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This week on Current State, a talk with one of the candidates running for mayor of Lansing. Also, meet the former educator in Grand Ledge public schools inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame! We'll take a stroll along a Michigan Labor Day holiday tradition. 


Mackinac Bridge photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline continues to face public scrutiny.


Mackinac Bridge photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

Michigan business groups on Monday defended twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac, saying Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 provides crucial energy supplies and is safer for the environment than transporting the oil another way.

Mackinac Bridge
Melissa Benmark / WKAR-MSU

The operators of the Mackinac Bridge are warning there could be big traffic backups the morning of Labor Day.

Mackinac Bridge
Melissa Benmark / WKAR-MSU

A report released Thursday outlines alternatives to running an energy pipeline beneath the Great Lakes. It also says Enbridge’s Line 5 is safe to operate for the foreseeable future.