cs130603 http://wkar.org en Current State #99 | June 3, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-99-june-3-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: dissolving Lansing T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ownship; pianist Sergei </span>Kvitko<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; Great Lakes governors discuss how to keep Asian Carp at bay; and the history of foreign fighters.</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:11:33 +0000 Current State 36906 at http://wkar.org Social media campaign aims to dissolve Lansing Township http://wkar.org/post/social-media-campaign-aims-dissolve-lansing-township <p></p><p></p><p>A small group of grassroots activists has gotten behind an effort to alter the map in Lansing. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:05:53 +0000 Current State 36911 at http://wkar.org Social media campaign aims to dissolve Lansing Township Pianist Sergei Kvitko recounts recent Carnegie performance http://wkar.org/post/pianist-sergei-kvitko-recounts-recent-carnegie-performance <p>For 15 years, Lansing-based <a href="http://www.sergeikvitko.com/">Sergei Kvitko</a> has been playing the organ at Lansing’s First Presbyterian Church. He also fills the roles of critically acclaimed pianist, composer, audio engineer and producer.</p><p>He's wrapped up a tour that ended with a Carnegie Hall appearance on May 23. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:29:01 +0000 Current State 36896 at http://wkar.org Bold idea to curb invasive species highlights Great Lakes Governor's conference http://wkar.org/post/bold-idea-curb-invasive-species-highlights-great-lakes-governors-conference <p></p><p>No sooner had conferees wrapped up last week’s <a href="http://www.detroitchamber.com/mpc/">Mackinac Policy Conference</a> than another gathering formed. For the first time in six years, the <a href="http://www.cglg.org/">Council of Great Lakes Governors</a> met to discuss the economy and the environment. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:23:28 +0000 Current State 36898 at http://wkar.org Bold idea to curb invasive species highlights Great Lakes Governor's conference Different wars, similar motivations: the history of foreign fighters http://wkar.org/post/different-wars-similar-motivations-history-foreign-fighters <p>Last week, the rather startling news broke of a Flint woman who was killed while fighting in Syria. According to Syrian state television, 33-year-old Nicole Mansfield was killed by government forces on May 29 while fighting alongside anti-government rebels in the northwestern city of Idlib. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:17:44 +0000 Current State 36899 at http://wkar.org Different wars, similar motivations: the history of foreign fighters