cs131213 http://wkar.org en Current State #220 | December 13,2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-220-december-132013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> enrolling for health coverage; theatre organ; the Sandy Hook shootings anniversary; survivors of violence; and the Acoustic Guitar Project.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:53:13 +0000 Current State 46630 at http://wkar.org Enroll America, Ingham County step up health care outreach http://wkar.org/post/enroll-america-ingham-county-step-health-care-outreach <p></p><p>By virtually all accounts, the roll out of the Affordable Care Act has been shaky at best. The website, healthcare.gov, was virtually unusable for October and into November. But lately, reports are showing that the website’s improved considerably and, correspondingly, the number of people signing up for the health care exchanges is growing. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:51:39 +0000 Current State 46639 at http://wkar.org Enroll America, Ingham County step up health care outreach Lansing Theatre organ pipes up http://wkar.org/post/lansing-theatre-organ-pipes <p>At the boom of the silent film era a century ago, theater organs were a mainstay in movie houses across the country.&nbsp; Lansing had its own such place, the Michigan Theater.&nbsp; It closed more than three decades ago, but the original 1928 concert organ still exists. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:50:41 +0000 Current State 46638 at http://wkar.org Lansing Theatre organ pipes up Mid-Michigan moms remember Sandy Hook tragedy http://wkar.org/post/mid-michigan-moms-remember-sandy-hook-tragedy <p></p><p></p><p>Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. A year ago, a gunman broke into the school in Newtown, Connecticut and killed 20 children and 6 adults. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:44:48 +0000 Current State 46637 at http://wkar.org Mid-Michigan moms remember Sandy Hook tragedy Expert: Commemorations helpful for survivors of violence http://wkar.org/post/expert-commemorations-helpful-survivors-violence <p></p><p></p><p>The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut happened a year ago tomorrow. Remembrances are flooding the airwaves, but Newtown officials have asked the media to stay away during this painful time for the families. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:42:00 +0000 Current State 46636 at http://wkar.org Expert: Commemorations helpful for survivors of violence Traveling guitar project picks up Detroit musicians http://wkar.org/post/traveling-guitar-project-picks-detroit-musicians <p></p><p></p><p>People around the world strum away at guitars on a daily basis, maneuvering their language, voices and notes into spellbindings sounds. The <a href="http://www.theacousticguitarproject.com/project-05-detroit/">Acoustic Guitar Project</a> is all about trying to create and capture those moments. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:40:00 +0000 Current State 46632 at http://wkar.org Traveling guitar project picks up Detroit musicians