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Current State #572 | July 9, 2015

Jul 9, 2015

Today on Current State: The chairman of the Michigan Law Revision Commission, Richard McLellan, discusses revising references in state laws to "husband" and "wife" in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriage; a look at the Idlewild Music Festival; U.S. Army Chief of Public Affairs, Brigadier General Malcolm Frost; a new book on Asian Americans in Michigan; and a Public Poetry Announcement with Robert Gibb's “For the Chipmunk in My Yard."

Current State #571 | July 8, 2015

Jul 8, 2015

Today on Current State: Wayne State University law school Dean Jocelyn Benson discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on redrawing political boundaries; "Michigan’s Literary Luminaries" author Anna Clark; Neighbors in Action: Camp Liberty; and recycling in East Lansing.

Current State #570 | July 7, 2015

Jul 7, 2015

Today on Current State: Cong. Fred Upton on the possible choice of Fort Custer for a missile defense site; the Impression 5 Science Museum is getting a new water exhibit; using goats to fight invasives in West Michigan parks; and a preview of the 2015 Michigan Shakespeare Festival.

Current State #569 | July 6, 2015

Jul 6, 2015

Today on Current State: Cong. Mike Bishop; using chestnuts to brew beer; Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal previews the Common Ground Music Festival; and the treatment of juveniles on Michigan prisons.

Current State #568 | July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan prosecutors weigh in on prison reform; celebrating the Fourth of July without fireworks; making Michigan communities more walkable; book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers "Eight Mile High" by Jim Ray Daniels; and Live Music Thursday with Taylor Taylor.