Stateside

Stateside

From Michigan Radio

Stateside covers a wide range of Michigan news and policy issues — as well as culture and lifestyle stories. In keeping with Michigan Radio's broad coverage across southern Michigan, Stateside focuses on topics and events that matter to people all across the state. Stateside is hosted by Cynthia Canty (Mon-Thu) and Lester Graham (Fri).More from Stateside »

Most Recent Episodes

Stateside 3.29.2017

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Stateside for 3.16.2017

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."

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