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Plans call for a new $10 million nature center in suburban Detroit that will focus on the water and wildlife of the Great Lakes region.

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A Michigan autism therapy provider has been accused of running a Medicaid fraud scheme and targeting poor and minority communities in Detroit.

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Former Michigan State defensive tackle Craig Evans spoke passionately on Current Sports with Al Martin, coming to the aid of head coach Mark Dantonio in light of the ESPN "E:60" report. The report details alleged mishandling of sexual assault claims within Dantonio's program.

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Groups wanting to expand access to voting and boost Michigan's renewable energy requirement have seen the form of their ballot initiatives approved by the state elections board.

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USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Michigan State University have responded to initial inquiries from Congress regarding their handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

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Four Holt schools were on lockdown for a time today after a bomb threat was found on a bathroom wall at the High School.

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President Trump pushed again Monday to slash funding for the Great Lakes -- repeating a move he made last year.

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Michigan State University has hired former Governor Jim Blanchard’s law firm to represent the university in Washington D.C.

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WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talked with Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley about her new book The Burden African-Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery. During a recent visit to Michigan State University, Riley explained why the lack of discussion about slavery and its affects on African-Americans are still being felt today and hurting the United States' ability to move forward as a whole. 


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 Michigan lawmakers are considering hiring a state Title IX ombudsman and requiring minor patients to be advised of their rights amid criticism of how Michigan State University handled complaints against imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

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No charges will be filed against a man who tried to attack former sports doctor Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom.

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Michigan State University’s Faculty Senate will hold a no confidence vote in the school’s Board of Trustees Tuesday. The vote is, in part, the result of the Board’s appointment of former governor John Engler.


Current Sports | February 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018
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Nick Gilbert, the son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert who became a good-luck charm during the NBA lottery, will have brain surgery this week. The team says the 21-year-old Michigan State student will have the operation in Detroit.

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