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Stateside: Hospitals near capacity; movie theaters brace for winter; Libertarianism after Trump

The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
Lester Graham
Michigan Radio
The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.

Today on Stateside, as a second surge of COVID-19 cases continues across the state, hospitals in the hardest hit communities struggle to keep up with the demand for space and staff. Plus, what do the latest wave of COVID-19 restrictions mean for movie theaters, which had just recently opened for business again? 

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Hospitals strained for space, staff amid second COVID-19 surge

Stateside’s conversation with Dustin Dwyer

  • Dustin Dwyer is the West Michigan reporter at Michigan Radio.

Movie theaters struggle to survive as second COVID-19 surge continues

Stateside’s conversation with Russ Collins

  • Russ Collins is executive director and CEO of Michigan Theater Foundation.

Cheers! Would you like a Marquee or an Autumn Sage?

Lester and Tammy mix up a cocktail

  • Lester Graham is a reporter at Michigan Radio and co-author of the cocktail recipe book Cheers to Michigan.
  • Tammy Coxen is a mixologist and co-author of the cocktail recipe book Cheers to Michigan.

Republicans aren’t the only party changed by Trump, says Libertarian writer

Stateside’s conversation with Shikha Dalmia

  • Shikha Dalmia is a Libertarian writer and columnist. You can find her work at The Week.
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