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Stateside for Monday, May 4th, 2015

Today on Stateside:

Candidates and possible candidates are crisscrossing Michigan today. Detroit Free Press reporter Kathleen Gray tracks the comings and goings of presidential contenders.

How one Michigan restaurant chain is "going green" with its trash: phasing out petroleum-based plastics. 

Traverse City writer Anne-Marie Oomen takes us back to growing up in the turbulent 1960s on a Michigan farm. Her latest memoir is Love, Sex & 4-H.

If voters approve Proposal 1, the state sales tax will go up from 6 percent to 7 percent. Could we do better? Michigan State University economist Charles Ballard weighs in. 

Our latest Next Idea contributor David Bulkowski discusses Proposal 1 and people with disabilities.

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