cs130531 http://wkar.org en Current State #98 | May 31, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-98-may-31-2013 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: State Board of Education president John Austin; a Public Poetry Announcement with Jessica Greenbaum; Governor Rick Snyder; a review of May’s biggest stories; and the Jackson-based 1461st&nbsp;returns home from Afghanistan.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:29:09 +0000 Current State 36803 at http://wkar.org State Board of Education President John Austin on future of education in Michigan http://wkar.org/post/state-board-education-president-john-austin-future-education-michigan <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:27:16 +0000 Current State 36781 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Annoucement: Jessica Greenbaum http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-annoucement-jessica-greenbaum <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.5;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jessica </span>Greenbaum’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> “</span><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/244184" style="line-height: 1.5;">A Poem for S.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">” is this week’s Public Poetry Announcement.</span></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:24:15 +0000 Current State 36780 at http://wkar.org Public Poetry Annoucement: Jessica Greenbaum From Mackinac, Gov. Rick Snyder discusses education, economy http://wkar.org/post/mackinac-gov-rick-snyder-discusses-education-economy <p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:23:08 +0000 Current State 36779 at http://wkar.org From Mackinac, Gov. Rick Snyder discusses education, economy Month in Review: Impactful stories from May 2013 http://wkar.org/post/month-review-impactful-stories-may-2013 <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:21:04 +0000 Current State 36778 at http://wkar.org Audio postcard: Jackson's 1461st Michigan Army National Guard unit returns from Afghanistan http://wkar.org/post/audio-postcard-jacksons-1461st-michigan-army-national-guard-unit-returns-afghanistan <p></p><p></p><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-2c5ac58e-faf1-a0ee-d6cd-48ec18f3ccd3"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Dozens of anxious military families filled Lumen Christi Catholic High School in Jackson Thursday to welcome home their soldiers from Afghanistan. &nbsp;The 1461st Transportation Company is back home after a 10-month tour of duty. &nbsp;<em>Current State</em>’s Kevin Lavery and Becky McKendry witnessed the joyful reunion in Jackson and filed an audio postcard. </span></span></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:18:13 +0000 Current State 36774 at http://wkar.org Audio postcard: Jackson's 1461st Michigan Army National Guard unit returns from Afghanistan