cs140109 http://wkar.org en LSO concert highlights Tchaikovsky's legacy http://wkar.org/post/lso-concert-highlights-tchaikovskys-legacy <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The<a href="http://lansingsymphony.org/SeasonProfile/tabid/54/Default.aspx#event134"> Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s</a> next concert is Saturday night at Wharton center. The program will be mostly Russian ballet music from several eras. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:19:40 +0000 Current State 47754 at http://wkar.org LSO concert highlights Tchaikovsky's legacy Current State #229 | January 9, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-229-january-9-2014 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> state legislature preview; MarsOne update; H1N1 outbreak; and switching utilities.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:11:43 +0000 Current State 47746 at http://wkar.org Budget surplus, education top 2014 legislative agenda http://wkar.org/post/budget-surplus-education-top-2014-legislative-agenda <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://michigan.gov/">Michigan</a> legislature has begun its election year session. The body will reconsider unfinished business from 2013 including an expansion of the <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277-57738_57679_57726-261612--,00.html">Education Achievement Authority</a> and road funding. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:08:16 +0000 Current State 47748 at http://wkar.org Budget surplus, education top 2014 legislative agenda Michigan Mars One applicant makes finals http://wkar.org/post/michigan-mars-one-applicant-makes-finals <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Last summer hundreds of thousands of people from around the world volunteered to take part in the first human expedition to Mars. The <a href="http://www.mars-one.com/">Mars One</a> project provides a one-way ticket to the red planet for four finalists, who will form the first human colony on the planet. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:07:17 +0000 Current State 47749 at http://wkar.org Michigan Mars One applicant makes finals Michigan health officials contend with rise in H1N1 virus cases http://wkar.org/post/michigan-health-officials-contend-rise-h1n1-virus-cases <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The University of Michigan hospitals and Health Centers have recently had hundreds of people needing emergency treatment for the flu. MLive reporter Amy Biolchini reported that some patients wound up on life support with <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/">H1N1</a>, which reached pandemic levels in 2009. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:06:30 +0000 Current State 47750 at http://wkar.org Michigan health officials contend with rise in H1N1 virus cases Utility expert: Switching electricity providers isn't easy http://wkar.org/post/utility-expert-switching-electricity-providers-isnt-easy <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In most marketplaces, if customers are not happy with the product or service, they can look at competitors and choose another option. If Ford sells you a lemon, next time you go to buy a car, perhaps you’ll be looking at GM models, a Chrysler, or a foreign car. In the complex utility marketplace, however, things aren’t that simple. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:04:32 +0000 Current State 47751 at http://wkar.org Utility expert: Switching electricity providers isn't easy