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  1. Auto insurance costs can vary wildly depending on which side of the street you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Michigan Radio

    Mack Avenue separates Detroit from Grosse Pointe. Auto insurance coverage for Personal Injury Protection is vastly different depending on which side of the street you live.

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  2. Political roundup: Bill would scrap state ballast water rules, which help keep out invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Michigan Radio

    Some Michigan legislators want to get rid of the state's ballast water law, and just follow the U.S. Coast Guard's regulations. Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator.

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  3. The Boil Water Advisory affecting parts of Oakland County has been liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversations with Tracy Samilton, a reporter for Michigan Radio; Margaret Klobucar, chief operations officer of Providence Park Hospital in Novi; and Mark Hansell with the Oakland County Health Division. On Tuesday, October 24, the Great Lakes Water Authority issued a boil water advisory for parts of Oakland County after a 48-inch water main broke late Monday night.

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  4. Political roundup: How relevant is the elected Michigan Board of Education?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator. a Some members of the Legislature want to eliminate the elected Michigan Board of Education .

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  5. Why we're burning out our young teachers, and how to relight the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Michigan Radio

    When teachers are evaluated as individuals, it "creates a lot of pressure for teachers to perform independently well and to do whatever they need to do to perform that way, and that cuts them off from each other," Frank said. The future of our children's education rests on that answer.

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  6. Here is the latest update on the Boil Water Advisory affecting parts of Oakland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversations with Tracy Samilton, a reporter for Michigan Radio; Margaret Klobucar, chief operations officer of Providence Park Hospital in Novi; and Mark Hansell with the Oakland County Health Division. On Tuesday, October 24, the Great Lakes Water Authority issued a boil water advisory for parts of Oakland County after a 48-inch water main broke late Monday night.

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  7. Oakland County water commissioner: Drinking water infrastructure not as old as sewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Michigan Radio

    Twelve communities in Oakland County are still under a boil-water alert as repairs continue on what's being called an "unprecedented" water main break. He said the plan is still to test the pipe by Friday and hopefully lift the boil water alert by Friday evening.

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  8. Some progress, but Oakland County expects to have boil water advisory until FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Michigan Radio

    The Great Lakes Water Authority says more than 300,000 Oakland County residents currently under a boil water advisory should expect it to last for at least another two days. That's the bad news.

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  9. Michigan continues to collapse, with no solution plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Michigan Radio

    More than a quarter of a million people in Michigan's richest county have to boil their drinking water this week. If you haven't heard, that's because a four-foot wide water transmission line apparently broke in Farmington Hills Monday night.

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  10. How Oakland County residents are dealing with the boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Michigan Radio

    At the corner of 14 Mile and Drake in Farmington Hills, a green pool of water covers half the road at the site where a 50 year old, 48-inch diameter pipe broke. The water is furiously gushing out of two temporary hoses on either side of the road, directing the water away from where crews will need to work.

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  11. What you need to know about the Boil Water Advisory that has been issued for parts of Oakland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Michigan Radio

    The Great Lakes Water Authority says a broken transmission main has caused a drop in water pressure in the system, which can lead to bacterial contamination. The advisory calls for residents to use boiled, bottled or disinfected water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and preparing food until further notice.

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  12. This bill would give charter schools a cut of millage revenue. Here's what you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's Cynthia Canty talks to Craig Thiel of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan about the bill, millages, and charter schools. There's a bill going through the state legislature right now that would require traditional public schools to share money raised by regional enhancement millages with charters.

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  13. Political roundup: Proposal A plays into Senate plan to send local millage funds to charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator. The Michigan Senate has approved a plan to give local tax dollars to charter schools.

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  14. Small cities have big dreams of landing Amazon HQ2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Tuscon, Arizona, uprooted a 21-foot-tall saguaro cactus and tried to have it delivered to Amazon's Seattle headquarters. Birmingham, Alabama, constructed giant Amazon boxes and placed them around the city.

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  15. Political roundup: What's the balance between attracting jobs and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    As Michigan spends taxpayer dollars on incentives to lure companies to the state, the question remains: are the companies benefitting the communities? Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator. Wisconsin recently offered up to $3 billion in tax incentives to FoxConn of Taiwan.

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  16. Political roundup: Legislators stripping control from local governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator. This week, Representative Jason Sheppard, from southeast Michigan, and Senator Joe Hune, from Livingston County, both Republicans, introduced identical bills that propose barring local governments from restricting short-term rentals of private dwellings, such as Airbnb accommodations.

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  17. Political roundup: Why do the powers of state commissions vary?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Ken Sikkema, a senior policy fellow with Public Sector Consultants and a former Republican majority leader, and Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator. "The rule changes prohibit some issues as subjects of collective bargaining and take away specific provisions unions have negotiated for around bumping, overtime scheduling, and transfers.

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  18. Watchdog: New campaign finance law makes it harder to trace political donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Republicans in Lansing hit the gas pedal to pass legislation that could greatly increase corporate and special interest spending on political campaigns. The legislation sailed through the Senate last week and cleared the House Tuesday.

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  19. "Citizens United" bills: From Senate to governor's desk in less than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Republicans in Lansing worked at a breakneck speed Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow politicians in Michigan to solicit campaign contributions on behalf of political action committees. The bills had their first House committee hearing Tuesday morning and were headed to the governor's desk by the end of the day.

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  20. Political roundup: Bipartisan panel criticizes new rules that codify unlimited "dark money"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    State Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, who supports the legislation, says campaign donations are a way to exercise free speech. Stateside's conversation with Vicki Barnett, a former mayor of Farmington Hills and a former Democratic legislator; and Joe Haveman, a former chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee and a current candidate for state Senate.

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