cs130429 http://wkar.org en Healthcare disparities in Michigan tied to poverty, unemployment http://wkar.org/post/healthcare-disparities-michigan-tied-poverty-unemployment <p></p><p></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:09:08 +0000 Current State 35022 at http://wkar.org Healthcare disparities in Michigan tied to poverty, unemployment MLive's Angela Wittrock discusses Lansing business news http://wkar.org/post/mlives-angela-wittrock-discusses-lansing-business-news <p></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:06:18 +0000 Current State 35021 at http://wkar.org China looks to U.S. for cultural scholarship http://wkar.org/post/china-looks-us-cultural-scholarship <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">China’s economic and political growth has been well documented.&nbsp; However, limited attention has been paid to how rapid development has dramatically impacted the nation's cultural life. Organizations in both China and the U.S. are working together to preserve and share China's "intangible" heritage and build cultural ties.</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:05:08 +0000 Current State 35015 at http://wkar.org China looks to U.S. for cultural scholarship New 'Sports Talk' host Al Martin joins WKAR http://wkar.org/post/new-sports-talk-host-al-martin-joins-wkar <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Allen (Al) Martin is joining WKAR as the host of <em>“Sports Talk 870.”</em> &nbsp;Al’s passion for sports journalism stems from his own experience on the court. &nbsp;In high school he played basketball. In college he translated his love for the game into the field of journalism. Al joins </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State's </em>Emanuele Berry <span style="line-height: 1.5;">to talk about his connection with sports journalism and the future of <em>“Sports Talk 870.”</em></span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:01:47 +0000 Current State 35014 at http://wkar.org New 'Sports Talk' host Al Martin joins WKAR Current State #76| April 29, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-76-april-29-2013 <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;">: Michigan’s health disparities across 83 counties; Lansing’s business news with </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">MLive</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Angela Wittrock; an oil boom in Jackson County; China and U.S.’s mutual efforts to preserve Chinese intangible cultural heritage and new WKAR “Sports Talk” host Allen Martin.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:58:00 +0000 Current State 35023 at http://wkar.org Jackson County Oil Boom Pits Economics, Environment http://wkar.org/post/jackson-county-oil-boom-pits-economics-environment <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan has made huge investments to develop alternative energy sources such as wind, solar and biomass. &nbsp;But like the rest of the country, Michigan is still a primarily fossil fuel-driven economy. &nbsp;Crude oil is big business in Michigan, especially in Jackson County. &nbsp;In 2012, more than 1.2 million barrels were produced there, which is three times more than any other county.</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:02:15 +0000 Current State 35020 at http://wkar.org Jackson County Oil Boom Pits Economics, Environment