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Electric Car
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Michigan's Energy Office is hosting a forum and panel discussions on electric vehicles.

Melon
pixabay Creative Commons

Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Democrats vying for Michigan governor head into the final two months of their primary fight with a number of new policy initiatives in hand, including a single-payer system of universal health care, a college scholarship program and a plan to offset child care costs so women can work.

traffic lights
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

When you talk about safety in vehicles, you usually think of seatbelts, brakes and airbags. But future safety will literally mean our cars and trucks communicating with stop lights! 


Our entire show is focused on Michigan Technology – changing the way we drive, we live and our health. 

Battle Creek
City of Battle Creek

Health officials have advised families in southwestern Michigan not to allow infants to drink from one city's water system after finding elevated levels of manganese.

Enbridge Energy has submitted a report to the state on possible alternatives to continuing to run an oil and gas pipeline on the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac.  

Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta tells us neither of the alternatives would shut down the line.  


Photo of money
Flickr - Keith Cooper

Michigan's attorney general says the state is pocketing $3 million from Citibank as part of a $100 million settlement over alleged interest rate manipulation.

John Engler photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University Interim President John Engler is under fire for emails he exchanged with an aide about victims of Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former MSU sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years.  
Capital Correspondant Cheyna Roth reports members of the university’s governing board want Engler to resign.  


A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could be replaced with pipes buried in a tunnel or partially enclosed in trenches that would pose virtually no risk of leakage but require years and hundreds of millions of dollars to build, according to a report released Friday.

Jaren Jackson Jr.
Jaren Jackson Jr. / Twitter

DeShaun Tate, college basketball reporter for CBS radio in Atlanta, joins WKAR's "Current Sports with Al Martin." Tate interviewed former Michigan State Basketball phenom Jaren Jackson Jr., after his workout with the Atlanta Hawks. Tate then gives his predictions for where he thinks Jackson will land in the upcoming NBA Draft, as well as his thoughts on a few other prospects like Marvin Bagley III, DeAndre Ayton and Miles Bridges.

Current Sports | June 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018
John Engler photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University; John Engler; Jack Stripling; Deshaun Tate; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; 2018 NBA Draft; Reflection Friday

Brian Mosallam, Dianne Byrum, John Engler
MSU, Twitter/MSUPresEngler

UPDATE: MSU Trustee Dianne Byrum has added her voice to calls for Interim MSU President John Engler to resign. Michigan State University Trustee Brian Mosallam has become the first of eight trustees to call on Interim MSU President John Engler to resign. Fellow Trustee Dianne Byrum has become the second.


Mike Pence and Bill Schuette
Mike Pence Facebook / WKAR File Photo

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Michigan to raise money for Bill Schuette's gubernatorial campaign and to highlight the effect of federal tax cuts on businesses and workers.

Honey Smacks
Kellogg

The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states.

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