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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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Ann Arbor, MI

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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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English


Episodes

Stateside: Firm hired by Flint knew about lead issues; demise of department stores; noise pollution

12/10/2019
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Today on Stateside , a new investigative report revealed that top exectutives at a firm contracted by the city of Flint knew there was a problem with lead contamination in the water system, but never alerted the public. Plus, a look at the golden era of downtown department stores in Detroit, and what their eventual demise tells us about how the retail landscape has changed.

Duration:00:49:33

Stateside: Facial recognition bill; unemployment fraud lawsuit; lack of diversity in health research

12/9/2019
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Today on Stateside , we heard about the latest update on a lawsuit filed in 2015 on behalf of the tens of thousands of Michiganders wrongly accused of submitting fraudulent unemployment claims. Plus, the new director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency talked about her plan to get more of Michigan's 600,000 veterans connected to the benefits they need.

Duration:00:49:49

Stateside: Contaminated Detroit River site collapse; Sanilac petroglyphs; reviving the Tiki cocktail

12/8/2019
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Today on Stateside , a team from Emory University is in Michigan this week to take blood samples from people who were exposed to polybrominated biphenyls—or PBBs—in the 1970s. Plus, is new technology the key to fighting climate change—or is a radical cultural shift needed?

Duration:00:03:49

Stateside: Partial collapse of uranium-contaminated site; new UAW president; Michigan folk songs

12/5/2019
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Today on Stateside , an old industrial site contaminated with uranium since the World War II has partially collapsed into the Detroit River. Plus, a group of West Michigan musicians have brought old Michigan folk songs once sung by sailors and lumberjacks back to life.

Duration:00:50:01

Stateside: Shoreline erosion on Lake Michigan; history of spiral cut ham; second-career teachers

12/4/2019
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Today on Stateside , Great Lakes water levels are at record or near-record highs, leading to dramatic shoreline erosion and threatening lakeshore properties. Plus, the Detroit origins of the spiral cut ham, a holiday dinner staple.

Duration:00:49:45

Stateside: Clock counts down on budget impasse; Consumers Energy’s political spending; new MI music

12/3/2019
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Today on Stateside , there are just a few weeks left in the 2019 legislative session, but Governor Gretchen Whitmer and GOP lawmakers have yet to reach a deal on the state budget. Plus, a group of West Michigan musicians come together on a compilation album to raise money for Grand Rapids singer-songwriter Ralston Bowles, whose wife is battling cancer.

Duration:00:49:57

Stateside: Recreational pot goes on sale; Rep. Inman corruption trial; is there a “right to read?”

12/2/2019
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Today on Stateside , we get a preview of State Representative Larry Inman’s upcoming corruption trial in federal court.

Duration:00:49:46

Stateside: Lake Erie’s cyanobacteria blooms; a net-zero neighborhood; “rights of nature” movement

11/29/2019
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Today on Stateside , we hear about the plan for a unique “net-zero” community in Ann Arbor. Plus, dispelling the stereotype that Michigan wine can't compete on the world stage.

Duration:00:49:29

Stateside: Roadblocks to lawmaker recalls; the Michigan Left; dispelling myths about Michigan wine

11/27/2019
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Today on Stateside , the organizer of a recall drive against a Traverse City state representative says Michigan’s recall process stifles citizen voices. Plus, Michigan winemakers are hoping to move the image of the state’s wines beyond “sweet” and “sweeter."

Duration:00:43:06

Stateside: Redistricting commission moves ahead; political shift in the suburbs; holiday theater

11/26/2019
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Today on Stateside , a federal judge delivered a setback to Michigan Republicans suing to stop the state from moving forward on a voter-approved redistricting commission. Plus, why the old political belief that urban voters swing Democratic and the suburbs vote Republican is changing.

Duration:00:49:59

Stateside: Why the DNR okayed wolf killings; citizen activists on PFAS; expanding food assistance

11/25/2019
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Today on Stateside , what newly-released emails between state officials reveal about the behind-the-scenes negotiations that allowed federally-protected gray wolves to be killed in the Upper Peninsula. Plus, on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, a look into the former president's long list of health problems and why they were hidden from public view.

Duration:00:49:38

Stateside: MI congressional delegation on impeachment; term limits lawsuit; a Thanksgiving cocktail

11/22/2019
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Today on Stateside , we recap the Michigan congressional delegation's reactions to the impeachment inquiry. Plus, following the recent settlement of a discrimination lawsuit against Founders Brewing Co., we talk to people of color in Michigan's food and craft beer scene about its lack of diversity.

Duration:00:50:01

Stateside: GM sues Fiat Chrysler; shrinking revenue for municipalities; is there a right to read?

11/21/2019
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Today on Stateside , General Motors is suing rival automaker Fiat Chrysler. We’ll hear about how corruption charges against the UAW and Fiat Chrysler are at the heart of the lawsuit. Plus, a case before a federal appeals court looks at whether some Detroit students’ constitutional rights were violated by subpar learning environments and instruction.

Duration:00:49:34

Stateside: Firefighter shortage; holiday greetings on vinyl; first-generation college students

11/20/2019
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Today on Stateside , fewer people are stepping up to serve as volunteer firefighters. What does that mean for the safety of Michigan communities? Plus, how best to support non-traditional students in their career paths.

Duration:00:50:02

Stateside: Enrollment shrinks at public universities; Halifax explosion; subscription health care

11/19/2019
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Today on Stateside , how anemic state funding and fewer students in the classroom are posing challenges for Michigan’s public universities. Plus, why some physicians choose to practice direct primary care.

Duration:00:50:03

Stateside: Movement on regional transit; business tax incentives; missed lessons from PBB crisis

11/18/2019
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Today on Stateside, a reboot of efforts to expand regional transit in Southeast Michigan. Plus, as the state tackles PFAS contamination, we look at the lessons missed in the 1973 PBB crisis in St. Louis, Michigan.

Duration:00:49:57

Stateside: Auto insurance changes begin; new rules to protect water; politics of deer baiting

11/15/2019
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Today on Stateside , new draft regulations for PFAS in drinking water take a step closer to becoming a reality. Plus, Detroit struggles to get landlords to comply with rules that protect renters.

Duration:00:50:01

State moves forward on draft rules to regulate PFAS in drinking water

11/15/2019
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The state of Michigan is a step closer to establishing the limits of PFAS in drinking water. PFAS is a family of chemicals that have been discovered in high levels in drinking water at sites across the state. Yesterday the Environmental Rules Review Committee voted to move the draft regulations forward. If approved, the new regulations will be among the strictest in the nation. The next step is a public comment period along with public hearings, which are expected to be announced before...

Duration:00:06:17

Stateside: Booze shortage in MI; UAW workers on union’s future; contaminated drinking water

11/14/2019
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Today on Stateside , UAW rank and file members watch and worry as an ongoing federal corruption probe casts doubt over top leadership. Plus, we hear about the challenges of ensuring clean drinking water in America.

Duration:00:49:59

Stateside: Critical minerals; empowering Muslim girls with books; Detroit zoo and climate change

11/13/2019
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Today on Stateside , we hear from two sisters working to increase Muslim representation in the books at libraries. Plus, we talk to the director of the Detroit Zoo about the role that zoos can play in addressing the impacts of climate change.

Duration:00:49:57