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  1. Living with the DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Michigan Radio

    The change happened slowly. White families began leaving Detroit neighborhoods, a process that accelerated after the 1967 riots.

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  2. Detroit native and former CFL player Wendell Brown to be released from Chinese jail next fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Michigan Radio

    Brown was coaching American football in Chongqing, China when he was arrested after an alleged bar fight in September 2016. Brown, who was a linebacker for Ball State University and Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Austria's Swarco Raiders, claimed self-defense, but was sentenced to four years in jail.

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  3. Stateside: New MI Senate leader on top priorities; how city zoning pushed out the "missing middle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Michigan Radio

    Today, we hear from Michigan's newly elected state Senate Majority Leader, Republican Senator Mike Shirkey, about how he plans to work with Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer. Plus, how zoning laws got rid of "missing middle" housing stock and made cities unaffordable for many working families.

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  4. Michigan 'Polar Bears': The WWI force who fought Russian Bolsheviks for months after armisticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Michigan Radio

    The national holiday was formerly known as Armistice Day, and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the very bloody stalemate of World War I. Mike Grobbel is the grandson of Corporal Clement Grobbel, one of the Polar Bears soldiers. He's also the President of the Polar Bear Memorial Association.

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  5. Before Hollywood success, actor Marc Evan Jackson got his comedy upbringing in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Michigan Radio

    Actor and comedian Marc Evan Jackson has appeared on Parks and Recreation , Reno 911! , and Brooklyn Nine-Nine . He currently stars as an all-knowing immortal judge named Shawn on NBC's The Good Place , which he describes "Within an episode of the show, within the body of the show, within single lines of dialogue, this show deals with fairly deep and complicated aspects of ethical and moral philosophy, and also fart jokes," Jackson said.

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  6. Stateside: State Board of Education race; CBD industry; WWII vets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Michigan Radio

    Today, we'll talk about the race that will fill two seats on Michigan's State Board of Education. Plus, as Veterans Day approaches, Stateside is taking the opportunity to sit down with a couple of America's longest-living veterans and talk about their experiences in WWII and beyond.

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  7. Judge declares mistrial in murder trial of former Michigan state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Michigan Radio

    Judge Margaret Van Houten declared a mistrial today in the murder trial of a former Michigan State Police trooper. Jurors reported they were still deadlocked on the third day of deliberations.

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  8. Stateside: A surprise write-in campaign; Detroit rockers MC5; Coast Guard clashes with unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Michigan Radio

    Today on Stateside , a Democratic party leader in Detroit reponds to recent news that Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones will be running as a write-in candidate against Democrat Rashida Tlaib in the race to represent the 13th District. Plus, we explore the history of MC5, one of the most well-known rock bands to come out of Detroit, on the 50th anniversary of their iconic live album recording.

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  9. Jury begins deliberations in case of state trooper accused of killing Detroit teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Michigan Radio

    A jury is now deliberating the fate of former Michigan State Trooper Mark Bessner, who faces murder and manslaughter charges in the August 2017 death of Detroit teen Damon Grimes. Bessner tasered Grimes from a police car during a chase through an east side Detroit neighborhood.

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  10. L&P: Howes: Two AutomakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Michigan Radio

    But two American automakers battling their own separate demons are making real money. And they're getting decidedly different reactions on Wall Street -- which tells you a little something about Detroit you might not want to hear.

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  11. Report: Detroit's poorest households face highest "water burden" in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Michigan Radio

    Low-income Detroiters spend more household income on water bills than comparable households in other cities, according to a new report that tracked residential water shutoffs nationwide. The report from the group Food and Water Watch calls shutoffs "America's secret water crisis."

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  12. Prosecution, defense make opening arguments in former MSP trooper murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Michigan Radio

    Wayne County prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that former Michigan State Trooper Mark Bessner action's went "beyond the pale" when he tasered 15-year-old Damon Grimes during a police chase through a Detroit neighborhood in the summer of 2017. Bessner's defense attorney countered the trooper "reasonably believed" that Grimes presented a threat, and that he used appropriate force during a "tense, uncertain, rapidly-evolving situation."

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  13. Secretary of State candidates lay out election security, customer service plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Michigan Radio

    Democrat Jocelyn Benson and Republican Mary Treder Lang are running to become Michigan's next Secretary of State. In the state of Michigan, the Secretary of State oversees public notaries, vehicle registration and automotive licensing, and, perhaps most importantly, serves as the state's chief elections officer.

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  14. Murder trial begins for former MSP trooper in Detroit teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Michigan Radio

    Mark Bessner faces second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of 15-year-old Damon Grimes in July 2017. Bessner and his partner were chasing Grimes in their patrol car as the teen apparently tried to flee police on an ATV.

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  15. Howes on the economy, stupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Michigan Radio

    But if you accept the Clintonian notion that "it's the economy, stupid" such thinking may be just a bit too conventional. Trump's economic czar, the former CNBC personality Larry Kudlow, breezed into town this week for a stop at the Detroit Economic Club.

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  16. Officials break ground for new state psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    For more than a hundred years, the hospital in the small community of Caro, about 30 miles east of Saginaw, has been treating Michiganders with serious illnesses. Starting in 1914, the facility treated people suffering from epilepsy.

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  17. After 34 years in prison, Detroit man's "improbable journey" ends with exonerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Michigan Radio

    After spending 34 years behind bars for a murder he didn't commit, Darrell Siggers was officially cleared of the crime on Friday, as Wayne County prosecutors announced they would drop all charges against him. Siggers always maintained that he was innocent of the 1984 murder of Robert Montgomery on Philip Street in Detroit.

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  18. Stateside: Argument against Prop 1; what candidates are missing; mapping upward mobility in DetroitRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Michigan Radio

    Today on Stateside , what are gubernatorial candidates not spending enough time discussing? Our political commentators weigh in. Plus, even in statistically identical neighborhoods, children in Detroit yield disproportionate success rates.

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  19. From wilderness to wasteland: How the destruction of Michigan's forests shaped our stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Michigan Radio

    This is part three of our series "An Idea on the Land." Part one is here . Part two is here .

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  20. University of Michigan regents candidates propose ethics and transparency changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Michigan Radio

    The two Democrats running for the University of Michigan Board of Regents say the university needs to improve its ethics and transparency practices, and do more to make tuition more affordable. Some of the changes proposed by Paul Brown and Jordan Acker stem from a Detroit Free Press investigation into the university's handling of its endowment funds.

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