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Jul 30, 2021

Carl Levin has passed at the age of 87. Jer has thoughts from interviewing him and his memoir, "To the Heart of the Matter." Jer also penned this piece in March for Hour Detroit: https://www.hourdetroit.com/political-topics/carl-levin-isnt-giving-up-on-american-democracy/

Also: Both U of M and MSU are mandating...


Jul 29, 2021

We cover seven stories to know around town from rising COVID cases to new developments to things to go check out in the next few days.

- COVID cases are on the rise as the Delta variant spreads

- Ford confirms their ION battery park and is making progress in the electric market

- DT Midstream puts their HQ in the Ally...


Jul 28, 2021

Three stories:

1) Detroit City Council member Andre Spivey has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery over an alleged $35,000 accepted between him and a staff member.

2) The Great Lakes Water Authority CEO, Sue McCormick, is resigning. And although many people will be pleased by the news, I outline why whoever...


Jul 26, 2021

What do you do to handle traffic before there were traffic signals everywhere? Build a tunnel to safely get people across the street, of course!

That's what Highland Park did in the 1920s and we tell the story of these forgotten tunnels that look like the entrance to subways stations - and the context of the city they...


Jul 23, 2021

On today's podcast, Fletcher Sharpe is in studio.

We talk about the COVID memo outlining punishments for teams that forfeit games to due to unvaccinated, COVID-positive players.

The Tigers have a seven game winning streak.

Plus, we've talked to fans who think Detroit City FC should be in Major League Soccer. Fletcher...