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orange shopping carts
flickr/Polycart / flickr/Creative Commons

A new online grocery service is making its debut in the Lansing area. 

 


silk threads under microscope
Courtesy / Kraig Biocraft Laboratories

If you’re a fan of Marvel superheroes, you know the story.

Boy meets spider.

Spider bites boy.

Boy develops extraordinary powers.

Boy designs uber-cool spider suit. 

Now, imagine a tough, protective suit worn by real-life heroes that actually comes from a spider. 

 


Lansing
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

An audit says a Michigan agency used more than $330,000 in federal anti-blight and mortgage relief funds to provide free parking for contract employees in downtown Lansing.

Ford company
Mike Mozart / Flickr

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.1 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago-area plants.

REO Town development announcement photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Lansing officials have announced that a couple of businesses will redevelop two buildings in REO Town, further transforming that part of the city as a destination.


WKAR File Photo

Three people have been injured during a maintenance operation at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. 

soybean field
flickr/Ken

The Michigan Agri-Business Association is assessing crop damage in five counties hardest hit by last week’s flooding. 

 


Amazon Logo
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Online retailer Amazon plans to further extend its U.S. hiring binge into Michigan by spending up to $140 million and adding 1,600 full-time jobs at a new facility outside Detroit after being awarded a $5 million state incentive on Tuesday.

Inclusive restroom photo
Ted Eytan / flickr creative commons

City in Michigan works to give all genders bathroom access. 


Detroit skyline
haljackey / flickr creative commons

A federal lawsuit seeks to block some public funding of Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and a new Detroit Pistons headquarters without a vote from city residents.

picture of the Michigan Capitol Building
lehooper / flickr creative commons

The director of Michigan's Department of Technology, Management and Budget is leaving his post to pursue a job opportunity in the private sector.

Harley Bike
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tire.

Innovation At Automation Alley

Jun 2, 2017
Mackinac Bridge
Courtesy / WKAR

Host of Morning Edition Brooke Allen caught up with Automation Alley Executive Director Thomas Kelly, during his time at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference.


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Ford's ex-CEO leaves company with $51.1 million

Lansing
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A utility company in Lansing is still transitioning back to stability after a cyberattack temporarily disabled the company's internal network and required it to pay a $25,000 ransom over a year ago.

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