Joshua Davis performing with band
W.R. Richards / WKAR-MSU

Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass

Friday, July 3 - 11pm WKAR-TV | Watch NBC'S The Voice finalist perform alongside mid-Michigan musicians
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Fireworks over U.S. Capitol building
Keith Lamond / Capital Concerts

A Capitol Fourth 2015

Saturday, July 4 - 8pm and 9:30 pm WKAR-TV | Kick off the country's 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza.
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Off the Record | July 3, 2015 | #4501

In a special bloggers edition of Off the Record, the panel debates the presidential race in Michigan. Tony Trupiano, Jake Davison, Kathy Hoekstra and Eric Baerren join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. Watch it now at video.wkar.org
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Current State Features

MI prosecutors urge caution on prison reforms

Michigan prosecutors have issued a report with their positions on reforming the state's prison system.
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Current Sports #502 | July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015

NBA Free Agency wrap up, MSU Wrestling, Throwback Thursday, the Women's World Cup, and the Detroit Tigers.


Current State #568 | July 2, 2015

Jul 2, 2015

Today on Current State: Michigan prosecutors weigh in on prison reform; celebrating the Fourth of July without fireworks; making Michigan communities more walkable; book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers "Eight Mile High" by Jim Ray Daniels; and Live Music Thursday with Taylor Taylor.

Fireworks over Lansing
Flickr - Betsy Weber

For some veterans, the sound of fireworks brings back disturbing memories. Now, there's an effort to subdue the noisemaking aspects of Fourth of July celebrations.


Book reviewer Scott D. Southard considers the new book from Michigan author Jim Ray Daniels.


Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass

Jul 2, 2015
Joshua Davis performing with band
W.R. Richards / WKAR-MSU

Friday, July 3 - 11pm WKAR-TV | Watch NBC'S The Voice finalist perform alongside mid-Michigan musicians 

Current Sports #501 | July 1, 2015

Jul 1, 2015

Anthony Davis's HUGE contract, Jim Harbaugh, the Women's World Cup, an in-studio interview and Barbershop Wednesday.


Current State #567 | July 1, 2015

Jul 1, 2015

Today on Current State: Ingham County controller Tim Dolehanty; an archeological dig on the MSU campus; tornado damage in Portland; Neighbors in Action: the Capital Area Humane Society; and Susan Ager on her National Geographic story about Detroit.

Dog with collar labeled Adopt Me
wantmorepuppies / flickr

In our Neighbors in Action segment this week, we learn about the Capital Area Humane Society.


Susan Ager photo
courtesy Susan Ager

Former Detroit Free Press writer Susan Ager has written a story about Detroit for National Geographic magazine.


WKAR is not only an asset to the mid-Michigan broadcast community, we are also a strong advocate for our local non-profit community partners. This year I had the privilege of co-chairing the annual Tee It Up for KIDS golf outing for Child & Family Charities.

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