Stateside: Coronavirus affect on MI economy; Line 5 under St. Clair River; MI’s first black settle

Feb 10, 2020

Today on Stateside, the coronavirus outbreak in China is beginning to have an effect on Michigan manufacturers. We hear from an executive at a west Michigan auto parts supplier about how the virus is affecting their business. Plus, we'll learn about Michigan's first African American settlers, as well as Enbridge's plan to replace a section of Line 5 under the St. Clair River.

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

Manufacturers in Michigan are starting to feel ripple effects from the new coronavirus 

  • Peter Hungerford, chief operating officer for ADAC Automotive

Michigan economy could take bigger hit than other states because of coronvirus

  • Ravi Anupindi, professor of technology and operations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Enbridge preparing to replace section of Line 5 pipeline under St. Clair River

  • Lester Graham, reporter for Michigan Radio's The Environment Report

EPA calls for new cleanup of Charlevoix pollution — 27 years after saying it would clean itself

  • Kaye LaFond, reporter for Interlochen Public Radio

The story of Michigan’s early African-American settlers goes back to the 1700s

  • Anna-Lisa Cox, non-resident fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, and author of "The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality"
  • Angelica Roberts, artist in Kalamazoo County
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