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Tashmica Torok of Lansing is will join thousands in the Women's March on Washington on Saturday. She's the executive director of The Firecracker Foundation, an organization dedicated to working with child survivors of sexual trauma and their families. Her motivation is to go on the record as someone who did not vote for Donald Trump and who doesn't think the President-Elect acts "in the best interests of the people of the United States."

Current Sports | January 18, 2016

Jan 18, 2017
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Suzy Merchant Health; MSU Women's Basketball; Khyreed Carter; Steve Finamore; Jason Ruff.


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Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.

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A leader in the effort to update aging infrastructure in Lansing’s state capitol building says he’s confident the legislature will act in the next few months.  

“I think the most unique part about Michigan State is the simultaneous commitment to the idea of research and educational excellence and the land-grant world-grant mission,” new MSU College of Social Science dean Rachel Croson tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today.  “That is something I have not seen at my previous institutions, either public or private.


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Gov. Rick Snyder has set a goal of getting Michigan’s population above 10 million people before the next US Census. It was part of the governor’s seventh State of the State address delivered at the state Capitol.


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BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Liberty Bridge in Bay City is closing for part of the day for an emergency repair on one of the moveable bridge's four center locks.

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Electricity is an abundant power source.  But harnessing it for everyday use is sometimes tricky. 

But what if you could charge your phone with your own body?

 

That question is being studied at Michigan State University with a device that uses nanotechnology.

 


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Republicans and Democrats split over today's Betsy DeVos hearings. Meanwhile, one Capital Region school board leader responds to the Secretary of Education nominee's views.

Michigan State of the State 2017

Jan 17, 2017
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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's seventh State of the State Address. WATCH IT NOW

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Snyder's State of the State promises further focus on a Flint water fix with an emphasis on overall state infrastructure improvement.

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Snyder urges infrastructure, mobility advancement.  House Democratic leader Singh responds.

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Governor Snyder says infrastructure investment is key in the future of Michigan development. 

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A major announcement from GM is forthcoming. $1 billion in company investment is planned.

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Michigan State University women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant is taking a medical leave of absence.

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