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Radio Made in Michigan
12:31 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Current State #67 | April 16, 2013

Today on Current State: Lansing city budget; Red Cedar now open for fishing ; Wharton Center reveals new season; and a Public Poetry Announcement with Carl Phillips.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:25 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Council member Dunbar on 2014 city budget

Kathie Dunbar is also the Executive Director of the South Lansing Community Development Association
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Yesterday the Lansing City Council continued discussions about one of the most challenging parts of next fiscal year’s budget--spending for city police services.  Mayor Virg Bernero’s proposed spending plan for the 2014 fiscal year includes a $700,000 cut to the police budget. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:11 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Preview of Wharton Center's 2013-14 season

The Book of Mormon is a musical about a pair of young Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda.
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The Wharton Center for Performing Arts announced its 2013-14 season Monday evening.  Peter Whorf spoke with Wharton Executive Director Mike Brand about some of the highlights, including The Book of Mormon and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:06 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Carl Phillips

In his Current State interview, Carl Phillips discusses writing poetry as both a solitary and a community action.
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Carl Phillips went from a high school Latin teacher to one of the most prestigious positions in American letters, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The world-renown poet and professor at Washington University-St. Louis discusses his career and reads  one of his poems ahead of his visit to Michigan State University on Wednesday.

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