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Current State for December 2-3, 2017

Top row: Rep. John Conyers, Broadband User, Journalist Rochelle Riley; Bottom Left: MSU police officer & K9; Middle right: Matthew Abdullah (left) and Michael Lynn III (right); Bottom right: MDOT snow plow

On the December 2-3, 2017 edition of Current State we explore everything from sexual misconduct investigations to why high speed broadband is scarce in some parts of Michigan to special K-9's to new safety equipment for Michigan drivers this winter.

First half hour:

-Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) accused of sexual misconduct. Discussion with WDET host Stephen Henderson.

-Sexual misconduct in America discussion with Detroit Free Press columnist and author Rochelle Riley.

-Scarcity of High Speed Broadband Access in parts of Michigan with Ted Roelofs of The Bridge.

-Vapor Tracking Dogs Aid MSU police - reported by Kevin Lavery.

-Meet GRACE the MSU robotic fish - reported by Katie Cook.

Second segment of the December 2-3, 2017 edition of "Current State."

Second half hour:

-Michigan Snow Plows receieve green warning lights - reported by Scott Pohl.

-Picking Christmas trees in Michigan - reported by Russ White.

-Protecting Great Lakes forests from climate change - reported by Samantha Harrington.

-Lansing Catholic football players transfer in light of racial tension

-QuizBustershost reflects on 29 seasons- reported by Brooke Allen.

-New MSU Museum exhibit: Propaganda, Patriotism and Dissent in World War I - reported by Scott Pohl.

Kevin Lavery served as a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered before retiring in 2023.
Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."
Russ White is producer and host of "MSU Today," a lively look at MSU people, places, events and attitudes.
Brooke Allen served as local producer and host for Morning Edition, from June 2016-March 2018.
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