cs130401 http://wkar.org en Current State #56 | April 1, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-56-april-1-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Congressman Dan Kildee on his “Marshall Plan”; a new tornado warning system; the wolf hunting debate; sports with </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Detroit Free Press'</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Joe Rexrode;&nbsp;and Lansing business news with&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">MLive's</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Angela Wittrock.</span></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:59:21 +0000 Current State 33586 at http://wkar.org Congressman Dan Kildee on his lastest initiatives http://wkar.org/post/congressman-dan-kildee-his-lastest-initiatives <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, Michigan Congressman <a href="http://www.dankildee.com/">Dan Kildee</a> said he supports a “Marshall Plan” for U.S. cities that are struggling to get back on their feet. &nbsp;The Flint Democrat says some cities need help transitioning to the “new economy.” &nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">’s Mark Bashore talks with Kildee on his plan, the challenges facing Flint and Saginaw, and deficit reduction.</span></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:56:06 +0000 Current State 33585 at http://wkar.org Congressman Dan Kildee on his lastest initiatives Michigan among states testing new tornado warning system http://wkar.org/post/michigan-among-states-testing-new-tornado-warning-system <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year, the <a href="http://www.noaa.gov/">National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration</a> set up an <a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/crh/?n=2013_ibw_info">experiment</a> that changed the way tornado warning messages were communicated to the public. The experiment was conducted to better understand how social science plays a role in peoples understanding of severe weather warnings. The experiment was successful. The changes will expand to 12 states this April, including Michigan.</span></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:52:23 +0000 Current State 33584 at http://wkar.org What’s next for debate over wolf hunting? http://wkar.org/post/what-s-next-debate-over-wolf-hunting <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last December, the Michigan Legislature approved a bill that classified the gray wolf as a “game species.” &nbsp;The act cleared the way for a debate over whether wolves should be hunted for sport. &nbsp;There are fewer than one-thousand wolves in the state’s Upper Peninsula, and groups opposed to a hunting season want to see that population survive. &nbsp;Last week, the group “</span><a href="http://keepwolvesprotected.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Keep Michigan Wolves Protected</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">” submitted more than 253,000 signatures to the Michigan Secretary of State in a bid to put the wolf hunting question on the ballot in 2014.</span></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><o:p></o:p></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:40:08 +0000 Current State 33583 at http://wkar.org What’s next for debate over wolf hunting? Sports check-in with Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press http://wkar.org/post/sports-check-joe-rexrode-detroit-free-press-8 <p></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:36:29 +0000 Current State 33582 at http://wkar.org Lansing business news with MLive's Angela Wittrock http://wkar.org/post/lansing-business-news-mlives-angela-wittrock-6 <p></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:33:16 +0000 Current State 33581 at http://wkar.org Lansing business news with MLive's Angela Wittrock