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On WestSouthwest, we discuss the impact of trade on the loss of manufacturing jobs with Upjohn Institute Economist Susan Houseman. And the co-investigator for Western Michigan University's Autism Center For Excellence Stephanie Peterson tells us about what they offer students and others, and the challenges remaining. 


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The co-investigator for Western Michigan University’s Autism Center for Excellence says treatment for people with autism is getting better. But Stephanie Peterson says more discoveries are being made, and more challenges remain.


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Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Economist Susan Houseman says the idea that trade is not responsible for a decline in manufacturing jobs has taken hold with economists and the media. But Houseman who is the institute’s Vice President and Director of Research says the data shows trade is at least one cause of fewer manufacturing jobs.


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On WestSouthwest, a Grand Valley State University study on trends in philanthropy. And Bridge examines John Engler's record as governor on allegations that female prison inmates were sexually abused. 


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The face of philanthropy is getting younger. For the next few decades, Generation Xers and Millennials will be big donors--likely the largest in history. That's the prediction of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids in its new report about 11 giving trends.


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