cs130918 http://wkar.org en Current State #161 | September 18th, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-161-september-18th-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Update on shooting in Lansing; Move to Amend urges action against Citizens United decision; Organ transplant&nbsp;recipients and donor families connect; </span>Ele's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Place offers grieving families relief; and&nbsp;Manual Cinema modernizes shadow puppets.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:05:40 +0000 Current State 42503 at http://wkar.org Gift of life recipient and donor family remain linked http://wkar.org/post/gift-life-recipient-and-donor-family-remain-linked <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The second Donate Life Capitol Celebration is at the state Capitol today, with hundreds of donor families on hand to promote organ donation. They’ll be joined by transplant recipients and patients still waiting for a suitable donation.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are many examples of donor families bonding with those whose lives were saved by the resulting transplant. In 2003, 20-year-old Chase Coleman died in a car accident. At the same time, then-50-year-old Terry Gould was awaiting a heart transplant. He’s alive today because the Coleman family made the decision to donate Chase’s heart.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Terry Gould and Chase Coleman’s brother, Lon Coleman discuss their relationship.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:01:03 +0000 Current State 42494 at http://wkar.org Gift of life recipient and donor family remain linked Advocate urges action against Citizens United decision http://wkar.org/post/advocate-urges-action-against-citizens-united-decision <p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:58:05 +0000 Current State 42499 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Ele's Place http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-eles-place <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:52:01 +0000 Current State 42500 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Ele's Place Shadow puppetry evolves with 'Manual Cinema' http://wkar.org/post/shadow-puppetry-evolves-manual-cinema <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 21px;">http://youtu.be/laIu7Mtselc</span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Shadow puppets on the radio? Now that’s something you don’t “hear” everyday, but here at </span><em style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Current State</em><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> we thought we'd give it a try. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:46:06 +0000 Current State 42501 at http://wkar.org