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Stateside with Cynthia Canty 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 with Cynthia Canty will focus on topics and events that matter to people all across the state.

Stateside with Cynthia Canty 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 with Cynthia Canty will focus on topics and events that matter to people all across the state.
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Stateside with Cynthia Canty 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 with Cynthia Canty will focus on topics and events that matter to people all across the state.

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Stateside: More experts needed to connect vets to benefits; Slotkin on priorities for 8th District

10/9/2018
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Today on Stateside , Democratic nominee Elissa Slotkin on why she's running in Michigan's 8th Congressional District, one of the most expensive races in the country. Plus, Washtenaw County Department of Veterans Affairs director Michael Smith talks about how a shortage of qualified staff makes it harder for Michigan veterans to determine their eligibility for federal VA benefits. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below. Congressional candidate Elissa Slotkin says she...

Duration:00:50:08

Stateside: Coming home as a Michigan veteran; the viability of statewide passenger rail

10/8/2018
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Today on Stateside, pollster Richard Czuba on how news consumers should be looking at media coverage of polls in 2018. Plus, Stateside kicks off a week-long series about the challenges Michigan veterans face connecting with VA benefits after returning to civilian life. Two veterans, one who served in Vietnam and one who served in Iraq, discuss their experiences navigating life after returning home from war. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below. Why you should be...

Duration:00:50:06

Mexican journalist seeking asylum earns prestigious Knight-Wallace fellowship

10/5/2018
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Emilio Gutierrez Soto was a journalist in Mexico reporting on the military’s behavior during a drug cartel crack down. He sought asylum in the U.S. in 2008. He joins us to discuss the seven months he spent in detention under the Trump administration. Lynette Clemetson is the Director of the Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists at the University of Michigan, where Mr. Gutierrez has been awarded a fellowship for this year. Luis Trelles is a Knight-Wallace Fellow. He is a producer with...

Duration:00:17:25

Your questions about PFAS, answered.

10/3/2018
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Over the past two years, Michiganders across the state have become aware of the chemicals known as PFAS. They first made news when elevated levels were found in more than 20 private water wells in Oscoda. Now, there are 35 known contamination sites around the state.

Duration:00:11:12

Stateside: MI’s special education failure; your PFAS questions; improving cancer treatment for kids

10/2/2018
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Today on Stateside , a conversation about the dismal state of special education in Michigan in light of a recent report that names it as the only state in need of federal intervention to help improve special education curriculum. Plus, an environmental health expert talks about the potential health risks associated with PFAS exposure.

Duration:00:49:50

Stateside: what new trade deal means for auto industry; will electric scooters work in Detroit?

10/1/2018
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Today on Stateside , why the auto industry is breathing "a sigh of relief" after President Trump announced the trilateral trade deal that will replace NAFTA. Plus, an Oscoda resident shares his experience of being affected by PFAS contamination, kicking off Michigan Radio's week-long series on contamination by the chemicals across the state.

Duration:00:50:07

Stateside: Michigan unprepared for next recession; students meet to bridge political divide

9/28/2018
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Today on Stateside , o ur political analysts weigh in on a study that suggests Michigan is unprepared for another recession. Then, we talk to a member of a grassroots, campus-based organization working to bridge the American political divide. Plus, the future of plant-based plastics.

Duration:00:49:08

Stateside: MSU gymnastics teacher faces charges; why police bias training may fall short

9/27/2018
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Today on Stateside , we hear from Michigan voters who express which issues are most important to them in the upcoming election season. Plus, two University of Michigan professors discuss their efforts to bring sustainable energy to Puerto Rico.

Duration:00:50:08

Stateside: Soybean farmer on trade war; Dirt City Sanctuary; solutions to teacher shortage

9/26/2018
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Today on Stateside , we hear from a Michigan soybean farmer on how President Trump's escalating trade war with China is projected to affect the state's agriculture producers. Plus, Stateside's education commentator Matinga Ragatz weighs in on the teacher shortage crisis facing Michigan schools.

Duration:00:48:40

Stateside: Former EPA official condemns mileage rollback; play explores experience of dementia

9/25/2018
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Today on Stateside , a former Environmental Protection Agency advisor, along with hundreds of of other former EPA employees, are speaking out against the Trump administration's plan to weaken national fuel economy standards. Plus, Detroit Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff on his new book Sh*tshow: The Country's Collapsing... and the Ratings are Great.

Duration:00:50:07

Stateside: State responds to Wisconsin water diversion; Detroit Lions celebrate an unexpected win

9/24/2018
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Today on Stateside , a Michigan official responds to the controversy surrounding Wisconsin’s quiet approval of a 2010 request to divert nearly 11 million gallons of Great Lakes water per day. Plus, a comic book that explores the repatriation of Native American remains and the relationship between indigenous tribes and museums.

Duration:00:50:08

Stateside: Wisconsin’s suspect water diversion, UM orchestra gives sci-fi film a live soundtrack

9/21/2018
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Today on Stateside , why a large diversion of Lake Michigan water approved by the state of Wisconsin in 2010 is drawing new scrutiny. Plus, ringing in the first weekend of fall with a Michigan version of a tropical cocktail.

Duration:00:50:09

Stateside: Deaf, disabled man faces deportation; the true costs, benefits of fracking

9/20/2018
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Today on Stateside , Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee discusses what he is doing to prevent the deportation of a 48-year-old man from Nigeria who is deaf and has cognitive disabilities. Plus, University of Michigan Professor Daniel Raimi breaks down the risks, myths, and benefits of fracking.

Duration:00:50:07

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

9/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:50:09

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

9/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:08:54

“Never again doesn’t happen unless we fight for it,” says Michigan Holocaust survivor

9/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:16:31

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

9/18/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:50:13

UM nurses vote to authorize three-day work stoppage

9/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:05:21

Stateside: Where candidates stand on Healthy Michigan; what teachers spend in the classroom

9/14/2018
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Today on Stateside , we hear from Kalamazoo’s city manager about the response to protests over homelessness in the city. Plus, parents aren’t the only ones with long lists of school supplies to buy before the year starts—teachers are spending their own money on classroom essentials, too. City manager addresses protests over homelessness in Kalamazoo Kalamazoo City Manager Jim Ritsema responds to demands made by a group of protesters over homelessness in the city. Journalist who covered White...

Duration:00:49:43

Stateside: Kalamazoo homeless protests; a stage coach robber’s brain; are schools really failing?

9/12/2018
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Today on Stateside , after a contentious city council meeting, Kalamazoo is moving to meet the demands of homeless protestors camped out in a downtown park. Plus, nationally-recognized teacher Matinga Ragatz talks about why she thinks school reform is hurting, not helping, students.

Duration:00:50:17