Current State

Current State #824 | August 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016

Today on Current State: How Michigan emergency rooms can help in the fight against human trafficking; Detroit's shipbuilding history; our Great Lakes Month in Review for August, with reporter Gary Wilson; and a new photo exhibit at Lansing's MICA Gallery.


Current State #823 | August 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016

Today on Current State: This week's parole hearing for serial killer Donald Miller; the Flint Institute of Art's Modern Art Film Series; the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce opposition to the Capital Area Transportation Authority's Bus Rapid Transit plan; and a Pop-Up Story from Mark Sundermann.


Current State #822 | August 26, 2016

Aug 26, 2016

Today on Current State: Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm discusses her role on Hillary Clinton's transition team if she wins the presidency; a preview of MSU's move-in day and campus life for new students; and Live Music Friday with Brendan Doherty.


Current State #821 | August 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing area citizen-journalists Alice Dreger and Steve Harry; a new Broad Art Museum exhibition features female artists from China; the YMCA's Healthy Living Mobile Kitchen; and tracking invasive species in the Great Lakes.


Current State #820 | August 24, 2016

Aug 24, 2016

Today on Current State: Two-time Olympic gold medal-winner boxer Claressa Shields returns to her hometown of Flint; Peppermint Creek Theatre Company's all-female production of "Lord of the Flies"; Neighbors in Action: La Leche League of East Lansing; a Pop-Up story from Josh Lown; and Soup Grant Lansing turns three.


Current State #819 | August 23, 2016

Aug 23, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing Board of Education president Peter Spadafore and Rep. Andy Schor discuss the fate of low-performing schools; Detroit photographer Marissa Gawel's National Geographic project documenting roadside attractions; recycling home construction materials; Sen. Debbie Stabenow talks about presidential politics; and comedian Ralphie May.


Current State #818 | August 22, 2016

Aug 22, 2016

Today on Current State: Three supporters of CATA's Bus Rapid Transit plan discuss the opposition to the plan in Meridian Township; finding the oldest commercial shipwreck in the Great Lakes; and Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency projects connecting veterans with employers in the state.


Current State #817 | August 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

Today on Current State: Scott Hagerstrom, Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager in Michigan; the Camaro turns 50; and Live Music Friday with Michael Dease.


Current State #816 | August 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

Today on Current State: Tyler MacEachran of Mothers Against Drunk Driving; a tour of MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams; an image of a Michigan cherry farmer's destroyed crop goes viral; Michigan Art Teacher of the Year Sharon Stratton; and a Pop-Up Story from Jay Wagar.

Current State #815 | August 17, 2016

Aug 17, 2016

Today on Current State: Capital Area Transportation Authority bus rapid transit opponents Brett Dreyfus and Renee Korrey; Lansing musicians Tyler Jenson and Twyla Birdsong discuss a new spoken word music recording project; Neighbors in Action: Highfields, Inc.; and a visit to the moose habitat at Lansing's Potter Park Zoo.

Current State #814 | August 16, 2016

Aug 16, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing police chief Mike Yankowski discusses the November ballot proposal to renew the city's public safety millage; Lansing City Pulse publisher Berl Schwartz on 15 years of publishing the weekly newspaper; the factors driving water usage in Michigan; and Michigan's World War I history.


Current State #813 | August 15, 2016

Aug 15, 2016

Today on Current State: Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley discusses Detroit Public Schools and the presidential race; new Flint Institute of Music CEO Rodney Lontine; a new report details the contributions of immigrants in Michigan; and the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame plans an induction ceremony in Dearborn.


Current State #812 | August 5, 2016

Aug 5, 2016

Today on Current State: Flint mayor Karen Weaver discusses last night's State of the City address; a Pop-Up Story from Missy Lilje; former MSU rower Emily Regan competes in the Rio Olympics; and Live Music Friday with Rodney Page.

Current State #811 | August 4, 2016

Aug 4, 2016

Today on Current State: MSU Entomologist Howard Russell discusses Lyme disease in Michigan; historic baseball at Greenfield Village; Lansing city council member Adam Hussain; and the Brass Tacks Ensemble of Ann Arbor stages an unconventional production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."


Current State #810 | August 3, 2016

Aug 3, 2016

Today on Current State: Mickey Hirten of Lansing City Pulse and Susan Demas of Inside Michigan Politics discuss Tuesday's primary election results; Lansing's Edible Park; Neighbors in Action: SNAP Education; and "Blood on the Mitten" author Tom Carr.


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