cs130523 http://wkar.org en Current State #93 | May 23, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-93-may-23-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wkar.org/programs/current-state"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:&nbsp; Interim Lansing police chief Mike </span>Yankowski<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> professor Karl </span>Gude's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> new art exhibit; the East Lansing Park District Project and a new book on race relations in Detroit.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:07:22 +0000 Current State 36326 at http://wkar.org Interim Police Chief Mike Yankowski reflects on first month at LPD helm http://wkar.org/post/interim-police-chief-mike-yankowski-reflects-first-month-lpd-helm <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Captain Mike </span>Yankowski<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is about one month into his new responsibilities as the interim chief of the Lansing Police Department, after succeeding retired police chief Teresa </span>Szymanski<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He's considered a strong possibility for the permanent position as chief.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:04:04 +0000 Current State 36324 at http://wkar.org Interim Police Chief Mike Yankowski reflects on first month at LPD helm MSU professor and painter Karl Gude promotes his new exhibit http://wkar.org/post/msu-professor-and-painter-karl-gude-promotes-his-new-exhibit <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan State University professor and graphics expert Karl </span>Gude<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> approaches the visual side of storytelling with a heavy dose of creativity.&nbsp; He relies on that impulse to teach "Visualizing Information" and other classes in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.&nbsp; He also taps into this mindset to paint and he is now promoting his most recent exhibit at the </span>Nisbet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Building at </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:01:38 +0000 Current State 36325 at http://wkar.org MSU professor and painter Karl Gude promotes his new exhibit East Lansing development process moving forward http://wkar.org/post/east-lansing-development-process-moving-forward <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yesterday, a public panel in East Lansing might have moved the city a little closer to updating a key downtown space.&nbsp; The city’s Park District review team made recommendations regarding specific development companies and their plans for that space. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:58:56 +0000 Current State 36323 at http://wkar.org East Lansing development process moving forward New book discusses Detroit race relations http://wkar.org/post/new-book-discusses-detroit-race-relations <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The last few years have brought significant changes to the city of Detroit. A financial emergency was declared, and despite opposition from residents and the city council, a financial manager was appointed. And just this month, Mayor Dave Bing announced he would step down from office at the end of his term—and a crowded field of new candidates announced their intentions.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:52:57 +0000 Current State 36322 at http://wkar.org New book discusses Detroit race relations