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Curious Crew: Thermal Energy

An unpoppable balloon, spinning soda and a simple steamboat? Explore thermal energy and how different materials conduct heat.
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Off the Record | July 31, 2015 | #4505

The panel discusses the unions taking a hit at the state Supreme Court. The guest is Craig DeRoche, the Executive Director of the Justice Fellowship. Kathy Gray, Emily Lawler and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. Watch it at video.wkar.org
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MSU hosting 15,000 Order of the Arrow Boy Scouts

Thousands of members of an elite Boy Scouting organization called the Order of the Arrow are on the MSU campus this week. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Order of the Arrow team leader Clyde Mayer about their emphasis on serving others.
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BackStage Pass at Lansing JazzFest 2015

Aug. 7 & 8 | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.
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Aug. 1 - Join Fenner Nature Center and WKAR for this FREE Family Fun Workshop.

Aug. 7-9 | Join Current State to experience music, dance and culture from across America and around the world. 

Current State #584 | August 3, 2015

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Today on Current State: MSU researcher Joshua Cowen discusses his recent report on Michigan students who attend public schools outside their hometowns; Headlands International Dark Sky Park Program Director Mary Stewart Adams on viewing the Perseid meteor shower in Michigan's  northern lower peninsula; 15,000 Order of the Arrow Boy Scouts gather at MSU; and part two of our talk with "The Last Laker" author Frederick Stonehouse.

In the second of two parts, Current State talks with Frederick Stonehouse. His book "The Last Laker: Finding a Wreck Lost in the Great Lakes’ Deadliest Storm" tells the story of the search for the SS Henry B. Smith, which sank in 1913.


BackStage Pass at Lansing JazzFest 2015

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Aug. 7 & 8 | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture. 

Darus Ward on Current Sports

Jul 31, 2015
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Al's guest this week is Darus Ward, coach of the Okemos High School varsity soccer team. 

Poldark on MASTERPIECE: Season 1 Finale

Jul 31, 2015
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Sunday, August 2, 2015, 9pm on WKAR-TV | When Verity makes her move, Poldark is blamed and events spiral out of control. An epidemic leads to tragedy. A shipwreck is both a blessing and a curse.

Current State #583 | July 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015

Today on Current State: Our Month in Review for July, with state Capitol reporters Susan Demas and Tim Skubick; the annual Michigan Wine Competition; state climatologist Jeff Andresen on climate change and Michigan agriculture; and Live Music Friday with Fawn Larson.

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"Greening of the Great Lakes" host Kirk Heinze talks with state Climatologist Jeff Andresen at the Michigan Sustainability Conference.


JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS

Jul 31, 2015
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 9 p.m. | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

Off the Record | July 31, 2015 | #4505

Jul 31, 2015

The panel discusses the unions taking a hit at the state Supreme Court.  The guest is Craig DeRoche, the Executive Director of the Justice Fellowship.  Kathy Gray, Emily Lawler and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

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