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A recap of Current State's top stories from the week of Sept. 16
Did you miss Current State this week? Revisit the top stories from this past week below. Follow Current State on Twitter @KarCurrentState. Use the hashtag #NeighborsinAction to tell us how you or your organization is making a difference in the Lansing community.
What is the future of the former J.W. Knapp department store building in downtown Lansing? Robb McKay, a historical architect with the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office walked the building with Current State’s Kevin Lavery to find out. Click here for the full story. - September 19, 2013.
Move to Amend is an activist group trying amend the supreme court ruling Citizens United versus the Federal Election Commission. The decision in Citizens United, however, opened the door for virtually unlimited, as well as nearly untraceable, political contributions and gave rise to the term: Super PAC. Click here for the full story on the organization and the movement. - September 18, 2013.
The director of the Michigan Film Office Margaret O’Riley joined Current State this week to discuss incentives for filming in the state and the economic benefits that result. Click here for the full story. - September 17, 2013.
General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant celebrated the one millionth vehicle to roll off the assembly line this week. Mike Green, president of the United Auto Workers Local 652, joined Mark Bashore to discuss the milestone and what it means for Michigan workers. Click here for the full story. - September 16, 2013