Karel Vega

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Welcome to Serving up Science -- the series all about food: where it comes from and how it impacts our health and our planet.


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NCAA Tournament Selection Show; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Greg Monahan; Lansing Lugnuts; Ulcerative Colitis


G. Smith / Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions; Matthew Stafford; NFL Draft; NFL Combine; Detroit Pistons; DeMar DeRozan; MSU Men's Basketball; NCAA Tourney Selection Show; Big Ten Tournament 


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Le'Veon Bell Franchise Tag; NFL; Pittsburgh Steelers; Kirk Cousin; Free Agency; Zachary Swiecicki; NFL Combine; Michigan State Women's Basketball


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As Freezing winds continue to grip the state,  some places around Mid-Michigan also open their doors as warming centers to those in need.


Current Sports | December 29, 2017

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Michigan State Football; Holiday Bowl; Mark Dantonio; College Football Playoff; Michigan State Basketball; Tom Izzo; Cleveland State

A Holiday Movie Roundup With Karel and Cheyna

Dec 21, 2017

Christmas...what better time to snuggle up with your family and friends to watch your favorite holiday movies?

This holiday season, WKAR's Karel Vega and MPRN's Cheyna Roth thought it would be fun to talk about their favorite holiday movies and moments, and maybe introduce you to some new favorites you might not have heard about.


The Feminine Touch / Evening With WKAR

On Wednesday, November 29, WKAR will host a screening of the WEDU PBS Documentary The Feminine Touch at Michigan State University as part of An Evening With WKAR. Presented in partnership with the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Michigan Osteopathic Association.

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A Lansing area organization is holding an event this week to attract more workers to Michigan’s capital city. On Wednesday evening, Capital Comeback will take place in Lansing’s Cooley Law School Stadium. WKAR’s Karel Vega spoke with Chris Sell, founder and Executive Director of Lansing 5:01, the event’s organizers about what attendees can expect.

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A Lansing area group working to rename part of Grand River Avenue after civil rights activist Cesar Chavez is organizing a rally Monday at the State Capitol. WKAR’s Karel Vega reports.

Courtesy / Rocío Quispe-Agnoli

Rocío Quispe-Agnoli is a professor at Michigan State University who specializes in topics including Colonial Latin American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies. WKAR’s Karel Vega spoke with Quispe-Agnoli about the evolution of Hispanic identity in modern times.


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In the wake of Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, WKAR's Karel Vega spoke with retired Brigadier General Michael McDaniel about the possible fallout of the event. General McDaniel is also Associate Dean and Director of LL.M. in Homeland and National Security Law at Cooley Law School.


Courtesy / Consumers Energy

The Consumers Energy workers who made their way down to Florida from Michigan last week are currently working in the Boca Raton area as the number of those affected by power outages continues to rise. WKAR's Karel Vega reports.

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You've heard him as weekend host and WKAR news reporter since he first joined WKAR in January. 

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The United States has seen a rise this year in the number of nonviolent undocumented immigrants being deported. Human rights organization Families For Freedom estimates that about 100-thousand undocumented parents are separated from their children each year. WKAR's Karel Vega takes us to the home of one family facing that situation.