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Current Sports | January 23, 2016

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NFL Playoffs; MSU Men's Basketball; MSU Women's Basketball; Alex Sims; Weekend Winners.


Spartan Football players Brian Allen and Chris Frey talk with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today.


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A battle has been averted over leadership of the Michigan Republican Party. One of two contenders for the post of state party chair has dropped out.

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The Lansing city council will try for a fourth time tonight to choose one of its eight members to serve as council president. At the first three meetings, a number of options were considered, but all failed on four-to-four votes.

MSU Women Fall to Purdue Marking Third Straight Loss

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The MSU women's basketball team lost to Purdue, 76-66, on Alumni Day Sunday night at the Breslin Center. The Spartans have lost three-straight games for the first time since the 2014-15 season. MSU is now 13-7 overall and 3-4 in Big Ten action. Purdue improves to 13-8 overall and 4-3 in league play.

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A U.S. Senate committee vote is expected soon for Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos. WKAR's Peter Whorf has analysis from his Washington D.C. - based guest.


MSU Today | January 22, 2017

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Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with WKAR Public Media director of Broadcasting Susi Elkins and with new MSU College of Social Science dean Rachel Croson.


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LANSING - Somewhere between 8,000 and 9,000 people gathered on the lawn of the Michigan State Capitol today in solidarity with hundreds of rallies around the nation and the Women's March on Washington, D.C.

 


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Lansing Waverly head coach Craig Fields has seen some pretty good guards, but on Friday night, he witnessed something he never had seen before, and yes that includes former NBA draft pick Marcus Taylor. As Waverly took to the road to face CAAC Red opposition Haslett, one player wanted to etch out a night to remember.

Current State | January 21, 2017

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Betsy DeVos nomination for Sec. of Education, Everett HS Band at inauguration, playwright Brian Letscher, energy from motion, and more.


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On Friday, Donald Trump took the oath of office as our 45th president. We sent Scott Pohl and Kevin Lavery out to hear what local people thought of the ceremony.


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This week, Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos faced U.S. Senate confirmation hearings as President Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education.

The Obama years are now behind us. How did the Great Lakes fare as a result?


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Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a brief against the American Bar Association. A discrimination case was filed last month in the United States Supreme Court.

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It’s looking like “prevailing wage” will be an issue in the Legislature’s new session. It deals with pay rates for construction workers on publicly funded projects. And, it’s an issue that divides Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature’s Republican leaders.

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