Michigan

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A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

AAA says it expects more than 1.48 million people from Michigan to travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home for the July 4th weekend.

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 A 21-year-old Indiana man convicted in an attack on a Michigan State Police trooper is expected to be behind bars for at least 14 years.

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Flags are being lowered to half-staff in Michigan to honor a fire chief, who was struck by a vehicle in Southwestern Michigan.

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John "The Spider" Salley is a Detroit Pistons great who was apart of "The Bad Boys" era of the late 80s, which won back to back NBA titles. The Brooklyn, New York native was the first NBA player to win four championships with three different teams.

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Multiple updates came from the Michigan State football team this afternoon as players and coaches addressed the media inside the Skandalaris Football Center. It was the first time that MSU players have been made available since the sexual assault charges of former Spartans Josh King, Donnie Corley, and Demetric Vance.

WKAR “Current Sports” host / reporter Al Martin brings you up to date on what the players had to say in regards to the investigation, including a few personnel moves for the team. 

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A wet spring season has experts predicting that summer water levels for the Great Lakes could be higher than normal and above last year's mark through early fall.

A county youth fair in Michigan has announced the purchase of new fairgrounds.

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Due to the MSU football sexual assault investigation involving former players Josh King, Demetric Vance, and Donnie Corley, "The S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore" decides to tackle the subject. Moore has a special message for the parents of the three young men who were charged this week in court. He also opens up about his own parenting battle concerning his son. It's another emotional, powerful message for all to hear. 


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State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, a conservative who has clashed with Gov. Rick Snyder on Medicaid expansion and higher fuel taxes, announced Thursday that he is running for governor in 2018.  


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On this Memorial Day, WKAR is remembering all American veterans who've given their lives in the service of our country.  Today, we're proud to honor a U.S. Air Force officer from Lansing.


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A Washington-based civil rights organization is suing the state of Michigan over what it says is a case of "wealth-based" discrimination.

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The road leading to America’s next national farm bill stops in Michigan this weekend.  On Saturday, farmers will testify on the proposed bill in Frankenmuth.


Michigan MMA fighter Brink moving up in UFC world

Apr 26, 2017
Ryse Brink

VANDERBILT, Mich. - Ryse Brink’s mixed martial arts career almost ended before it even began.

Current Sports | March 17, 2017

Mar 17, 2017
Emily Spitzley

St. Patrick's Day; Tom Crean; MSU / Miami Men's College Basketball; Michigan / Oklahoma State; MSU / ASU Women's College Basketball; Pewamo-Westphalia Girl's Basketball


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