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We look ahead to the Dark Art Show and Party coming to Lansing this weekend.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR

Today is the traditional celebration of Columbus Day, but in East Lansing, the city council has decided to instead observe Indigenous People’s Day. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with two people involved in the observance.

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Matthew Mitchell

The Michigan State football team was beaten by Brigham Young University at home on Saturday for their third straight loss, while the Detroit Lions snapped a three game losing street by beating Philadelphia. We look at the weekend in sports with WKAR's Current Sports host Al Martin.

2016 MSU Homecoming Parade

Oct 10, 2016
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Fri. Oct. 14 at 6pm in East Lansing |  Look for Sid the Science Kid and more of your favorite WKAR-TV and radio personalities in the MSU Homecoming Parade!

Frontline | Confronting ISIS

Oct 10, 2016
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Tue. Oct. 11 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Investigate the U.S.-led efforts to degrade and destroy ISIS.


Get closer to the debates with live fact-checking from NPR Politics

Current Sports | 10/7/16 | #797

Oct 7, 2016
College Hockey Inc.

Michigan State Football, Brigham Young Preview, Tom Anastos, Michigan State Hockey, and Reflection Friday.


The Brighton Bulldogs take on the Ionia Bulldogs in a Green Divison Qualifying Round Match. WATCH NOW


The Napoleon Pirates take on the New Lothrop Hornets in a White Divison Qualifying Round. WATCH NOW

Current State #848 | October 7, 2016

Oct 7, 2016

Today on Current State: Debbie Alexander of the Capital Area Transportation Authority responds to critics of CATA's Bus Rapid Transit plans; Michigan's modernist architecture movement; and Live Music Friday with Don Henry and Craig Carothers.

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Courtesy image / Capital Area Transportation Authority

The proposal to create a Bus Rapid Transit system between the Capitol and Meridian Township continues to be revised. We talk with CATA’s assistant executive director Debbie Alexander about what’s next.

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR

The mid-20th century was an incredibly transformative time in American society. A depression followed by a world war followed by a consumerism boom drove cultural changes that were reflected in art and architecture. Michigan was a hotspot for the modernist movement. Current State’s Kevin Lavery reports from Cranbrook, the famous educational enclave in suburban Detroit.

Don Henry and Craig Carothers photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Our Live Music Friday guests this week are top Nashville artists Don Henry and Craig Carothers. They’re in town for an acoustic lunch performance at the Broad Art Museum and a Pump House concert.

Off the Record 10/7/16 | Ep. 4615

Oct 7, 2016

Topic: New polling numbers.  Is Trump in trouble in Michigan?  Guest: Fomer GOP House Speaker, Jase Bolger.

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Current Sports | 10/6/16 | #796

Oct 6, 2016

Odell Beckham Jr., Locker Room Talk, Current Sports' Features, James Moore, Football and Throwback Thursday.