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Current Sports | 6/2/16 | #714

Jun 2, 2016
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NBA Finals, Michael Fulmer, Detroit Tigers Pitching, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, Lansing Lugnuts, and Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports | 6/1/16 | #713

Jun 2, 2016
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Jim Harbaugh, Nick Saban, Satellite Camps, Ben Carter, Michigan State Basketball, University of Michigan Football Brand, Tom Brady, and Tickled Tuesday.


Courtesy of Joseph Sinnott/WNET. / PBS

Fri. Jun. 10 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The special event honors Joan Baez's legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers. 

Finding Your Roots | Maps of Stars

Jun 2, 2016
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Tue. Jun. 7 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how tragic deaths have shaped the families of Hollywood legends Dustin Ho man and Mia Farrow. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers

Jackie Robinson

Jun 2, 2016
Jackie Robinson
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Part Two Jun. 11 at 12pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This film from Ken Burns examines the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball’s color line. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers

Blenko Glass: Behind the Scenes

Jun 2, 2016
Amanda Pinckney
WKAR-MSU

Sun. Jun. 5 at 4:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take a journey into the hills of Milton, West Virginia, to see Blenko Glass created, from start to finish. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches

Jun 2, 2016
PBS

Thu. Jun. 9 at 11:00pm on WKAR-HD | Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her beloved comedy series. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

Current Sports | 5/31/16 | #712

May 31, 2016
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Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Playoffs, Kevin Durant Future, NHL Playoffs, Two Minutes For Ruffing, Jason Ruff, and Weekend Winners.


The Grand Concert Series, FREE | The Lansing City Market and WKAR are excited to announce the return of the summer concerts on the riverfront! 

2016 Mackinac Policy Conference

May 31, 2016

June 1-3, LIVE Webcasts Daily | The Conference will feature top-level speakers, insightful panels and other programming with nearly 1,600 statewide business, government and community leaders on-site

Courtesy Roger LeLievre

An Ann Arbor writer remembers sailing the Great Lakes as a porter on a Ford Motor Company ship. Current State's Peter Whorf speaks with Roger LeLeivre about his Summer of 1973, sailing the Great Lakes as a cargo ship porter.

MSU Today | May 29, 2016

May 29, 2016

A look at Pure Michigan’s robust tourism industry, the Zika virus in Michigan, the state of the state’s equine industry, and a Simon & Hollis conversation with Mark Dantonio


Current Sports | 5/27/16 | #711

May 27, 2016
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Sexual Assault, Baylor University, Ole Miss, NCAA College Football Reprimands, College Basketball, NBA Draft, Deshaun Tate, Memorial Day Weekend, and Reflection Friday.


Blood Drive | MSU-WKAR | American Red Cross

May 27, 2016
American Red Cross

Tue. June 14 from 10:00am to 3:45pm in WKAR Studio F | Prevent a summer shortage and consider donating blood to the American Red Cross!

PBS

Wed. June 1 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |   PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Obama in Elkhart, Indiana.

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