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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 4.4.2017

Apr 4, 2017

A recent dip in auto sales could lead to production cuts, but today we learn why you shouldn't panic just yet. We also hear from the Port Huron man who claims he's still the world's greatest whistler, and the first American to win Japan's biggest poetry prize.

Stateside 4.3.2017

Apr 3, 2017

Tonight, when March Madness officially ends, an anthem will play just as it has each year since 1987. On Stateside today, we hear from the Michigander who wrote the song. And, we learn how a Michigan woman's story of abuse forever changed America's view of domestic violence.

Stateside 3.31.2017

Mar 31, 2017

On today's program, Michigan Radio's Lindsey Smith stops by to explain what the recent Flint water settlement means for residents. Plus, an author shares her detailed account of a Michigan community coming together to save its dunes from development. 

Stateside 3.30.2017

Mar 31, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear how raising beef could be good for the environment, if done the right way. And, we discuss the backlog of immigration cases facing Detroit.

Stateside 3.29.2017

Mar 29, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear why dramatic swings in K-12 school rankings say more about the state's ranking system than about individual schools. Plus, we learn why Michigan's capital moved from Detroit to Lansing 170 years ago.

Stateside 3.28.2017

Mar 28, 2017

Today on Stateside, a new study links childhood lead exposure to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status. And, the mystery of Michigan's most famous UFO sighting lives on.

Stateside 3.27.2017

Mar 27, 2017

"Alternative facts" exist amidst scientific research. Today on Stateside, we learn how to figure out what's true. We also hear why local governments and school districts are wrestling with unfunded pension liabilities.

Stateside 3.24.2017

Mar 24, 2017

As funding dries up, how should the state pay for cleanup of polluted sites? We pose that question today on Stateside. And, we turn back the clock by ten years to learn how accusations of porn at the Ann Arbor Film Festival led to a fight for free speech.

Stateside 3.23.2017

Mar 23, 2017

Today on Stateside, a widow says mental health stigma killed her husband. And, we learn what's left to honor Detroit's Brown Bomber when  Joe Louis Arena is gone.

Stateside 3.22.2017

Mar 22, 2017

Today on Stateside, Detroit's safe haven for asylum seekers gets a reprieve from the federal government. Also today, an expert explains why pumping billions into infrastructure, without steady growth, is just a "Ponzi scheme."

Stateside 3.21.2017

Mar 21, 2017

Today on Stateside, a new survey finds that Michigan residents have "alarmingly" low trust in state government. And, from band kid to All-Pro lineman, former Lion Lomas Brown discusses his memoir.

Stateside 3.20.2017

Mar 20, 2017

Today on Stateside, we hear about a mother's fight to improve Michigan's low vaccination rates after losing her daughter to whooping cough. And, an author describes how she freed herself from an "OCD prison." She offers advice to others trying to do the same.

Stateside 3.17.2017

Mar 17, 2017

President Donald Trump's budget chops the Sea Grant program and its aid to towns on the Great Lakes' coast. We learn what that means for Michigan. And, in our latest edition of the Artisans of Michigan series, we hear from a fabricator who designs metal sculptures with a function.

Today, we learn how President Donald Trump's budget plan would affect Michigan. Hint: there's "real consequences" for the Great Lakes, community funding and heating aid. And, Daniel Howes of The Detroit News explains why Trump's revised fuel economy review is not an "environmental apocalypse."

Stateside 3.15.2017

Mar 15, 2017

How would you feel if your boss demanded you undergo genetic testing and hand over the results? We hear about the bill that could make that a reality. And, we talk about Ford's new SUV plant in China, including whether the venture will draw fire from Donald Trump.

Stateside 3.14.2017

Mar 14, 2017

Today, we hear from two brothers, one a citizen and one an undocumented immigrant. They discuss the uncertainty they face under President Trump. And an immigration attorney explains why DACA recipients could end up as "collateral damage" without explicit protection from the president. Also today, our guests say studying for the SAT and ACT can really pay off, and there are low cost tools to help students prepare.

