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Radio Made in Michigan
12:08 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Current State #237 | January 21, 2014

Today on Current State: early childhood education; net neutrality; Public Poetry Announcement; green vehicles at the Detroit Auto Show; the new Chevy Colorado truck.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:07 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

MSU educator explains growing importance of early childhood education

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Last week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recommended another increase in government spending on early childhood education in the state.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:06 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Net neutrality ruling could alter online landscape

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A federal appeals court recently ruled that internet service providers can give preference to some content and even block it if they choose. The “net neutrality” case has received a great deal of attention since the ruling.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:05 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Public Poetry Announcement: Michelle Boisseau

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Today's public poetry announcement: Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "The Fury That Breaks" by Michelle Boisseau.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:04 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Green cars take backseat at NAIAS

The Tesla Model S electric car boasts zero tailpipe emissions.
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The 2014 North American International Auto Show is not the greenest, according to journalist and author Jim Motavallo, who focuses on environmental issues and transportation. He’s a contributor to the New York Times, NPR’s Car Talk, the Mother Nature Network and author of the book "High Voltage: The Fast Track to Plug In the Auto Industry".

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:01 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Chevy adds smaller pickup option

The Chevrolet Colorado
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The North American Truck of the Year,  the Chevy Silverado, isn’t the only pickup attracting attention at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Chevy’s midsize Colorado is also all-new for 2014.

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