cs140122 http://wkar.org en Current State #238 | January 22, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-238-january-22-2014 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> controversial remarks by prominent Michigan Republicans; Village Summit; energy in developing countries; and selling Cadillacs overseas.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:06:37 +0000 Current State 48270 at http://wkar.org Detroit News' Finley on Agema, Patterson fallout http://wkar.org/post/detroit-news-finley-agema-patterson-fallout <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The response to comments by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema of Michigan has intensified in recent days. Agema’s remarks critical of gays and Muslims triggered rebukes from across the political spectrum and has especially embarrassed his fellow Republicans. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Current State 48271 at http://wkar.org Detroit News' Finley on Agema, Patterson fallout Neighbors in Action: Village Summit http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-village-summit <p></p><p></p><p></p><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. Today we feature <a href="http://www.villagesummit.org/">Village Summit</a>, a grassroots community center for youth located in Lansing’s Fabulous Acres neighborhood. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:03:55 +0000 Current State 48272 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Village Summit Ann Arbor non-profit brings technology to world's poor http://wkar.org/post/ann-arbor-non-profit-brings-technology-worlds-poor <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>More than a billion people around the world live without access to electricity. The lack of energy is a huge barrier to economic growth in developing countries. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:02:39 +0000 Current State 48273 at http://wkar.org Ann Arbor non-profit brings technology to world's poor Global markets key for Cadillac's success http://wkar.org/post/global-markets-key-cadillacs-success <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>International sales are crucial to Cadillac’s success. Two popular <a href="http://www.cadillac.com/">Cadillac </a>models are built in Lansing at the Grand River Assembly Plant. The ATS won the North American Car of the Year Award last year, and the CTS was a finalist for the award this year. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:01:32 +0000 Current State 48275 at http://wkar.org Global markets key for Cadillac's success