cs130314 http://wkar.org en From Rome: Michigan priest describes wait for new pope http://wkar.org/post/rome-michigan-priest-describes-wait-new-pope <p> In a surprisingly short conclave, the Roman Catholic cardinals elected a new pope yesterday. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the archbishop of the Buenos Aires diocese, became the first Jesuit and first Latin American to be named pope.</p><p>Monsignor Jerry Vincke of the Lansing diocese is stationed at the North American College in Rome. He shares what the process has been like and introduces &nbsp;Pope Francis the First.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:36:42 +0000 Current State 32676 at http://wkar.org From Rome: Michigan priest describes wait for new pope Lansing Financial Health Team unveils report http://wkar.org/post/lansing-financial-health-team-unveils-report-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of Lansing's blue ribbon Financial Health Team has begun releasing draft recommendations on how to address the city's long-term financial deficits.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Current State's</em> Kevin&nbsp;</span>Lavery<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;attended today's early morning meeting at the REO Olds Museum and has an update.</span> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:59:45 +0000 Current State 32677 at http://wkar.org Current State #44 | March 14, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-44-march-14-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: &nbsp;An update on Detroit's emergency manager situation; Lansing Financial Health Team unveils report; a local priest in Rome on the conclave and new pope; Congressman Gary Peters on his political future; The Festival of Listening for international poetry; Japan two years after Fukushima; and violinist Anne Sophie Mutter.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:08:01 +0000 Current State 32679 at http://wkar.org Gov. Snyder to announce Detroit emergency financial manager http://wkar.org/post/gov-snyder-announce-detroit-emergency-financial-manager <p> <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday afternoon in Detroit, Governor Rick Snyder is expected to name&nbsp;Kevyn&nbsp;Orr, a Washington D.C.-based bankruptcy attorney, as &nbsp;Detroit's incoming financial manager. The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick&nbsp;Pluta&nbsp;explains the importance of this historic announcement.</span> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:03:37 +0000 Current State 32678 at http://wkar.org Gov. Snyder to announce Detroit emergency financial manager Congressman Gary Peters discusses his political future http://wkar.org/post/congressman-gary-peters-discusses-his-political-future <p></p><p></p><p>Since Carl Levin’s announcement last Thursday that he won’t be seeking another term as Michigan’s senator, many names have been dropped as possible successors.&nbsp; Arguably none has been mentioned more often as Democratic Congressman <a href="http://peters.house.gov/">Gary Peters</a>, who represents Michigan’s 14th congressional district.&nbsp;</p><p>Congressman Peters discusses his political career and where it might be headed.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:43:45 +0000 Current State 32675 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Announcement: Festival of Listening http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-festival-listening <p><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">The sixth annual </span><a href="http://rcah.msu.edu/news-events/events/festival-listening" style="line-height: 15.75pt;">Festival of Listening</a><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;"> is this Friday in East Lansing. The event, put on by </span><a href="http://poetry.rcah.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 15.75pt;">MSU’s RCAH Center for Poetry</a><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">, features live readings of poetry in other languages with no translation. And it’s a hit, having become by far the Center's most popular event.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap">Stephanie Glazier, acting director of the Center for Poetry, and David Clauson, an MSU student, talk about the festival and share a Swedish haiku. </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:36:54 +0000 Current State 32672 at http://wkar.org Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering http://wkar.org/post/two-years-after-fukushima-japan-still-recovering <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two years ago, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which damaged the Fukushima </span>Dai-ichi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> nuclear plant, causing the world’s worst radiation leak since the Chernobyl accident in 1986. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:28:25 +0000 Current State 32671 at http://wkar.org Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering Violinist Anne Sophie Mutter on life and music http://wkar.org/post/violinist-anne-sophie-mutter-life-and-music <p><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">Violinist </span><a href="http://www.anne-sophie-mutter.de/index.php?L=1" style="line-height: 15.75pt;">Anne Sophie Mutter</a><span style="line-height: 15.75pt;">&nbsp;is one of the true superstars of classical music. Since her first concerts on the world’s most prestigious stages, Mutter has inspired audiences around the globe with recitals, concerto performances and dozens of recordings.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:27:17 +0000 Current State 32670 at http://wkar.org Violinist Anne Sophie Mutter on life and music