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MSU Today 1/11/13

Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with legendary MSU basketball coach Jud Heathcote.  Kirk Heinze talks with Governor Snyder’s senior adviser on energy and the environment Valerie Brader, and he reviews MSU’s 2012 Environmental Stewardship report with MSU’s Director of Campus Sustainability Jennifer Battle.  And Kirk learns about the Michigan Saves program that helps consumers and businesses be more energy efficient.  MSU alumnus Dan Redford on his life in China helping Chinese companies that want to invest in the United States.  MSU Alumni Association Executive Director Scott Westerman shares his reflections on the Spartan Life, too.

City Pulse Live 1/9/13

This week Kyle Melinn calls in to expand on some of his top ten issues to watch in 2013 and we hear Andy’s discussion with Lansing City Council President, Carol Wood. Later we listen to part one of a gun control discussion with Joan Bauer, a Former State Representative, Gilda Jacobs, president of the Michigan League for Public Policy,  Anthony Kolenic, MSU anthropology professor, and Steve Dulan, 2nd Amendment Expert at Cooley Law School.

MSU Today 1/4/13

Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis discuss the child sex abuse pandemic with Gary Anderson from the MSU School of Social Work and Spartans alumna Denise Busley, co-founder of the Grand Traverse Pie Company and an ardent advocate for children.  And MSU Alumni Association leader Scott Westerman talks with Simon and Hollis about what’s ahead in 2013 for MSUAA.

City Pulse Live 12/19/12

City Pulse Live’s Year-End Wrap-Up Show kicks off with a discussion of the year’s biggest stories with Kyle Melinn. Berl and Andy then talk with Ari Adler, spokesman for Speaker of the House Jase Bolger, Lynn Martinez, Former Lansing Democratic State Representative, Walt Sorg, City Pulse Columnist/Contributor, and Susan Demas, MIRS writer and MLive blogger, about what’s in store for 2013.

City Pulse Live 12/12/12

LGBT Legal Project Staff Attorney for ACLU of Michigan, Jay Kaplan, calls in to discuss two cases involving same sex marriages and the involvement of the federal government. Scott Hagerstrom, executive director of Americans for Prosperity of Michigan, also calls in to talk about some of the recent events that transpired at the capital as well as other local politics. Later we hear an interview with mayor Verg Bernaro concerning the consolidation of local governments and the right to work.

MSU Today 12/7/12

MSU President Lou Anna Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with University Research Corridor Executive Director Jeff Mason.  Kirk Heinze talks with Spartan alumnus and Grand Traverse Pie Company co-founder Mike Busley about buying locally for the holidays and beyond.  And Kirk breaks down Governor Snyder’s recent message on energy and the environment with renewable energy advocate Mark Pischea.  And MSU Sports Medicine’s Dr. Jeff Kovan offers his winter fitness tips.

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