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Radio Made in Michigan
2:32 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Michigan’s tourism industry continues to grow

Michigan's museums and national parks saw increases in tourism last year.
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Originally aired on April 19, 2013.

The state of Michigan saw an increase in tourism spending in 2012, most of which can be attributed to travelers from other states.

At the annual Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism which started on April 14, MSU professor and tourism expert Sarah Nicholls predicted another year of industry growth. Nicholls speaks with Current State's Emanuele Berry to unveil more tourism trends and plans for Michigan.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:31 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

U.S. must decide how to position nuclear arsenal for the 21st century

The U.S. Department of Defense Secretary announced 14 new ground-based interceptors will be added to its Alaska missile defense system, in light of increased threats from North Korea and Iran.
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Originally aired on March 20, 2013.

The United States is the premier nuclear power in the world. But the geopolitical landscape has radically transformed since the height of the Cold War. Meanwhile, our stockpile of ballistic missiles, nuclear submarines and large bombers is aging and in need of expensive upgrades and replacements.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:29 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering

When a massive 9.0 earthquake hit Japan two years ago it caused mass destruction and distress. On March 18, an event took place at MSU to commemorate the second anniversary of the tragedy.
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 Originally aired on March 14, 2013. 

 Two years ago, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, causing the world’s worst radiation leak since the Chernobyl accident in 1986.  

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:28 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Book explores the shifting image of Christ throughout U.S. history

The remaking of Jesus’ image at the crossroads of race and religion is what Edward Blum and Paul Harvey discuss in their book, “The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America.”
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Originally aired on March 27, 2013.  

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:26 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Timebanks foster community building

 Originally aired on March 12, 2013. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:21 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Current State | May 20, 2013

Today on Current State:  Timebanks; a new book exploring the color of Christ; Japan two years after Fukushima nuclear disaster; the future of the U.S. nuclear arsenal and Michigan tourism. 

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