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2:00 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

Off the Record | 09/23/11

Representative Al Pscholka-R, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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The GOP pushes back on Snyder's health care plan, Detroit-Windsor bridge proposal sees progress, and Gov. Snyder heads to China. The guest is Rep. Al Pscholka-R.

Rep. Pscholka is author of the Emergency Manager law that allows the state to run local schools and governments headed for bankruptcy.

Susan Demas, Chris Christoff, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Off the Record | 09/16/11

Steve Cook of the Michigan Education Association , appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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Hoekstra announces plans to run for U.S. Senate, MI Senate Majority leader Richardville calls for a teachers-only Right to Work law, and Governor Snyder says Michigan needs to lose some weight.

The guest is Michigan Education Association president Steve Cook.

Kathy Barks-Hoffman, Stephanie Cepak, and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Off the Record | 09/09/11

Sen. Randy Richardville-R, Senate Majority Leader, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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The Supreme Court hears the pension tax case, medical marijuana users rally at the state capitol, and Mark Gaffney is stepping down as head of the AFL-CIO.

The guest is Sen. Randy Richardville-R, Senate Majority Leader. Formerly an economic development director, Richardville has served six years in the Michigan House and four years in the Senate.

Chris Christoff, Kathy Barks Hoffman, and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Off the Record | 09/02/11

Peter Konetchy (R), U.S. Senate candidate from Roscommon, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Gov. Snyder endorses Hoekstra for U.S. Senate, a new educator could receive a hefty salary, and Michigan lawmakers return.

The guest is Peter Konetchy, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. A small business owner from Roscommon, this is Konetchy's first foray into politics.

Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri August 26, 2011

Off the Record | 08/26/11

It's a Correspondents Edition. Tim Skubick and his guests discuss the medical marijuana law and the hit it took this week, public employees paying more for health care, a welfare cap, and a new twist in the bridge-to-Canada debate. With Stephanie Cepak, Bill Ballenger, Kyle Melinn, and Chris Christoff.

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2:00 pm
Fri August 19, 2011

Off the Record | 08/19/11

Randall Hekman (R), appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.

Governor Snyder asks for a ruling on the state's emergency manager law, Michigan has too many judges, and schools of choice is in trouble. The guest is Randall Hekman (R).

Randall Hekman is a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. He served 15 years as a juvenile court judge.

Kathy Barks Hoffman, Susan Demas, and John Lindstrom join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Off the Record | 08/12/11

Governor Snyder's pension tax heads to the Supreme Court and Durant vs. Hoekstra. The guest is Mark Brewer (D).

Mark Brewer has been the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party since 1995, making him the longest serving state democratic party chair in the country.

Stephanie Cepak, Rick Pluta, and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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1:00 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Off the Record | 08/05/11

Correspondents edition. The fallout in Michigan from the federal debt bill, recall updates, and the U.S. Senate race.

Bill Ballenger, Chris Christoff, Susan Demas, and Paul Egan join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri July 29, 2011

Off the Record | 07/29/11

Brian Broderick of the MI Assoc. of Non-Public Schools, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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State contract talks, recall updates, and what to expect if the federal government shuts down. The guest is Brian Broderick.

Broderick is CEO of the MI Assoc. of Non-Public Schools, which are schools for Catholic and Lutheran churches in Michigan, serving 100,000 students in 500 schools.

Stephanie Cepak, Rick Pluta, and Dawson Bell join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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2:00 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Off the Record | 07/22/11

Pete Hoekstra (R) is running for U.S. Senate, the new teacher tenure law, and House Democrats at war. The guest is Clark Durant.

Clark Durant is the co-founder and former CEO of the Cornerstone Schools. He is a possible GOP candidate for U.S. Senate.

Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger, and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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1:00 pm
Fri July 15, 2011

Off the Record | 07/15/11

Correspondents Edition. Capping welfare at 48 months, the GOP presidential primary, McCotter's run for President, Caylee's Law, and the passing of Ms. Ford and Mr. Cain.

