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New Marygrove School Makes Education A Community Hub

11/13/2019
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"Education will be the spark that leads the city into a whole new era," says Elizabeth Moje, the dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan.

Duration:00:35:01

Congressman Kildee on Impeachment: "This Isn't a Parking Ticket, This Isn't Some Oversight"

11/13/2019
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A look at how the public elements of the impeachment inquiry fit into the process as a whole.

Duration:00:15:13

In 2019, Obamacare Finds It's Footing With Healthcare Marketplace

11/12/2019
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Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Charles Gaba of ACAsignups.net answer questions about what to expect when hitting the health care exchange.

Duration:00:51:20

New Flint Mayor Faces Another Financial Emergency On Day One

11/11/2019
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Crain's Detroit Business Senior Editor Chad Livengood took a look at the city's finances. He says it could be headed for bankruptcy.

Duration:00:16:21

New CMU President Bob Davies On Push to Expand Presence in Detroit

11/8/2019
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CMU already has a network of satellite campuses in the suburbs as well as an office in Campus Martius.

Duration:00:15:04

The Challenges Of Being Yourself in the Workplace

11/8/2019
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Do you feel like you can be yourself at work? It sounds like a simple question, but if we’re being honest with ourselves, there’s likely a lot that you don’t tell your boss or co-workers.

Duration:00:36:16

Beyond #OKboomer, Four Women of Four Different Generations Talk Politics

11/7/2019
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A cross generational conversation about politics, perspective and the 2020 election.

Duration:00:51:17

Local Election Highlights Include Marijuana Losses, Ranked Choice Voting

11/6/2019
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The local races reflected a number of statewide and national trends in politics.

Duration:00:27:48

Senator Gary Peters On Impeachment, Climate Change, and Michigan Politics

11/6/2019
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The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is going to get $9 million in additional funding, and Sen. Peters says the extra money will go a long way in strengthening the environmental effort

Duration:00:10:13

Michigan House Approves Legislation to Help Residents Clear Criminal Records

11/6/2019
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The Michigan House approved a seven-package bill that lets returning citizens clear their criminal records of certain convictions.

Duration:00:13:13

Author Steve Luxenberg On Racial Strife from Plessy v. Ferguson To Modern Detroit

11/5/2019
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Luxenberg is a hometown Detroiter and the author of “Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation”

Duration:00:36:16

Have You Voted? Detroit Today Breaks Down Local Elections

11/5/2019
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Jake Neher and Pat Batcheller sit down with Stephen Henderson to unpack the most contentious races and loaded rhetoric leading up to another election day in metro Detroit.

Duration:00:14:59

An Earthquake, an Orphanage and a Family: Mitch Albom Talks New Book 'Finding Chika'

11/4/2019
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In Albom's new book, he writes about the little girl who transformed his family before passing away in 2017.

Duration:00:28:32

New University of Michigan Research Center in Detroit Bets on Keeping Talent in State

11/4/2019
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Michigan suffers from a brain drain of young, educated people moving away for high-tech jobs. The newly announced research center is one solution to address that.

Duration:00:23:11

Seinfeld's Jason Alexander Comes to Detroit for DSO Performance. Wait, What?

11/1/2019
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You may know Jason Alexander as bumbling, easily-angered George Costanza, but the performer's roots are in song and dance. WDET's Jake Neher talks to Alexander to preview his upcoming performance.

Duration:00:06:57

Flint's First Poet Laureate On The Power of Literary Arts: "Flint Is Rising, Don't Count Us Out"

11/1/2019
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Stephen Henderson sits down with Semaj Brown to talk about the ways that creative writing and thinking can heal a community.

Duration:00:08:00

Under New NCAA Rule, College Athletes Can Profit From Their Talent

11/1/2019
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The NCAA is giving college athletes a chance to profit from their hard work and talents on the field. Here's what that might mean for college sports fans.

Duration:00:36:37

Russia Steps Into Syria As United States Withdraws

10/30/2019
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As the United States begins to pull out of Syria, the entire region could be aligned politically.

Duration:00:17:12

No Alcohol? No Worries, As Sober-Curious Trend Comes To Detroit

10/30/2019
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Nightlife used to be synonymous with alcohol, but now spaces are being setup for the sober-curious to enjoy time out as well.

Duration:00:26:57

Democracy Takes Work, Principles and Institutions, Expert Says

10/30/2019
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In a time of extreme divisiveness and political turbulence, a renewed focus on the basics has emerged in America. What does it mean to live in a democracy? Can our norms and institutions endure disorder? What are our principles as a nation?

Duration:00:36:23