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SAT. 5/26/18, 10:30am: Now through Monday, TV is on-air at reduced power; FM is on-air at full power. RESCAN TVs AFTER 7am Tue 5/29.

Serving Up Science

All about food: where it comes from and how it impacts our health and our planet

DIA
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Two collectors have donated a group of eight holograms created by artist Louise Bourgeois to the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Detroit Train Station
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The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit's long decline from America's manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy.

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Fifteen Michigan inmates have received associate's degrees from Calvin College.

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Flint officials say there are more damaged lead and galvanized water service lines buried than previously estimated as pipe replacement continues in the wake of the city's drinking water crisis.

Flint sign over street
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UPDATE: Saturday 8:00 p.m.: The city of Flint ended a citywide Boil Water Advisory due to a water main break and depressurization of the entire system. 

Masayuki Koorida
Meijer Gardens

A new exhibition at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park features the work of contemporary sculptor Masayuki Koorida.

Peony
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A peony garden at the University of Michigan is getting its bloom on.

Detroit skyline
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State records show a Detroit solid-waste incinerator has exceeded pollution emission rules more than 750 times over the last five years.

Nasa Hataoka
LPGA

After losing in a playoff last weekend, Nasa Hataoka is making another bid for her first LPGA Tour victory.

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A campaign to amend the Michigan Constitution is asking a judge to order a state board to certify its question for the November ballot.    
Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta tells us the amendment would change how the state draws congressional and legislative district boundaries.   


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This Memorial Day weekend, American flags wave in quiet reverence at cemeteries across the country. Family members, friends and volunteers plant the flags in front of headstones for service people who died in conflict. The Rolling Thunder rally in Washington, D.C. gathers those who want to remember prisoners of war and those considered missing in action (POW/MIA) in a louder way.

Updated 12:54 p.m. ET

Alberto, which is moving north through the Gulf of Mexico, is still categorized as a Subtropical Storm. But the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Sunday morning that "it is gaining some more tropical characteristics."

OK, so you've just left the hospital with your newborn baby. You're relieved, because the baby is healthy, your heart overflows with love and you're excited to begin this new chapter in your life. Then, most parents will tell you, on the way home a strange feeling sets in.

It's as if you went to sleep in one world and woke up in another, a world that seems familiar but slightly off-key. As you gaze into the eyes of this fragile new being, it hits you: "What have I done?" And, more importantly, "What do I do now?"

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Kirk Heinze and I were on hand for the 36th annual Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC) and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality State of Recycling conferences in Kalamazoo recently. Several recycling leaders in both the private and public sectors discussed the opportunities and challenges the industry is facing.

Leading off was Bill Gurn, manager of facilities and operations maintenance at Holland-based Haworth. Gurn, an industry icon who has helped pioneer “zero landfill,” is stepping down after an11-year tenure as MRC chair.


College of Communication Arts & Sciences - Michigan State University

“In our very title you see arts and sciences as being integral to communications,” Prabu David says on MSU Today. David is dean of MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences.


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WKAR StayTuned Update

National Memorial Day Concert | SPECIAL

May 21, 2018
PBS unites the nation with the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT an evening that has become an American tradition.
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Sun. May 27, 8pm & 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Come together as one family of Americans to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, military families, and all those who have given their lives for our country.

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Judy Kehler has been named Director of Corporate Partnerships for WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. The announcement was made today by Susi Elkins, Director of Broadcasting and General Manager of WKAR. Kehler steps into the role beginning May 31.  

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WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has received twelve regional Emmy® nominations, as announced today by the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

WKAR is a PBS affiliate serving Michigan's capital region.

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If you are one of the many Michigan capital region viewers who rely on an antenna to watch free, over-the-air television, this information is for you.

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Melanie McGuire has been named Director of Development and Major Gifts for WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. The announcement was made today by Susi Elkins, Director of Broadcasting and General Manager of WKAR. McGuire steps into the role beginning May 29.

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It’s been a tradition in the Lansing community for decades. This weekend, Lansing’s Cristo Rey Church will welcome thousands of visitors to its annual Fiesta. To tell us more about what we can expect from this weekend’s celebration WKAR’s Karel Vega spoke with Guillermo Lopez, the organizer of the 2018 Cristo Rey Fiesta.


The Great American Read
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FREE -- Saturday, June 9, 11am – 2pm at CADL Downtown | Reserve your seat for the first WKAR and The Great American Read event that explores and celebrates reading! 

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Examine Day-to-Day Life During the Flint Water Crisis

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