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Kathleen Veith photo
Katie Cook / WKAR

Current State held its second Pop-Up Stories event yesterday at the East Lansing Public Library. A borrowed car was the theme of Kathleen Veith's story.

Current State #623 | October 9, 2015

Oct 9, 2015

Today on Current State: Rep. Andy Schor discusses medical marijuana legislation and the water emergency in Flint; a preview of tonight's Lansing Symphony Orchestra concert; a conversation about American perceptions of Islam; Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus; and Live Music Friday with trumpeter Brian Lynch.

Current State talks with Lansing Democratic State Rep. Andy Schor about his votes on a proposal to regulate medical marijuana and whether he supports providing Flint with $6-million of state money to reconnect with Detroit water after the lead scare.

Timothy Muffitt photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s second MasterWorks concert of the year is tonight. We talk with conductor Timothy Muffitt about what’s on the program.

Quran photo / Flickr Creative Commons

Current State speaks with Islamic Center of East Lansing board member Dr. Farhan Bhatti and Dr. Farha Abbasi, a psychiatrist at MSU, about the misunderstandings surrounding Islam today.