LSO concert highlights Tchaikovsky's legacy

Jan 10, 2014
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The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s next concert is Saturday night at Wharton center. The program will be mostly Russian ballet music from several eras.

Current State #229 | January 9, 2014

Jan 9, 2014

Today on Current State: state legislature preview; MarsOne update; H1N1 outbreak; and switching utilities.

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The Michigan legislature has begun its election year session. The body will reconsider unfinished business from 2013 including an expansion of the Education Achievement Authority and road funding.

Michigan Mars One applicant makes finals

Jan 9, 2014
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Last summer hundreds of thousands of people from around the world volunteered to take part in the first human expedition to Mars. The Mars One project provides a one-way ticket to the red planet for four finalists, who will form the first human colony on the planet.

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The University of Michigan hospitals and Health Centers have recently had hundreds of people needing emergency treatment for the flu. MLive reporter Amy Biolchini reported that some patients wound up on life support with H1N1, which reached pandemic levels in 2009.

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In most marketplaces, if customers are not happy with the product or service, they can look at competitors and choose another option. If Ford sells you a lemon, next time you go to buy a car, perhaps you’ll be looking at GM models, a Chrysler, or a foreign car. In the complex utility marketplace, however, things aren’t that simple.