cs131024 http://wkar.org en Current State #186 | October 24, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-186-october-24-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State: </em>Lansing's 'Marketplace Project'; HIV in Ingham County;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">what deregulation could mean for Michigan; environmental changes effect</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Isle Royale; and a review of "The Ocean at the End of the Lane".&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:55:04 +0000 Current State 44262 at http://wkar.org Month after groundbreaking Marketplace developer updates project http://wkar.org/post/month-after-groundbreaking-marketplace-developer-updates-project <p></p><p>Yesterday, we got our first look at a new, long anticipated building project in downtown Lansing. <a href="http://www.gillespie-group.com/">The Gillespie Group</a> tweeted the photo of its ‘Marketplace Project’ yesterday, about a month after breaking ground near the intersection of Cedar and Shiawassee Streets, north of downtown. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:52:56 +0000 Current State 44257 at http://wkar.org Month after groundbreaking Marketplace developer updates project HIV rates high, awareness could improve in Ingham County http://wkar.org/post/hiv-rates-high-awareness-could-improve-ingham-county <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-71c12937-eaed-20cb-351d-ef2abf04f81b"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Outside of metro Detroit, Ingham County has the highest rate of HIV infection in Michigan. Over half those cases are among gay men, most of whom are first diagnosed with HIV after the age of 30.</span></span> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:45:15 +0000 Current State 44258 at http://wkar.org HIV rates high, awareness could improve in Ingham County Survey suggests downsides to more Michigan utility dereg http://wkar.org/post/survey-suggests-downsides-more-michigan-utility-dereg <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-71c12937-eaf5-a91a-fce4-7a05b83a57d8"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Georgia; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Earlier this week we spoke with <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0,4639,7-159-16400-40504--,00.html">Michigan Public Service Commission Chair</a> John Quakenbush about draft reports published to guide Michigan’s energy future. One of many of the issues addressed in the report was electric choice and the deregulation of utilities.</span></span> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:39:04 +0000 Current State 44259 at http://wkar.org Survey suggests downsides to more Michigan utility dereg Isle Royale ecosystem tested by environmental changes http://wkar.org/post/isle-royale-ecosystem-tested-environmental-changes <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">The moose is one of the largest and most elusive land animals in North America. Moose were once found in both the Upper and Lower Peninsula, and now they’re concentrated in a few isolated areas of the state.</span> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:24:43 +0000 Current State 44260 at http://wkar.org Isle Royale ecosystem tested by environmental changes Book review: 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane' http://wkar.org/post/book-review-ocean-end-lane <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Pure escapism entertainment is a hard trick to pull off in today’s fast world.</span> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:17:23 +0000 Scott D. Southard 44261 at http://wkar.org Book review: 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane'