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Current State for August 19-20, 2017

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Top left: Lansing mayoral candiates Andy Schor & Judi Brown Clark; top right: woman modeling clothes created by twins in Grand Ledge; bottom left: Niagara Falls; bottom right: East Lansing police chief Larry Sparkes

This week on Current State, a talk with one of the candidates running for mayor of Lansing. Learn about some of the possible issues that Michiganders will vote on. We'll talk with the new police chief of East Lansing. And see why there's more than food available at a local farmer's market.  

Lansing mayoral candidate Judi Brown Clarke

Lansing mayoral candidate Andy Schor

East Lansing Farmers Market - reported by Jamie Paisley

David Hollister City Hall renaming - reported by Scott Pohl

East Lansing police chief Larry Sparkes

Grand Ledge fashion twins - reported by Brooke Allen

Lansing Medical Marijuana Ordinance - reported by Katie Cook

Northwest Flight 255 - reported by Karel Vega

Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls - reported by Dave Rosenthal

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Second segment of "Current State" for August 19-20, 2017.

MUSIC featured in today's show

Jean Sibelius - "Andante festivo"
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons

Ella Fitzgerald - "Oh, Lady be Good!"

Kate Smith - "God Bless America"

Elvis - "All Shook Up"

Aretha Franklin - "Natural Woman"

Madonna - "Who's That Girl"

Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee - "Despacito"

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."
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