Radio Made in Michigan

Radio Made in Michigan
12:48 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Current State #492 | March 6, 2015

Today on Current State: Today on Current State: A dispute over a proposed charter school in Brighton leads to an arrest; the Michigan roots of the office cubicle; riding bicycles on a frozen Lake Superior; and Live Music Friday with Hatchet Man and The Frog.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:26 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Current State #491 | March 5, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan's future energy needs; incivility in social media; a Lansing program to make homes healthier and more energy efficient; a preview of Saturday's LSO concert; and Scott D. Southard reviews Emma Hooper's "Etta and Otto and Russell and James".

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:54 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Current State #490 | March 4, 2015

Today on Current State: State Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge); a preview of tonight's TEDxMSU; Neighbors in Action: Autism Spectrum Partners Providing Instruction, Recreation, and Enrichment (ASPPIRE); and jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:54 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Current State #489 | March 3, 2015

Today on Current State: A ride on a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker; Chinese advertising art comes to MSU; the possible threat posed by microplastics; and kids helping adults improve their English language skills in Okemos.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:04 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Current State #488 | March 2, 2015

Today on Current State: The recent FCC ruling on net neutrality; a preview of this week's Suren Bagratuni concert with Ralph Votapek; part two of our "Voices of Experience" conversation with former Cong. Joe Schwarz; and Detroit News sportswriter Lynn Henning on the Detroit Tigers in spring training.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

MSU Today | March 1, 2015

L to R: Lou Anna K. Simon, Mark Burnham, Mark Hollis

Simon, Hollis and Burnham assess Obama and Snyder budgets

Russ White talks with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon for a mid-semester update on all things MSU.  Then Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis joins President Simon for a conversation with MSU’s vice president for governmental affairs Mark Burnham on recently-proposed budgets by President Obama and Governor Snyder.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:13 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Current State #487 | February 27, 2015

Today on Current State: Our state government Month in Review; the Winter Beer Festival in Grand Rapids; a plan to buy much of the town of Hell, Michigan; and Live Music Friday with the Zodiac Trio.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:07 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Current State #486 | February 26, 2015

Today on Current State: Voices of Experience with former Cong. Joe Schwarz; a possible passenger rail service from Ann Arbor to Traverse City; farmers discuss road funding and other issues; and collegiate hookup culture.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:45 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Current State #485 | February 25, 2015

Today on Current State: Ingham County Drain Commissioner Pat Lindemann on the Red Cedar Golf Course development; Neighbors in Action: Arts Council of Greater Lansing; a Rwandan genocide survivor visits Fowler; and growing orchids.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:38 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Current State #484 | February 24, 2015

Today on Current State: a U-M survey asks local officials about road funding; a tour of "The Runway" in downtown Lansing; our Great Lakes Month in Review and the novel "Station Eleven" is a Great Michigan Read winner.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:37 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

"Station Eleven" named 2015 Great Michigan Read

Emily St. John-Mandel's "Station Eleven" has been named a 2015 Great Michigan Read novel.
Credit Courtesy www.emilymandel.com

The Michigan Humanities Council recently announced its Great Michigan Read title for 2015 and 2016. It’s “Station Eleven”, a novel about a post-apocalyptic world set largely in Michigan.

In January, Current State’s Scott Pohl talked with author Emily St. John Mandel about her book, which was a 2014 National Book Award finalist.  It's now the newest Great Michigan Read title.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:12 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Current State #483 | February 23, 2015

Today on Current State: MSU Assistant Dean Vincent Delgado takes on a new role as Lansing city councilor; the life of pioneering African American scholar Merze Tate; the Michigan GOP's new chairwoman; a new University of Michigan report looks at options for regulating fracking; and Detroit Free Press reporter Joe Rexrode checks in about this weekend's Spartan victory in men's basketball. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

MSU Today | February 22, 2015

Susan Goldberg
Credit Hannah Watts

National Geographic editor in chief, advanced energy in Michigan, agricultural opportunities in Cuba

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:01 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Current State #482 | February 20, 2015

Today on Current State: Attracting more particle acceleration companies to Lansing; building a site for the interment of burial ashes on the MSU campus; the 50th anniversary of the Malcolm X assassination; and Live Music Friday with saxophonist Vincent Bowens.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:26 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Malcolm X Remembered on Kaleidoscope

Saturday marks 50 years since African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated at New York City’s Audubon Ballroom.

Malcolm X’s Michigan roots are well known to many in our state. His family moved from Nebraska to Lansing in 1928. Malcolm lived here for more than a decade.

