cs131007 http://wkar.org en Current State #173 | October 7, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-173-october-7-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: mental health care; a new virus makes dogs sick; and the &quot;Lake Effects&quot; exhibit at the Michigan Historical Museum.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:04:08 +0000 Current State 43414 at http://wkar.org Earley says lock-up more common than treatment for many with mentally illness http://wkar.org/post/earley-says-lock-more-common-treatment-many-mentally-illness <p>Across the nation, more and more people who are suffering from a severe mental illness are likely to wind up in prison than in a treatment facility. Here in Michigan, the <a href="http://www.nami.org/">National Alliance on Mental Illness</a>, or NAMI, estimates that more than four times the number of people with mental illnesses are in prisons than in hospitals. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:01:14 +0000 Current State 43415 at http://wkar.org Earley says lock-up more common than treatment for many with mentally illness New dog virus spreads to Michigan, MSU seeks answers http://wkar.org/post/new-dog-virus-spreads-michigan-msu-seeks-answers <p></p><p></p><p>Dog owners in Michigan have a new reason to keep an eye on their pets. Last week, Michigan State University clinicians announced the arrival in Michigan of a virus that can make dogs sick.&nbsp; The <a href="https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Pages/Circovirus-in-Dogs-Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspx">canine circovirus</a> was first identified in California just last April.<b id="docs-internal-guid-20382cb3-930a-0569-0df3-9132ceb365f4" style="font-weight:normal;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></b> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:58:35 +0000 Current State 43416 at http://wkar.org New dog virus spreads to Michigan, MSU seeks answers Beyond the Edmund Fitzgerald: Museum highlights Great Lakes natural disasters http://wkar.org/post/beyond-edmund-fitzgerald-museum-highlights-great-lakes-natural-disasters <p></p><p></p><p>At the Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing, a new exhibit called <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-54463_18595_18596-286200--,00.html">&ldquo;Lake Effects&rdquo;</a> examines the state&rsquo;s weather history, including the state&rsquo;s worst natural disasters. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:56:41 +0000 Current State 43417 at http://wkar.org Beyond the Edmund Fitzgerald: Museum highlights Great Lakes natural disasters