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Radio Made in Michigan
11:51 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Current State #241 | January 27, 2014

Today on Current State: federal Balanced Budget Amendment; sleep cleaning; making a movie in Michigan; and MSU's "Happy Birthday Mozart" concert.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:47 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Senate sponsor says Balanced Budget Amendment needed to reign in spending

Sen. Mike Green
Credit http://www.statesenatormikegreen.com/

In his recent State of the State address, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder called on the state legislature to join 20 other states already prodding the federal government to enact a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:46 am
Mon January 27, 2014

MSU economist highlights drawbacks of Balanced Budget Amendment

MSU economist Charley Ballard
Credit www.msutoday.msu.edu/

Current State's discussion on a proposed Balanced Budget Amendment continued with MSU economist Charley Ballard.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Mon January 27, 2014

New study: Sleep may activate brain's 'cleaning crew'

Credit Flickr - RelaxingMusic

Why do we sleep? Some new research indicates that sleep may actually be what enables the brain’s cleaning crew to keep things chemically tidy in there. A Danish study, published this fall in the journal Science, has implications both for our daily mental well-being and possibly for longer-term concerns like dementia and Alzheimer’s.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:42 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Moviemaking in Michigan: Getting Started

Filmmaker Rich Goteri
Credit Scott Pohl/WKAR

Making a movie is a complicated business. There has to be a script, a producer, a director, actors, costumes, sets, props, and a seemingly endless list of jobs to be done. If you’ve ever watched a movie through the end of the credits, you know what I mean. Today, Current State launches an ambitious project to follow the process of making a movie in Michigan from start to finish.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Mon January 27, 2014

MSU musicians celebrate Mozart's birthday

MSU assistant professor of musicology Marcie Ray
Credit www.music.msu.edu

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be celebrated tonight at 7:30 at MSU's Fairchild Theatre as the College of Music presents its annual "Happy Birthday Mozart" concert.  Woodwind musicians will perform several of Mozart's chamber works, and faculty vocalists will sing arias from three of Mozart's best known operas: "Don Giovanni", "The Marriage of Figaro" and "Cosi Fan Tutte".

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