cs131127 http://wkar.org en Current State #210 | November 27, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-210-november-27-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> a November Michigan news month in review; the Greater Lansing Food Bank; a review of Mitch Albom's new novel; and cranberry sauce recipes.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:55:11 +0000 Current State 45890 at http://wkar.org Month in Review: November's biggest news stories http://wkar.org/post/month-review-novembers-biggest-news-stories <p></p><p></p><p>Tomorrow's holiday and the long weekend means the end of the month has arrived artificially early. To review November's top Michigan news stories, Current State's “Month in Review” welcomes back <a href="http://wkar.org/people/tim-skubick">Tim Skubick</a>, host of WKAR-TV'S Off The Record.&nbsp; Also re-joining us on Thanksgiving Eve is Kyle Melinn, Editor and Co-Owner of <a href="http://www.mirsnews.com/eula.php">MIRS News</a> in Lansing. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:54:10 +0000 Current State 45893 at http://wkar.org Month in Review: November's biggest news stories Neighbors in Action: Greater Lansing Food Bank http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-greater-lansing-food-bank <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. On this day before Thanksgiving we feature the<a href="http://www.greaterlansingfoodbank.org/"> Greater Lansing Food Bank</a>. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:50:47 +0000 Current State 45903 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Greater Lansing Food Bank Book Review: Mitch Albom's 'The First Phone Call from Heaven' http://wkar.org/post/book-review-mitch-alboms-first-phone-call-heaven <p>Picture a bookstore as an all-you-can-eat buffet. Can you see it? There is the salad bar, the pasta, the breakfast area with the waffle maker, the giant slab of ham or beef. Okay, let’s skip all the healthy things and aim for the dessert table. You know how at every buffet there is that one enormous piece of chocolate cake? Well, for me, Mitch Albom’s books have always been that piece of cake. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:39:52 +0000 Scott D. Southard 45897 at http://wkar.org Book Review: Mitch Albom's 'The First Phone Call from Heaven' Cranberry recipes you'll actually eat http://wkar.org/post/cranberry-recipes-youll-actually-eat <p></p><p>Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow, and people everywhere are buying all the fixings for a big turkey dinner.&nbsp; MSU chef <a href="http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2010/staff-profiles-kurt-kwiatkowski/">Kurt Kwiatkowski</a> has concocted some new uses for the jellied cranberry sauce in a can that often is served but left uneaten. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:34:15 +0000 Current State 45898 at http://wkar.org Cranberry recipes you'll actually eat