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Friday, June 9 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Wilson Park in Flint, Michigan | Kick off the summer with your family at the Healthy & Smart Summer Kickoff Party! 

Poisoned Water | NOVA

May 30, 2017
NOVA: Poisoned Water
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Wed. May 31 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the chemistry and engineering behind the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and other U.S. cities.

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Authorities say oil has been found in a creek in the Flint-area community of Clio.

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This Saturday, they officially turn 100 years old. The Flint Symphony Orchestra’s landmark 100th season comes to a close and WKAR’s Jamie Paisley went to Flint to speak with the Maestro who’s led them to the century mark.


Current Sports | May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017
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Ben Carter; Michigan State Men's Basketball; NCAA Title Odds; Eric Woodyard; Youth Involvement in Sports; Flint.


NOVA: Poisoned Water
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FREE – Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. | Discover the chemistry and engineering behind the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and other U.S. cities, and hear from the filmmakers, scientists and citizens bringing this important story to PBS. With discussion moderated by NOVA’s Paula S. Apsell. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

Current Sports | May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017
Beer Bottles
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Star Wars; Demetrius Cooper; MSU Football; Soccer; Nate Miller; Lansing United; Sports Media; Detroit Pistons Radio.


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Michigan Legislature sends federal funding to Flint. 

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Questions and outrage during a town hall meeting of the Flint Water Crisis that went well into the night.


City of Flint water tower
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The mayor of Flint recommended the Great Lakes Water Authority as a future source of drinking water for her city. It comes years after a pipe switch resulted in children ingesting lead from corroded pipes.

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Flint's future water source selection subject of Tuesday news conference and Thursday evening town hall.

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Civic leaders and health officials in Flint are building a database to track and treat victims of lead-contaminated water.  The whistleblower physician who first spotted the problem in Flint children hopes it will be a vital public health tool.


Current Sports | March 14, 2017

Mar 14, 2017
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Syracuse Snub; NCAA March Madness; Bracket Picks; MSU Women's Basketball; Claressa Shields; Eric Woodyard; Grant Essenmacher; Caleb Hoekstra.


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President Trump delivered his first address before Congress Tuesday.  He touched on themes ranging from immigration reform to counter terrorism to education.  One prominent guest in the audience came to hear Mr. Trump’s plans to resolve a crisis in Michigan that’s resounded around the world.

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UPDATE - Monday, 11:15PM. Flint police have suspect in custody after today's threat against Mott Community College. School officials say classes will resume Tuesday morning.

Mott Community College in Michigan says it's closing for part of the day after a threat was made related to the school.

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