Current State

Radio Made in Michigan
10:09 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Current State #447 | December 24, 2014

Today on Current State: An exit interview with U.S. Senator Carl Levin; book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers "My True Love Gave To Me"; Michigan's Christmas tree industry; and Neighbors in Action: the Greater Lansing Food Bank.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:59 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Current State #446 | December 23, 2014

Today on Current State: We mark the first anniversary of last year's ice storm and Lansing Board of Water and Light power outages; the link between domestic violence during pregnancy and infant trauma; the Great Lakes year in review; and the 200th anniversary of the end of the War of 1812.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:48 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Current State #445 | December 22, 2014

Today on Current State: Juveniles serving life sentences in Michigan; an update on wolves, moose and more in the state; outgoing Michigan Supreme Court Justice Michael Cavanaugh; and the Detroit Lions are heading to the NFL playoffs.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Current State #444 | December 19, 2014

Today on Current State: A wrap-up of the state legislature's lame duck session; the power needs of MSU's FRIB project; East Lansing tennis great Todd Martin now leads the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum; and Live Music Friday with Three Men and a Tenor.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:04 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Current State #443 | December 18, 2014

Today on Current State: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Lansing attorney Richard McLellan on normalizing relations with Cuba; the controversy over religious displays at the state capitol; and a preview of the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:24 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Current State #442 | December 17, 2014

Today on Current State: Gov. Snyder discusses lame duck issues; a look at the competing plans to fund road repairs in Michigan; Neighbors in Action with the Southside Community Kitchen; and the invasive faucet snail.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Current State #441 | December 16, 2014

Today on Current State: Remembering TV newsman Bill Bonds; a look ahead to next year's contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and the domestic carmakers; a new project connects watersheds with green infrastructure; and a Profiles conversation with Lansing Symphony Orchestra maestro Timothy Muffitt.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:39 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Current State #440 | December 15, 2014

Today on Current State: Michigan's vaccination rates; charity fraud; the "Women of Vision" exhibition at the Cranbrook Institute of Science; and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's "Symphony in D" project.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:21 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Current State #439 | December 12, 2014

Today on Current State: State Representative Sam Singh and Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network on the lame duck legislative session; Oakland Press sportswriter Paula Pasche on her Detroit Lions history book; the environmental impact of the food we eat; and Live Music Friday with John Dale Smith.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:30 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Current State #438 | December 11, 2014

Today on Current State: The Michigan Department of Transportation's draft of a five-year transportation plan; the local music scene with Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal; a proposal to bar local communities from negotiating with developers over wages; and the South American psychotropic drug ayahuasca.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:13 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Current State #437 | December 10, 2014

Today on Current State: Police-community relations in Lansing; the New York Philharmonic's new residency partnership with the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor; and our Neighbors in Action segment this week is with the Capital Area Down Syndrome Association.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:57 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Protest planned for MSU Commencement address by George Will

Washington Post columnist George Will will address MSU graduates on Saturday. A student protest against his views on campus sexual assault is being planned.
Credit http://www.washingtonpost.com/

The selection of newspaper columnist George Will to speak to MSU graduates this weekend is drawing the ire of students angered by his position on campus sexual assaults.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:04 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Current State #436 | December 9, 2014

Today on Current State: A charter school advocate responds to a report critical of Michigan charter school authorizers; the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to rules on mercury emissions; and the opera "William Tell" comes to Ann Arbor.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:21 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Current State #435 | December 8, 2014

Today on Current State: An update on federal oversight of Michigan's child welfare system; retailers in Michigan seek sales tax fairness; and a preview of tonight's Arts Chorale of Greater Lansing concert.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:16 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Current State #434 | December 5, 2014

Today on Current State: Ingham County experiments with police body cameras; snowboarding's Michigan history; the reliability of energy resources in rural Michigan; and Live Music Friday with Lansing-based saxophonist Phil Denny.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:14 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Current State #433 | December 4, 2014

Today on Current State: Michigan Supreme Court Justice-elect Richard Bernstein; placing Lansing's homeless in permanent housing; a Michigan teacher working to preserve indigenous language; a preview of this weekend's "Home for the Holidays" concert; and a book reviewer of "We Are Not Ourselves" by Matthew Thomas.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:21 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Current State #432 | December 3, 2014

Today on Current State: State lawmakers consider road funding and LGBT rights during the lame duck session; cataloging plant life at the MSU Herbarium; MSU research into better stroke outcomes; and Neighbors in Action: Tori Saves Christmas.
 

