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Radio Made in Michigan
11:23 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Current State #168 | September 27, 2013

Today on Current State: Michigan Transportation Odyssey; the 40th anniversary of Pinochet's rise to power in Chile; musician Jon Brooks; comedian Tom Green; and film depictions of Detroit.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:22 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Transportation Odyssey celebrates, highlights gaps in regional infrastructure

Some Michigan Transportation Odyssey participants are using AMTRAK rail service to get to Detroit.
Credit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtrak

The third annual Michigan Transportation Odyssey is going on this week. Michigan Transportation stakeholders from around the state  took on the challenge of traveling across Michigan using only passenger transportation.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:21 am
Fri September 27, 2013

U.S. played crucial role in Pinochet's coup, declassified documents reveal

Augusto Pinochet rose to power in Chile in 1973, with the help of the CIA.
Credit Flickr/Editorial MAYE

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the coup in Chile which elevated General Augusto Pinochet to power.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:20 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Musician Jon Brooks tests boundaries of 'folk' genre

Jon Brooks will perform in East Lansing Saturday at 7 p.m.
Credit Courtesy jonbrooks.ca

Canadian musician Jon Brooks will perform as part of the Pump House concert series in East Lansing on Saturday September 28th.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:19 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Comedian Tom Green grows up ... sort of

Comedian Tom Green will appear Friday and Saturday at Lansing's Connxtion's Comedy Club.
Credit tomgreen.com

Standup comedy and a Canadian cable access TV show landed Tom Green a show on MTV back in the 90's. His goofy demeanor and practical jokes made him a star.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:18 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Film commentary: Detroit on the big screen

Movies about Detroit often don't make the Motor City look good.
Credit Flickr - ifmuth

I’m making a new film. It’s about three men who return to their hometown after a long absence. That hometown is Detroit. It took me over two years to write. But the thing I struggled with most was how to present the city of Detroit itself.

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