cs130710 http://wkar.org en General Motors plant manager discusses local expansion plans http://wkar.org/post/general-motors-plant-manager-discusses-local-expansion-plans <p></p><p></p><p><br><br>General Motors is preparing to break ground on a new 400,000 square foot logistics center at its Grand River assembly plant.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38905 at http://wkar.org General Motors plant manager discusses local expansion plans MSU to study dioxin's impact on human health http://wkar.org/post/msu-study-dioxins-impact-human-health <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><br>Michigan State University is starting a new project to learn more about how certain environmental contaminants affect the human body.&nbsp; MSU will use a $14-million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to study dioxins, which form a large class of chemical compounds. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38915 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Meals on Wheels http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-meals-wheels <p>For years, the well-recognized program <a href="http://www.mowaa.org/">Meals on Wheels</a>, based in the Tri-County Office on Aging, has provided meals and other services for many of the area’s elderly and disabled. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38909 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Meals on Wheels Cycling to raise awareness of the deaf-blind community http://wkar.org/post/cycling-raise-awareness-deaf-blind-community <p></p><p><br>DeWitt resident Janna Rowan is planning to cycle 1,200 miles to raise awareness for the <a href="http://www.gofundme.com/1tn3aw">deaf-blind community</a>. The journey will take her from Michigan to Texas.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38960 at http://wkar.org Cycling to raise awareness of the deaf-blind community Sparrow Health System and Mayo Clinic create partnership http://wkar.org/post/sparrow-health-system-and-mayo-clinic-create-partnership <p>A Sparrow Hospital official says a new alliance with the Mayo Clinic will benefit the community. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38907 at http://wkar.org Sparrow Health System and Mayo Clinic create partnership Lansing teen Taylor Taylor to play Common Ground http://wkar.org/post/lansing-teen-taylor-taylor-play-common-ground <p></p><p></p><p><br>At age eight, Lansing native <a href="http://www.taylortaylormusic.com/">Taylor Taylor </a>asked for guitar lessons.&nbsp; Since then she’s put her lessons to good use, pursuing a music career, performing all over Michigan and the U.S. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38914 at http://wkar.org Lansing teen Taylor Taylor to play Common Ground Current State # 124 | July 10, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-124-july-10-2013 <p></p><p><em>Current State </em>broadcasts live from the Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing all this week! Tonight, MSU's dioxin grant; <em>Neighbors in Action</em> features Meals on Wheels; cycling for the deaf/blind community; the Sparrow/Mayo Health Clinic parternship; and an interview with musician Taylor Taylor.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Current State 38904 at http://wkar.org