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Radio Made in Michigan
12:20 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Current State #179 | October 15, 2013

Today on Current State: The U.S. Supreme Court hears a Michigan affirmative action case; Lansing city council candidates Jessica Yorko and Chong-Anna Canfora; and an emerald ash borer update.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:18 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Michigan again at center of nation's affirmative action debate

The U.S. Supreme Court Building, where a Michigan-based affirmative action case is heard by the nation's highest court.
Credit Rick Pluta/MPRN

For the second time in a decade, the Supreme Court of the United States will scrutinize the use of race in admissions policies at Michigan’s public universities.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:09 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Election 2013: Yorko, Canfora vie for Lansing's 4th Ward

Chong-Anna Canfora (left) and Jessica Yorko discuss the campaign for Lansing's 4th Ward city council seat with host Mark Bashore.
Credit Scott Pohl/WKAR

Today on Current State, we have the first of a series of segments related to the important decisions to be made by voters next month. The focus is on Lansing’s 4th Ward.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:01 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

MSU researcher updates fight against ash borer

MSU researcher Deborah McCullough says the emerald ash borer might have arrived in Michigan as early as the 1980s.
Credit http://www.ent.msu.edu/

The emerald ash borer has killed acres of ash trees across Michigan since 2002.  However, new research suggest the invasive beetle from Asia may have arrived in Michigan even earlier.

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