Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero calls it his "most serious and important endeavor." He’s referring to last week's appointment of 15 prominent business and civic leaders to tackle the city's chronic budget deficits.
Business leaders from more than 20 Michigan companies are traveling to China this week on a trade mission. The six-city tour is one of the largest overseas events Michigan economic development officials have ever sponsored. It’s an opportunity to match Michigan farmers, automakers, engineers and manufacturers with potential customers in China.
The Lansing Symphony Orchestra is beginning its 2012-2013 season with a celebration of pianist Ralph Votapek. WKAR's Melissa Benmark spoke with LSO music director and conductor Timothy Muffitt about the program.