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Current State #750 | April 25, 2016

Apr 25, 2016

Today on Current State: Traci Taylor of the Anderson Economic Group on the possible impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan on electric bills; Chinese quilts at the MSU Museum; a new video series attempts to make science more accessible; remembering Detroit radio legend J.P. McCarthy; and a weekend recap with Current Sports host Al Martin.

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A new study has found Michigan will feel an economic squeeze if and when the EPA’s Clean Power Plan is implemented. We look at that and other findings in the study with analyst Traci Taylor of East Lansing’s Anderson Economic Group.


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Peter Whorf / WKAR

Current State's Peter Whorf and MSU professor Marsha MacDowell discuss the art of Chinese Quilts at the MSU Museum.

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Michigan State University photo

Michigan State University's “Tomorrow” campaign seeks to explain complex scientific research in more accessible terms.

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Courtesy photo / Detroit Public Television

For three decades, Detroit radio legend J.P. McCarthy dominated the airwaves of southeast Michigan and beyond. A nostalgic new public television documentary explores McCarthy’s impact and legacy. We talk with Detroit Public TV producer Oliver Thornton.

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