cs130419 http://wkar.org en Current State #70 | April 19, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-70-april-19-2013 <p></p><p></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:39:33 +0000 Current State 34539 at http://wkar.org Lansing police chief Teresa Szymanski retires http://wkar.org/post/lansing-police-chief-teresa-szymanski-retires <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/police/chief/bio.jsp">Teresa Szymanski</a> joined the <a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/police/">Lansing Police Departmen</a>t in 1987. She earned her stripes over the years and rose to become the city’s police chief in 2010. &nbsp;Her tenure has been marked with successes and setbacks.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 20:23:17 +0000 Current State 34538 at http://wkar.org Lansing police chief Teresa Szymanski retires Folk legend Tom Paxton discusses career and upcoming concert http://wkar.org/post/folk-legend-tom-paxton-discusses-career-and-upcoming-concert <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-family: Cambria, serif;">Folk singer <a href="http://www.tompaxton.com/">Tom Paxton</a> recently said that he enjoys songwriting more than ever. &nbsp;That’s especially noteworthy since he’s been doing that since the 60’s. &nbsp;Then, Paxton was at the center of America’s folk revival, performing in Greenwich Village with the likes of Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs and others. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:42:20 +0000 Current State 34537 at http://wkar.org Folk legend Tom Paxton discusses career and upcoming concert Trumpeter Alison Balsom plays Hill Auditorium this weekend http://wkar.org/post/trumpeter-alison-balsom-plays-hill-auditorium-weekend <p></p><p></p><p>Trumpeter <a href="http://www.alisonbalsom.com/">Alison Balsom</a> is one of the world’s premiere performers on the classical stage and on major recording labels. &nbsp;She comes to Ann Arbor’s <a href="http://tickets.ums.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=758">Hill Auditorium</a> Saturday, April 20th. WKAR's Peter Whorf previews her concert.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:54:58 +0000 Current State 34535 at http://wkar.org Trumpeter Alison Balsom plays Hill Auditorium this weekend Michigan’s tourism industry continues to grow http://wkar.org/post/michigan-s-tourism-industry-continues-grow <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p>The state of Michigan saw an increase in tourism spending in 2012, most of which can be attributed to travelers from other states.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:51:57 +0000 Current State 34536 at http://wkar.org Michigan’s tourism industry continues to grow Second annual Lansing marathon this weekend http://wkar.org/post/second-annual-lansing-marathon-weekend <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:39:03 +0000 Current State 34533 at http://wkar.org Second annual Lansing marathon this weekend