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Less than a month in, there is unrest inside the White House. President Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is under fire for new revelations about conversations he had with Russia's ambassador to Washington.

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For city-dwellers, farming might not appear to be a viable career option. A program in Lansing works to encourage urban farming through the Lansing Urban Farm Project apprenticeship program.


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WKAR’s conversations with Lansing city council candidates continue today with Peter Spadafore, who’s running for an at-large seat.


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Pigs Fly ... Almost

Feb 9, 2017

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. You know the saying - that will happen when pigs fly. Now a pig is working as a therapy animal at an airport.

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Yeah, that'll happen when pigs fly.

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President Donald Trump has gone after judges he disagrees with in the past. He did it again yesterday, a day after a panel of judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals expressed skepticism about Trump's immigration order.

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Last week, we introduced you to some Somali refugees stranded by President Trump's executive actions. Now those refugees are leaving from Kenya on their way to the U.S. Here's NPR's Eyder Peralta.

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