PBS NewsHour: Dem

PBS Convention Coverage | A Democratic Convention

July 25 - 28 from 8pm to 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Convention coverage continues as NPR and PBS NewsHour bring audiences the latest from the Democratic National Convention.
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BackStage Pass

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Best of Blues on BackStage Pass | Ep. 720

Fri. July 22 at 11:30 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Swinging, rocking, soulful blues from some of Michigan's most talented players.
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Off The Record

Off the Record 7/22/16 | Ep. 4604

Topic: Trump's Polling Numbers in Michigan. Guest: Tom Shields, Political Consultant. Watch it at video.wkar.org
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Station News

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Brooke Allen Joins WKAR’s Morning Edition

Enjoy your morning cup and commute with Brooke Allen, the new mid-Michigan host and local producer for NPR's Morning Edition on 90.5 FM WKAR.
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Current Sports TV

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Casey Lubahn on Current Sports TV

Al's guest is MSU men’s golf team head coach Casey Lubahn. WATCH NOW
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Current State Features

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Live Music Friday: Michelle Held

Our Live Music Friday guest is Michelle Held, a singer-songwriter out of Detroit. She’ll be part of a show next week at the Old Town General Store in Lansing with local favorite Jen Sygit and others.
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The Race for Ingham Prosecutor: Monica Stephens

Monica Stephens is a Republican candidate for Ingham County Prosecutor. The assistant Michigan Attorney General says she’d focus on crimes involving violence, sex and drugs. We talk with the former assistant Jackson county prosecutor.
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Current Sports AM780

Current Sports | 7/21/16 | #746

Jul 21, 2016
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Detroit Tigers' Batting Struggles, The Olympics, Russian State-Sponsored Doping, K.C. Johnson, Chicago Bulls, Denzel Valentine, WNBA, and Throwback Thursday.

Current Sports | 7/20/16 | #745

Jul 20, 2016
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Keith Appling, Michigan State Basketball, Oakland Men's Basketball, Kahlil Felder, Greg Kampe, Nick Saban, and Alabama Football.

Current Sports | 7/19/16 | #744

Jul 19, 2016
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Denzel Valentine, Chicago Bulls, NBA Summer League, Detroit Tigers Pitching, Draymond Green Arrest, and Tickled Tuesday.

MSU Today

Kirk Heinze took Greening of the Great Lakes on the road to Ann Arbor to attend the Michigan Environmental Council’s 18th Annual Environmental Awards Ceremony, this year honoring the achievements of two, outstanding environmental leaders:  Flint’s Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (Milliken Distinguished Service Award) and Pam Taylor (Petoskey Prize for Environmental Leadership).


By Kathleen Alexander

The MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival will take over downtown East Lansing August 12th-14th with over 21 hours of programing featured on 5 music and dance stages with artists from all over the state. To share more about the weekend long celebration of heritage is Lora Helou, acting director of the MSU Museum, on Greening of the Great Lakes.

Indie Lens Pop-Up T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold

Berston Field House in Flint Monday, Aug. 1

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