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Current State for July 7-8, 2018: Summer Adventures

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From Michigan’s outdoor and historic attractions to tasting the foods of farmers, today’s show is dedicated to exploring summer adventures here in the Great Lakes State. 

Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame at Meridian Mall by Kevin Lavery

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Nokomis Native American Cultural Learning Center by Peter Whorf

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Visit to Idlewild, Michigan - America's Black Eden by Amy Robinson, WCMU

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Saigon Staircase at Gerald R. Ford Presidential Center & Museum by Kevin Lavery

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Farmers Market
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Farmers Market in front of the State Capitol

Farmers Markets across Michigan by Reginald Hardwick

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Old Fashioned Baseball in Greenfield Village by Peter Whorf

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Detroit's Shipbuilding History by Scott Pohl

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Mackinac Bridge Walk by Kevin Lavery

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Flint Institute of Arts glass blowing by Jamie Paisley

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MSU Camp for children on the autism spectrum by Reginald Hardwick

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Celebrating the Autism Spectrum
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Mentor Cwen Homa (left) pats mentee Joey Tan (right) on the back during piano practice.

Kevin Lavery is a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things considered.
Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."
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