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Stateside for Friday, February 19, 2016

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  • A state official discusses the plume of toxic chemical headed for Ann Arbor’s drinking water supply. Michigan is out of step with federal regulations for risk.
  • Why was Detroit the center of building cars and trucks? A new book looks at the history of car companies. It’s called Lost Car Companies of Detroit. It was written by Alan Naldrett.

Alan Naldrett tells us a little bit about the people who built the cars that made Detroit the Motor City.

  • What’s your biggest failure? Eastern Floral President Bing Goei shares his on Failure:Lab.

Kimberly Fenn, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University, discusses the link between sleep deprivation and false confessions.

  • A whistleblower says state officials turned down federal help for Flint in determining how people were getting Legionnaires' disease.
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