Stateside 3.13.2017

Mar 13, 2017

Today we hear from outgoing U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade after Friday brought an abrupt demand for her resignation. And, crying at work can be mortifying. On the show today, we teach you how to spin it. We also hear how excluding inmates from Medicaid likely costs taxpayers even more.

Stateside 3.10.2017

Mar 10, 2017

Attorney General Bill Schuette joins our show today. He explains his support for Great Lakes funding, but pins the Asian carp threat on the Obama administration. And, cheers to Friday! We bring you maple syrup aged in a bourbon barrel for a twist on the whiskey sour.

Stateside 3.9.2017

Mar 9, 2017

Today, we answer this MI Curious question: "What happened to Dr. Rafaai Hamo, the Syrian refugee featured in Humans of New York?" And, we hear an outsider's ode to the "tiny, tiny train" in Detroit.

Stateside 3.8.2017

Mar 8, 2017

Today, we learn why ready, able, diverse women are so often passed over for leadership roles. And, we hear why Lansing lobbyists just broke another spending record. We also look back in history, to when two runaway slaves crossed from Detroit to Canada, paving the way to freedom for thousands.

Stateside 3.7.2017

Mar 7, 2017

Today, you'll hear the final half of our conversation with John Hall, one of only five juvenile lifers to be re-sentenced and released in Michigan. He tells us what he plans to do with his second chance at freedom. And, we learn what 2016 taught us about removing lead pipes in Flint.

Stateside 3.6.2017

Mar 6, 2017

Today on Stateside, you'll hear the first part of our conversation with John Hall, one of only five juvenile lifers to be re-sentenced and released in Michigan. He tells us what freedom feels like after 50 years without it. And, we learn about a Great Lakes pirate who sailed his way into Michigan legend with booty of timber and venison.

Stateside 3.3.2017

Mar 3, 2017

Talking about race isn't always easy. But today, we hear how a table, an "equalizer," can help black people and white people begin the conversation. And, Artisans of Michigan is back with a trip to the printing press.

Stateside 3.2.2017

Mar 2, 2017

Today we hear why, without EPA support, Lake Erie could become the "poster child of pollution" once again. And, we learn how singing, dancing and acting with young kids sets the stage for academic success.

Stateside 3.1.17

Mar 1, 2017

Michigan has the largest population in the world of starry stonewort, an invasive macroalgae that stifles native plants and fish. Today, we learn about the problems it creates in lake ecosystems. And, we get reviews of President Trump's speech to Congress from both sides of the aisle.

Stateside 2.28.17

Feb 28, 2017

Attacks and threats to minority communities have been escalating. Today on Stateside, we'll hear from the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor. Plus, we'll talk with Michigan's chief economist who is retiring today about whether term-limited politicians really understand state finances. 

Stateside 2.27.2017

Feb 27, 2017

Michigan has a choice to make: Make small cuts to energy use, or build new power plants. We'll hear about that decision today. And, the superhero Cyborg got a promotion a few years ago when he joined Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman as part of the Justice League. We learn what Detroit has to do with his history. Finally, what do ginseng, ferns and orchids have in common? Listen to learn.

Stateside 2.24.2017

Feb 24, 2017

Today, we learn why conversations about bias should talk about skin color, not "race." And, we discuss what's left of Fordlândia, the transplanted Midwestern town in the Amazon.

Stateside 2.23.2017

Feb 23, 2017

What do you picture when someone says "typical college student?" Today we learn why the image in your head might be the wrong one. And, we hear of efforts by the state and hunters to control Michigan's "resilient" coyote population.

Stateside 2.22.2017

Feb 22, 2017

Today we learn why Trump's immigration policies could compound restaurants' struggle to attract workers. And, we speak with (and hear tunes from) the oldest pipe band in the state of Michigan. It brought new immigrants together over 100 years ago.

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