Today on Current State: one of the congregations involved in the schism at Lansing's Friendship Baptist Church; actress-writer Carol Dunitz on her one-woman show inspired by Sarah Bernhardt; and Neighbors in Action: AmeriCorps of Michigan.
Today on Current State: Eastern High School parents on a make or break year; a Lansing clinic for the homeless is reducing emergency room trips; a documentary on how Hollywood depicts Arabs; and a new book on historic michigan luminaries.
Today on Current State: the monthly Michigan news review; an Ingham County property auction; a new book about Mackinac Island; and a review of "Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Park 1932" by Francine Prose.
Today on Current State: Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis; Great Lakes Month in Review examines algae blooms and Big Ag; the ethical and medical issues facing intersex individuals and their families; and women and the job interview.
Today on Current State: Remembering Hamtramck Stadium's Negro League heritage; grading the MI legislature's environmental record; Michigan's obesity problem; a review of "Andrew's Brain" by E.L. Dotorow; and a recent MSU grad tries out for the LPGA.
Today on Current State: Charter school authorizers challenge state's evaluation process; Neighbors in Action features Habitat for Humanity Lansing; mosquitoes' dining preferences; and a preview of the Renegade Theatre Festival.
Today on Current State: East Lansing's new Amtrak station; affordable housing in Lansing; the potential effects of chemical additive triclosan; the Michigan Supreme Court ruling on tax refunds for out-of-state companies; and an Uber ride-along.
Today on Current State: the legal status of child migrants; former NPR reporter Mike Pesca on new gig; Lansing City Council president on BWL rate hike; new trade group for women in Michigan craft beer industry.
Today on Current State live from the 2014 Great Lakes Folk Festival: the Irish Celtic band Girsa; the art of henna tattooing; Native American cuisine; Heritage Award winners; the 40th anniversary of Gerald Ford's inauguration.
Today on Current State: Michigan wines; MSU's LGBT director on using a $1 million bequest to promote acceptance; same sex marriage in Michigan; the new chief of the National Wildlife Federation; and developing an app for bipolar disorder.
Today on Current State: the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals case on the Michigan gay marriage ban; primary election re-cap with Kyle Melinn and Bill Ballenger; a U of M expert on the West African Ebola outbreak; Lansing's Go Green Trikes; and Neighbors in Action features the Michigan College Access Network.
Today on Current State: the potential dangers of a worsening Lake Erie algae bloom; a LEAP official on economic incentive programs in Lansing; Michigan crops adjust to climate change; and fighting blight in Flint one house at a time.
Today on Current State: Dan Quisenberry on charter schools; turning methane into energy; the Stratosphere Man; an audio postcard from Lansing's Crego Park Grand re-opening; and live music from Heartland Klezmorim.
Today on Current State: July's Month in Review; the state of mental health services under medicaid expansion; a murder mystery set on MSU's campus; and Scott D. Southard reviews "The Serpent of Venice."