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Stateside for Tuesday, October 7, 2014


Today on Stateside:

  • We explore why the Supreme Court's latest action on same-sex marriage could soon put the legal spotlight on Michigan.
  • Detroit and Flint share many of the same challenges and fiscal problems. We find out why financial experts believe bankruptcy is not in the cards for Flint.
  • A Michigan professor is developing tiny computers that don't need batteries: They just harvest energy from what's all around them.
  • We get a peek at the pumpkin of the future.
  • A meteorologist says some Michiganders will get to see the second total lunar eclipse of the year early tomorrow morning. 
  • We discover a new local history magazine – a digital magazine called The Grand Traverse Journal.
  • Write Beverly McBride of Sault St. Marie tells an Upper Peninsula story about modern Native American life.
  • Many local governments reported better fiscal health in 2014, according to the University of Michigan's Center for Local, State and Public Policy.

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