Current State

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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Radio Made in Michigan
11:43 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Current State #461 | January 22, 2015

Today on Current State: Ingham County Sheriff Gene Wrigglesworth announces he won't run for another term in 2016; human trafficking; the transformation of Cobo Center in Detroit; guided imagery; and Scott D. Southard reviews Elizabeth Dutton's "Driftwood".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:33 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Current State #460 | January 21, 2015

Today on Current State: State Senators Rick Jones and Jim Ananich consider Gov. Snyder's State of the State address; Neighbors in Action: Greater Lansing 100 Women Who Care; electric cars at the Detroit Auto Show; and "brownwashing": companies that downplay their environmental record.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:05 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Current State #459 | January 20, 2015

Today on Current State: The Michigan State of the State survey; Startup Grind Lansing; the possible impact of prescription drugs getting into the Great Lakes; and Buick's display at the Detroit Auto Show.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Current State #458 | January 19, 2015

Today on Current State: Freedom Rider Henry Thomas; a Voices of Experience conversation with Mordechai "Max" Kreinin; Michigan's newest U.S. Senator, Gary Peters; and an essay from Sandra Seaton on civil rights in America.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:03 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Current State #457 | January 16, 2015

Today on Current State: State Rep. Andy Schor; did arrythmia influence Beethoven's work?; the Islamic Center of East Lansing's new Imam, Sohail Chaudhry; and Live Music Friday with Ray Kamalay.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Current State #456 | January 15, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan's declining school enrollment; new trucks at the Detroit Auto Show; Ingham County Board of Commissioners Chairman Brian McGrain; and the possible discovery of the Le Griffon shipwreck.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Current State #455 | January 14, 2015

Today on Current State: The Lansing Board of Water and Light ousts General Manager Peter Lark; Lansing's Potter Park Zoo has two new gray wolves; Cong. Mike Bishop; Neighbors in Action: MSU's Fostering Academics, Mentoring Excellence program; and remembering Rev. Michael Murphy.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:46 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Current State #454 | January 13, 2015

Today on Current State: Lansing Board of Water and Light general manager Peter Lark is at risk of losing his job; the Michigan Supreme Court hears oral arguments on whether the right-to-work law applies to state employees; the University of Michigan Energy Institute takes a look at the future of renewable energy in Michigan; the history of prominent Kalamazoo cartoonist, writer, and socialist politician Guy Lockwood; and violinist Johnny Gandelsman on his performance featuring J.S. Bach's entire catalog of violin solos.  

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:18 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Current State #453 | January 12, 2015

Today on Current State: We talk with new Speaker of the Michigan House Kevin Cotter; a preview of tonight's college football championship game; the campaign opposing a ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax to fund road repairs; the oppostion to legislation that would restrict the state’s Department of Natural Resources from considering biodiversity when managing state land; and another Desert Island Download with Judi Brown Clarke of the Lansing City Council.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:04 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Current State #452 | January 9, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan's switch to the SAT; "Downton Abbey" composer John Lunn; fighting blight in Lansing; and Live Music Friday with guitarist Chris Rollins.

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