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Meet the newest eight-year-old Mayor of Amphibiville

An 8-year-old boy from Milford has been sworn in as the new boss of the Detroit Zoo's amphibian population.<p>Jack Salvati this week began his two-year …

After two years, Michigan folk musician Chris Bathgate is back on stage with new songs

What one former Michigan inmate gained from training dogs

As part of its mission to save shelter dogs from being euthanized, Refurbished Pets of Southern Michigan came up with an idea: place these rescued or …

Meet the man giving a voice to the sun

Listen<p>Listening...<p>9:38<p>An interview with Robert Alexander<p>Robert Alexander works to give the sun a voice. As a sonification specialist at the …

Stateside: Reflection on a voice, singer Bettye LaVette's musical career

Fifty years ago, singer Bettye LaVette recorded her first single and Top Ten hit, “My Man- He’s a Lovin’ Man.” But the time between “Man’s” release …

New book tracks the Midwest economy from boom to bust

Former University of Michigan student speaks about overcoming her methamphetamine addiction

Three of the five men linked to the biggest meth bust in Michigan have been sentenced to federal prison.<p>It began with a traffic stop in Paw Paw, …