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Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."


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Scott Pohl / WKAR

Health and environmental officials in Michigan are calling on Republican Rep. Mike Bishop to vote against President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget. 

 


Michigan Veteran To Receive Medal Of Honor Today

Jul 31, 2017
James McCloughan
US ARMY

Vietnam veteran James McCloughan will be presented with our nation’s highest military honor Monday at the White House.

Kaleel Gaines Reveals Reason Behind Transfer and Drama-Filled MSU Football Year

Jul 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates. 

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WKAR File Photo

The state of Michigan, under fire for a computer system that wrongly churned out cases of fraud, is dropping criminal charges against 186 people accused of illegally collecting unemployment benefits, officials said Thursday.

Turkey
Wikimedia Commons

A wild turkey that for months made a busy intersection its home is being memorialized after being struck by a vehicle.

Cars on freeway
WKAR file photo

The Latest on a man charged with second-degree murder in a car crash that killed five people (all times local):

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Flickr - Keith Cooper

A church treasurer in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to 30 days in jail after more than $40,000 in church funds was reported missing.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
Mark Bashore / Host/reporter

Michigan State University researchers have received a $1.5 million grant to study the genetics of electric fish.

Michigan Department of Corrections via AP

A man in Michigan who was sentenced to life in prison without parole as a teenager nearly 50 years ago may soon be released.

Authorities say a 7-year-old Indiana girl has died after being pulled from a swimming hole in rural southwestern Michigan.

WKAR-MSU

Gov. Rick Snyder and a legislative leader plan to meet in an attempt to resolve differences related to proposed tax incentives designed to boost large-scale business expansions in Michigan.

WKAR File Photo

Craft beer pioneer Bell’s Brewery Inc. plans to pump more than $7 million into capital improvement projects in southern Michigan between now and the end of 2018.

WKAR File Photo

The Michigan appeals court is throwing a flag at the seizure of 15 pounds of marijuana in southwestern Michigan.

Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University Facebook Page / Facebook

Eastern Michigan University says increased student interest and growth in the study of religion, history and philosophy have spurred a new degree program.

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