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Current State for August 26-27, 2017

Top left: Matinga Ragatz, National Teachers Hall of Fame inductee; Top right: Lansing mayoral candidates Andy Schor & Judi Brown Clarke; Bottom left: man looking at solar eclipse on August 21, 2017; Bottom right: Mackinac Bridge walkers

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


Second segment of "Current State" for August 26-27, 2017.

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"

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