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On The Line
25 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
When police oversight needs oversight
A Detroit police accountability board could heed calls for reform. But some say its bickering drowns them out.
25 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
The plus side of a prison in your backyard
Maps are being drawn for new voting districts in Michigan. And having a prison nearby could change the lines.
22 minutes | Oct 1, 2021
Detroit history checking out with last Kmart
The last Kmart in Michigan is closing. But the Mitten is where it all began, back in 1899.
18 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
Friday night lights and a zone defense on COVID-19
After major outbreaks during spring school sports, experts, officials and parents weigh the current game plan for when COVID-19 takes the field.
18 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
The DJ who rocked Detroit
Rockin’ Robin Seymour pulled the top acts in town. Now his story is one at the Freep Film Festival.
18 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
To be an American and Muslim
Twenty years is a long time for an apology tour, especially for something you didn’t do. In metro Detroit, the nation’s largest Muslim community, a mom and daughter are tired of feeling like they have to defend their faith post-9/11.
21 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Federal agents, Detroit city hall, and what it costs us
The FBI raided the homes of Detroit city council members and city hall in late August. But residents and the federal prosecutor who took down Kwame Kilpatrick say it's Detroiters who will pay.
20 minutes | Aug 27, 2021
Watching Afghanistan fall from Michigan
The Taliban takeover amid U.S. troop withdrawal has rocked the whole world, down to a little Lansing street.
22 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
How Detroit got hooked on menthol
The FDA plans to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes, but the burning question is why now?
22 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
Should your bartender know your vaccine status?
A Detroit nightclub served up a new rule on vaccines, but it didn't go down easy. A business owner and law expert pour over ideas of privacy, vaccine mandates, and what we owe each other.
24 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
Living with water
If Detroiters are tired of one thing this summer, it’s flooding. As they keep up the cleanup, what can be done to stop the next wave from crashing?
25 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Trump, a clerk and a national spotlight on Detroit
Decades of concerns preceded the false 2020 election allegations. Now Detroit’s city clerk candidates have their work cut out for them.
4 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Let the Journey Begin
Introducing "On The Line", a weekly news podcast made in Detroit by the Free Press. Coming to you on Fridays.
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