Current State

Current State #623 | October 9, 2015

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Today on Current State: Rep. Andy Schor discusses medical marijuana legislation and the water emergency in Flint; a preview of tonight's Lansing Symphony Orchestra concert; a conversation about American perceptions of Islam; Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus; and Live Music Friday with trumpeter Brian Lynch.

Current State #622 | October 8, 2015

Oct 8, 2015

Today on Current State: It's Mental Illness Awareness Week, and retired police officer Sam Cochran is in Lansing to lead training on intervening with the mentally ill; a century of Lansing history in the "Sepia to Selfies" photo exhibit; a Jackson group works to integrate former prisoners into everyday life; the New York Philharmonic comes to Ann Arbor; and the Michigan State Medical Society opens a 1959 time capsule.

Current State #621 | October 7, 2015

Oct 7, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing Board of Education President Peter Spadafore on the district's $120M millage proposal; "Dracula" comes to a cider mill in Charlotte; Michigan lawmakers consider changes to laws regarding juvenile offenders; a Michigan Archeology Day preview; and Neighbors in Action this week looks at Haven House East Lansing.

Today on Current State: Rep. Dan Kildee calls for greater urgency in resolving Flint's contaminated water problem; a Minnesota artist travels the entire Great Lakes shoreline; a new website helps Michigan seniors live and age well; Pop-Up Stories recalls canning in West Virginia, and a new study says kids should be kids.

Current State #619 | October 5, 2015

Oct 5, 2015

Today on Current State: Lori Carpenter of Planned Parenthood and Genevieve Marnon of Right to Life Michigan discuss federal funding of Planned Parenthood; CraneFest coming to the Baker Sanctuary; Hear, Here with the sounds of sandhill cranes; journalist Mickey Hirten on Lansing's real estate market and Maker Week" in Lansing. Kristine Thatcher talks about this week's staged reading of her play "Waiting for Tina Meyer"; and Al Martin of Current Sports talks MSU football.