Today, we speak with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in Ann Arbor about the 2016 presidential election. And we hear from an Americana duo about their new album, which tackles the Kalamazoo shooting and other tough subjects.
Today we discuss how Count Day, the day when each student in school translates into state dollars for the district, became so important to Michigan schools. And we hear why it's so hard to bike between Windsor and Detroit.
Today we hear from the editors of two conservative papers that have broken long traditions of endorsing the Republican candidate for president. And, we learn about the business side of Motown's worldwide success.
Trump and Clinton talked about race last night. Today, we hear from two politically involved black women about what they heard and what they liked. And, we discuss why groups representing Michigan farmers say we need the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Today, in the next rendition of Songs from Studio East, we hear ancient Ethiopian music with a modern twist. And, we learn about headwraps, including why people wear them and what's behind the politics of dress.
Today, we discuss what really happened at Kinross prison on September 10 -- was it a riot, a disturbance? And, we hear about a Detroit graffiti case and the blurred line between political speech and crime.
Today, amid national tension, we learn how one sheriff works to implement changes in training and community outreach. And, we hear how an ArtPrize installation unveils stories of human trafficking in Michigan.
Today, we check in with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha a year after she proved elevated lead levels in Flint kids correlated with the switch to Flint River water. And, Michigan Radio's sports commentator breaks down the Lions' home opener.
Today, we hear what's to come for the eight state employees charged with crimes in the Flint water crisis. And, we learn that labels didn't stop one family from achieving full inclusion for their son with a developmental disability.
Today, we learn how kids feel racism through the media, and why it's our job to help them understand. And, we hear that Battle Creek wants to become America's test laboratory and lead the way to zero food waste.