AHEAD: The panel discusses the debate over immigration coming to Michigan.  The guest is democratic representative Bert Johnson from Highland Park. Bill Ballenger, Jonathon Ossting and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Curious George at WKAR
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Fri. Oct. 2 | Look for PBS Kids' favorite Curious George and more of your favorite WKAR TV and radio personalities in the MSU Homecoming Parade

Current State #617 | October 1, 2015

Oct 1, 2015

Today on Current State: Reforming civil forefeiture laws in Michigan; the play "Assisted Living" comes to Ann Arbor; binge drinking on college football game days; and a preview of Friday's MSU Symphony Orchestra concert.

MSU Symphony Orchestra photo
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The MSU Symphony Orchestra plays its first concert of the new season Friday at Wharton Center. We hear from conductor Kevin Noe about what’s on the program.

Current State #616 | September 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015

Today on Current State: Preventing suicide attempts by recently released jail detainees; a new podcast, "The Looncast," considers stories of death, religion, and the supernatural; water on Mars; Neighbors in Action with the Mid-Michigan Diaper Bank; and MSU football star Riley Bullough tries his hand at country music.