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Stateside: Hard road to recovery for COVID-19 patients; child care for Detroit’s essential workers

The Michigan Capitol Commission has delayed its decision on restricting guns at the statehouse.

Today on Stateside, one couple’s experience of recovery from COVID-19. We hear how they had to relearn everything, from walking to communication. Also, the Michigan Capitol Commission has delayed its decision regarding open carry regulation on statehouse grounds—Michigan Radio’s Rick Pluta breaks it down. Plus, a YouTube series of studio visits with some of the state’s most creative minds.

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Inkster couple experiences relief, new challenges in COVID-19 recovery

Stateside’s conversation with Kristen Jordan Shamus

  • Kristen Jordan Shamus is a journalist covering health and gender for the Detroit Free Press.

Studio visits for the pandemic: Michigan artists making “house calls”

Stateside’s conversation with Amanda Krugliak

  • Amanda Krugliak is arts curator at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities and co-host of the Institute's YouTube series, "House Calls."

Boys and Girls Club seeking new ways to connect with Michigan kids during pandemic


    Stateside’s conversation with Shawn Wilson

    • Shawn Wilson is president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan.

    State Capitol Commission punts on gun ban decision as it waits for more legal advice 

    Stateside’s conversation with Rick Pluta

    • Rick Pluta is Michigan Radio’s Capitol bureau chief.

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