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"Nickel and Dimed" author Barbara Ehrenreich will visit East Lansing tonight. Current State talks with her about her work on income inequality.

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The Lansing Board of Education has wrapped up a series of public forums on a multi-million dollar bond proposal that will go before voters next year. We talk with the president of the Board of Education, Peter Spadafore about what voters have had to say about the Pathway Promise plan.

A program this weekend in Lansing teaches the basics of building a micro-business to youth aged 13 and older. It’s organized by the Lansing community organization, the NorthWest Initiative. Current State talks with Executive Director Peggy Vaughn-Payne.

The United Auto Workers Union has decided to target Fiat/Chrysler in their current round of talks with Detroit's Big Three automakers. Current State talks with Daniel Howes about the negotiations and other topics he's writing about for the Detroit  News.

A University of Michigan is co-author of the recent book “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.” Current State's Melissa Benmark talks about the book with author Luke Shaefer.