CS130903 http://wkar.org en Current State #150 | September 3, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-150-september-3-2013 <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:26:04 +0000 Current State 41698 at http://wkar.org Few paths forward in Syria lead to desirable outcomes http://wkar.org/post/few-paths-forward-syria-lead-desirable-outcomes <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>More than 100,000 people have been killed and nearly a quarter of Syria’s population has been displaced since the uprising against President Bashar al Assad began in March 2011.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:24:49 +0000 Current State 41693 at http://wkar.org Few paths forward in Syria lead to desirable outcomes Detroit’s Water Renaissance: New shorelines, old problems on the Detroit River http://wkar.org/post/detroit-s-water-renaissance-new-shorelines-old-problems-detroit-river <p></p><p></p><p>Water attracted early settlers to Detroit and water fueled its growth. Now it’s an important asset to the city’s recovery.</p><p>Today we continue to explore Detroit’s waterfront in our series "Detroit Water Renaissance."</p><p>Last week we looked at the unearthing of Detroit streams. For the second segment, reporter Lewis Wallace examines efforts to re-engineer the Detroit River’s concrete shoreline.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:19:06 +0000 Current State 41689 at http://wkar.org Detroit’s Water Renaissance: New shorelines, old problems on the Detroit River Michigan’s first Labor Day after Right to Work legislation http://wkar.org/post/michigan-s-first-labor-day-after-right-work-legislation <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.5; white-space: pre-wrap;">Yesterday was the first Labor Day in Michigan since Right to Work legislation was signed into law.</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:06:17 +0000 Current State 41694 at http://wkar.org Michigan’s first Labor Day after Right to Work legislation Foreign-owned television network Al Jazeera launches Detroit bureau http://wkar.org/post/foreign-owned-television-network-al-jazeera-launches-detroit-bureau <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-2ba1c5b7-e430-baa2-f0c9-9dfb70544449" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">On August </span><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">20</span><span style="font-size: 9px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: super; white-space: pre-wrap;">th</span><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:02:13 +0000 Current State 41695 at http://wkar.org Foreign-owned television network Al Jazeera launches Detroit bureau Former Spartan opens HopCat bar in East Lansing http://wkar.org/post/former-spartan-opens-hopcat-bar-east-lansing <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No Lansing area bar has generated a buzz lately like the </span><a href="http://hopcatgr.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">HopCat</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in East Lansing. Lines have been common since its opening just over a week ago at Grove and Albert in downtown East Lansing. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:56:26 +0000 Current State 41696 at http://wkar.org Former Spartan opens HopCat bar in East Lansing