Today on Current State: Independent 8th District candidate Preston Brooks; Notable Book author Steve Hamilton; finalizing the new Wharton Center season; and live music with Lansing trio Mighty Medicine.
Today on Current State: Lansing BWL report delayed again; Schertzing running for 8th District congressional seat; the history of autism; new delivery service on three wheels; and a Michigander runs the Boston Marathon.
Today on Current State: the Citizens Research Council of Michigan's 'Tax Outline'; an MSU psychologist's study on positive and negative thinking; CASA of Eaton and Barry counties; and Virginia Poet Laureate Sofia Starnes.
It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the CASA for Kids in Eaton and Barry Counties. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.
Today on Current State: the City of East Lansing budget; a proposed underground storage facility by Lake Huron; Take Back the Night events address sexual assault awareness; and the documentary "Particle Fever."
Founder of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields...first music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra...hundreds of best-selling recordings. Sir Neville Marriner has remained one of the most important classical artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. In tribute to the great conductor (and violinist), WKAR's Mark Schwitzgoebel and Jody Knol will feature wall-to-wall Marriner tomorrow from 10am to 4pm. Be sure to join Wolfgang, Johann, Mark, Jody and the rest for Tuesday's musical celebration!
Today on Current State: Behind the effort to create a new Lutheran high school; The Wharton Center's upcoming lineup; Saginaw artist sketches his way to ESPN; and the Ann Arbor Symphony closes its season with Brahms.
Today on Current State: MSU legal scholars argue student-athletes are employees; spoken word artist Sarah Kay; new MSU project expected to help create thousands of Michigan jobs; and 'Latin is America' celebrates cultural collaboration.
Today on Current State: Rochester Hills mayor Bryan Barnett running for congress in the 8th district; MSU Museum exhibition 'Turtles in Trouble'; corn waste yields feed and fuel; a book review of Matthew Quick's "The Good Luck of Right Now"; and Michigan's trail system.
Today on Current State: the Michigan Corps Social Entrepreneurship Challenge; MSU launches a fund drive to save audiovisual archives; tar sands shipping on the Great Lakes; the Abrams Planetarium's 50th Anniversary; and East Lansing’s Moist Towelette Museum.
Today on Current State: Cong. Mike Rogers' departure triggers speculation among Dems, GOP; Healthy Michigan Plan begins enrolling low income residents next week; LSO to feature American composers Copland, Bernstein.
Today on Current State: 'Storming the Hill' to stem veteran suicides; Newly married gay couple from Lansing faces legal limbo with confidence; Director of noted English choir leads Grand Rapids ensemble.