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Current State for Sept. 9-10, 2017

Top row: Hurricane Irma, MSU professor Nathan Moore, spider silk; Lower left: Dallas Cowboys QB Cooper Rush; Right: MSU Spartan Stadium; Lower Right: Dunkin Donuts employees in Okemos

This week on Current State, we speak with a Lansing woman whose family was affected by Hurricane Irma. Also an MSU professor explains the intensity of this year's hurricanes. Learn how spiders and two Michigan companies are working to protect members of the military. Learn why Charlotte might be cheering for the Dallas Cowboys these days. Plus, the story of buying Spartans gear that turned emotional.

Irma's Impact in Michigan - interview by Scott Pohl

Lansing Strong 4 Texas Drive - reported by Kevin Lavery

Spider Silk - reported by Kevin Lavery

MSU Reaches $1.5 Billion Fundraising Goal Early - reported by Russ White

Reaction to President Trump Rescinding DACA - reported by Karel Vega

Michigan Economic Center on immigrants - John Austin

Cooper Rush of Charlotte playing for Dallas Cowboys

Donut shop owner's emotional Spartans gear purchase - reported by Brooke Allen

Search for Asian Longhorned Beetle - reported by Angelica Morris

Second segment of "Current State" for Sept. 9-10, 2017.

Music heard on Current State this weekend:

Luke Combs - "Hurricane"

System of a Down - "Spiders"

Miles Davis - "So What"

Taylor Swift - "Look What You Made Me Do"

The Hamilton mixtape: "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)"

Michigan State University Fight Song

MFSB - "My Mood"

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