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Stateside: Stabenow on trade war and Kavanaugh; remembering a Detroit opera legend

Today on Stateside , U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) on how a trade war with China is hurting Michigan businesses. Plus, Holocaust survivor Irene Butter explains why, after decades of silence, she started talking about her family's experience during WW2.

Stateside: Stabenow on trade war and Kavanaugh; remembering a Detroit opera legend

Detroit Mixtape: ADULT. gained international fame, but remains relatively underground at home

Detroit Music Magazine founder and publisher Paul Young talks about the musical path set by long-time staples of Detroit's electronic and art music scene.

Detroit Mixtape: ADULT. gained international fame, but remains relatively underground at home

"Never again doesn't happen unless we fight for it," says Michigan Holocaust survivor

Holocaust survivor Irene Butter talks about her family's life before and after World War 2, as detailed in her recent memoir Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope, My True Story.

"Never again doesn't happen unless we fight for it," says Michigan Holocaust survivor

David DiChiera, founder of Michigan Opera Theater, dies. Hear his most recent Stateside interview.

The founder of one of Detroit's most important cultural institutions has died. Michigan Opera Theatre founder David DiChiera was 83 years old.

David DiChiera, founder of Michigan Opera Theater, dies. Hear his most recent Stateside interview.

Stateside: Kalamazoo homeless protests, 100th anniversary of Spanish flu, Libertarian Medicaid plan

Today on Stateside , Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Bill Gelineau says he would cut Medicaid costs by rewarding young women for not getting pregnant before age 23. Plus, 100 years ago, the world's deadliest flu pandemic hit Michigan and killed roughly 19,000 people. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below. Shelter leader responds to complaints from homeless Kalamazoo residents in ongoing protests Michigan Radio reporter Bryce Huffman , who was at Bronson Park, tells

Stateside: Kalamazoo homeless protests, 100th anniversary of Spanish flu, Libertarian Medicaid plan

Here's what you need to know about why the homeless are protesting in Kalamazoo

The city of Kalamazoo has said it will begin to disperse an encampment of homeless residents and other protesters from a popular park downtown on Tuesday evening. Update: 10:24 p.m. No arrests have been made, despite threats of removal from the park and potential arrest if the park wasn't vacated by 7 p.m. There were several people who came to support the protesters who made a circle around the homeless residents, who were prepared to spend the night in jail for their cause. Shannon Sykes

Here's what you need to know about why the homeless are protesting in Kalamazoo

Recreational marijuana may mean changes for rural communities in Michigan

In November, Michigan voters will decide if they want to legalize recreational marijuana. Supporters say the industry that develops should be an economic boost for rural Michigan. But legalization has been a mixed bag for rural parts of Colorado. On a lonely prairie in southern Colorado, two acres of marijuana plants grow inside a pristine greenhouse. Sam Toman, chief of business development for Strawberry Fields , points to a row of marijuana plants at one of the cultivation facilities he

Recreational marijuana may mean changes for rural communities in Michigan

Stateside: UM nurses threaten strike, Detroit native Gilda Radner in her own words

Today on Stateside , a young activist in Detroit is appealing her conviction for pulling an unloaded gun on another woman in what she says was self-defense. Plus, the ups and downs of the family restaurant are the focus of Ann Arbor writer Lillian Li's debut novel.

Stateside: UM nurses threaten strike, Detroit native Gilda Radner in her own words

UM nurses vote to authorize three-day work stoppage

Nurses at the University of Michigan hospital have voted to authorize their union to call a three-day work stoppage if the university does not respond to claims of unfair labor practices. Ninety-four percent of the votes were in favor of the authorization.

Some of us just have a knack for collecting knick-knacks

If you have a box filled with items of the "what am I ever going to do with this" variety, we suggest the purchase of a knick-knack shelf. A knick-knack shelf is the perfect place for a figurine of a flamingo wearing a shirt that says "Florida" or a collection of ceramic animals that came free with your tea bags. And how else does one properly display a commemorative royal wedding plate?

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