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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
Charlie Neibergall / AP Photo

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.

Kelvin Torbert on Current Sports TV

May 27, 2016
WKAR-MSU

Al's guest this week is author and former MSU basketball guard Kelvin Torbert.

Stephen Hawking | Genius | 'What Are We?'

May 27, 2016
Courtesy of Ian Salvage / Bigger Bang Communications / PBS

Wed. June 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how self-assembling machines and light-up bacteria revolutionize three people’s view of life.

Current Sports | 5/26/16 | #710

May 26, 2016
Hillel Steinberg / Flickr Creative Commons

NHL Playoffs, NBA Playoffs, Melo Trimble, Media Attention, Kelvin Torbert, Current Sports TV Preview, and Throwback Thursday. 


Mark Meadows photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

We talk with East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows about the budget for the coming fiscal year, plans to demolish the long-vacant property at Grand River and Abbot, and more.


Off the Record 5/27/16 | Ep. 4548

May 26, 2016

Topics: Budget Cuts and Congressional candidate drops out.  Guest: Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R).

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Current Sports | 5/25/16 | #709

May 25, 2016
Bryan Cedeno

NBA Playoffs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Best Team Ever, Diamond Classic, Le'veon Bell, and Super Bowl Locations.


National Memorial Day Concert 2016

May 25, 2016
Courtesy of Capital Concerts / PBS

Sun. May 29 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna for the 27th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform.

Tim Busfield
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Emmy award-winning actor Timothy Busfield will join the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU) as an artist in residence, effective June 15.

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