Larry Nassar

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This week lawmakers in Lansing plan to move legislation aimed at improving the state’s sexual assault laws. This comes after weeks of discussion on more than 30 bills. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the bills would do things like require sexual assault and dating violence be taught during sex education in high school and increase penalties for people that are required to report suspected child abuse, but don’t.


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The $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and hundreds of Larry Nassar's victims will be divided up after weighing many factors, including the date and victim's age when the sexual assaults occurred and the impact it had on their lives, lawyers say. 


This week, we look at what's next after the $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and Larry Nassar's abuse survivors; learn how a 90-year-old school building is helping the affordable housing crunch; find out why Detroit homeowners are swapping houses; and talk with a "father of the internet." 


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Lawmakers in Lansing say a settlement between Michigan State University and survivors of Larry Nassar doesn’t mean their quest for justice is over. 


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Michigan State University confirms it is settling hundreds of lawsuits filed by survivors of Larry Nasser’s sexual abuse for a half-billion dollars.


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Michigan State University has reached a settlement with survivors of Larry Nassar, the former doctor who abused hundreds of women and girls while he was employed by the university.


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Gold-medal Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and dozens of other women who spoke out about sexual abuse by Larry Nassar will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year's ESPYS.

"Current Sports" callers react to Nassar settlement

May 16, 2018
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"Current Sports" host Al Martin takes comments from callers, who weigh in on the settlement between Michigan State University and the survivors of former MSU doctor Larry Nassar.


Current Sports | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018
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Larry Nassar; Michigan State University; Settlement for Survivors; Rachael Denhollander; John Engler;

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Michigan State University Trustee Brian Mosallam has issued what he calls a “proposal for drastic voluntary remediation” related to MSU’s response to sexual assaults and the needs of survivors.


MSU's Spring Convocation at the Breslin Center on Friday afternoon.
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Michigan State University’s Spring Commencement Ceremonies began this afternoon with the Convocation Ceremony at the Breslin Center. WKAR’s Katie Cook spoke with some graduating students about how it feels to be an MSU grad today.


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The "abhorrent" criminal conduct by now-convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar while he was a sports doctor at Michigan State did not violate NCAA rules, an attorney for the university has told the governing body of college sports.

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Michigan State University says many recommendations in a final Title IX report outlining opportunities to enhance sexual misconduct prevention and education now are in development.

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A Lansing area police department that says it mishandled a complaint against Larry Nassar has reviewed 17 years of sexual assault complaints. Nassar is the former sports doctor who will spend decades in prison for sexually assaulting his patients.


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In a statement issued late Friday, Michigan State University interim President John Engler announced mediation for lawsuits stemming from the Larry Nassar scandal will continue May 14 and 15.

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