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Current Sports | March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017
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Colin Kaepernick; Protests and Players; Adam Silver; March Madness; DeShaun Tate; Adam Silver; Resting Players.


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A package of bills aiming at expanding the state’s Freedom of Information Act moves to the Senate floor this week, after passing unanimously in the Michigan House of Representatives.


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Michigan State University alumnus Mike Mordell is executive vice president for international operations for Universal Forest Products International, a Universal Forest Products company.  He says the lumber industry features a dynamic supply chain and that the business operates a lot like the stock market.


Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World’s Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year

With its focus on being a good corporate citizen, Ford Motor Company has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the eighth straight year – the longest streak for any auto manufacturer.


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Doctors, parents and public health experts gathered in Lansing with one simple message: vaccinate your children.

A woman whose complaint about a campus sports doctor led to an internal investigation at Michigan State University has filed a lawsuit, accusing him of assault during the 2014 visit.

A total solar eclipse will cross the United States on August 21, 2017, and people are already making travel plans to get the best glimpse of it.

WKAR’s Morning Edition host Brooke Allen spoke with John French from Abrams Planetarium to find out more.

 

 


Current Sports | March 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017

March Madness; NCAA Tournament; Jim Comparoni; Michigan Men's Basketball; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Weekend Winners.


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André Bachmann and his associates at the Secchia Center in Grand Rapids have been hard at work developing a new drug for cancer patients. It has the potential to be effective in treating neuroblastoma—a common form of childhood cancer.

 


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Rock and Roll pioneer Chuck Berry died on Saturday at the age of 90. Okemos-based musician “Boogie” Bob Baldori was a close friend and collaborator for many years.


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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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