Steve Keene


Steve Keene is a student reporter for WCMU's news department. He reports daily for 'Morning Edition' and 'All Things Considered'.

Steve is a senior at Central Michigan University and is pursuing a degree in Secondary English Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. He is from Plymouth, Michigan.

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A new study finds Michigan minorities and children are at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census.



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Nearly a year has passed since the beginning of the U.S. - China trade war, the effects of which have rippled throughout American agriculture and consumer goods industries. But it’s not just soybeans and tech that are feeling the effects. It’s also Michigan wine.
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The Department of Natural Resources has its eyes on the skies. And it doesn’t like everything it sees.



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Michigan’s wildfire season usually ends around Memorial Day. But thanks to an unusual winter, we’re not out of the woods yet.
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A new report says more than 5,000 Michigan farms have closed since 2012.