cs131017 http://wkar.org en Current State #181 | October 17, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-181-october-17-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum on gay marriage; state Rep. Andy Schor on year-round schooling; the Michigan Women&#39;s Hall of Fame; Johnny Mathis; and observing Kristallnacht in Eaton Rapids.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:57:23 +0000 Current State 43903 at http://wkar.org Ingham Clerk Byrum decries gay marriage delay, blasts AG http://wkar.org/post/ingham-clerk-byrum-decries-gay-marriage-delay-blasts-ag <p></p><p></p><p>Michigan&rsquo;s ban on same-sex marriages remains in place. Yesterday, <a href="http://www.mied.uscourts.gov/judges/guidelines/topic.cfm?topic_id=62">U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman</a> chose to hold a trial in February in the case in which a lesbian couple from Hazel Park is seeking to overturn the state&rsquo;s laws that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying and entering into joint adoptions. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:56:18 +0000 Current State 43904 at http://wkar.org Ingham Clerk Byrum decries gay marriage delay, blasts AG Lansing State Rep. Andy Schor pursues school reforms http://wkar.org/post/lansing-state-rep-andy-schor-pursues-school-reforms <p></p><p></p><p>Rep. <a href="http://068.housedems.com/">Andy Schor</a> is in his first term representing Michigan&rsquo;s <a href="http://068.housedems.com/district-map">68th House District</a>.&nbsp; The Lansing Democrat recently introduced two bills involving schooling in the state. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:51:33 +0000 Current State 43905 at http://wkar.org Lansing State Rep. Andy Schor pursues school reforms Lansing leaders inducted into Michigan Women's Hall of Fame http://wkar.org/post/lansing-leaders-inducted-michigan-womens-hall-fame <p></p><p></p><p>Tonight, the <a href="http://www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org/hc/">Michigan Women&rsquo;s Hall of Fame</a> in Lansing will induct six new nominees to its ranks.&nbsp; Two are high-profile women from Lansing. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:46:44 +0000 Current State 43907 at http://wkar.org Lansing leaders inducted into Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Eaton Rapids student project commemorates Holocaust http://wkar.org/post/eaton-rapids-student-project-commemorates-holocaust <p></p><p>On&nbsp; November 9 and 10, 1938, Nazi soldiers ransacked Jewish homes, synagogues and hospitals across Germany and parts of Austria.&nbsp; The event 75 years ago came to be known as &ldquo;Kristallnacht&rdquo;, the night of broken glass. Historians widely view it as the beginning of the Holocaust. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:42:58 +0000 Current State 43908 at http://wkar.org Eaton Rapids student project commemorates Holocaust Crooner Johnny Mathis looks back on five-decade career http://wkar.org/post/crooner-johnny-mathis-looks-back-five-decade-career <p></p><p></p><p>Singing legend <a href="http://www.johnnymathis.com/#&amp;panel1-1">Johnny Mathis</a> comes to MSU&#39;s <a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/">Wharton Center </a>tonight. His career began at age 19 and has spanned decades&rsquo; worth of popular favorites. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:28:10 +0000 Current State 43909 at http://wkar.org Crooner Johnny Mathis looks back on five-decade career