cs140224 http://wkar.org en Current State #261 | February 24, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-261-february-24-2014 <p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> the U.S. Supreme court and the EPA; Detroit's water wealth; a Google Glass Explorer; violinist Vilde Frang and the St. Petersburg Orchestra; and a Michigan eatery in Vegas.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:37:10 +0000 Current State 49806 at http://wkar.org Supreme Court hears arguments on EPA's reach http://wkar.org/post/supreme-court-hears-arguments-epas-reach <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.scotusblog.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">U. S. Supreme Court</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hears arguments today that will help determine the scope of what kinds of emissions the </span><a href="http://www.epa.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Environmental Protection Agency</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> can regulate. The outcome could have a big effect on industrial facilities nationwide.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:34:39 +0000 Current State 49807 at http://wkar.org Supreme Court hears arguments on EPA's reach A wealth of water could shape Detroit's future http://wkar.org/post/wealth-water-could-shape-detroits-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While the city of Detroit works to overcome its financial troubles, some see a bright future for the city because of &nbsp;Detroit’s location.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:32:21 +0000 Current State 49809 at http://wkar.org A wealth of water could shape Detroit's future Looking at Google Glass through the eyes of an early user http://wkar.org/post/looking-google-glass-through-eyes-early-user <p></p><p>One of the newest gadgets that is fascinating and disturbing to people is the <a href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">Google Glass</a>. You wear it on your face like a pair of glasses, and you’re able to get information, take pictures, and all kinds of things, mostly through voice and touch commands. Google has asked people to become “Explorers,” to get feedback on the product, and we found one right here in Lansing. <a href="http://aribadler.wordpress.com/">Ari Adler</a> is the Michigan House GOP press secretary, and also a Google Glass Explorer.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:30:46 +0000 Current State 49810 at http://wkar.org Looking at Google Glass through the eyes of an early user St. Petersburg Philharmonic to feature fiery Russian composers http://wkar.org/post/st-petersburg-philharmonic-feature-fiery-russian-composers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>From the icy depths of mother Russia, the <a href="http://www.whartoncenter.com/events/detail/st-petersburg-philharmonic-orchestra">St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra</a> comes to the Wharton Center. The orchestra has played in Ann Arbor and Chicago and now will visit East Lansing tonight. Norwegian violin soloist&nbsp;<a href="http://www.vildefrang.com/">Vilde&nbsp;Frang</a>&nbsp;will accompany the performance, which features works by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:28:24 +0000 Current State 49811 at http://wkar.org St. Petersburg Philharmonic to feature fiery Russian composers Coney Dogs in The D... in Vegas http://wkar.org/post/coney-dogs-d-vegas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Along with gambling and big production stage shows, Las Vegas is known for fine dining. Everywhere you look, you’ll find a restaurant with a different theme, many of them run by celebrity chefs. Travelers from Michigan, though, might want to consider a more humble spot to grab a bite in Vegas.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:25:30 +0000 Current State 49812 at http://wkar.org Coney Dogs in The D... in Vegas