PBS Democratic Presidential Debate 2016

Thurs. Feb. 11 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Tune in for the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.
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The Flint Water Crisis

WKAR coverage from Current State, Off the Record and our media partners

Off The Record

Off the Record 2/5/16 | Ep. 4532

Topics: Update on Flint water crisis. Guest: Rebecca Meuninck, Ecology Center. Watch it at video.wkar.org
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Current State Features

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Ingham Prosecutor contends with rise in bogus terror threats

Ingham County officials are charging more residents with making terror threats. Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings discusses what’s behind the surge and how one person’s “terror threat” is another’s “free speech.”
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Jon Whiting

Jazz piano giant Kenny Barron begins week-long residency at MSU

Jazz legend Kenny Barron takes up a week-long residency at MSU, performing and teaching throughout Mid-Michigan. Wel hear him perform and speak with Current State's Scott Pohl.
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Current Sports AM780

Current Sports | 2/11/16 | #636

11 hours ago

Chauncey Billups Jersey Retirement, Michigan-Minnesota Basketball, Jim Harbaugh Satellite Camps, Spring Break Workouts, 2 Minutes for Ruffing, Hockey, and Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports | 2/10/16 | #635

Feb 10, 2016

Michigan State Basketball, Purdue Basketball, Specialization in High School Sports, February Film Face-Off, Michigan-Minnesota Preview, and the Best Jerseys in Sports.


MSU Women's Hockey Senior Day

Feb 9, 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. - With the season well into it’s second half, Michigan State's women’s Division I club hockey team prepared to play their final home game of the season at Munn Ice Arena against Robert Morris University. The Spartans are in the hunt for an ACHA Championship.

MSU Today

MSU Today | February 7, 2016

Feb 7, 2016

Conversations with the incoming CEO of Consumers Energy, the interim director of MSU Extension, the leader of iconic Grand Hotel, and musician Joshua Davis.


MSU Today | January 31, 2016

Jan 31, 2016
Jon Whiting

Scott Westerman and Russ White talk with Dan Hurley, CEO of the Michigan Association of State Universities.  And they talk with Prabu David and Rich Homberg about the new collaboration between MSU and Detroit Public Television.  Knight Center Chair Eric Freedman tells Kirk Heinze about his new book on environmental crises in Central

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Downton Abbey on Masterpiece | Final Season

Sundays at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Rejoin the Crawley family for a sixth and final season of intimately interlaced stories centered on the English country estate. WATCH RECENT EPISODES NOW at video.wkar.org
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Black Culture Connection

Check out Black History Month programming and more from PBS

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Watch PBS and WKAR TV originals - full episodes, previews and more

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MSU College of Music

Symphony Orchestra | MSU Faculty Recital Series

Friday, February 05 8:00 pm on 90.5 FM | Live from Cobb Hall in the Wharton Center, with conductor Kevin Noe and guest conductor Mark Dupere.
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