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Stateside: GOP clerk on trusting the process; podcast on disgraced cancer doc; COVID in UP hospitals

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As COVID-19 surges in the Upper Peninsula, hospitals in rural communities fight to prepare, says Bridge Michigan reporter Robin Erb.

Today on Stateside, the Michigan Republican Party issued a number of unsubstantiated claims against election proceedings in Detroit this week. But on a county by county level, Michigan’s elections appear to have run remarkably smoothly. We check in with a county clerk about how the tabulation process went. Also, a reporter discusses an Upper Peninsula hospital’s preparations for another COVID-19 surge. 

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Kent County’s clerk on fighting misinformation in a blazing election year

Stateside’s conversation with Lisa Posthumus Lyons

  • Lisa Posthumus Lyons is the Kent County Clerk.

Cancer and cash: Popular Dr. Death podcast looks at Michigan doctor’s devastating fraud

Stateside’s conversation with Laura Beil and Heather Schroering

  • Laura Beil is a health and science journalist and the host of Dr. Death and other Wondery shows.
  • Heather Schroering is an audio producer and reporter for Wondery.

Rapid rise in Upper Peninsula COVID-19 cases has rural hospitals worried

Stateside’s conversation with Robin Erb

  • Robin Erb reports on health and public policy for Bridge Michigan.

A discovery in the Straits

Lexi Krupp’s feature for Interlochen Public Radio

  • Lexi Krupp is a science and conservation reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.

Cheers! A whole egg "flip" in the Fort Washington (you need protein, right?)

Stateside’s conversation with Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham

  • Tammy Coxen is a mixologist and the owner of Tammy’s Tastings.
  • Lester Graham is a reporter at Michigan Radio.
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