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  1. Dem Secretary of State candidate wants to increase security in Michigan electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Jocelyn Benson announcing the launch of a ballot campaign to require corporations to disclose their political spending on the steps of the state Capitol in Lansing. Jocelyn Benson, who announced plans to improve Michigan's election security today, says there is no evidence to suggest any state elections have been tampered with, but she says the threat is not to be taken lightly.

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  2. Muskegon hosts first ever festival celebrating "surf culture" in the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Bidawid says surfing on the Great Lakes has a more of a "victory at sea" vibe than sunnier surfing spots. It's been a lot of fun discovering the unique summer festivals happening around the state, celebrating everything from baby food to bologna .

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  3. Avast, ye! Landlubbers and seadogs flock to Grand Haven's Pirate Festival this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Stateside's conversation with Larry Halverson of the Loutit District Library and Stella Durham, also known as Admiral Morgan, from the Brethren of the Great Lakes. Halverson said the festival lets everyone get in touch with their inner child, and even adults "can still pretend they are a pirate," he said.

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  4. Quilts tell stories of migrants' deaths along US-Mexico border in traveling exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Her traveling exhibition, "Beyond the Border Wall: The Migrant Quilt Project," will open next week in Grand Haven's Loutit District Library. Jody Ipsen , founder of the Migrant Quilt Project , joined Stateside to discuss how the art of quiltmaking can bring awareness to the Mexican and Central American migrants who have died in the Tucson Sector as they tried to cross into the United States.

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  5. Newspapers struggling with a Trump tariff on newsprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    There's more than a little irony in the fact that a state which built paper mills all over, no longer makes the kind of paper that newspapers use. "The last Michigan producer was Manistique Paper and they closed in 2011.

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  6. Park rangers say they feel unsafe, union files request to carry gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    The Michigan State Employees Association filed a complaint with the state on June 29, claiming state park officers should be able to carry guns and wear bulletproof vests on the job. MSEA president Ken Moore cites an increase in illegal activities - such as drug use and gang violence - in state parks since 2006 as the reason.

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  7. U.S. Supreme Court rules the city of Grand Haven cannot put up a cross on public landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in case about whether a West Michigan community can put up a cross on public land. For decades, the city of Grand Haven would convert an existing monument into a cross and erect it over a stadium for summer concerts.

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  8. Mixtape: Public Access, Cabildo, and Jack Droppers & The Best IntentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Time now for our regular check-in on the West Michigan scene with John Sinkevics, editor & publisher of the LocalSpins.com . This month, he brings us three rocking bands - a super-group, a "rock en espaA ol" band and an Americana-fueled, roots rock group, each out with new music.

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  9. Mixtape: West Michigan's top artists of 2017, plus more to watch in the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Yes, 2018 has arrived! Time to look back at some highlights from West Michigan's music scene in 2017 as well as looking forward to some artists generating attention as the new year unfolds. It wouldn't be a stretch to say this was a banner year musically for the west side of the state, which already had produced stars like BA RNS , a native of Grand Haven who continues to electrify the pop scene from his new home in Los Angeles.

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  10. Mixtape: 2017's "Under-the-Radar" albums from West Michigan bandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    This month, we'll look back at three of 2017's "Under-the-Radar" albums by West Michigan bands; three terrific recordings folks might have overlooked. The Turnips started in Big Rapids in 2010 and despite some lineup changes, released their sophomore album at the beginning of 2017 .

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  11. Here's how to find out if you have lead in your drinking water pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Ever since the Flint water crisis, Michigan cities and citizens have started paying attention to lead in drinking water pipes and faucets and the potential dangers they pose. You might have lead pipes, or fixtures that contain lead, in your home without even knowing.

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  12. 5 things to know about the state's new "plain English" draft fixes to "dumb and dangerous" lead ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    If adopted, lead service lines like this would have to removed in cities across the state, even if water tests don't how elevated lead levels. The Flint water crisis has reverberated among water professionals working from Muskegon and Grand Haven all through the state and to the Detroit metro area; where the bulk of the state's drinking water lines are still buried.

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  13. State Senator/Gubernatorial candidate stripped of committee postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Senator Patrick Colbeck is known for being outspoken on conservative issues - even against his own party. He's spoken out against Republican handling of the Medicaid expansion and the gas tax.

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