cs130605 http://wkar.org en Current State #101 | June 5, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-101-june-5-2013 <p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:15:25 +0000 Current State 37040 at http://wkar.org State lacks labor to meet rising home demand http://wkar.org/post/state-lacks-labor-meet-rising-home-demand <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the first casualties of the Great Recession was the national housing market; home values reached historic lows after the bubble burst in 2007.&nbsp; Now, a rising demand for new housing is driving a nationwide recovery.&nbsp; But the problem is that many skilled workers who lost their jobs in the last six years have moved on.</span> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:11:10 +0000 Current State 37032 at http://wkar.org State lacks labor to meet rising home demand Lansing Symphony Orchestra performs 80s classics on the riverfront http://wkar.org/post/lansing-symphony-orchestra-performs-80s-classics-riverfront <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.lansingsymphony.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lansing Symphony Orchestra</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is playing a free concert tonight (Wednesday, June 5) at </span>7 pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in downtown Lansing's </span>Adado<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Riverfront Park. The show will feature pop songs from the </span>80s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:07:25 +0000 Current State 37033 at http://wkar.org Lansing Symphony Orchestra performs 80s classics on the riverfront Neighbors in Action: Friends of Ingham County Parks http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-friends-ingham-county-parks <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Neighbors In Action</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> features the </span><a href="http://friendsofinghamcountyparks.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Friends of Ingham County Parks</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which works with local government to support park operations.</span> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:03:07 +0000 Current State 37037 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Friends of Ingham County Parks East Lansing's Prima Civitas explores business opportunities in Libya http://wkar.org/post/east-lansings-prima-civitas-explores-business-opportunities-libya <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An economic developer based out of East Lansing is pursuing a project in Libya – one it says would benefit Michigan companies and universities.</span> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:00:13 +0000 Current State 37038 at http://wkar.org East Lansing's Prima Civitas explores business opportunities in Libya MSU's Summer Circle Theatre kicks off 53rd season http://wkar.org/post/msus-summer-circle-theatre-kicks-53rd-season <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>53rd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> season of the </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Department of </span>Theatre’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><a href="http://theatre.msu.edu/index.php/productions/summer-circle-theatre/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer Circle </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Theatre</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> opens tonight (Wednesday, June 5). </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> students stage plays outdoors next to Fairchild </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, along the Red Cedar River.</span> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:57:30 +0000 Current State 37039 at http://wkar.org MSU's Summer Circle Theatre kicks off 53rd season