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Cynthia Canty

Stateside with Cynthia Canty covers a wide range of Michigan news and policy issues — as well as culture and lifestyle stories. The show is a production of our partner Michigan Radio. It focuses on topics and events that matter to people all across the state.

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Stateside
8:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Governor's road plan faces more problems

In the very final hours of lame duck last December, state lawmakers slapped together a complicated road funding package that is proposal one, which citizens will be voting on in May.

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Stateside
10:43 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Lots of talk about Main Street, yet few ways to invest

The demand has been overwhelming from Michigan communities seeking more information about ways to invest locally, says Angela Barbash.

Originally published on Thu January 29, 2015 7:43 pm

The Next Idea

Following the 2008 crisis, many of my colleagues and I in the financial advising industry started to notice a curious thing. More clients began asking about where, exactly, their money was being invested. They wanted to know how to get some or all of it out of “the system," and quite a few added: "Oh by the way, do you know where I can learn about starting a business? I have an idea.”

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Stateside
10:21 am
Thu January 29, 2015

A look back at the first use of radiation therapy on its 117th anniversary

Early x-ray

This week marks the 117 year anniversary of the first radiation treatment for cancer. Emil Grubbe is credited for his work on the case when he was still in medical school.

University of Michigan physician and medical historian Dr. Howard Markel says Grubbe was still a student when he discovered that huge doses of radiation may be able to kill cells. This discovery came after he severely burned his hand by using an early x-ray on it multiple times over a short duration. The technology had only been invented a few months prior and little was known about the consequences of the high doses of radiation involved.

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Stateside
10:59 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Senator Gary Peters on his proposed amendments to the Keystone XL bill

Part of the Enbridge Pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

With national attention being paid to the Keystone XL pipeline, Michigan Democratic Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have introduced amendments to the controversial legislation.

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Stateside
4:44 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Domestic automakers sitting out the Super Bowl ad game

Clint Eastwood in a previous Super Bowl advertisement from Chysler.

Many of the most memorable commercials during past Super Bowls have come from automakers, but fewer will be participating in the expensive marketing during the event this year.

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