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Enjoy images from the 2017 East Lansing Art Festival in downtown East Lansing.

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U.S. farmers have guarded optimism about China buying American beef for the first time in 14 years.  


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School’s out at Michigan State, and classes are complete. But it’s not graduation that’s driving families from near and far to campus.

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Great art, food, music and weather are predicted for the East Lansing Art Festival. WKAR Public Media is a proud sponsor.  


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A utility company in Lansing is still transitioning back to stability after a cyberattack temporarily disabled the company's internal network and required it to pay a $25,000 ransom over a year ago.

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Ford is pumping $350 million into a plant outside of Detroit where a new transmission for fuel-efficient vehicles will be built.

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A state panel recommended salary hikes Friday for Michigan's governor and other statewide officials, urging legislators to restore the pay and expense allowances they sliced by 10 percent seven years ago.

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Officials say they've confirmed the first West Nile virus activity for Michigan in 2017 in three birds.

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“Every NCAA institution is required to have a faculty athletic representative, someone who serves as the linkage between athletics and academics,” Sue Carter tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. “My role involves guarding the institutions academic integrity. I’m the eyes and ears, and students really matter to me.”


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Kirk Heinze talks with the "biggest losers" in the U.S. Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter's annual Battle of the Buildings competition at the 2017 Energy Summit in Grand Rapids, building owners and operators who achieved significant energy reduction in 2016.


MSU Today | May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017
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Kirk Heinze explores our energy future from the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council's annual meeting. And he talks with his sister Denise about her new novel Sally St. Johns that's being described as a “frolicking caper” simultaneously probing fears about global warming, aging, and more. May is Michigan Wine Month, and Kirk talks about it with Karel Bush, executive director of the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council.


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The White House is blocking a move by the Office of Government Ethics to compile waivers of federal ethics rules that have been granted to officials hired into the administration from corporations and lobbying firms.

At the same time, an anti-Trump legal group has filed suit to make those waivers public.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is narrowing the scope of an executive order on so-called sanctuary cities, jurisdictions that limit cooperation with immigration officials.

A federal judge in California last month blocked a key part of that order, reasoning that the Trump administration had overstepped by threatening to yank federal money from those places.

A Mississippi lawmaker apologized Monday for saying the Louisiana leaders who supported the recent removal of four Confederate monuments "should be LYNCHED!" Karl Oliver, a GOP state representative, had made the comment in a Facebook post this weekend.

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Giving new moms face-to-face education about safe sleep practices — and providing them with a cardboard "baby box" where their newborns can sleep right when they get home — reduces the incidence of bed sharing, a significant risk factor for SIDS and other unexpected sleep-related deaths, a study from Temple University in Philadelphia has found.

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