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Stateside for Wednesday, November 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...

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John U. Bacon talks College Football rankings, Harbaugh and Michigan v. Ohio

Michigan Radio sports commentator John U. Bacon joins us for this week's sports roundup. Big Ten in College Football Playoff rankings Big Ten teams are...

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Why you don't need to fear cheap turkeys

As we draw near to the annual Thanksgiving feast, those whose menus include turkey may find themselves tempted to pay more for a bird advertised with...

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Layers of government inhibit the regional cooperation we need

The Next Idea There are a handful of things we in Michigan are proud of and value about ourselves and our state. We work hard. We make things. We love...

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Thanksgiving Spirit

Tomorrow most of us will get together with family or friends, or both, and celebrate Thanksgiving. Yes, I know the holiday's origins are suspect, and...

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Lessenberry talks refugees, cleaning up Detroit blight, and free Thanksgiving dinners

This Week in Michigan Politics, Michigan Radio's senior news analyst, Jack Lessenberry gives an update on the debate over Syrian refugees coming to...

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One refugee shares what life is like in Michigan for him and his family

There's been lots of talk lately about refugees, mostly about whether to let them into the U.S. and how they're being vetted. But there is a human side...

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Stateside for Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How well is Michigan making the transition from a roll-up-your-sleeves manufacturing economy to a knowledge-based service economy? Lou Glazer from...

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New Flint Mayor Karen Weaver: "They voted for a new leader, so let me lead."

The city of Flint is beset by many challenges and problems, which means the city's newly elected mayor has not had the luxury of gradually learning the...

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Maureen Abood suggests adding a little Lebanese flavor to your Thanksgiving feast

The Thanksgiving feast is at hand. ­If you're a guest this year, you might be wondering what you can bring to the table. East Lansing food writer...

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