Current State

Current State #649 | November 16, 2015

Nov 16, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope discusses his plan to redraw polling site boundaries; the MSU Opera Theatre production of "A Room with a View"; Lansing area projects hope to boost access to solar energy; Current Sports host Al Martin talks about MSU football; and we mark Geography Awareness Week with MSU professor Joe Darden.

Current State #648 | November 13, 2015

Nov 13, 2015

Today on Current State: Rich Robinson of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network on the state's transparency and accountability failing grand from the Center for Public Integrity; remembering the Pigs vs. the Freaks football games in East Lansing; WKAR remembers retiring "Morning Edition" host Melissa Benmark; and Live Music Friday with Kate Peterson.

Current State #647 | November 12, 2015

Nov 12, 2015

Today on Current State: Rob Stephenson of the Ingham Intermediate School District talks about the state's new science education standards; a preview of Saturday's ambitious halftime show at the MSU-Maryland football game; outgoing East Lansing Mayor Nathan Triplett; Scott D. Southard reviews the new John Irving novel "Avenue of Mysteries"; and the Flint Symphony performs Mahler's "Ninth Symphony."

Current State #646 | November 11, 2015

Nov 11, 2015

Today on Current State: We mark Veterans Day with a visit to the Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center near Mason, an assisted living facility for veterans with traumatic brain injuries; Neighbors in Action: Refugee Development Center; ""Once in a Great City" author David Maraniss; and "Michigan's Batman" Clem Sohn.

Current State #645 | November 10, 2015

Nov 10, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan State Senator Jim Ananich calls for another investigation into Flint water crisis; an Ann Arbor theater takes on legacy of Rosie the Riveter; a Michigan State University project wants to coordinate efforts to save Michigan pollinators; and exploring the life and work of sailors on the Great Lakes at the MSU Museum.