cs130925 http://wkar.org en Current State #166 | September 25, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-166-september-25-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> Pam Byrnes runs to replace Representative Tim Walberg; WKAR&#39;s Radio Reading Service; U.S. relations with Iran; and a theatrical production focusing on campus censorship.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:56:04 +0000 Current State 42855 at http://wkar.org Pam Byrnes aims to unseat Walberg in 7th District http://wkar.org/post/pam-byrnes-aims-unseat-walberg-7th-district <p>Michigan Democrats hope a former State lawmaker can unseat Republican incumbent <a href="http://walberg.house.gov/">Tim Walberg</a> in the 7th Congressional district next year. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:54:48 +0000 Current State 42854 at http://wkar.org Pam Byrnes aims to unseat Walberg in 7th District Neighbors in Action: WKAR's Radio Reading Service http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-wkars-radio-reading-service <p>On this week's <em>Neighbors in Action</em> segment we feature WKAR's <a href="http://wkar.org/radio-reading-service">Radio Reading Service</a>, which will turn 40 next week. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:51:17 +0000 Current State 42853 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: WKAR's Radio Reading Service U.S. seizes chance for dialogue with Iran http://wkar.org/post/us-seizes-chance-dialogue-iran <p>Yesterday, in front of the UN General Assembly, President Obama gave a wide-ranging speech in which he sought to clarify the United States’ role and intentions in the conflict-ridden Middle East.&nbsp; By far the most noteworthy revelation in his speech was his embrace of a diplomatic opening from Iran, America’s long time adversary. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:54:38 +0000 Current State 42852 at http://wkar.org U.S. seizes chance for dialogue with Iran One-man play deals with campus censorship http://wkar.org/post/one-man-play-deals-campus-censorship <p><a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/events/detail/beethoven-and-the-misfortune-cookies">“Beethoven and Misfortune Cookies”</a> by playwright Joni Ravenna is a one-man show about Kabin Thomas, a University of Arkansas music professor who was fired in 2006 for using profanity in the classroom. The play is in Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre Thursday for a single performance. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:51:06 +0000 Current State 42846 at http://wkar.org One-man play deals with campus censorship