cs130614 http://wkar.org en Current State #108 | June 14, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-108-june-14-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </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;">: the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gene patenting; Ann Arbor Summer Festival; Lansing Lugnuts; A Father’s Day memory and Mackinac fudge.</span></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:48:10 +0000 Current State 37599 at http://wkar.org SCOTUS rules against gene patenting http://wkar.org/post/scotus-rules-against-gene-patenting <div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p>The U.S. Supreme Court has&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/12-398_8njq.pdf">ruled</a> unanimously that naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented. The ruling will affect researchers, universities and industries.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:46:46 +0000 Current State 37575 at http://wkar.org SCOTUS rules against gene patenting Ann Arbor Summer Festival features live music, outdoor movies and more http://wkar.org/post/ann-arbor-summer-festival-features-live-music-outdoor-movies-and-more <p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:44:00 +0000 Current State 37577 at http://wkar.org Ann Arbor Summer Festival features live music, outdoor movies and more Lugnuts owner discusses team performance, sports business http://wkar.org/post/lugnuts-owner-discusses-team-performance-sports-business <p></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:41:58 +0000 Current State 37578 at http://wkar.org Lugnuts owner discusses team performance, sports business For the Abood family, food triggers memories on Father's Day http://wkar.org/post/abood-family-food-triggers-memories-fathers-day <p></p><p></p><p>Thirteen years ago, right around Father’s Day, Lansing native Maureen Abood’s father, prominent local attorney Camille Abood, passed away from cancer. &nbsp;</p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Maureen, who pens a popular blog about Lebanese food and culture called <a href="http://www.maureenabood.com/">Rose Water &amp; Orange Blossoms</a>, was gracious enough to share her memories of her father and explain how the healing power of food helped her and her family cope with their loss.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:37:36 +0000 Current State 37579 at http://wkar.org For the Abood family, food triggers memories on Father's Day Mackinac Island lays claim to fudge capital of the world http://wkar.org/post/mackinac-island-lays-claim-fudge-capital-world <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4bb2071e-4329-2c93-df75-6c51d6800268"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">This Sunday isn’t just Father's Day -- it's also National Fudge Day. By most accounts, the first batch of fudge was concocted in Baltimore in the 1880's. By the turn of the 20th century, fudge making arrived on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan. </span></span></p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:33:46 +0000 Current State 37580 at http://wkar.org Mackinac Island lays claim to fudge capital of the world