Michigan

Gage Skidmore / Donald Trump

A year into his presidency, Donald Trump has an approval rating just below 40 percent among Michigan voters, according to a new poll commissioned by The Detroit News and WDIV Local 4.

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
CAES, Bugwood.org / Michigan.gov

Michigan officials say 23 projects have been awarded a combined $3.6 million in grants to battle invasive species.

Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew joined today's "Current Sports" and talked with host Al Martin about what it has been like to represent more than 100 survivors of Larry Nassar. 

 

 

Russ White

Michigan State; Washington State; Holiday Bowl; Zachary Swiecicki; Scott Westerman; Detroit Lions; Jim Caldwell

man with bees
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Scientists say one in every three foods we eat is in some way linked with bees.  Aside from making honey, this tiny insect is responsible for pollinating a wide range of fruits and vegetables.  New research led by Michigan State University has  led to the first complete record of every known bee species in the state. 

 

MSU Star Joshua Langford Knows Life is Bigger Than Basketball

Dec 15, 2017

Casey Harrison, Current Sports beat reporter, tells the story of MSU men's basketball sophomore guard Joshua Langford. Harrison tells us how Langford looks at the bigger picture, beyond basketball. 

East Lansing Boys Hoops Aims to Take CAAC Blue and Michigan HS Titles This Season

Dec 14, 2017
Michael Epps

The Trojans boast one of the strongest teams in the state, led by University of Michigan signee Brandon Johns.

Michigan State Golf Programs Foster “Family” Traditions, Through Bonds and Building

Dec 14, 2017
MSU Athletics

The Spartan golf teams have done things differently for decades, creating unity between the men’s and women’s players in a sport known for individuality.

Forest
MSU.EDU

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded grants totaling $90,525 for urban forestry projects around the state.

clock tower and moon
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The human body’s circadian rhythm – our inner clock -- regulates our sleep cycle, digestion and temperature.  All those functions can be heavily impacted by sunlight.  In the winter, people who live in the more northerly latitudes like Michigan sometimes feel a bit unhappy when the skies grow dark.  The condition is aptly named SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder.

 


MLive

Governor Rick Snyder is personally lobbying lawmakers to adopt an overhaul of how local government pensions are managed. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, he faces a tough sales job.


Twitter

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has called out Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio via Twitter today. 

"Saw Coach D comments on continuing to "focus" on how "he" can beat Michigan. Congrats on turning around a 3-9 team, plagued with off field issues," Harbaugh wrote. "Good for BIG to have him back."

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Are you a Michigander or a Michiganian? A new state law favors using the term Michigander.

If you'd like a diagnosis of your Michigan community's fiscal health, a new website can help.

Deputy Brian Webb / Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with law enforcement about new saliva tests being used to test for drugs. She separated fact from fiction with a Washtenaw county Sheriff Deputy. 


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