In Michigan
7:16 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Debate continues even after Marketplace loses tax incentives

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Sports
5:00 pm
Sat October 23, 2010

MSU rallies past Northwestern 35-27 to move to 8-0

Evanston, Ill – Kirk Cousins threw for 329 yards and three touchdowns, and Michigan State (No. 7 BCS, No. 8 AP) rallied to beat Northwestern 35-27 and remain unbeaten on Saturday.

B.J. Cunningham made an acrobatic grab for the go-ahead touchdown with two minutes left. Edwin Baker added a 25-yard scoring run and Eric Gordon intercepted Dan Persa in the closing seconds to seal a wild win.

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WKAR Features
10:00 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

NPR firing sparks debate over media standards

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In Michigan
9:30 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

MI justice facing re-election admits using N-word

DETROIT –


A Michigan Supreme Court justice running for re-election acknowledges using the N-word during a private conference with other justices in 2006.

Robert Young Jr. responded Friday after former Justice Elizabeth Weaver gave a speech this week accusing him of using the racial slur. She says it shows why he doesn't deserve another term on the court.

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In Michigan
9:30 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

Clinton to visit Detroit's Renaissance HS Sunday

LANSING, MI –


Former President Bill Clinton will campaign Sunday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero at Detroit's Renaissance High School.

The former president also plans to campaign in Ann Arbor and Battle Creek with congressional candidates.

Clinton will begin his Michigan swing in Detroit. Doors open at noon.

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In Michigan
7:40 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

Snyder raises $11M, Bernero $1.8M in Michigan race

LANSING, MI –


Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder has raised $3.5 million in the past two months, hiking his total to $11.6 million, far outdistancing Democratic rival Virg Bernero.

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In Michigan
7:28 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

EPA gives Sea Grant $1.5 million for Great Lakes

ANN ARBOR, MI –
The federal government has awarded $1.5 million to the Michigan Sea Grant program for two Great Lakes cleanup projects.

One project will build underwater reefs to improve habitat in the St. Clair River for native fish such as whitefish, walleye and sturgeon.

The other will encourage boaters and marinas to reduce pollution. It will help develop standards for marinas that want to be designated as clean operators.

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Election 2010
6:39 pm
Fri October 22, 2010

Prospective Speaker wants to focus first on holding majority

LANSING, MI –


A prospective future state House Speaker says he thinks Democrats will lose some seats to Republicans in the upcoming elections.

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WKAR Features
11:39 am
Fri October 22, 2010

MSU Symphony to play world premier viola work

EAST LANSING, MI – Friday night at Wharton Center, the MSU Symphony Orchestra will play a concert that includes the world premiere of a viola concerto by the MSU College of Music's Riccardo Lorenz. Melissa Ingells recently spoke with conductor Leon Gregorian about the program, and they were joined by the soloist, artist in residence Roberto Diaz of the Curtis Institute of Music, who talked about the premiere of "Canciones de Jara."

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WKAR Features
5:27 am
Fri October 22, 2010

Third parties fight for legitimacy

The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing.
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East Lansing, MI –

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