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Newly released Census Bureau estimates show communities in parts of western Michigan with relatively strong population growth versus other parts of the state.

A sports doctor at Michigan State University sexually assaulted a teen gymnast during treatments for back pain in 2000, according to a campus investigation that's separate from a criminal probe and a blizzard of lawsuits against him.

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Tom Anastos Steps Down; Michigan State Hockey Coaching Candidates; Jason Ruff; Detroit Pistons; Adam Silver.

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We continue our conversations with Lansing city council candidates today with 4th ward incumbent Jessica Yorko.


Off the Record | March 24, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

Topic: Gov. takes on Trump on over Medicaid expansion.  Guest: GOP Rep. Mike McCready, Birmingham.

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released an update on the health of the state's forests, including threats posed by insects and diseases.

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It is currently ranked as the 8th most performed opera in the world, according to operabase.com and this week, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro walks down the aisle of MSU’s Fairchild Theater.


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The United Nations recognizes March 22 as World Water Day.  Michigan State University is observing the event with a speaker series.  Dr. Bruno Basso, a University Foundation Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, uses drones to study how seed crops consume water. 

 


Tom Anastos to Step Down as MSU Hockey Coach

Mar 21, 2017
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Tom Anastos is stepping down as head coach of the MSU hockey program. 

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Workers continue to shore up the failing south wall of Lansing’s St. Paul Episcopal Church. High winds last week caused the wall to separate from the ceiling above, threatening collapse.

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President Trump was downright low energy.

The look on his face, as he meandered through unscripted remarks Friday after the defeat of the Republican health care plan he supported, told the story. The unusually subdued Trump called the loss a "learning experience." Then he seemed to shrug it all off and said he was moving on.

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When Kathleen Muldoon had her second child everything was going smoothly. The delivery was short, the baby's APGAR score was good and he was a healthy weight.

"Everyone said he was amazing," says Muldoon.

At Least 500 Demonstrators Arrested In Moscow

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