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Episodes

No Field Hospitals Yet for Omicron Surge In Part Due to Staffing Issues, Whitmer Says

1/7/2022
Whitmer discusses the state's response to the omicron surge and her priorities for 2022.

Duration:00:14:40

Attempts to Upend American Democracy Not Going Away Anytime Soon, Political Columnist Says

1/7/2022
The potential for right-wing violence in upcoming elections may be higher than before the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to a university fellow and political columnist.

Duration:00:36:19

A Defense of -- and Rebuttal to -- Michigan's New Political Maps

1/5/2022
Two redistricting commissioners and a former state representative discuss Michigan’s new political maps.

Duration:00:50:48

What You Need to Know About Michigan's New Political Maps

1/4/2022
The process by which Michigan citizens — not politicians — created the state’s political maps was a new test for residents.

Duration:00:39:05

Why a New Lawsuit is Seeking to Undo Michigan's New Political Maps

1/4/2022
Current and former lawmakers and political activists say the maps violate the Voting Rights Act by diluting minority populations in districts particularly in southeast Michigan.

Duration:00:12:14

Rep. Debbie Dingell Discusses Leaving Dearborn, Build Back Better and the Future of Our Democracy

1/3/2022
Dingell reflects on the political and personal consequences of remapping Michigan’s districts.

Duration:00:51:16

Get in the Christmas Spirit with Stephen Henderson's Holiday Music Mix

12/24/2021
Looking for a soundtrack for your holiday celebrations? Look no further. Listen to the full playlist now.

Duration:00:53:01

WDET's Annual Festivus Airing of Grievances for 2021

12/23/2021
We had a lot of problems with 2021, and now you're gonna hear about it.

Duration:00:50:57

How Climate Change Shook Michiganders in 2021 — and What Things Could Look Like in the Years Ahead

12/22/2021
This year's increased storms and subsequent floods that devastated Southeast Michigan is a new experience for many residents, Nick Schroeck of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law says.

Duration:00:50:59

A Look Back at 2021 In Michigan Government and Politics

12/21/2021
Zach Gorchow of Gongwer News Service breaks down some of the year's major changes in Michigan government and politics.

Duration:00:51:03

Looking Back on 2021's Most Significant Court Cases and News Stories, from Racial Justice to Oxford Shooting

12/20/2021
As we head into a new year, former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade breaks down some of the most significant court cases and news stories from 2021.

Duration:00:50:57

The Challenges of Caregiving and Parenting During the Pandemic

12/17/2021
Journalist and activist Desiree Cooper discusses her role as primary caregiver for her household during the pandemic and what the U.S. should do to support families right now.

Duration:00:50:42

2021 In Pandemic News: What We've Learned and Where We're Headed

12/16/2021
University of Michigan Epidemiologist Dr. Emily Martin highlights the accomplishments and pitfalls of our second pandemic year, and what to expect going into 2022

Duration:00:51:00

How Mass Shootings Like Oxford Impact Communities and Mental Health

12/15/2021
University of Michigan public health and psychology expert Dr. Marc Zimmerman talks about how mass violence affects us all and how to cope.

Duration:00:25:29

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald Calls for Tougher Gun Laws After Oxford

12/15/2021
"I am not going to rest with just prosecuting this case," says McDonald.

Duration:00:26:16

Efforts to Replace Michigan's Lead Water Lines Could Get Big Boost

12/14/2021
The Michigan Senate water infrastructure bill includes $1 billion for lead service line replacement, but Safe Water Engineering's Elin Betanzo and state Sen. Jim Ananich say it's not enough to fix everything.

Duration:00:51:00

What You Need To Know About Signing Up for Healthcare Under the ACA Ahead of Wednesday's Deadline

12/14/2021
The final deadline has been extended to January 15, but advocates say you should still try to sign up by December 15 if you're able.

Duration:00:03:58

Protecting Our Democracy Act Represents 'Lessons Learned' From Trump Era, Levin Says

12/13/2021
The House approved the legislation last week, which aims to rein in executive abuses of power.

Duration:00:16:50

The Case for Rewriting Michigan's Constitution

12/13/2021
Retired GOP strategist Bob LaBrant led the "no" campaign in three past efforts to authorize a state constitutional convention. But he says now it's time for voters to say "yes."

Duration:00:34:12

Michigan Drivers to Get $400-Per-Vehicle Refund on Auto Insurance Payments

12/10/2021
MLive reporter Lauren Gibbons says says Michigan drivers with insurance policies as of Oct. 31 are eligible for $400 refunds in 2022, but some experts and critics say “drivers should be getting more money because they’re not using their cars as much."

Duration:00:17:50