CS_130625 http://wkar.org en Current State #115 | June 25, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-115-june-25-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: The Supreme Court weighs in on affirmative action and a Michigan casino case; clean energy; and a native of Flint writes a book on his return to the city.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:42:53 +0000 Current State 38153 at http://wkar.org Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action http://wkar.org/post/breaking-down-scotus-ruling-affirmative-action <p>Michigan State University law professor Phil Pucillo discusses the most recent <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">United States Supreme Court</a> ruling involving affirmative action. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:39:43 +0000 Current State 38144 at http://wkar.org Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case http://wkar.org/post/supreme-court-take-michigan-casino-case <p>The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear the arguments for what kind of authority the state has over a Native American casino located in Vanderbilt, Michigan. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:38:38 +0000 Current State 38143 at http://wkar.org Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case Clean energy’s future on an international level http://wkar.org/post/clean-energy-s-future-international-level <p>According to the<a href="http://www.pewenvironment.org/"> Pew Clean Energy Program</a>, global energy consumption is expected to increase 35% over the next 25 years, with much of that from growing electricity use and expanding vehicle fleets. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:29:57 +0000 Current State 38136 at http://wkar.org Clean energy’s future on an international level Flint expat writes on returning home http://wkar.org/post/flint-expat-writes-returning-home <p><a href="http://www.teardownbook.com/">"Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City"</a><i> </i>by Michigan native Gordon Young depicts his attempt to return to his hometown of Flint, Michigan. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:26:17 +0000 Current State 38135 at http://wkar.org Flint expat writes on returning home