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A Michigan State University doctor resigned after learning the school was considering her termination because she didn't disclose in 2015 that USA Gymnastics was investigating a fellow physician who has since been charged with molesting young gymnasts.

Current State | March 18, 2017

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WKAR's Kevin Lavery speaks with Flint Dr. Mona Hannah-Atisha; MSU's JIm Peck looks at the future of Michigan's automobile industry; Katie Cook speaks with Michigan Education Association President Steven Cook; Scott Pohl checks out the recent renovations at the Capital Area District Library's Lansing branch; Brooke Allen brings us into Michigan's March Reading Month...and more.


It’s all in the name: The Social Justice Arts Festival.
This weekend, members of the University of Michigan’s School Of Social Work are putting that event on this Saturday, March 18th, which among nearly 40 other presentations, discusses the legalities of protesting.


When you think of the great women of history, your mind probably goes to people like Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks.  These are women who’ve done brave, trailblazing things as adults. Michigan author Patricia Majher’s book Great Girls of Michigan History explores the stories of young women who accomplished remarkable things before age twenty...

Current Sports | March 17, 2017

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St. Patrick's Day; Tom Crean; MSU / Miami Men's College Basketball; Michigan / Oklahoma State; MSU / ASU Women's College Basketball; Pewamo-Westphalia Girl's Basketball


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $100 million to help fund infrastructure upgrades in Flint amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water.

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The automotive industry has been and remains one of the main anchors of business in Michigan.  WKAR's Jim Peck takes a look at what the future may hold.


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WKAR-TV is working on an upcoming season of “Backstage Pass” programs. Top musicians perform live before an audience in the WKAR studios for the show.

A few days ago, Joshua Davis was here with his band.


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St. Patrick's Day usually means corned beef and cabbage- unless you're fasting because it's Lent. This is the first time since 2006 the Irish holiday has fallen on a Friday during the Easter season, but some parishes are getting a dispensation.


Off the Record 3/17/117 | Ep. 4620

Mar 17, 2017

Correspondents Edition. Topics: Trump visits Michigan, pipeline protests continue.

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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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