cs130520 http://wkar.org en Michigan’s tourism industry continues to grow http://wkar.org/post/michigan-s-tourism-industry-continues-grow-0 <p></p><p><em>Originally aired on April 19, 2013</em>.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">The state of Michigan saw an increase in tourism spending in 2012, most of which can be attributed to travelers from other states.</span></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:32:38 +0000 Current State 36142 at http://wkar.org Michigan’s tourism industry continues to grow U.S. must decide how to position nuclear arsenal for the 21st century http://wkar.org/post/us-must-decide-how-position-nuclear-arsenal-21st-century <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Originally aired on March 20, 2013.</em></p><p>The United States is the premier nuclear power in the world. But the geopolitical landscape has radically transformed since the height of the Cold War. Meanwhile, our stockpile of ballistic missiles, nuclear submarines and large bombers is aging and in need of expensive upgrades and replacements.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:31:11 +0000 Current State 36137 at http://wkar.org U.S. must decide how to position nuclear arsenal for the 21st century 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 Book explores the shifting image of Christ throughout U.S. history http://wkar.org/post/book-explores-shifting-image-christ-throughout-us-history-0 <p></p><p><em>Originally aired on March 27, 2013. &nbsp;</em></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:28:20 +0000 Current State 36132 at http://wkar.org Book explores the shifting image of Christ throughout U.S. history Timebanks foster community building http://wkar.org/post/timebanks-foster-community-building-0 <p></p><p><em>&nbsp;Originally aired on March 12, 2013.&nbsp;</em></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:26:20 +0000 Current State 36136 at http://wkar.org Current State | May 20, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-91-may-20-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:&nbsp; </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Timebanks;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a new book exploring the color of Christ;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Japan two years after Fukushima nuclear disaster;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the future of the U.S. nuclear arsenal and Michigan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;tourism.&nbsp; </span></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:21:26 +0000 Current State 36138 at http://wkar.org