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:04 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Current State #431 | December 2, 2014

Today on Current State: A post-election poll is topped by jobs and roads; new Lansing Board of Water and Light emergency operations manager Trent Atkins looks to the winter ahead; an exhibition at the Michigan Historical Center examines post-Civil War commerce; the emerald ash borer attacks a new species of tree; and how climate change might affect Michigan shorelines.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:17 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Current State #430 | December 1, 2014

Today on Current State: A family from Guatemala hopes to stay in East Lansing amid immigration confusion; World AIDS Day; changing diets in urban Africa; and MSU football looks ahead to the bowl game season.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:55 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Current State #429 | November 26, 2014

Today on Current State: Our November Month in Review; Neighbors in Action: the MSU Student Food Bank; and a cranberry glaze recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:32 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Current State #428 | November 24, 2014

Today on Current State: MSU's national championship women's cross country team; doctors and drug companies; Great Lakes Month in Review; the Williamston Theatre's 50th show; and WKAR says farewell to music host Mark Schwitzgoebel.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:06 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Current State #427 | November 21, 2014

Today on Current State: State Representative-elect Tom Barrett; tonight's concert with the MSU Symphony Orchestra and the MSU Jazz Orchestra I; church services in a bar; and Live Music Friday with Melissa Greener.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:55 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Current State #426 | November 20, 2014

Today on Current State: Closing Michigan's manufacturing skills gap; Cadillac unveils a new Lansing-built model in LA; Stevie Wonder performs "Songs in the Key of Life"; expanding services to at-risk children; and amateur rocketeers plan to launch a port-a-potty. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:37 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Current State #425 | November 19, 2014

Today on Current State: Republican Arlan Meekhof, who will become Senate Majority Leader in January; the MSU Opera presents "Cosi Fan Tutte"; Neighbors in Action: New World Flood; and an MSU screening of the documentary "A River Changes Its Course".

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:20 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Current State #424 | November 18, 2014

Today on Current State: The Affordable Care Act enrollment period begins; Lansing's Tech Bus; killer shrimp; and the Michigan Youth Challenge Academy.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Current State #423 | November 17, 2014

Today on Current State: A proposal to leave transgender people out of Michigan's  Elliot-Larsen anti-discrimination law; an update on our "Moviemaking in Michigan" project; a deer hunting season look at helping private land owners plan for habitat care; and sportswriter Joe Rexrode on MSU's football victory over Maryland.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:40 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Current State #422 | November 14, 2014

Today on Current State: Human trafficking in Michigan; the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra accompanies the film "Singin' in the Rain"; Canadian First Peoples and clean energy; and Live Music Friday with singer-songwriter Cris Williamson.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:59 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Current State #421 | November 13, 2014

Today on Current State: Criminalizing homelessness; the Turner-Dodge House reopens; Graham E. Fuller on his new book, "Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East"; and book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers Gregory Maguire's "Egg and Spoon".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:52 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Current State #420 | November 12, 2014

Today on Current State: The Knapp's Centre reopens; East Africans facing unwarranted Ebola profiling; Neighbors in Action: Youth Service Corps; how the media impact perceptions of climate change; and the demolition of a burned-out house in Flint.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:05 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Current State #419 | November 11, 2014

Today on Current State: state Senator-elect Curtis Hertel Jr.; actor Julian Sands; EPA jurisdiction over the Clean Water Act; and a veterans history project story for Veterans Day.

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