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Radio Made in Michigan
5:35 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Current State #66 | April 15, 2013

Today on Current State: an update on the Niowave pole barn dispute; Latin IS America festival features steel drum music; and Lansing business news with MLive’s Angela Wittrock and former East Lansing mayor Doug Jester.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:20 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Neighborhood leader says Niowave offer forces 'difficult' choice

A makeover plan to improve the facade of Niowave's pole barn still lacks consensus, according to a neighborhood survey.
Credit Mark Bashore

Recently, both sides in the dispute over a controversial pole barn built by Lansing-based Niowave expressed optimism that a deal could be reached that would make the building more palatable to the neighbors.  Now, some Walnut Neighborhood leaders say Niowave’s latest proposal to fix the facade falls short.  One of the leaders, Mary Elaine Kiener, offers an update. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:02 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Latin IS America Festival features local steel drum bands

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An artistic exploration of interwoven Latin American and U.S. cultures will take place on the MSU campus from today through April 27 as part of the first Latin IS America Festival coordinated through the MSU College of Music. Tonight, the festival will showcase steel drum music at the MSU Community Music School.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:43 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Lansing business news with MLive's Angela Wittrock

Downtown East Lansing.
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MLive's Lansing beat reporter Angela Wittrock talks with Current State’s host Mark Bashore every Monday for a rundown of the latest news about the local economy, business and development. Today, former East Lansing mayor Doug Jester also joins the conversation to discuss a new downtown East Lansing development. 

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