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Radio Made in Michigan
1:19 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Current State #239 | January 23, 2014

Today on Current State: BWL board representation; filmmaker Erik Proulx; Jeff Daniels tours Michigan; and Camaro comes to Lansing.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:17 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Local leaders call for wider BWL board representation

Credit Credit Joe Linstroth/WKAR

Many people have been reminded in the past month that the Lansing Board of Water and Light provides electricity to more than just the capital city. Though it’s owned by the city, the BWL has electric customers in nine other municipalities and townships outside Lansing city limits. Those include East Lansing and Delta Township.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:11 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Filmmaker documents Detroit, Happy Valley in transition

Throughout the year, MSU’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities brings in speakers and artists from around the country for their Wednesday Night Live series. This week they welcomed filmmaker Erik Proulx, who screened his short film "Lemonade: Detroit." His latest film “365 Days: A year in Happy Valley”  re-examines  the Penn State scandal and looks at how the community coping.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:07 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Actor Jeff Daniels plays his musical self in Michigan concert tour

Jeff Daniels, performing at the Purple Rose Theater in Chelsea last month.
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Actor and musician Jeff Daniels is a busy man, but not too busy to come back to entertain folks in his home state of Michigan. Daniels is doing a one-man stage show in seven Michigan towns.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Chief engineer: Lansing Grand River a good fit for Camaro

Credit Credit WKAR Photo

Our coverage of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit continues today with a look at the good news the people at the General Motors Grand River Assembly Plant got last year: GM will move production of the Camaro to Lansing from the plant in Oshawa, Ontario.

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