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Current Sports | 12/9/16 | #839

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NBA Records, Russell Westbrook, MSU Men's Basketball, Tom Izzo, DeShaun Tate, Current Sports Production Assistants and Reflection Friday.

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Sat. Dec. 10 at 6:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Lansing Homeschoolers Chargers take on the Leslie Blackhawks in a White Division Qualifying Round. WATCH NOW

Portland vs. Mount Pleasant | QuizBusters | Ep. 2815

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Sat. Dec. 10 at 6pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Portland Raiders take on the Mount Pleasant Oilers in a Green Division Qualifying Round. WATCH NOW

Current State #890 | December 9, 2016

Dec 9, 2016

Today on Current State: State Rep. Sam Singh discusses proposals being considered by the lame duck legislature; the Festival of Trees at Lansing's Turner-Dodge House; and Live Music Friday with Twyla Birdsong.

Sam Singh photo
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The Michigan legislature is having an active lame duck session including a Voter ID measure, a speed limit increase and reimbursement of people wrongly imprisoned. We hear the views of East Lansing State Rep. Sam Singh .

Festival of Trees photo
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The Festival of Trees at the historic Turner-Dodge House encourages businesses and individuals to craft Christmas trees that reveal something about their inventors. Current State’s Kevin Lavery tours the 1858 mansion.

Twyla Birdsong photo
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Our Live Music Friday guest this week is Lansing singer Twyla Birdsong . She’s well known in blues music circles.

After the episode taping concludes, guest and panel continue to chat. Watch it at video.wkar.org

Off the Record 12/9/16 | Ep. 4624

Dec 9, 2016

Topics: The recount effort gets blocked and wins for labor. Guest: Rep. Adam Zemke, (D) Ann Arbor. Watch it at video.wkar.org

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Thursday morning's I-96 pileup near Fowlerville claimed the lives of an Ann Arbor couple and a 28-year-old believed to be from Hollywood, Florida.

Current Sports | 12/8/16 | #838

Dec 8, 2016

MSU Football, All-Big Ten Academic, Steve Gleason, James Moore, Throwback Thursday, Luke Robins and Current Sports Production Assistant.

MSU jazz professor playing instrutments
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Sat. Dec. 17 at 8pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio| A Jazzy Little Christmas LIVE from the Fairchild Theatre!

MSU Faculty Recital Series
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Sat. Dec. 10 at 8pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | MSU Faculty Recital Series presents Handel's Messiah LIVE from Wharton Center.

Current State #889 | December 8, 2016

Dec 8, 2016

Today on Current State: We discuss holiday season grief with Lansing Area Hospice counselor Rev. Kris Abbey and a woman approaching the first anniversary of her husband's death; the Christmas tree business with Mel Koelling of Tannenbaum Farms; coats that convert into sleeping bags for homeless people in Detroit; and a preview of this weekend's Lansing Symphony Holiday Pops concert.

Hospice of Lansing’s Stoneleigh residence photo
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Grief can be difficult to handle on a regular calendar day, but how do you cope during the holidays? We talk to a bereavement counselor from Lansing Area Hospice and a local woman who is coping with the holidays as she approaches the first anniversary of her husband’s death.

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