Current State #179 | October 15, 2013

Oct 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.

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.

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.

MSU researcher updates fight against ash borer

Oct 15, 2013

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.