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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 7.12.2017

Jul 12, 2017

Today on Stateside, we answer listener Olivia Cushway's question: "How did Pere Cheney become a ghost town?" And, we hear why there are fewer and fewer avenues to the middle class for low-income families.

Stateside 7.11.2017

Jul 11, 2017

Today, we hear why the state's largest hospital system would prefer to repair the Affordable Care Act, not start from scratch. And, we learn why the Selfridge Air National Guard Base aims to become a home for the new F-35 fighter jet.

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Stateside 7.10.2017

Jul 10, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear why some alleged victims are furious over former doctor Larry Nassar's plea deal. We also hear why one political consultant thinks the Democratic Party's messaging is still failing to convince voters. And, we learn why Michigan trees are migrating. (Note: It's not all due to climate change).

Stateside 7.7.2017

Jul 7, 2017

  

Today on Stateside, the Genesee County treasurer won't foreclose on homes with unpaid water bills because the "water was poison." And, we hear how treatment and understanding of PTSD are evolving. 

Stateside 7.6.2017

Jul 6, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear how Wayne County may have a national model for prosecuting crimes against the LGBTQ community. And, we learn about a bipartisan effort to take redistricting out of politicians' hands.

Stateside 7.5.2017

Jul 5, 2017

Today on Stateside, we explore what it means to be black and Muslim in Michigan. We also hear new music from groups in West Michigan, and we learn about the ghost town often called "Michigan's Pompeii."

Stateside 7.3.2017

Jul 3, 2017

Today, Michigan Radio's It's Just Politics team breaks down the latest in state politics, including Secretary of State Ruth Johnson's announcement that Michigan will largely comply with the Trump administration's request for very specific voter data. And, we hear how success started with failure in school for a child of proud Haitian parents. He's now head of design for Fiat Chrysler.

Stateside 6.30.2017

Jun 30, 2017

Today on Stateside, we rebroadcast some of our best Friday stories, and we hear about the blight and illegal dumping happening in some Detroit neighborhoods.

Stateside 6.29.2017

Jun 29, 2017

Today, the state sues the city of Flint to force it to accept its own mayor's plan to stay with water from Detroit. Then, the village president of Kalkaska is not backing down from his controversial anti-Muslim Facebook posts. We talk with him and a critic from the group Redneck Revolt.

Stateside 6.28.2017

Jun 28, 2017

Today, in our latest edition of Songs from Studio East, we meet John Holk & the Sequins, a honky tonk-inspired, psychedelic-country pop band. And, we learn how proposed federal and state cuts would be a one-two punch for Michigan environmental programs.

Stateside 6.27.2017

Jun 27, 2017

Today, we hear from a domestic abuse survivor who's fighting to keep her ex-husband behind bars as his parole date approaches. Also, as the Education Achievement Authority dies this week, we discuss what the state's experiment in running a school district has taught us.

Stateside 6.26.2017

Jun 26, 2017

Today on Stateside, an expert explains why vigilance, not panic, is what's needed after a live Asian carp was found near Lake Michigan. And, we hear how a group of veterans on bikes plans to be "extra eyes" in Detroit neighborhoods.

Stateside 6.23.2017

Jun 23, 2017

Today, we talk with a Federal Reserve bank president about why he’s holding town halls to hear from people about the economy. Plus, we find out more about that canceled risk analysis on Enbridge Energy’s Line 5.

Today, we hear from someone working to develop industry standards in the "Wild West" of autonomous cars. And, we take an audio tour of the University of Michigan's driverless shuttles debuting this fall.

Stateside 6.21.2017

Jun 21, 2017

Today, Senator Debbie Stabenow explains why people deserve to know what's in the secret Senate bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. And, we speak with authors of a new book that shows there's more Up North than cherries and sand dunes.

Stateside 6.20.2017

Jun 20, 2017

It's World Refugee Day and today we revisit a Syrian refugee family we met just about a year ago, when they first arrived in Michigan. We hear how they've found some stability in their new home. Also today, we learn what the upcoming vote to replace the Affordable Care Act could mean for the small business community.

Stateside 6.19.2017

Jun 19, 2017

Today, we hear why the state has "a lot to prove" to win convictions for the involuntary manslaughter charges in relation to the Flint water crisis and why changes to our country's Cuba policy could affect Michigan's huge black bean industry. We also hear a young mom sing a lullaby she wrote for her son.

Stateside 6.16.2017

Jun 16, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear from a Chaldean community advocate working fast to prevent deportations to Iraq, and we learn why the Affordable Care Act health insurance rates will go up again.

Stateside 6.15.2017

Jun 15, 2017

Today, we hear how state officials charged in the Flint water probe possibly crossed a line by questioning scientists, also an investigative piece from Bridge Magazine and the Detroit Journalism Cooperative reveals that cash-strapped Wayne County leans on foreclosure fees to balance its budget.

Stateside 6.14.2017

Jun 14, 2017

Today, we speak with Rep. Mike Bishop who was among the Republican members of Congress and staffers at the baseball practice where a gunman opened fire this morning. Attorney General Bill Schuette and Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton also join the show to discuss the new charges of involuntary manslaughter filed in relation to the Flint water crisis.

Stateside 6.13.2017

Jun 13, 2017

Ever wonder how Michigan sets minimum liquor prices? We hear the answer today on Stateside. We also learn how to talk to your teen about suicide and identify the warning signs. 

Stateside 6.12.2017

Jun 12, 2017

Today, we hear a Chaldean community leader explain why deporting Iraqi Christians could be a "death sentence." And a PR expert tells us why MSU needs a concrete action plan to address sexual assault scandals and improve the school's image.

Stateside 6.9.2017

Jun 9, 2017

Today, we hear from an imam who says anti-Islam protests in Michigan are led by people who don't understand Islam. And, in our latest edition of Artisans of Michigan, we visit an angler hooked on tying flies. 

Stateside 6.8.2017

Jun 8, 2017

Today we hear how intergenerational day care improves patience for kids, memory for seniors and more for both. And, an expert explains why crime labs need independence from police departments to prevent wrongful convictions.

Stateside 6.7.2017

Jun 7, 2017

Today, Michigan Radio's sports commentator John U. Bacon gives his take on the Michigan State University scandals. He says MSU football's success may have weakened the team's "filter on character." Next, we peek back in history to when Michigan traded turkeys to Canada to replenish the Upper Peninsula's moose population. And, parents explain why they're "afraid to die" because of fear that the mental health care system won't take care of their children.

Stateside 6.6.2017

Jun 6, 2017

Today, we learn why the EPA's flip-flop leaves children at risk from chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide sold by Dow Chemical. And, a father who lost his son to suicide says mental health education is crucial for schools.

Stateside 6.5.2017

Jun 5, 2017

Today on Stateside, we learn child welfare records may have been faked in at least seven counties. And, a food scientist explains why consumers "don't have anything to fear" when it comes to pesticide residue.

Stateside 6.2.2017

Jun 2, 2017

Lt. Gov. Calley joined Stateside today. He said a part-time legislature would give voters "more efficient" government and better laws. And, an EPA science advisory board member offers his take on pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord.

Stateside 6.1.2017

Jun 1, 2017

As more kids deal with mental health issues, a young Dexter man shares what got him through school on today's Stateside. And from Mackinac Island, the University of Michigan's president weighs in on access, funding, and the future of public higher education.

Stateside 5.31.2017

May 31, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear why Michigan advocates say protecting LGBT rights has to be a state issue. And, turns out what you learned in school about the Underground Railroad wasn't the whole story.

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