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A new study co-authored by Jay Zarnetske, a Michigan State University hydrologist, shows that ice deposits in Arctic rivers are melting faster each passing year.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Crews are fanning out this spring to stock hundreds of Michigan lakes and streams with young fish.

 

Current Sports | April 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
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Aaron Hernandez Suicide; Adam Schefter; Societal Reaction to Aaron Hernandez; Reasons for the Demise of Aaron Hernandez; Matthew Stafford.


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OSCEOLA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A small community has denied a request for a permit to build a new pumping station by a bottled-water company that wants to pump more groundwater in western Michigan.

 

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As men went off to fight in World War Two, their places in America’s factories were often taken by women. That’s what happened at the Gibson guitar factory in Kalamazoo. Author John Thomas will discuss his book on those women, “Kalamazoo Gals,” at 1 p.m. Saturday at Elderly Instruments in Old Town Lansing.  

MSU study examines crime reduction through greening

Apr 19, 2017
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Landscaping the yards of vacant properties can help reduce crime rates in urban neighborhoods, according to a new Michigan State University study.

Current Sports | April 18, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
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Miles Bridges Return; Scott Van Pelt; Detroit Lions; Aaron McMann; Detroit Pistons; Anthony Ianni; Autism Awareness Month.


Current Sports | April 17, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
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Detroit Tigers; MSU Basketball Recruiting; Brian Bowen; Brandon McCoy; Michigan Spring Game; NBA Playoffs; Weekend Winners.


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Over the past few months, the search was on to locate the inaugural Lansing Poet Laureate. Today, Weds. April 19th, that individual was announced. Hear the Lansing Poet Laureate describe their craft and read a new poem.
 


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Go inside the 2017-18 Wharton Center season, which was publicly announced Weds., April 19th. In part one, WKAR's Jamie Paisley focuses on the ever-popular Broadway productions coming to mid-Michigan.


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UPDATE: Holt Superintendent Dr. David Hornak says four high school baseball coaches will not return to the program following an investigation into events during a recent trip Florida.

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Michigan veteran's dogs pardoned from death row

Current Sports | April 14, 2017

Apr 18, 2017
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Miles Bridges Return; Michigan State Basketball Future; Las Vegas Odds; Tori Jankoska; WNBA; NBA and NHL Playoffs Preview.


Current Sports | April 13, 2017

Apr 18, 2017

MSU Football; Sexual Assault; MSU Men's Basketball; Miles Bridges Announcement; Chris Solari; Mark Dantonio.


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The mayor of Flint recommended the Great Lakes Water Authority as a future source of drinking water for her city. It comes years after a pipe switch resulted in children ingesting lead from corroded pipes.

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