cs131111 http://wkar.org en Current State #199 | November 11, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-199-november-11-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: the Ingham County Court of Claims; Ingham County Controller on court shift; black holes; Lansing higher education scholarships; hiring veterans.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:12:06 +0000 Current State 45104 at http://wkar.org Ingham judge blasts Court of Claims move http://wkar.org/post/ingham-judge-blasts-court-claims-move <p></p><p></p><p>A controversial bill that would move a key Michigan court is expected to be signed into law soon by Governor Rick Snyder.&nbsp; The measure would transfer the operations of the state’s Court of Claims to the Michigan Court of Appeals. The court of claims hears legal actions that are filed against the state of Michigan. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:10:03 +0000 Current State 45105 at http://wkar.org Ingham judge blasts Court of Claims move Controller: Court of Claims move could set county back $500K http://wkar.org/post/controller-court-claims-move-could-set-county-back-500k <p></p><p></p><p>Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Bill Collette is critical of legislation that would move the Michigan Court of Claims from <a href="http://co.ingham.org/">Ingham County</a> to the Michigan <a href="http://courts.mi.gov/courts/coa/Pages/default.aspx">Court of Appeals</a>. <em>Current State</em> spoke with Ingham County Controller Tim Dolehanty about the impact such a move might have on the county. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:05:46 +0000 Current State 45107 at http://wkar.org Controller: Court of Claims move could set county back $500K Black hole discoveries could test relativity theory http://wkar.org/post/black-hole-discoveries-could-test-relativity-theory <p></p><p></p><p>Astronomers have found another black hole within a densely packed cluster of stars. Last year, an MSU lead research team discovered two black holes in a similar globular star cluster, suggesting that black holes occupying groups of dense stars may be more common than previously thought. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:49:40 +0000 Current State 45108 at http://wkar.org Black hole discoveries could test relativity theory Higher ed scholarships assist Lansing youth http://wkar.org/post/higher-ed-scholarships-assist-lansing-youth <p></p><p></p><p>With rising tuition costs, higher education has grown less affordable and accessible for many. But here in the Lansing area, there are a number of opportunities to help with the costs of obtaining an advanced degree. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:41:51 +0000 Current State 45110 at http://wkar.org Higher ed scholarships assist Lansing youth Ann Arbor, Lansing make top ten list for hiring veterans http://wkar.org/post/ann-arbor-lansing-make-top-ten-list-hiring-veterans <p></p><p></p><p>On this Veterans’ Day, there’s some good news to report for people transitioning from the military back into civilian life. A recent <a href="https://www.usaa.com/inet/pages/enterprise_bestplaces2013_landing_mkt?adID=VURL_bestplaces">national survey</a> ranks Ann Arbor and Lansing among the top 10 best medium-sized cities in the nation for hiring veterans. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:35:27 +0000 Current State 45111 at http://wkar.org Ann Arbor, Lansing make top ten list for hiring veterans