millions of dollars to improve an indigent defense system consistently ranked as one of the worst in the country. Plus, should companies that bottle Michigan water be paying more in taxes? 

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Stateside 6.27.2018

Jun 27, 2018

Today on Stateside, Taiwanese company Foxconn will be able to use nearly 6 million gallons of Lake Michigan water every day, even though it's outside the Great Lakes basin. Plus, before Vegas became known for 24-hour chapels, Michigan was the go-to place for a quickie wedding. 

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Stateside 6.26.2018

Jun 26, 2018

On Stateside today, three years after helping expose the water crisis in Flint, we hear from Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha's on her new memoir chronicling her work in the city's recovery. Plus, what comes next for the dozens of migrant children in Michigan who were separated from their parents at the border? 

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Stateside 6.25.2018

Jun 25, 2018

Today on Stateside, Detroit Public Schools Community District has a long list of building repairs that will cost around $500 million to fix. But the district has no way to borrow the money it needs to pay for those repairs. Plus, how Michigan libraries ended up on the front lines of the state's opioid crisis. 

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Stateside 6.22.2018

Jun 22, 2018

Today on Stateside, Canada's trade minister says Detroit is a prime example of how tariffs could end up hurting the interdependent economies of the U.S. and Canada. Plus, how violent race riots in 1943 led to the birth of an early civil rights movement in Detroit. 

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Stateside 6.21.2018

Jun 21, 2018

Today on Stateside, a CDC report on the health effects of PFAS, initially buried by the White House and EPA, recommends a much lower threshold for exposure to the chemicals. Plus, a quirky summer festival that combines Great Depression-era farming and ooey-gooey sticky buns. 

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Stateside 6.20.2018

Jun 20, 2018

Today on Stateside, we hear from a pair of Michigan foster parents who have opened up their home to three migrant children separated from their parents. Plus, a former paralympian wants to bring her passion for ballroom dancing to other dancers using wheelchairs. 

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Today on Stateside, the archbishop of Detroit responds to the separation of migrant families under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. Plus, writer Steve Lehto will soon set out on a Great Lakes canoe trip inspired by the 19th century explorer and former Detroit mayor Douglass Houghton. 

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Stateside 6.18.2018

Jun 18, 2018

Today on Stateside, Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee says the policy of separating migrant children from their families is "morally reprehensible." Plus, how finding a community helped a Grand Rapids man recover from 15 years of addiction, and his efforts to help others find community too. 

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Today on Stateside, lawsuits against opioid manufacturers in Michigan face steep odds thanks to 1995 law. Plus, a summery cocktail to cool down on this very hot weekend. 

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Stateside 6.14.2018

Jun 14, 2018

Today on Stateside, how to talk to a friend or family member who you think may be considering suicide. Plus, Detroit reporter Charlie LeDuff talks race, politics, and more in his new book Sh*tshow.

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Stateside 6.13.2018

Jun 13, 2018

Today on Stateside, State Senator Patrick Colbeck pushes to make thee state's social studies curriculum to be "politically neutral." Plus, the story of how Marshall, Michigan protected a black family from a group of Kentucky slave catchers. 

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Stateside 6.12.2018

Jun 12, 2018

Today on Stateside, a watchdog group finds that one of Michigan's biggest utility companies is hitting back at politicians pushing for a more open energy market by funding their opponents. Plus, women in a Washtenaw County prison build new skills and find parallels to their own lives performing Shakespeare's Macbeth. 

Stateside 6.11.2018

Jun 11, 2018

Today on Stateside, we hear from a Michigan adoptee who spent decades trying to get his birth records from the state. Plus, how Canadian retaliation against Trump tarriffs could impact Michigan. 

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