Current State

Radio Made in Michigan
12:48 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Current State #492 | March 6, 2015

Today on Current State: A dispute over a proposed charter school in Brighton leads to an arrest; the Michigan roots of the office cubicle; riding bicycles on a frozen Lake Superior; and Live Music Friday with Hatchet Man and The Frog.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Current State #491 | March 5, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan's future energy needs; incivility in social media; a Lansing program to make homes healthier and more energy efficient; a preview of Saturday's LSO concert; and Scott D. Southard reviews Emma Hooper's "Etta and Otto and Russell and James".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Current State #490 | March 4, 2015

Today on Current State: State Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge); a preview of tonight's TEDxMSU; Neighbors in Action: Autism Spectrum Partners Providing Instruction, Recreation, and Enrichment (ASPPIRE); and jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:54 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Current State #489 | March 3, 2015

Today on Current State: A ride on a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker; Chinese advertising art comes to MSU; the possible threat posed by microplastics; and kids helping adults improve their English language skills in Okemos.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:04 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Current State #488 | March 2, 2015

Today on Current State: The recent FCC ruling on net neutrality; a preview of this week's Suren Bagratuni concert with Ralph Votapek; part two of our "Voices of Experience" conversation with former Cong. Joe Schwarz; and Detroit News sportswriter Lynn Henning on the Detroit Tigers in spring training.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:13 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Current State #487 | February 27, 2015

Today on Current State: Our state government Month in Review; the Winter Beer Festival in Grand Rapids; a plan to buy much of the town of Hell, Michigan; and Live Music Friday with the Zodiac Trio.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:07 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Current State #486 | February 26, 2015

Today on Current State: Voices of Experience with former Cong. Joe Schwarz; a possible passenger rail service from Ann Arbor to Traverse City; farmers discuss road funding and other issues; and collegiate hookup culture.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:45 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Current State #485 | February 25, 2015

Today on Current State: Ingham County Drain Commissioner Pat Lindemann on the Red Cedar Golf Course development; Neighbors in Action: Arts Council of Greater Lansing; a Rwandan genocide survivor visits Fowler; and growing orchids.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:38 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Current State #484 | February 24, 2015

Today on Current State: a U-M survey asks local officials about road funding; a tour of "The Runway" in downtown Lansing; our Great Lakes Month in Review and the novel "Station Eleven" is a Great Michigan Read winner.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:12 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Current State #483 | February 23, 2015

Today on Current State: MSU Assistant Dean Vincent Delgado takes on a new role as Lansing city councilor; the life of pioneering African American scholar Merze Tate; the Michigan GOP's new chairwoman; a new University of Michigan report looks at options for regulating fracking; and Detroit Free Press reporter Joe Rexrode checks in about this weekend's Spartan victory in men's basketball. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:01 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Current State #482 | February 20, 2015

Today on Current State: Attracting more particle acceleration companies to Lansing; building a site for the interment of burial ashes on the MSU campus; the 50th anniversary of the Malcolm X assassination; and Live Music Friday with saxophonist Vincent Bowens.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:29 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Current State #481 | February 19, 2015

Today on Current State: The new Kids Count report on child well-being in Michigan; a Spartan Stampede preview; a report on state revenue sharing; the MSU Department of Theatre stages "Macbeth"; and Scott D. Southard's book review of "The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man" by W. Bruce Cameron.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:50 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Current State #480 | February 18, 2015

Today on Current State: A federal judge strikes down President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deportation; a preview of the Thursday MSU Concert Band and Concert Orchestra concert; State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. on student debt legislation; and Neighbors in Action: Sixty Plus.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:17 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Current State #479 | February 17, 2015

Today on Current State: Carmine Polombo of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments on Michigan's multi-million dollar investment in idle rail cars; MSU's new film studies degree program; climate engineering; and East Lansing author Susan Froetschel on her new novel “Allure of Deceit”.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:12 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Current State #477 | February 13, 2015

Today on Current State: The possible link between "Fifty Shades of Grey" and domestic abuse; "I Love Lucy On Stage" at the Wharton Center; students from Stockbridge study marine biology underwater in Florida; Rodney Whitaker on tonight's Professors of Jazz concert; and a return to the "Conceived in Liberty" exhibit at the Michigan Historical Center.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:33 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Current State #476 | February 12, 2015

