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While the Lansing area has experienced a recent influx of independent coffee houses, Ann Arbor is home to a variety of cafe fixtures.


Climate Change Transforming Great Lakes Forests

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Samantha Harrington / GREAT LAKES TODAY

To illustrate the future impact of climate change, he gives the landowners red and green ribbon and sends them into the woods. Trees projected to decrease in population, like sugar maple and balsam firs, get marked with red ribbon. Trees projected to increase, like bur and white oak, get a green ribbon. 


New Project Combats Great Lakes Sewage Overflows

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Great Lakes Today

 

A new collaboration between the Great Lakes Commission and Lawrence Technological University in Michigan takes aim at sewer overflows that are polluting the Great Lakes.


The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is hoping to sell surplus public land to help provide future outdoor recreation opportunities in the state.

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A Thanksgiving night candlelight vigil drew more than 100 people to honor an Oakland County sheriff's deputy killed when he was struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by police.

Coach Tom Izzo and MSU men's basketball team at the celebration of the new Gilbert Pavilion.
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

Matt McQuaid first tweaked his ankle. Then he started to get a cramp in his left quadriceps, followed by a cramp in his right quadriceps. In between stints on the bench to rest and get fluids, McQuaid helped No. 4 Michigan State make up for the absence of star Miles Bridges.

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

If fighting the Black Friday shopping crowds isn't your thing, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages you to hit the trail.

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The remains of a Michigan veteran killed during World War II have been recovered and will be returned home.

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An Oakland County Sheriff's deputy has been killed when he was struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by police.

WKAR Staff: "What We Are Thankful For"

Nov 22, 2017
WKAR-MSU

This is Thanksgiving week 2017. WKAR hosts, reporters, interns and more are sharing what they're thankful for and a favorite word associated with "Thanksgiving."


school classroom
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Michigan’s special education students need more resources. That’s according to a new report released Wednesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


Current Sports | November 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017
(WKAR photo by Scott Pohl)

College Football Playoff Rankings; Larry Nassar; College Football Playoff Rankings; Lansing Catholic; Michael Lynn III; Matthew Abdullah; National Anthem Protests; Thanksgiving.


DAN KRAKER, MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO

For generations, Native Americans in the northern Great Lakes have harvested wild rice. It's an important food source. For some it's a way to make a little extra cash. And it's a cultural touchstone that tribal members are trying to pass on to younger generations. 


Larry Nassar and attorneys photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Larry Nassar entered into a plea bargain today in which he pleaded guilty to seven felony counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in cases involving girls under the age of 13 in Ingham County.


Deputy Brian Webb / Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with law enforcement about new saliva tests being used to test for drugs. She separated fact from fiction with a Washtenaw county Sheriff Deputy. 


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