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AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have risen about seven cents in the past week to about $3 per gallon.

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The City of Lansing is proposing a bike path from Grand Avenue in downtown Lansing to the east side of the Frandor area. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


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If you ask a young child what “summer slide” means, you’re likely to hear something about their favorite playground or a water park.  But ask a teacher, and you’ll get an entirely different answer. For them, “summer slide” means work...not play.

 


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New accounting figures show Michigan has spent nearly $25 million on attorneys handling cases involving the Flint lead-tainted water crisis.

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Ballot proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage and require earned sick time are under fire. Both are being formally challenged.


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Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees. 

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Michigan State University Museum got a huge boost in its effort to build a "Science on a Sphere." It will project realistic views of the weather and other data on a sphere resembling Earth. 


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Police say a 7-year-old girl was struck and killed as she tried to get help after her father drunkenly crashed into an abandoned vehicle on an interstate in suburban Detroit.

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Jose Belardo of Lansing, Kansas, spent most of his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. He worked on the frontlines of disasters in places like Haiti, Colombia, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. At home with his three kids and wife, Elaine, he'd always been unfailingly reliable, so when he forgot their wedding anniversary two years in a row, they both started to worry.

"We recognized something wasn't right and pretty much attributed it to being overworked and tired," Elaine says.

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“I think the state of Spartan Athletics is very, very strong,” new Michigan State University athletic director Bill Beekman tells me on MSU Today. “Our two marquee revenue-producing programs, football and men's basketball, are performing at a very, very high level and a level where they're competing for Big Ten and national championships. I think those two teams can go into every game during the season with the belief that they're going to win. They're very strong programs led by extraordinary individuals of great integrity.


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Fri. Jul. 6, 8am - Livestream and Facebook | Michigan Republican candidates for U.S. Senate Sandy Pensler and John James meet for a debate on public television's Off the Record

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Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Earth's natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale that they defy belief. 

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WKAR Public Media staff at Michigan State University were recently honored with three regional Emmy® awards and three national Telly Awards.

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"It's Sparty Time!" announces 9-year-old host Sailor, as popular Michigan State University mascot Sparty leads a group of kids through jumping jacks. 

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WKAR listeners will soon hear a new voice delivering their trusted local morning news and information. Emily Fox will join WKAR as the Capital Region host and local producer for NPR's Morning Edition on 90.5 FM WKAR at Michigan State University.

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Michigan State University and WKAR have received a license from the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station to focus on digital advancements and internet-based connectivity.

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