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Fish for free this weekend in Michigan. Anyone fishing Saturday or Sunday won't need a license, although other rules still will be in effect, such as fish size and the number of fish to keep. 

Big changes are planned for the 2018 edition of the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk.

On this edition of Current State: an update on restructuring at Michigan State University following the Larry Nassar Scandal; two Michiganders share their views of attending a Historically Black College or University; see how the Lansing Lugnuts are preparing for Spring Training; we'll remember late MSU President Cecil Mackey, Jr; a Spartan athlete gives a record gift to MSU; and find out where you can celebrate Chinese New Year this weekend! 


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Michigan State University has begun the process to fire the supervisor of former sports doctor Larry Nassar.


Current Sports | February 16, 2018

Feb 16, 2018
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Michigan State University; ESPN Reports; Michigan State Basketball; Big Ten Basketball Standings; Tom Izzo; James Moore

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Michigan State University Trustees and Interim President John Engler tried to reassure the campus community today that they are working to improve how sexual assaults are handled. A protest group made up of students, faculty and staff wasn’t satisfied.


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Off the Record | February 16, 2018

Feb 16, 2018

Topic: Nassar moved to Arizona prison as fallout continues at MSU.  Guest: William Noakes, (D) Candidate for Attorney General.

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Administrators at  Stockbridge Community Schools saids schools are back on Friday after a threat. But the student who made the threat will not be allowed back in class.

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On the Michigan State University website, Trustee Dan Kelly says he’s an attorney representing school districts. Now WXYZ-TV in Detroit reports in at least seven cases, Kelly represented districts accused of failing to protect students from sex abuse.

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Some lawmakers in Lansing want to overhaul how three major universities select their governing bodies. Cheyna Roth reports this would bring those schools in line with the state’s other twelve public universities.


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One of the Democratic candidates for Michigan governor announced she asked for the resignation of her campaign manager after details of "inappropriate behavior in the workplace" surfaced. 

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One of mid-Michigan’s largest health care providers is about to get smaller.


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A Michigan resident is at the center of a solar energy taxation debate that could affect property owners statewide.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes.

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