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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: Ballot initiatives 101; Rep. Slotkin at border; abortion opponents split on strategy

7/19/2019
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Tod ay on Stateside , we talk to Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) about what she’s seen during a trip to the U.S. — Mexico border. Plus, a look at what it takes to turn a petition drive into a question on the ballot in Michigan.

Duration:00:50:10

Stateside: Young activists and the NAACP; decline of bobwhite quail; Traverse City tech economy

7/18/2019
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Today on Stateside , as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) prepares to hold its 110th National Convention in Detroit this weekend, how can the organization attract and empower young activists? Plus, why a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is addressing a group of world leaders at the United Nations in Geneva this week.

Duration:00:49:33

Stateside: Funding roads with local taxes; risks of Kratom; MI astronaut on Apollo 11's legacy

7/17/2019
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Today on Stateside , Republican state legislators are considering ways to pay for road repairs, including one proposal that would allow counties and cities to levy their own local gas tax. Plus, Jerry Linenger was just 14-years-old when he watched the moon landing on a small black-and-white television screen. That moment would inspire him to pursue a career as an astronaut for NASA, where he manned three missions and traveled some 54 million miles in space.

Duration:00:50:00

Stateside: Facial recognition tech controversy; SE MI transit plan gets update; women aviators

7/16/2019
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Today on Stateside , another attempt by the RTA to bring coordinated mass transit to Southeast Michigan. Plus, the Detroit Police Department’s attempts to fund facial recognition surveillance sparks criticism.

Duration:00:44:39

Stateside: Free speech on Twitter; consequences of high deductibles; volunteer firefighter shortage

7/15/2019
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Today on Stateside , how does the right to free speech apply when it comes to the personal Twitter accounts of elected officials? Plus, we hear about how a nationwide shortage of volunteer firefighters is affecting communities in the state.

Duration:00:50:01

Stateside: Census controversy not over; opioid crisis leads to morgue expansion; 2020 political ads

7/12/2019
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Today on Stateside , we discuss how the Trump administration could still limit non-citizen participation in the 2020 Census, even after dropping its pursuit of a citizenship question. Plus, how the opioid crisis is putting a strain on the resources of county morgues.

Duration:00:49:51

Stateside: Amash says two-party system is broken; Michigan’s tech scene; future of manufacturing

7/11/2019
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Today on Stateside , why West Michigan Congressman Justin Amash made the decision to leave the Republican Party, and what he thinks he'll accomplish as an independent. Plus, what the future of the manufacturing sector in Michigan will look like as technology continues to transform how we make things.

Duration:00:50:03

Stateside: GOP road funding plan; golden age of women’s baseball; why black teachers matter

7/10/2019
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Today on Stateside , an overview of the Michigan state legislature's most recent budget proposal, which would fund roads by borrowing against the state's teacher pension plan. Plus, a new study from the University of Michigan could help policymakers target resources to the Michigan counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis.

Duration:00:50:02

Stateside: Why robocalls won’t stop; lawsuit over alleged prison sexual assaults; PFAS clean-up

7/9/2019
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Today on Stateside, we hear from two men who say they were sexually assaulted after being placed in adult prisons as teenagers. A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of other men with similar claims is finally going to cour t after years of state opposition. Plus, if you're sick of robocalls (we sure are), we've got some bad news: They aren't stopping anytime soon.

Duration:00:51:29

Stateside: Weed and teen brains; emergency manager overhaul bills; Amash leaves the GOP — now what?

7/8/2019
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Today on Stateside , how new rules from the state are likely to shape the marketplace for recreational marijuana in Michigan. Plus, a new bipartisan proposal in Lansing would overhaul the state’s current emergency manager law.

Duration:00:49:49

Stateside: Lee Iacocca's legacy; fireworks laws; infant mortality in Michigan

7/3/2019
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Today on Stateside , we remember Lee Iacocca , the legendary auto industry executive who died this week at age 94. Plus, a refresher on the state’s firework safety laws ahead of Independence Day. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Duration:00:50:17

Stateside: Road funding solutions; legacy of James Boggs; the last Artisan of Michigan

6/28/2019
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Today on Stateside , a Republican proposal to fix Michigan’s roads is circulating in Lansing that wouldn't raise taxes. Plus a look at avian botulism, a disease that’s killing waterfowl across the Great Lakes.

Duration:00:49:59

Stateside: Supreme Court rulings; AG’s legal move against Enbridge; gay rights in MI

6/27/2019
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Today on Stateside , how two new major US Supreme Court decisions will impact Michigan. Plus, with the anniversary of the Stonewall riots this Friday, we look at the history of the gay rights movement in Michigan.

Duration:00:49:48

Stateside: Consequences of tuition-free college; threats to Great Lakes mussels; golf and diversity

6/26/2019
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Today on Stateside , a public policy and economics professor at Hillsdale College weighs in on the free college tuition proposals that are bound to arise in this week's Democratic debates. Plus, some species of native freshwater mussels are under threat and we look at how their decline could change the Great Lakes. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Duration:00:49:20

Stateside: Future of sports arenas; privatizing mental health care; public funding of private school

6/25/2019
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Today on Stateside , after just 31 years of use, the Palace of Auburn Hills is being demolished to make way for a mixed-use office park. Plus, an emergency room physician explains why there needs to be more research on how marijuana affects the mind and the body. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Duration:00:49:33

Stateside: Child migrant welfare; business leaders press for new roads; a Tuskegee Airman reflects

6/24/2019
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Today on Stateside , what are living conditions like for undocumented children who are brought to Michigan from migrant detention centers at the southern border? Plus, a conversation with one of the last surviving members of World War Two’s famous Tuskegee Airmen military unit. Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Duration:00:49:43

Stateside: LGBTQ civil rights protections; Native American tuition waivers; oldest state parks

6/21/2019
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Today on Stateside , we talk to a business leader who wants legal protections for LGBTQ people, and a gay politician who says they are not needed. Plus, an updated system for driverless cars is being tested on the streets of Detroit. Are people ready for them?

Duration:00:50:00

Stateside: Gun-free zones bills; Great Lakes balloon waste; jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles

6/20/2019
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Today on Stateside , Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation that would ease penalties on Concealed Pistol License holders that are charged with carrying their weapons in gun-free zones like schools or stadiums. Plus, the upcoming exhibit "Halal Metropolis" series highlights the cultural contributions of Muslims in southeast Michigan.

Duration:00:49:55

Jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles explores the ritual, traditions of Carnival in his native Trinidad

6/20/2019
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Carnival is a vibrant, musically-rich celebration that happens before the start of Lent. It’s celebrated across the globe, bringing out the most unique aspects of many cultures and traditions. Jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles, who teaches at Michigan State University, celebrates the festival in a new album titled Carnival: The Sound of a People . Charles says this album gave him the opportunity to explore the history of Carnival in his native Trinidad.

Duration:00:12:34

What goes up must come down: balloon waste on Great Lakes shorelines

6/20/2019
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Balloons are a part of many American traditions: birthdays, graduations, retirements, weddings. It’s easy to forget these balloons once they float away, but what goes up, must come down. And pieces of balloon waste are coming down all around the Great Lakes.

Duration:00:05:33