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Radio Made in Michigan
2:56 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Current State #166 | September 25, 2013

Today on Current State: Pam Byrnes runs to replace Representative Tim Walberg; WKAR's Radio Reading Service; U.S. relations with Iran; and a theatrical production focusing on campus censorship.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Pam Byrnes aims to unseat Walberg in 7th District

Pam Byrnes has been working in China as Executive Director of the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute.
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Michigan Democrats hope a former State lawmaker can unseat Republican incumbent Tim Walberg in the 7th Congressional district next year.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:51 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Neighbors in Action: WKAR's Radio Reading Service

WKAR's Radio Reading Service is an audio service providing content from newspapers and other materials to listeners who are blind or who have other disabilities that make reading difficult.
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On this week's Neighbors in Action segment we feature WKAR's Radio Reading Service, which will turn 40 next week.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

U.S. seizes chance for dialogue with Iran

Dr. Mohammed Ayoob says other opportunities for improved relations with Iran have been missed in recent years.
Credit Michigan State University

Yesterday, in front of the UN General Assembly, President Obama gave a wide-ranging speech in which he sought to clarify the United States’ role and intentions in the conflict-ridden Middle East.  By far the most noteworthy revelation in his speech was his embrace of a diplomatic opening from Iran, America’s long time adversary.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:51 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

One-man play deals with campus censorship

Ernest Harden Jr. stars in 'Beethoven and Misfortune Cookies' at the Pasant Theatre Thursday evening.
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“Beethoven and Misfortune Cookies” by playwright Joni Ravenna is a one-man show about Kabin Thomas, a University of Arkansas music professor who was fired in 2006 for using profanity in the classroom. The play is in Wharton Center’s Pasant Theatre Thursday for a single performance.

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