Nick Hagen

Is there a video game culture in West Africa?  With that question in mind Detroit based photographer Nick Hagen set out so see what he could find in Lagos, Nigeria.

Carol Wood, BWL's Dennis Louney on outage

Jan 7, 2014
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Lansing City Council Member Carol Wood and Lansing Board of Water and Light Board Member Dennis Louney talk with Current State about the upcoming special board meeting called as a follow-up to the December power outages in the Lansing Area. The full transcript of the Current State interview is below.

Current State #227 | January 7, 2014

Jan 7, 2014

Today on Current State: Lansing Board of Water and Light board meeting preview; conservatives on renewable energy; and Michigan's Notable Books for 2014.


A new conservative group is hoping to open up the conversation about renewable energy.  The Michigan Conservative Energy Forum is working to increase the state’s investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.

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Each year the Library of Michigan chooses 20 books which feature notable Michigan residents, historical events and Michigan writers. The 2014 Michigan Notable Books List includes works of poetry, memoirs of cities and photographs from around the mitten.