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Brooke Allen Joins WKAR’s Morning Edition

44 minutes ago
Brooke Allen
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Enjoy your morning cup and commute with Brooke Allen, the new mid-Michigan host and local producer for NPR's Morning Edition on 90.5 FM WKAR.

Paul Sternburgh on Current Sports TV

3 hours ago
Sternburgh
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Al's guest is St. Johns High School golf team’s head coach Paul Sternburgh. WATCH NOW

“I always talk about my locker room MBA because you learn so many lessons playing sports and especially team sports,” Spartans hockey coach Tom Anastos tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis.


Current Sports | 6/28/16 | #732

Jun 28, 2016
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RIP Pat Summitt, RIP Buddy Ryan, Memories of Fallen Icons, Suzy Merchant, Denzel Valentine, and Kevin Durant.


“I think to deny climate change at this point is like denying that the world is round,” much-honored and highly-respected journalist and political analyst Jack Lessenberry tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes.  “We just have to figure out the best way to deal with it so we can have a sustainable future on this planet.”

Lessenberry gave the keynote at the 2016 Sustainable Living Summit.


Current Sports | 6/27/16 | #731

Jun 27, 2016
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Pat Summitt, Olympic Concerns, Zika Virus, Draymond Green, Sam Weatherhead, Michigan Amateur Golf Championship, Johnny Manziel, and Weekend Winners.


BSPS7
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Fri. Jul. 1 at 11:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This encore presentation features “Just One of Those Things” and more.

BSPS7
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Fri. Jul. 1 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Michigan-native George DeLancey brings “The Piano by the Window” and more.

Dr. Jeff Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan and a professor in the MSU Department of Geography, joins Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes to catch up on recent climate patterns in Michigan as we enter the first weeks of summer.

Following what Andresen reports as the 5th warmest winter on record, Michiganders can continue to expect mean temperatures warmer than normal as we transition from El Nino to La Nina in the coming months.  He explains the transition is a global phenomenon, which is why it rightfully gets so much attention.


Current Sports | 6/24/16 | #730

Jun 24, 2016
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NBA Draft Outcome, Denzel Valentine, Deyonta Davis, Omari Sankofa, Carlton Valentine, Matt Costello, and One-and-Done's.


Off the Record 6/24/16 | Ep. 4552

Jun 24, 2016

Topic: How serious is the "Dump the Trump" movement. Prison reform  Guest: Sen. John Proos, (R) West MI

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Current Sports | 6/23/16 | #729

Jun 23, 2016
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WKAR's Current Sports Mock Draft, NBA Draft,  Denzel Valentine, Deyonta Davis, Draft Memories, Derrick Rose Trade, and NBA Draft Busts.


Current Sports | 6/22/16 | #728

Jun 22, 2016

Preferential Treatment for Athletes, Alabama Football Players Get Off, Lebron James, Michigan Amateur Golf Tournament, U.S. Men's Soccer, and Detroit Tigers. 


on stage accepting the award
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WKAR's Susi Elkins and Mike Mihalus honored with Michigan Emmy® award for Children's Program.

Current State #787 | June 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016

Today on Current State: We examine yesterday's decision by Great Lakes governors to allow the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin to get its water supply from Lake Michigan; peregrine falcons on the rebound in Michigan cities; Neighbors in Action: Helping Women Period; and the historic life of Michigan native Merze Tate.


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