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Dr. Ray Boeman stands in front of IACMI's compression press.
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Michigan State University is a core partner with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, in Detroit. They work to make automobiles lighter, and opened their doors just last month. WKAR’s Katie Cook went to get a look at the facility and find out more about the work they do.

Get to Know MSU Men's Basketball Recruit Aaron Henry

Nov 9, 2017
Aaron Henry

Aaron Henry is one of the latest recruits for the Michigan State Class of 2018 from Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The 6-foot-5, 200-pound small forward was originally born in Louisville, Kentucky.  Via Twitter, Henry announced that he committed to Michigan State and he is confident that he made the right decision. Henry has always dreamed of playing college basketball and Michigan State was his dream school.

Coach Tom Izzo and MSU men's basketball team at the celebration of the new Gilbert Pavilion.
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The Gilbert Pavilion, which is the expansion to the Breslin Center, was dedicated on Friday night.

 


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According to the Lansing State Journal, Michigan State junior running back LJ Scott was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. This is the seventh time that Scott, 21, has faced the same, or a similar charge.

Spartan Stadium
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Michigan State University received some upgrades to its wireless network over the summer.

AT&T added four new antenna locations to the campus’s Distributed Antenna System, or DAS, which were Brody Hall, the Breslin Center, the Music Practice Building and the Veterinary Medicine Building.

These are in addition to the antenna locations already around campus, and at Spartan Stadium.

Fred Ogline is the director of planning and engineering for AT&T’s wireless network in Michigan.

Former MSU Football Players
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The three former Michigan State University football players who have been accused of sexual assault are exploring plea deals, the Lansing State Journal reports.

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A former Michigan State University sports doctor’s sexual assault case will continue as scheduled – despite objections by both the defense and the prosecutors. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


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A concert preview of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Music of the Holocaust” from the MSU College of Music.


Allen Gant and Otis Wiley

The MSU / UM football game is a day away and on Friday's "Current Sports with Al Martin" former MSU safety Otis Wiley and UM linebacker Allen Gant engage is some classic trash talk that is a must-listen! 


Juliana Powell and Kellie Dean at Alex's Great State Race in 2016.
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Alex Powell was a Lansing Catholic High School graduate who was about to fulfill his dream of attending Michigan State University when he was diagnosed with cancer. That diagnosis didn’t stop him from going to MSU, though it was for only a short time before he passed away. Powell is the namesake of Alex’s Great State Race.


emergency vehicles
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In the wake of Sunday’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, Michigan law enforcement agencies are reminding the community to be aware of their surroundings at public venues.


 

portrait: Heathcote
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WKAR.org will stream the memorial service for former Michigan State men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote Saturday at 5:00 p.m. EDT in Spokane, Washington. The stream is being provided by KREM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Spokane. 


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Michigan State University says construction of its new $60 million Business Pavilion is expected to be completed in 2019. 


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The East Lansing school announced Friday the Empower Extraordinary campaign has raised significant money for improving its business and music colleges as well as health science research.


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  The Michigan State athletic department will pay tribute to former men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote in multiple ways in the near future and throughout the 2017-18 season. The men's basketball team will wear a patch honoring Heathcote throughout the upcoming year. The final design of the patch will be revealed at a later date.  

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