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Melissa Kaplan

Can the arts influence thinking on scientific debates like the discussion surround climate change? A program in Lansing this week aims to do exactly that. It's called “Hope Takes the Stage.”


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WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talked with Jackson councilman Derek Dobies about his priorities once he becomes mayor of Jackson, Michigan in December. 


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Soon, a thousand Lansing kindergartners will literally have an exciting new education tool in their hands thanks to WKAR and MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. 


Cheyna Roth / MPRN

Another governor has found his place on the walls of the Michigan State Capitol. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth explains.


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State officials say they’re growing increasingly frustrated as Enbridge Energy reports new spots where Line Five has exposed metal. Line Five runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac between lakes Huron and Michigan.Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta has more.


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The East Lansing city council will not meet tonight to swear in two council members and elect leadership for the next two years. Mayor Mark Meadows says that’s because the results of last week’s election have not yet been certified.

Current Sports | November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017
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MSU Football Blowout; Mark Dantonio; Ohio State Football; College Football Playoff Rankings; Seth Newman; Weekend Winners.


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A western Michigan bar has apologized for asking a veteran and his service dog to leave the establishment.

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Gov. Rick Snyder has signed bills to require that special problem-solving courts receive state certification to operate.

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For the first time, Michigan will open special lanes on highway median shoulders to ease traffic congestion caused by rush hour or crashes.

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A new book about the Vietnam War focuses on the journey of one Midwestern man.

WKAR’s Peter Whorf and Traverse City, Michigan author Doug Stanton bring us a story of

the horrors of war and its aftermath…through one citizen soldier.


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Mayor James A. Huguelet of the Shiawassee county community of Perry joined "Monday Morning with the Mayor" on November 13, 2017. "Morning Edition" host Brooke Allen asked him about an extensive youth mayor program, the town and about this year's holiday celebrations. 


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Just as it did in the 20th century, Michigan is leading a transportation revolution in the 21st. 

At the former Willow Run bomber plant near Ypsilanti, the new American Center for Mobility is emerging as one of the world’s premiere test sites for self-driving cars.  The center is working with Michigan State University and other institutions across the state to train the next generation of autonomous vehicle engineers.

 


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Nearly a week after voters elected two city council members, East Lansing will choose a Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem on Monday night. 

Residents in their 80s and 90s from a Michigan retirement community are modeling for a 2018 calendar.

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