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Healthy foods
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A loan fund designed to boost access to healthy food in underserved Michigan communities has made more than $10 million in investments.

Mackinaw Bridge
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AAA says more than 1.2 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Concealed Carry Bills In Front Of House Committee

May 17, 2017
picture of the Michigan Capitol Building
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Gun rights are up for debate in the state legislature again.

Ride of Silence photo
Courtesy photo / Tim Potter

The annual Greater Lansing Ride of Silence is tonight, honoring bicyclists who have been killed or injured on public roadways.


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Michigan priest charged with embezzling money from Okemos church.

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Parents learned via letter that a substitute teacher was dismissed from St. Johns Middle School because of content on a mobile device. 

Flags at half-staff
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Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags at half-staff Wednesday at state buildings and within the Capitol complex to honor probation agent Candice Dunn who was among five people killed in a traffic crash.

man near bus
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A small rolling hospital that debuted in Lansing last summer is expanding its reach in 2017.

Current Sports | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017
Spartan Stadium photo
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Zaza Pachulia; NBA Western Conference Finals; Big Ten Friday Night Games; Lansing United; Local Soccer Scene; Michigan and Michigan State Fans.


Police Officers
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Three Grand Rapids police officers remain on paid administrative leave as state police investigate an exchange of gunfire earlier this month that left an 18-year-old probation violator dead.

Mackinac Bridge photo
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Concerns over terrorism means the Mackinac Bridge Authority will not have vehicle traffic during its annual Labor Day walk. 

Detroit teachers
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The union that represents Detroit teachers says it wants to continue negotiations after its executive board rejected a tentative contract agreement with the city's public school district.

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Michigan has suspended the license of a doctor who authorities say may have endangered patients and the public by performing liposuctions in a storage building.

A portrait of Inna Phelps
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Every day this week, we’re bringing you a story from our last Pop-Up Stories event, where the theme was "reaping what you sow."

 

Here’s storyteller Inna Phelps sharing about her experiences with karma.

 

City of Lansing Approves $128 Million Budget

May 16, 2017
Lansing
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The Lansing City Council approved Mayor Virg Bernero's 2018 budget. 


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