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Okemos attorney Jamie White says members of the gymnastics community are organizing in an effort to support alleged victims of sexual attacks by Dr. Larry Nassar.

MSU.EDU

Michigan State has identified a suspended member of the football staff who specializes in mentoring athletes.

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A second woman says that the Michigan State women's gymnastics coach was aware of complaints of assault by a sports doctor who treated female athletes.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s conversations with Lansing city council candidates continue with newcomer Christopher Jackson. He’s running for an at-large seat.


Current Sports | February 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017
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Valentine's Day; Love Me's and Love Me Not's; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Ohio State Men's Basketball;  Kathie Klages.


Portrait of Coach Steve Finamore in basketball gym
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The East Lansing High School boys basketball team is undefeated this season, with a 14 and 0 record. They work hard, but they try not to take themselves too seriously, says Coach Steve Finamore.


Computer error at MI unemployment agency probed

Feb 14, 2017
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A group of experts will try to figure out how a state computer glitch wrongly accused thousands of people of fraud.

NPR.ORG

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on Monday criticized the Snyder administration's decision to no longer help residents and the city with their water bills, a move that will save the state more than $2 million per month.

Inlet Dance Company

The Wharton Center’s new production, Among The Darkest Shadows, deals with the issue of human trafficking. Yesterday, WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with some of the creators (which you can explore by clicking here) and today, brings us deeper into the fictional setting of the show: Shadowtown.


woman near dental equipment
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A new service is starting Tuesday to help the homeless in mid-Michigan.  The Volunteers of America is opening a dental clinic at its downtown Lansing shelter.


NEA.GOV

Michigan State Police say dozens of schools around the state will get a share of about $2 million to improve safety and security at school buildings.

WKAR-MSU

Michigan State has suspended its women's gymnastics coach, a week after she was accused in a lawsuit of downplaying complaints about sexual abuse by a sports doctor.

Current Sports | February 13, 2017

Feb 13, 2017

The Grammys;. MSU Men's and Women's Basketball; Brett Kast; Jenna Kast Believe In Miracles Foundation; Weekend Winners.


Front of Lansing City Hall building
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The Lansing City Council could vote on a proposed Sanctuary City resolution this evening.

Fourth Ward council member Jessica Yorko says she is a supporter. 

“It’s more about asserting local control over local decisions than being bullied by a dictator,” she says.

She’s upset with the Trump administration’s threats to stop federal funding for Sanctuary Cities.

Lansing could lose around $6.5 million.

Meanwhile, first ward council member Jodi Washington opposes, fearing the financial impact.  

michigan.gov

A Michigan agency is seeking public comment on a proposed set of minimum standards for providing legal defense to people who can't afford attorneys.

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