Current State

Today on Current State: the Flint Water Crisis dominates our January Month in Review; a Lego exhibition in Jackson; a travel resource for persons with disabilities; and Sally Potter returns for our Live Music Friday.

Today on Current State: Michigan HHS chief medical executive Dr. Eden Wells on concerns about possible Legionnaire's Disease in Flint; "Vocalosity" comes to the Wharton Center; Great Lakes Month in Review and Amtrak service comes to the Multimodal Gateway in East Lansing.

Current State | 1/25/16 | Ep. 688

Jan 25, 2016

Today on Current State: Attorney Michael Pitt discusses his class action suit against the state of Michigan over the Flint water crisis; Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate Andrea Scarpino; homeless Eastern Michigan University student Ramone Williams; and a preview of tonight's Happy Birthday Mozart concert at MSU.

Current State | 1/22/16 | Ep. 687

Jan 22, 2016

Today on Current State: Journalist and commentator Bill Ballenger defends his assertion that the Flint water crisis has been exaggerated; stories of African-American life told in quilts on display at the Flint Institute of Arts; Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero discusses the city's debt and the lead contamination problem in Flint; and Live Music Friday with Lansing Symphony Orchestra principal harpist Brittany DeYoung.

Current State | 1/21/16 | Ep. 686

Jan 21, 2016

Today on Current State: Rochelle Riley of the Detroit Free Press discusses efforts to fix problems in the Detroit Public Schools system; a look at the new technology in Lansing-built Cadillacs; Scott D. Southard reviews Neil Gaiman's "Overture"; Marc Hudson, CEO of Detroit's Rocket Fiber internet company; and violinist Walter Verdehr.