cs131126 http://wkar.org en Current State #209 | November 26, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-209-november-26-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: Michigan Court of Claims update with judge Michael J. Talbot; Great Lakes Month in Review; and <em>Voices of Experience</em> with MSU's George Perles.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:54:44 +0000 Current State 45836 at http://wkar.org New Court of Claims Chief outlines transition http://wkar.org/post/new-court-claims-chief-outlines-transition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two weeks after becoming law, a move to revamp </span><a href="http://courts.mi.gov/courts/coc/pages/default.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan's Court of Claims </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is still generating questions and discussion.</span></p><div>The reform moves legal actions against Michigan out of the <a href="http://cc.ingham.org/">Ingham County Circuit Court</a>.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>To help us understand some of these issues, we speak with the new Chief Judge of the revamped Michigan Court of Claims, the Honorable Michael Talbot.</div><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:53:09 +0000 Current State 45831 at http://wkar.org New Court of Claims Chief outlines transition Great Lakes Month in Review: Asian carp and petcoke http://wkar.org/post/great-lakes-month-review-asian-carp-and-petcoke <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">We check in monthly with Great Lakes commentator and journalist </span><a href="http://greatlakesecho.org/2013/11/22/the-great-lakes-sisyphean-problem/" style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Gary Wilson</a><span id="docs-internal-guid-24867ae7-9518-6c4c-47c9-761f18a003c4"> for updates on environmental stories from around the basin. <span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">For today’s Great Lakes Month in Review, we’re focusing on petcoke piles and Asian carp. </span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:49:14 +0000 Current State 45833 at http://wkar.org Great Lakes Month in Review: Asian carp and petcoke Voices of Experience: MSU Icon George Perles http://wkar.org/post/voices-experience-msu-icon-george-perles <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">We all know </span>Michiganians<span id="docs-internal-guid-24867ae7-9520-d53b-67d8-e20fa509f5cc"> we feel are extraordinary, for their memorable life experiences or their sacrifices, their success or their service, and for the insights that result from those experiences. <span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Getting better acquainted with extraordinary people is the focus of <em>Current State</em>’s ongoing series, “<em>Voices of Experience</em>.”</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Few people are as indelibly linked to East Lansing as<a href="http://trustees.msu.edu/about/perles.html"> George Perles</a>. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:40:27 +0000 Current State 45835 at http://wkar.org Voices of Experience: MSU Icon George Perles