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The Democratic Party and activists opposing President Donald Trump are teaming up to host a dozen town halls as congressional Republicans try to replace the federal health care law.

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Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump’s call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts.

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After calling President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement climate goals "reckless," Lansing mayor Virg Bernero joined more than 300 mayors across America in an effort to hold up the Agreement's goals. 


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A Michigan State University professor and a Democratic congressman from Michigan reacted to President Trump's withdrawl of the United States from the Paris climate change accord.  


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President Donald J. Trump named Michigan Supreme Court justice Joan Larsen to federal appeals court. 

Checklist
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As the 100th day of President Trump's term approaches, NPR is revisits his full action plan, with annotations from journalists throughout the newsroom.

Sen. Peters Unsure About Trump's Next Move

Apr 7, 2017
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U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Michigan) said the military action in Syria was warranted. However, he has no idea of the White House's long-term strategy on Syria. 


Sen. Stabenow's Statement on Syrian Strikes

Apr 7, 2017
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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow said in a statement that President Trump must have a clear strategy and policy on Syria following his issuance of air strikes there on Thursday night.

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President Trump's proposed 2018 budget would eliminate all funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  CPB helps financially sustain public radio and television stations across the U.S., including WKAR.  PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger is trying to prevent that loss of funding. She speaks to the Detroit Economic Club on Friday.


Current Sports | March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017
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Colin Kaepernick; Protests and Players; Adam Silver; March Madness; DeShaun Tate; Adam Silver; Resting Players.


Tuesday Jan 31 8pm ET President Donald Trump will be making an announcement about his nomination for Supreme Court Justice. Follow WKAR for NPR News and PBS NewsHour coverage.

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UPDATE - 2:00pm, Wednesday, February 1.   The City of East Lansing has passed a resolution stating that it "will continue to be a safe haven for those immigrants and refugess yearning to be free and provide sanctuary to those persons." East Lansing has not declared itself a sanctuary city, one that takes measures to shelter immigrants who may be in the country illegally and do not enforce federal immigration laws.

President Trump's Tweets, Annotated

Jan 30, 2017
sketch: Trump profile
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President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context. Here, NPR reporters attempt to do just that for key tweets.

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Current Sports | January 30, 2017

Jan 30, 2017
Tom Izzo wins Dean Smith award photo
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MSU Men's Basketball; Rivalry Game Atmosphere; U of M Men's Basketball; Adam Biggers; Ron Deleon; Jonathan Chun.


President Trump in front of the American flag
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Tue. Jan. 24 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency.

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