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  1. Howes: Does the auto show matter anymore?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    But the Detroit Auto Show may not be as important as it once was. That's the conclusion drawn by Detroit News business columnist Daniel Howes after this year's lackluster press days and a shift to holding events outside of the auto show.

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  2. Michigan House votes to allow charter schools to recieve regional taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    The Republican-led House narrowly approved the bill 55-52 Thursday, largely along party lines, after a different version previously cleared a divided Senate. The taxes now go to the counties' traditional school districts on a per-student basis, on top of their state funding.

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  3. Amazon passes on Michigan cities' bid for HQ2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michigan Radio

    Despite an ambitious proposal that included extensive tax breaks and over 4.5 million square feet of real estate, Detroit will not be Amazon's second home. Amazon announced the 20 finalists for its second headquarters Thursday morning, and a grand total of zero Michigan cities made the cut.

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  4. Detroit's urban farms: engines of growth, omens of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Michigan Radio

    A few miles from the heart of Detroit's downtown, sandwiched between diverging freeways is a sort of microcosm of the city: a factory, a boarded-up warehouse, and a handful of homes surrounded by the kind of sprawling yards usually associated with the suburbs. On the front porch of her white farm-style house, Gloria Duncans-Kidd is petting one of the neighborhood's many stray cats.

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  5. Mixtape Detroit: Nolan the Ninja, Bonny Doon, and Karriem RigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Michigan Radio

    Guiding us through some highlights are Paul Young , founder and publisher of Detroit Music Magazine , and executive editor, Khalid Bhatti . MC/producer Nolan the Ninja hails from Detroit's west side.

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  6. Detroit father of two deported after 30 years in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Michigan Radio

    After 30 years of living in the United States, Detroiter Jorge Garcia was deported to his native country of Mexico on Monday. Garcia, a 39-year-old landscaper from Lincoln Park, came to the U.S. with an undocumented family member when he was 10 years old.

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  7. Thanks to Oprah, Recy Taylor got rare spotlight at Golden Globes. So who was she?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Michigan Radio

    It was an electrifying moment at last week's Golden Globes when Oprah Winfrey put the spotlight on a black woman from Alabama named Recy Taylor. In 1944, as she was coming home from church, Recy Taylor was kidnapped and raped by six white men.

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  8. Encouraging more Michigan students to consider skilled trades careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Michigan Radio

    Business and educational leaders agree that more needs to be done to encourage Michigan high school students to consider pursuing careers in skilled trades. An Educational Development Plan is a document school counselors develop showing a student's education and career goals, and a way to achieve them.

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  9. Hackel: Let's not rush to create "obsolete" regional transit in southeast MichiganRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 14 | Michigan Radio

    Southeast Michigan regional leaders have been meeting for months to develop a new regional transit plan, but at least one of those leaders says there's nothing he can get behind yet. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel says there's no reason to build any system that relies on buses, suggesting those systems will soon be "obsolete."

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  10. Take note, self-driving car skeptics: Detroit could field the first truly autonomous carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Michigan Radio

    Yep, that alleged archetype of American industrial decline says it will have a fully self-driving car on the road next year. But let's be clear: This isn't the end of road for anything.

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  11. Duggan says he'll spend next four years in Detroit; focus on neighborhoods, car insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Michigan Radio

    Unlike four years ago, when the city was just about to emerge from bankruptcy and was still still under state control, this time nearly all are incumbents who have done the job before. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan shakes hands with Judge Damon J. Keith after the swearing-in ceremony for his second term.

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  12. To compete for Amazon HQ2, southeast Michigan is developing another transit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Michigan Radio

    Now we're hearing that elected officials in Detroit, Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties have been meeting to hammer out a new regional transit plan, with the hopes of going back to voters again in November to try, try again to pass a transit tax. Megan Owens is the executive director of Transportation Riders United, and she joined Stateside to talk about the process of developing the plan.

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  13. Highland Park is trying to lure developers with vacant landRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Michigan Radio

    Highland Park is a small city with a lot of vacant land. Now, it's trying to use that vacant space as an asset to lure developers.

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  14. Bacon: "Mediocrity will perpetuate mediocrity," so how do the Red Wings break free?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Michigan Radio

    "It's better, actually, in the pro system, to drop down to bottom and get somebody good and rebuild," Bacon said. John U. Bacon, Michigan Radio sports commentator, joined Stateside to give us an update on all things hockey, with a side of basketball and football.

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  15. For the homeless, bitter cold can turn deadly fast. This team tries to help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Michigan Radio

    On a bitterly cold afternoon this week, I briefly joined up with one such team searching for the homeless in Detroit. We started out just to the southwest of downtown Detroit, within sight of the bitter, icy gleam of the Detroit River.

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  16. Are American buyers killing the car?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Michigan Radio

    He was right, and more vindication came this week. Year-end sales show yet more demand for trucks and SUVs at the expense of traditional cars.

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  17. Detroit leaders: We're "making progress" on violent crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Michigan Radio

    Detroit leaders say violent crime is trending downward in the city, a fact Mayor Mike Duggan and law enforcement officials touted Thursday as they released the city's complete, but still unofficial, 2017 crime statistics. Police Chief James Craig admits that while the numbers are looking better, Detroit is still one of the most violent big cities in the country.

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  18. Michigan Central Station is a symbol of Detroit's century of growth and decayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Dan Austin, founder of HistoricDetroit.org, and Mark Harvey, State Archivist with the Michigan History Center. Thirty years ago this week, on January 5, 1988, the last train left Michigan Central Station. 1 comment

  19. Lessenberry on Larry Nassar, public transit in Detroit, and Lansing's new mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Michigan Radio

    A new bus service is operating along three main traffic arteries in Metro Detroit. The FAST service connects the city to points in Macomb, Oakland, and Western Wayne county.

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  20. Kent County's mental health authority looks to cut programs after $9.7 million lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Michigan Radio

    The community mental health provider in Kent County wants the state to expedite the process of figuring out how to adequately fund its mental health programs. Scott Gillman, the CEO and Executive Director of Network 180, the community mental health authority in Kent County, says that people switching to the state's Healthy Michigan program is the cause for the lack of funds.

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