The Contenders 16 for '16
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The Contenders 16 for '16

Tue. Sept. 27 at 8pm | Dukakis/Romney −The Technocrats: Learn why two successful Massachusetts governors were so unsuccessful in their presidential bids.
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Thur. Sept. 29 at 6pm at Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing, MI | Have you ever had a fresh start? A clean slate?
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Presidential debate No. 1: the Michigan reaction

The first presidential debate was last night. Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network and Emily Lawler of MLive discuss the first face-to-face meeting between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
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MSU scientist tracks decline of state’s wild bee population

MSU scientist Dr. Rufus Isaacs discusses the problem of bee decline in our environment and what’s being done about loss of this critically needed population.
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Current Sports | 9/26/16 | #788

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Remembering Jose Fernandez, Remembering Mylan Hicks, Remembering Arnold Palmer, Callers, Michigan State Football, and Michigan Football.


Badgers Rout Spartans in Big Ten Opener

Sep 24, 2016
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Freshman Quarterback Alex Hornibrook lead Wisconsin to a 30 to 6 thumping of Michigan State at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Hornibrook threw for 195 yards and a touchdown, outplaying MSU senior Tyler O'Connor, who had three interceptions on the day. 

Hall of Fame Night for MSU and Okemos

Sep 23, 2016
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On Thursday night both the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame and Okemos High School Hall of Fame ceremonies took place. In total, 19 individuals got the chance to see their names enshrined into sports lore. Names like Don Behm, Trevor Harris, Travis Bader, and even the late Mike Sadler are mentioned throughout this report. 

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MSU Today | September 25, 2016

Sep 25, 2016

MSU Turfgrass guru Kevin Frank offers his Fall lawn care tips.  Jack Ebling and Joe Rexrode with their new book "The Perfect :10." All the details on MSU Homecoming 2016, too, and an encore presentation of Kirk Heinze's conversation with Charles Fishman on lessons learned from the Flint water crisis.

The Perfect 10 was a situation Michigan State had prepared for and executed perfectly at the end of a perfect opportunity to beat Jim Harbaugh in year one and to flex its muscle in the series that matters most,” says Jack Ebling, co-author of “The Perfect :10” with fellow Spartan alumnus and journalist Joe Rexrode.


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WKAR PBS Kids Day | Capital Area District Library

Sun., Oct. 2 1-3pm at Capital Area District Library Downtown Lansing | Meet Curious George and Sid the Science Kid!
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