cs131023 http://wkar.org en Current State #185 | October 23, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-185-october-23-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> Gov. Snyder shuts down the NERD fund; Haven House; Lansing city council member Tina Houghton; and a breakthrough in nuclear fusion.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:47:17 +0000 Current State 44191 at http://wkar.org Gov. Snyder dissolves NERD Fund, won't reveal donors http://wkar.org/post/gov-snyder-dissolves-nerd-fund-wont-reveal-donors <p>After weeks of pointed criticism, the Snyder administration announced on Monday that it would shut down its so-called NERD fund. The “New Energy to Reinvent and Diversify" Fund was not legally obligated to disclose its donors. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:44:51 +0000 Current State 44199 at http://wkar.org Gov. Snyder dissolves NERD Fund, won't reveal donors Neighbors in Action: Haven House http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-haven-house <p></p><p></p><p>It’s Wednesday and time for our <em>Neighbors in Action</em> segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. This week, we feature Haven House. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:43:23 +0000 Current State 44198 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Haven House Election 2013: Second Ward's Tina Houghton shares priorities http://wkar.org/post/election-2013-second-wards-tina-houghton-shares-priorities <p>Our Election 2013 coverage continues today with a look at the campaign for Lansing City Council in the second ward. Incumbent <a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/Tina_Houghton">Tina Houghton</a> is challenged by newcomer <a href="http://www.cchoffme.com/council/">Charles Hoffmeyer</a>. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:40:25 +0000 Current State 44196 at http://wkar.org Election 2013: Second Ward's Tina Houghton shares priorities Scientists inch closer to harnessing energy from nuclear fusion http://wkar.org/post/scientists-inch-closer-harnessing-energy-nuclear-fusion <p></p><p>Achieving nuclear fusion has proven to be elusive for generations of scientists. According to the <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24429621">BBC</a>, American scientists have brought us one step closer to nuclear fusion's becoming a viable source of clean energy. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:38:59 +0000 Current State 44195 at http://wkar.org Scientists inch closer to harnessing energy from nuclear fusion