cs130522 http://wkar.org en Bernero vows to veto Lansing budget http://wkar.org/post/bernero-vows-veto-lansing-budget <p></p><p>Elected officials in Lansing are nearing the end of their annual give and take over the city’s next budget. &nbsp;</p><p>By a 5-3 vote Monday night, the city council approved a roughly $115 million spending plan that eliminated a number of items supported by Mayor Virg Bernero. &nbsp;The mayor has promised a veto. &nbsp;</p><p>Mayor Bernero talks with <a href="http://wkar.org/programs/current-state"><em>Current State's</em></a> Mark Bashore about what he can and can’t accept, and about several developments have unfolded just in the 24 hours.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:08:26 +0000 Current State 36271 at http://wkar.org Bernero vows to veto Lansing budget Current State #92 | May 22, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-92-may-22-2013 <p>Today on <a href="http://wkar.org/programs/current-state">Current State:</a> Lansing mayor Virg Bernero on the city budget process; the new "bible of psychiatry" is published and "Neighbors in Action" features The Gift of Life.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 15:03:51 +0000 Current State 36266 at http://wkar.org Influential D.S.M.-5 is released today amid much criticism http://wkar.org/post/influential-dsm-5-released-today-amid-much-criticism <p></p><p>Today, the new Fifth Edition of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diagnostic_and_Statistical_Manual_of_Mental_Disorders">Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders</a>, or D.S.M. -5 as it’s more commonly known, comes out.&nbsp; Often called the “Bible of Psychiatry,” the new 947-page manual outlines diagnoses for hundreds of mental disorders.&nbsp; Published by the <a href="http://www.psych.org/">American Psychiatric Association</a>, the manual is broadly influential, affecting mental health professionals, insurance companies, the court system, and pharmaceutical and mental health research.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 15:00:08 +0000 Current State 36261 at http://wkar.org Influential D.S.M.-5 is released today amid much criticism Neighbors in Action: Gift of Life http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-gift-life <p></p><p>Each Wednesday, <a href="http://wkar.org/programs/current-state"><em>Current State</em></a> presents “Neighbors in Action,” which features people and organizations working to make our community a better place.&nbsp; This week we feature Gift of Life, which facilitates organ donorship in Michigan.</p><p>Mark Bashore talks with communications specialist Betsy Miner-Swartz and Patty Jo Herndon, president of the Michigan Donor Family Council and a sister of an organ donor.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 14:59:05 +0000 Current State 36260 at http://wkar.org