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Current State #597 | August 31, 2015

Aug 31, 2015

Today on Current State: a recap of August's biggest political stories; MSU students return to campus; a new study suggest gang violence can be infectious; and the history of "palace steamers" on the Great Lakes. 

Current State #595 | August 27, 2015

Aug 27, 2015

Today on Current State: U.S. Congressman John Moolenar (R) shares his thoughts on the Iran nuclear deal, immigration, and more; Ann Arbor celebrates the art of Bonsai at the Matthei Botanical Gardens; Scott Southard reviews Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg; Grand Rapids Mayor Elect Rosalynn Bliss on her historic election as the city's first female mayor; and a tour of the historic Wilcox Plymouth Mill in Detroit. 

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Meet Jamie Paisley. He will host music programming on WKAR, and also will contribute stories for Current State.

Current State #560 | June 22, 2015

Jun 22, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan State University professor Paul Thompson on the ethics of what we eat; a start-up run by Michigan State University students brings a new treatment for infant jaundice to market; and an East Lansing based company that's shipping Game of Thrones merchandise to fans all over the world. 

Current State #552 | June 8, 2015

Jun 8, 2015

Today on Current State: Mickey Hirten of the Lansing City Pulse says the city should cut ties with BWL and the City Market; Summer Circle Theatre finds a new space for its new season; a doctor who contracted Lyme Disease offers insight on prevention and treatment of it; and MSU Today's Kirk Heinze talks to Vermont College of Law professor Melissa Scanlan about her proposal for a Great Lakes trail.