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Current State for January 6-7, 2018

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Top left: Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV; Top center: bee, Top right: State Rep. Vanessa Guerra, Center: Anita Baker, Lower left: Lansing mayor Andy Schor, Lower center: David Cooper, Lower right: Jackson mayor Derek Dobies

We look ahead to what the Michigan legislature will tackle in 2018; the remarkable singing career of Anita Baker as she prepares for a farewell tour; Jackson's new mayor Derek Dobies; MSU's top ranking in college basketball; an East Lansing place where you can volunteer and more. 

Discussion about Michigan legislature with WXYZ-TV's Chuck Stokes.

Brooke Allen talks with State Rep. Vanessa Guerra and State Sen. Margaret O'Brien about new bills to protect domestic violence survivors.

Discussion about Anita Baker's farewell tour with Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley

Katie Cook covers unveiling of Cesar Chavez Ave. in Lansing.

Kevin Lavery covers MSU researchers conducting a census of Michigan bees.

Jamie Paisley talks with Lansing born French horn player David Cooper.

Coverage of Lansing's inauguration including new mayor Andy Schor.

Discussion with Jackson mayor Derek Dobies.

Al Martin discusses MSU Men's and Women's Basketball Big Ten play.

Katie Cook talks with volunteers at Haven House who make dinner for homeless families.

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Kevin Lavery is a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things considered.
Brooke Allen served as local producer and host for Morning Edition, from June 2016-March 2018.
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