Current State for August 26-27, 2017

Aug 25, 2017

This week on Current State, a talk with one of the candidates running for mayor of Lansing. Also, meet the former educator in Grand Ledge public schools inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame! We'll take a stroll along a Michigan Labor Day holiday tradition. 

Lansing mayoral candidate Judi Brown Clarke

Lansing mayoral candidate Andy Schor

Michigan Secretary of State candidate - discussed by Cheyna Roth

Auditorium being razed to make way for affordable housing - reported by Katie Cook

Mackinac Island Safety on Labor Day 2017 - reported by Rick Pluta

Mackinac Island crossing - reported by Kevin Lavery

Matinga Ragatz - National Teachers Hall of Fame inductee

Solar Eclipse reaction - reported by Reginald Hardwick

Swimming Dangers - reported by Karel Vega

Bloody Red Shrimp - reported by Ben Thorp


Music heard on Current State this weekend:

John Williams, composer of "Olympic Fanfare and Theme"

Johnny Cash, "Sixteen Tons"

Black Eyed Peas, "Where Is The Love?"

Chuck Berry, "School Days"

Alicia Keys, "Girl On Fire"

Bonnie Tyler, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"

The Little Mermaid, "Under The Sea"

Shawn Mendes, "Nothing Holding Me Back"