His life and work is the subject of Mike Whorf’s Kaleidoscope - airing Saturday at 4:00pm on WKAR AM870. On the program, Mike remembers how he was called on as a last-minute fill-in to interview Malcolm - at a radio station in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:29 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Current State #481 | February 19, 2015

Today on Current State: The new Kids Count report on child well-being in Michigan; a Spartan Stampede preview; a report on state revenue sharing; the MSU Department of Theatre stages "Macbeth"; and Scott D. Southard's book review of "The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man" by W. Bruce Cameron.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:50 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Current State #480 | February 18, 2015

Today on Current State: A federal judge strikes down President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deportation; a preview of the Thursday MSU Concert Band and Concert Orchestra concert; State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. on student debt legislation; and Neighbors in Action: Sixty Plus.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:17 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Current State #479 | February 17, 2015

Today on Current State: Carmine Polombo of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments on Michigan's multi-million dollar investment in idle rail cars; MSU's new film studies degree program; climate engineering; and East Lansing author Susan Froetschel on her new novel “Allure of Deceit”.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:53 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Current State #478 | February 16, 2015

Today on Current State: U-M anticipates driverless cars; preserving the ancient sport of falconry; an MSU study on blood clots and Lansing's new "Audio Air Force."

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun February 15, 2015

MSU Today | February 15, 2015

L to R: Kirk Heinze, Russ White, Dan Wyant

The state of Michigan's environment and natural resources, new Travel Michigan leader

The state and future of Michigan’s environment and natural resources from DEQ director Dan Wyant and DNR director Keith Creagh.  And the man charged with evolving the iconic Pure Michigan brand, new Travel Michigan leader David West.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:12 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Current State #477 | February 13, 2015

Today on Current State: The possible link between "Fifty Shades of Grey" and domestic abuse; "I Love Lucy On Stage" at the Wharton Center; students from Stockbridge study marine biology underwater in Florida; Rodney Whitaker on tonight's Professors of Jazz concert; and a return to the "Conceived in Liberty" exhibit at the Michigan Historical Center.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:33 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Current State #476 | February 12, 2015

Today on Current State: Two members of the state House Appropriations committee, Sam Singh and Earl Poleski, respond to Gov. Snyder's budget plan; sled dog races in Michigan; Harry Belafonte; and the Michigan music scene with Anne Erickson of the Lansing State Journal.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:45 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Current State #475 | February 11, 2015

Today on Current State: Other states may be models for Michigan veterans services; Mr. Right vs. Mr. Right Now; State Rep. Gretchen Driskell's bid to unseat Cong. Tim Walberg; and Neighbors in Action: Bikers for Books.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:32 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Current State #474 | February 10, 2015

Today on Current State: Training the next generation of farmers at the MSU Organic Farm; National Geographic Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg; Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council Executive Director Jeremy Orr; and the online classic rock radio station Okemos Brewing Company.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:49 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Current State #473 | February 9, 2015

Today on Current State: Health officials push for higher measles vaccination rates; a new photo exhibit at the MSU Museum explores China; a Michigan native and Navy Seal veteran remembers "American Sniper" Chris Kyle; and MSU composers draw inspiration from local poets.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

MSU Today | February 8, 2015

L to R: Shilique Calhoun, June Pierce Youatt, Mark Hollis, Connor Cook

Spartan Football, New Com Arts/Sciences dean, renewable energy for national security

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:07 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Current State #472 | February 6, 2015

Today on Current State: Sen. Debbie Stabenow; the MSU Symphony performs the Mahler Third Symphony; Cong. John Lewis returns to East Lansing to talk about civil rights; and Live Music Friday with Betty Joplin.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:44 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Current State #471 | February 5, 2015

Today on Current State: The increase in venture capital flowing into Michigan; an MSU researcher helps discover new bird species; obstacles to advanced energy in Michigan; when cholera struck Detroit; and book reviewer Scott D. Southard reviews Stephen King's latest novel.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:24 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Current State #470 | February 4, 2015

Today on Current State: A new study compares health outcomes for women and children with abortion restrictions in Michigan; an MSU School of Journalism project assigns students to cover local religious institutions; the Michigan Senior Olympics; and Neighbors in Action with the Crosswalk Teen Center of Charlotte.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:36 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Current State #469 | February 3, 2015

Today on Current State: Early childhood education in Michigan; singer-songwriter John Gorka; the lingering impact of the 1973 PBB disaster in Michigan; and the MSU Department of Theatre's "Theatre2Film" project.

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