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Scott Pohl / WKAR

Lansing journalist Mickey Hirten joins us to share some of his recent reporting which includes stories on the upcoming "Maker Week" and on the capital city's healthy real estate market.

Mark Dantonio photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Sports Information

MSU football survived a scare but paid the price in the polls this week. Meanwhile, men’s basketball landed a major recruit. Current State talks with WKAR's Al Martin about Spartan sports.


Sat. Oct. 10 at 5:30pm on WKAR-HD | The top East Lansing band students join orchestra students to perform at festival.

Second Shift

Oct 2, 2015

Oct. 7 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The story of Lansing is one of unlikely collaboration, a community who came together to save their auto-based economy where so many others failed.

Current State #618 | October 2, 2015

Oct 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Research at MSU has helped discover a protein that may prevent HIV; bird banding at the Burke Lake Banding Station; MSU Homecoming Grand Marshal Bill Brohn; do-it-yourself tips at How to Halloween; and Live Music Friday with Drew Howard.