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We continue our conversations with Lansing city council candidates today with 4th ward incumbent Jessica Yorko.


Off the Record | March 24, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

Topic: Gov. takes on Trump on over Medicaid expansion.  Guest: GOP Rep. Mike McCready, Birmingham.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released an update on the health of the state's forests, including threats posed by insects and diseases.

Jamie Paisley

It is currently ranked as the 8th most performed opera in the world, according to operabase.com and this week, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro walks down the aisle of MSU’s Fairchild Theater.


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The United Nations recognizes March 22 as World Water Day.  Michigan State University is observing the event with a speaker series.  Dr. Bruno Basso, a University Foundation Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, uses drones to study how seed crops consume water. 

 


Tom Anastos to Step Down as MSU Hockey Coach

Mar 21, 2017
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Tom Anastos is stepping down as head coach of the MSU hockey program. 

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Workers continue to shore up the failing south wall of Lansing’s St. Paul Episcopal Church. High winds last week caused the wall to separate from the ceiling above, threatening collapse.

Current Sports | March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017
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Colin Kaepernick; Protests and Players; Adam Silver; March Madness; DeShaun Tate; Adam Silver; Resting Players.


Jeremy Moss photo
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A package of bills aiming at expanding the state’s Freedom of Information Act moves to the Senate floor this week, after passing unanimously in the Michigan House of Representatives.


Jeana-Dee Allen

Michigan State University alumnus Mike Mordell is executive vice president for international operations for Universal Forest Products International, a Universal Forest Products company.  He says the lumber industry features a dynamic supply chain and that the business operates a lot like the stock market.


Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World’s Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year

With its focus on being a good corporate citizen, Ford Motor Company has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the eighth straight year – the longest streak for any auto manufacturer.


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Doctors, parents and public health experts gathered in Lansing with one simple message: vaccinate your children.

A woman whose complaint about a campus sports doctor led to an internal investigation at Michigan State University has filed a lawsuit, accusing him of assault during the 2014 visit.

A total solar eclipse will cross the United States on August 21, 2017, and people are already making travel plans to get the best glimpse of it.

WKAR’s Morning Edition host Brooke Allen spoke with John French from Abrams Planetarium to find out more.

 

 


Current Sports | March 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017

March Madness; NCAA Tournament; Jim Comparoni; Michigan Men's Basketball; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Weekend Winners.


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