EAST LANSING, MI – WKAR'S "Under the Radar" segment this month features a novel set in the world of classical music. Lev Raphael spoke with Melissa Ingells about the book An Unfinished Score by Elise Blackwell.
Michigan has filed its new application to try and win extra federal money for public schools.
The Michigan Department of Education says Thursday it has turned in its latest application for Race to the Top money. The application seeks about $400 million and outlines how Michigan would use the money to try and improve school performance.
The Michigan plan focuses on improving student achievement and builds on new laws approved in January.
The state Senate honored on Thursday the thirteen servicemen from Michigan who died in combat in the past 12 months. The Senate holds a Memorial Day service every year.
Dawn Peterson spoke at the ceremony. She is the mother of Senior Airman Jason Plite, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan in 2003. She told the lawmakers and visiting families and servicemen and women that Memorial Day has become more than just a day off of work.
Work is starting at the former Michigan School for the Blind to put one of the old buildings back into use. The Greater Lansing Housing Coalition is renovating the library for what they're calling a "Neighborhood Empowerment Center". The center will house offices for the Coalition, along with the Ingham County Land Bank and the City of Lansing.
East Lansing, MI – The U.S. Department of Energy is inviting the public to comment on its latest statement on the proposed Facility for Rare Isotope Beams to be built at Michigan State University. The agency says it's not expecting any adverse environmental effects from the project.