japan http://wkar.org en Exploring Michigan’s decades-long relationship with Japan http://wkar.org/post/exploring-michigan-s-decades-long-relationship-japan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1968, Michigan Governor George Romney signed an agreement with the governor of Shiga Prefecture, which is one of Japan’s 47 state-like territories, to create a sister state relationship. The cultural partnership between the two states is one of the longest-running in the country and is still going strong today.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:22:27 +0000 Current State 49483 at http://wkar.org Exploring Michigan’s decades-long relationship with Japan Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering http://wkar.org/post/two-years-after-fukushima-japan-still-recovering-0 <p></p><p><em>&nbsp;Originally aired on March 14, 2013.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Two years ago, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, causing the world’s worst radiation leak since the Chernobyl accident in 1986. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:29:23 +0000 Current State 36131 at http://wkar.org Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering 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