cs131211 http://wkar.org en Current State #218 | December 11, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-218-december-11-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> abortion legislation; state House democratic leader Tim Greimel; GM's new boss; East Lansing Rotary; and a time capsule in Grand Ledge.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:30:46 +0000 Current State 46516 at http://wkar.org Legislature's stare down with Right to Life a rarity http://wkar.org/post/legislatures-stare-down-right-life-rarity <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The state Legislature is in its final week of voting before it adjourns for the year. One of the big questions is whether lawmakers will cast votes on a controversial anti-abortion issue this year. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:29:53 +0000 Current State 46521 at http://wkar.org Legislature's stare down with Right to Life a rarity House Dem leader Greimel on year-end legislative push http://wkar.org/post/house-dem-leader-greimel-year-end-legislative-push <p></p><p></p><p>The last day of the Michigan legislature’s 2013 session is scheduled to be tomorrow.&nbsp; That’s ramped up efforts by majority Republicans to pass several proposals generating a lot of debate. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:27:25 +0000 Current State 46520 at http://wkar.org House Dem leader Greimel on year-end legislative push GM’s first female CEO could face a call for employee raises http://wkar.org/post/gm-s-first-female-ceo-could-face-call-employee-raises <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Yesterday, <a href="http://www.gm.com/">General Motors</a> announced Mary Barra would become the company's next CEO. Barra is the first female CEO of a major U.S. auto company. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:20:51 +0000 Current State 46519 at http://wkar.org GM’s first female CEO could face a call for employee raises Neighbors in Action: East Lansing Rotary Club http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-east-lansing-rotary-club <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>It’s Wednesday and time for our <em>Neighbors in Action</em> segment, where <em>Current State</em> features people and organizations working to make the Greater Lansing community a better place. This week, we feature the <a href="http://www.eastlansingrotaryclub.com/">East Lansing Rotary</a>. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:11:14 +0000 Current State 46518 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: East Lansing Rotary Club Grand Ledge church looks to solve time capsule mystery http://wkar.org/post/grand-ledge-church-looks-solve-time-capsule-mystery <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Earlier this year, as part of its centennial celebration, members of the <a href="http://www.trinitypeople.org/">Trinity Episcopal Church</a> in Grand Ledge removed a time capsule that had been placed in the cornerstone all the way back in 1912. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:07:51 +0000 Current State 46517 at http://wkar.org Grand Ledge church looks to solve time capsule mystery