Current State

Current State #747 | April 19, 2016

Apr 19, 2016

Today on Current State: Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul discusses the upcoming Pathways Promise vote; Detroit Zoological Society CEO Ron Kagan on their new penguin exhibit; MLive reporter Garret Ellison on replacing water lines in Michigan; and part two of our interview with Lansing native and Tony Award-winner Lisa Kron about "Fun Home."

Today on Current State: James Redford, the interim director of the Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs; morel mushroom hunting season in Michigan; author and critic Touré discusses music ahead of a visit to Grand Rapids; nordic walking; and Current Sports host Al Martin on the Pistons and the Red Wings in the playoffs.

Current State #745 | April 15, 2016

Apr 15, 2016

Today on Current State: Our "Faces of Flint" series concludes with Dr. Bobby Mukkamala, a doctor who also owns a restaurant in the city; Tony Award-winning Lansing native Lisa Kron; and Live Music Friday with Chris Zehnder.

Pop-Up Stories: 'Hidden Genius'

Apr 14, 2016
Jeffery Ford
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

We have another Pop-Up story from our most recent storytelling event. The theme of the evening was “lucky break.” Today’s selection is from Jeffery Ford, who showed the world he was something far greater than most people thought. 

Current State #743 | April 13, 2016

Apr 13, 2016

Today on Current State: Consumers Energy Vice President Garrick Rochow discusses MSU's coversion from coal to natural gas at the Simon Power Plant; Neighbors in Action: Ele's Place; and today's "Faces of Flint" segment visits the city's Hispanic Technology and Community Center.