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Radio Made in Michigan
11:06 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Current State #238 | January 22, 2014

Today on Current State: controversial remarks by prominent Michigan Republicans; Village Summit; energy in developing countries; and selling Cadillacs overseas.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:05 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Detroit News' Finley on Agema, Patterson fallout

Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema
Credit WKAR

The response to comments by Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema of Michigan has intensified in recent days. Agema’s remarks critical of gays and Muslims triggered rebukes from across the political spectrum and has especially embarrassed his fellow Republicans.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:03 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Neighbors in Action: Village Summit

Credit www.villagesummit.org/

It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature Village Summit, a grassroots community center for youth located in Lansing’s Fabulous Acres neighborhood.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:02 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Ann Arbor non-profit brings technology to world's poor

John Barrie of the Appropriate Technology Collaborative holds a small solar light with a solar panel. It replaces burning kerosene or candles and can pay for itself in 15 weeks.
Credit Scott Pohl/WKAR

More than a billion people around the world live without access to electricity. The lack of energy is a huge barrier to economic growth in developing countries.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:01 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Global markets key for Cadillac's success

The Cadillac ATS Coupe will roll off a Lansing assembly line later this year.
Credit Scott Pohl/WKAR

International sales are crucial to Cadillac’s success. Two popular Cadillac models are built in Lansing at the Grand River Assembly Plant. The ATS won the North American Car of the Year Award last year, and the CTS was a finalist for the award this year.

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