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Radio Made in Michigan
10:00 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority helps bring Common Ground to life

Who exactly makes Common Ground happen?  We learned roughly half the answer to that question yesterday when we spoke with Kevin and Jenna Meyer of Meridian Entertainment.  Their responsibilities include booking the likes of Slash, Ludacris and Bare Naked Ladies to perform at the event. Today, we get to know the other key player.  The Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority, or LEPFA.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:00 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Colorful, inflatable structure graces Common Ground landscape

You can visit the Architects of Air luminarium at Common Ground.
Credit courtesy/Architects of Air

There’s a strange and colorful new shape along the riverfront in Lansing. It's a large luminarium.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:00 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Jackson National Life expansion plans include 1,000 new jobs

In April, one of Lansing’s largest employers announced plans to bring 1,000 new jobs to the region.  Jackson National Life Insurance Company will spend more than $100-million to double the size of its headquarters in Alaeidon Township.  Construction could begin later this year, pending a number of regulatory steps.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:00 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers bring folk/funk mix to Common Ground

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers appear at Common Ground Friday night.
Credit courtesy/Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers are known for their folk sound, which is fused with a hint of funk, Motown and pop.

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Radio Made in Michigan
9:36 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Current State # 125 | July 11, 2013

Current State broadcasts live from the Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing all this week! Tonight, the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority; Architects of Air; GM Lansing Regional Plant Manager Tony Francavilla; Jackson National Life expansion; and Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers.

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