Today on Current State: Two members of the state House Appropriations committee, Sam Singh and Earl Poleski, respond to Gov. Snyder's budget plan; sled dog races in Michigan; Harry Belafonte; and the Michigan music scene with Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:45 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Current State #475 | February 11, 2015

Today on Current State: Other states may be models for Michigan veterans services; Mr. Right vs. Mr. Right Now; State Rep. Gretchen Driskell's bid to unseat Cong. Tim Walberg; and Neighbors in Action: Bikers for Books.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:32 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Current State #474 | February 10, 2015

Today on Current State: Training the next generation of farmers at the MSU Organic Farm; National Geographic Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg; Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council Executive Director Jeremy Orr; and the online classic rock radio station Okemos Brewing Company.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Current State #473 | February 9, 2015

Today on Current State: Health officials push for higher measles vaccination rates; a new photo exhibit at the MSU Museum explores China; a Michigan native and Navy Seal veteran remembers "American Sniper" Chris Kyle; and MSU composers draw inspiration from local poets.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:07 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Current State #472 | February 6, 2015

Today on Current State: Sen. Debbie Stabenow; the MSU Symphony performs the Mahler Third Symphony; Cong. John Lewis returns to East Lansing to talk about civil rights; and Live Music Friday with Betty Joplin.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Current State #471 | February 5, 2015

Today on Current State: The increase in venture capital flowing into Michigan; an MSU researcher helps discover new bird species; obstacles to advanced energy in Michigan; when cholera struck Detroit; and book reviewer Scott D. Southard reviews Stephen King's latest novel.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:24 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Current State #470 | February 4, 2015

Today on Current State: A new study compares health outcomes for women and children with abortion restrictions in Michigan; an MSU School of Journalism project assigns students to cover local religious institutions; the Michigan Senior Olympics; and Neighbors in Action with the Crosswalk Teen Center of Charlotte.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:36 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Current State #469 | February 3, 2015

Today on Current State: Early childhood education in Michigan; singer-songwriter John Gorka; the lingering impact of the 1973 PBB disaster in Michigan; and the MSU Department of Theatre's "Theatre2Film" project.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:41 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Current State #468 | February 2, 2015

Today on Current State: WILX-TV meteorologist Darrin Rockcole with a snowstorm update; East Lansing tops America's college football towns; Lansing's director of Public Service Chad Gamble on the city's snow removal efforts; listening to the Beatles through headphones; and Al Martin on MSU men's basketball and the Super Bowl.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:18 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Current State #467 | January 30, 2015

Today on Current State: January Month in Review; a new falcon at the Board of Water and Light’s Eckert Power Station; and Live Music Friday with Sally Potter.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:52 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Current State #466 | January 29, 2015

Today on Current State: Counting Lansing's homeless population; Eric and Nancy Schertzing look back at his campaign for Congress; the Hmong people of Michigan; and the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra celebrates the birthday of Mozart.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:32 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Current State #465 | January 28, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero prepares for this week's State of the City address; documentarian Candacy Taylor; Neighbors in Action: the Tuesday Toolmen; and pickleball.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Current State #464 | January 27, 2015

Today on Current State: Teacher preparation in Michigan; the cast of "Master Harold...and The Boys" comes to MSU's Wharton Center; the January Great Lakes Month in Review; the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra plays Wagner; and Michigan utility workers head to the northeast for blizzard duty.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:30 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Current State #463 | January 26, 2015

Today on Current State: two views on school choice in Michigan; actor John Rubenstein on his original role as "Pippin" and his new role as King Charlemagne; Eric and Nancy Schertzing on their family decision behind his congressional bid and the Spartans men's basketball squad struggles to regain their mojo.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:58 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Current State #462 | January 23, 2015

Today on Current State: UAW Local 6000 legislative liaison Ray Holman on the proposed merger of the state Departments of Human Services and Community Health; stem cell research at UM; the Detroit Auto Show exhibit of a 3D printed car and a look at the new Cadillacs; and Live Music Friday with Rev. Robert Jones.
 

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