cs131118 http://wkar.org en Current State #203 | November 18, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-203-november-18-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> campaign finance changes in Michigan; perennial grain research; new Shiawassee County business incubator; and remembering the wreck of the Carl D. Bradley.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:53:52 +0000 Current State 45463 at http://wkar.org State senate bill protects 'dark money,' stirs debate http://wkar.org/post/state-senate-bill-protects-dark-money-stirs-debate <p></p><p></p><p>Last Thursday, Senate Republicans rushed through a bill that would alter campaign finance rules in Michigan. The changes include doubling the limits nearly across the board on campaign contributions. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:52:44 +0000 Current State 45464 at http://wkar.org State senate bill protects 'dark money,' stirs debate MSU to study viability of 'perennial grains' in Africa http://wkar.org/post/msu-study-viability-perennial-grains-africa <p></p><p></p><p>Hunger and malnourishment have plagued parts of Africa for generations. And nearly as long as the problem has existed, scientists have been looking for solutions to the vexing complexities surrounding mass hunger. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:45:21 +0000 Current State 45465 at http://wkar.org MSU to study viability of 'perennial grains' in Africa Shiawassee County gets its first business incubator http://wkar.org/post/shiawassee-county-gets-its-first-business-incubator <p></p><p></p><p>Start up companies between the Lansing and Flint metro areas have a new resource to help them get off the ground.&nbsp; <a href="https://www.baker.edu/current-students/owosso/">Baker College in Owosso</a> is the site of a new business incubator known as the “REV” Center. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:40:20 +0000 Current State 45466 at http://wkar.org Shiawassee County gets its first business incubator Fifty-five years later, remembering the shipwrecked SS Carl Bradley http://wkar.org/post/fifty-five-years-later-remembering-shipwrecked-ss-carl-bradley <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The sinking of the <a href="http://www.carldbradley.org/">SS Carl D. Bradley</a> claimed the lives of 33 crewmembers on Lake Michigan. The Bradley wreck doesn’t get talked about as much as the Edmund Fitzgerald does, but it is a story worth remembering. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:32:15 +0000 Current State 45467 at http://wkar.org Fifty-five years later, remembering the shipwrecked SS Carl Bradley