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The Jewel in the Crown 'Crossing the River'

Sat. Sept. 5 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See this lauded series about the final days of the British Raj in India, based on Paul Scott’s novels.
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Off the Record | September 4, 2015 | #4510

The panel discusses the investigation into activities of representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat.
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Curtis Blackwell on Current Sports

Al's guest this week is MSU Football Director of College Advancement & Performance Curtis Blackwell.
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Lt. Gov. Calley: state’s opioid scourge requires urgent action

America is eager to do something about the recent surge in prescription drug overdoses and fatalities.Here in Michigan, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley heads the Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Task Force. Current State sorts through the challenges of tackling the problem and asks the Lieutenant Governor about his take on the road funding challenge and Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat.
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Introducing Pop-Up Stories

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Got a story to tell? We want to hear it!

Pop-Up Stories is a mobile storytelling project coming soon to a neighborhood near you!


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Muhammad Ali-Newspaper
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Tue. Sept. 8 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow boxer Muhammad Ali’s rise from a gym in Louisville to international fame.

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FREE – Tue. Sep. 15, Wed. Sep. 16 | Be in the TV studio audience when WKAR records three Special Edition episodes of QuizBusters, featuring local personalities and community leaders.

Current Sports #541 | September 4, 2015

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Michigan vs. Utah Takeaways and Evaluation, Jim Harbaugh, Mason vs. Eaton Rapids Recap, Curtis Blackwell, Michigan State vs. Western Michigan Preview, and Reflection Friday.

The Civil War 25th Anniversary

11 hours ago
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Starts Mon. Sept. 7 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive, and defining, conflict.

Curtis Blackwell on Current Sports

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Al's guest this week is MSU Football Director of College Advancement & Performance Curtis Blackwell. 

Arthur & George

Sep 3, 2015
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Sundays, Sept. 6-20 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Watch the three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes’ acclaimed novel, which follows the separate but intersecting lives of two men.

Current Sports #540 | September 3, 2015

Sep 3, 2015

Deflategate, Tom Brady and Roger Goodell's Legacies, Mark Snyder, Michigan Quarterback Battle, Michigan vs. Utah Preview, and Throwback Thursday.

Current State #600 | September 3, 2015

Sep 3, 2015

Today on Current State: Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley weighs in on Michigan's growing opioid abuse epidemic; Lansing State Journal columnist Anne Erickson on the best September concerts; Detroit Free Press reporter Joe Rexrode on the Spartans' upcoming season; a Grand Ledge business incubator that combines skateboards and tech start-ups; and an Okemos business is busy repairing instruments before students return to school. 

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Current State checks in with Detroit Free Press sports reporter Joe Rexrode about the Spartans' upcoming football season. 


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Join Us in the QuizBusters TV Audience for Season 27

Join Us in the QuizBusters TV Audience for Season 27

You're invited to join the studio audience as WKAR launches a new season of QuizBusters with three Special Edition episodes featuring local personalities.

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