Michigan Radio

  • Living with the Divide

    There wasn’t always such a clear dividing line between the two neighborhoods on either side of Alter Road.    …

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  • Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems

    A group of faith leaders is caravaning 1,700 miles to the Tornillo detention center, where hundreds of unaccompanied minors are…

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  • Red state? Blue state? Analysts weigh in on Michigan’s political identity

    Several political experts agree: Michigan is a purple state. Though how much red and blue is in that purple is…

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  • U.S. Senate candidates Stabenow, James trade blows in Detroit debate

    Michigan’s senior U.S Senator and her Republican opponent faced off in a debate Monday in front of the Detroit Economic…

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  • Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues

    Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to…

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  • PFAS: What is this stuff?

    What are these chemicals? Where did they come from? Why are we using them?

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  • Detroit city council member’s “People’s Bills” tackle some of city’s inequities

    One Detroit city council member is putting forth a slew of proposals she says will help correct some major inequities…

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  • Six of the 10 areas with the lowest life expectancies in the state are in Detroit

    Six of the 10 census tracts with the lowest life expectancies in Michigan are in the city of Detroit.

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  • Whitmer and Democrats hit Detroit Labor Day events, hear about worker struggles

    It’s Labor Day, and that means political candidates are stumping for votes at events around the state – and many…

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  • The key takeaways from this weekend’s Republican and Democratic conventions

    Despite a few political snags, each party now has their full slate of candidates ready for the November midterm elections.

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