cs131015 http://wkar.org en Current State #179 | October 15, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-179-october-15-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: The U.S. Supreme Court hears a Michigan affirmative action case; Lansing city council candidates Jessica Yorko and Chong-Anna Canfora; and an emerald ash borer update.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:20:57 +0000 Current State 43787 at http://wkar.org Michigan again at center of nation's affirmative action debate http://wkar.org/post/michigan-again-center-nations-affirmative-action-debate <p></p><p></p><p>For the second time in a decade, the <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">Supreme Court of the United States</a> will scrutinize the use of race in admissions policies at Michigan&rsquo;s public universities. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:18:55 +0000 Current State 43788 at http://wkar.org Michigan again at center of nation's affirmative action debate Election 2013: Yorko, Canfora vie for Lansing's 4th Ward http://wkar.org/post/election-2013-yorko-canfora-vie-lansings-4th-ward <p></p><p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State</em>, we have the first of a series of segments related to the important decisions to be made by voters next month. The focus is on Lansing&rsquo;s <a href="https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&amp;hl=en&amp;msa=0&amp;ll=42.737431,-84.560394&amp;spn=0.096451,0.154324&amp;z=13&amp;msid=113347816708584061094.0004746a4b48916316343">4th Ward</a>. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:09:51 +0000 Current State 43789 at http://wkar.org Election 2013: Yorko, Canfora vie for Lansing's 4th Ward MSU researcher updates fight against ash borer http://wkar.org/post/msu-researcher-updates-fight-against-ash-borer <p></p><p></p><p>The emerald ash borer has killed acres of ash trees across Michigan since 2002.&nbsp; However, new research suggest the invasive beetle from Asia may have arrived in Michigan even earlier. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:01:34 +0000 Current State 43790 at http://wkar.org MSU researcher updates fight against ash borer