Bill Ballenger, Susan Demas, Kathy Barks Hoffman, and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick,

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1:00 pm
Fri July 8, 2011

Off the Record | 07/08/11

Blogger's Edition. The presidential race in Michigan, the bridge, and six months with Governor Snyder.

Kathy Hoekstra, Jeff Wattrick, Ken Braun, and Todd Heywood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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1:00 pm
Fri July 1, 2011

Off the Record | 07/01/11

Representative Dave Agema (R) of Grandville, appearing on Off the Record with Tim Skubick.
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Updates on redistricting and the U.S. Senate, as well as a look at Governor Snyder six months into his term. The guest is Dave Agema.

Rep. Dave Agema (R) is in his last term in the Michigan House representing Grandville. He serves on the House Budget Committee.

Kyle Melinn, Bill Ballenger, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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5:00 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

The Verve Pipe | BackStage Pass

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Edgy, harmonic tunes and favorites from nineties alt-rock icons.

Originally aired 4/7/11

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5:00 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

Don Middlebrook and Living Soul | BackStage Pass

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Tropic folk-rock whisks you away to warm sunny climates.

Originally aired 3/31/11

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5:00 pm
Thu March 24, 2011

Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys | BackStage Pass

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Sizzling hot dance hall rockabilly from West Michigan.

Originally aired 3/24/11

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4:00 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Groove Merchant | BackStage Pass

Instrumental jazz, rock and R & B quartet.

Originally aired 2/24/11

Tasty jazz, rock and R & B from the award-winning West Michigan instrumental quartet. Selections from their self-titled debut CD include "Creole Chopstix," "Seriocity," and "Sonter."

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4:00 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Thom Jayne and the Nomads | BackStage Pass

A rich sound that amazes and intrigues, from a broad blend of instruments and styles.

Originally aired 2/17/11

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4:00 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

MSU College of Music Voice Faculty | BackStage Pass

The soaring power of the human voice with Broadway and opera from MSU faculty stars.

Originally aired 2/10/11

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4:00 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Frog and the Beeftones | BackStage Pass

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Hard-driving blues rock that puts you on the dance floor.

Originally aired 2/3/11

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4:00 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

The Mickeys | BackStage Pass

Soaring vocals and classic folk harmonies that move and inspire.

Originally aired 1/27/11

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4:00 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Those Delta Rhythm Kings | BackStage Pass

Swinging jump-style blues that lifts you out of your seat.

Originally aired 1/20/11

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5:00 pm
Thu May 27, 2010

Best of BackStage Pass | BackStage Pass

Orquesta Ritmo, Root Doctor, organissimo, String Doctors, Jen Sygit, Steppin' In It, more.

Originally aired 5/27/10

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4:00 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

Steppin' In It/Shout Sister Shout | BackStage Pass

Old-time country swing and swing-era jazz classics from two of Michigan's hottest acts.

Originally aired 2/11/10

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4:00 pm
Thu February 4, 2010

Huckleberry Groove | BackStage Pass

This horn-heavy pop/funk/soul band from Michigan packs energy and a feel-good vibe.

Originally aired 2/4/10

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4:00 pm
Thu January 28, 2010

Jen Sygit and Spare Change | BackStage Pass

Bluesy folk with an edge from Michigan's singer/songwriter Jen Sygit.

Originally aired 1/28/10

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4:00 pm
Thu January 21, 2010

String Doctors | BackStage Pass

Good humor, hot-picking and great tunes with Michigan mainstays Joel Mabus, Ray Kamalay.

Originally aired 1/21/10

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4:00 pm
Thu January 14, 2010

organissimo | BackStage Pass

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Soul jazz from Michigan's internationally acclaimed organ trio led by Jim Alfredson.

Originally aired 1/14/10

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4:00 pm
Thu January 7, 2010

Big Willy | BackStage Pass

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A driving guitar and brassy sax punctuate the songwriting of Michigan's C.W. Rideoutt.

Originally aired 1/7/10

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5:00 pm
Tue October 6, 2009

Orquesta Ritmo | BackStage Pass

Big band salsa from Michigan, a dance favorite led by Mike Eyia.

Originally aired 10/6/09

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