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Larry Nassar is due back in federal court in Grand Rapids today for sentencing for possession of child pornography.


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The Capital Area Transportation Authority board has decided to promote deputy CEO Brad Funkhouser to CATA’s top job. Funkhouser will take over when current CEO Sandy Dragoo’s retirement takes effect in February.

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To mark World AIDS Day, several members of the Lansing city council are publicly being tested for HIV today.

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Three more guilty pleas have been entered by Larry Nassar. The former team physician who treated gymnasts at Twistars, Michigan State University and the U.S. Gymnastics team was in an Eaton County courtoom today.


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Larry Nassar will be back in court Wednesday, this time in Eaton County. It’s expected that he’ll plead guilty to more charges of criminal sexual conduct while treating athletes at MSU and elsewhere.


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Larry Nassar entered into a plea bargain today in which he pleaded guilty to seven felony counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in cases involving girls under the age of 13 in Ingham County.


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One of the Rhodes Scholars named over the weekend is a recent Michigan State University graduate. The selection committee chooses 32 Scholars every year, and Clara Lepard is now just the 18th Rhodes Scholar in MSU history.


Virg Bernero photo distributing free meals.
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The city of Lansing released a report on homelessness today. The Greater Lansing Area Annual Homeless Report for 2016 indicates that more than 5,100 people experienced homelessness in Ingham County that year. That’s up 3.4-percent from the previous year.


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The East Lansing city council will not meet tonight to swear in two council members and elect leadership for the next two years. Mayor Mark Meadows says that’s because the results of last week’s election have not yet been certified.

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In East Lansing, voters rejected a proposal to create a new income tax on Tuesday. The income tax would have cost residents one-percent of their income, much of which was to be offset for homeowners by the passage of a property tax cut on the ballot.


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Absentee ballots are still coming in in Lansing, where voters will choose a new mayor and four city council members Tuesday.

A 23-year-old male Michigan State University student has died after being hit by a car in East Lansing this morning. The accident occurred at East Saginaw Street and Park Lake Road shortly before 6 a.m.

The accident is under investigation. No names have been released.

Michigan State University has sent out an alert that there was a sexual assault on campus last night. Police at MSU received a report of the assault in Hubbard Hall at 10:30 p.m. The victim reportedly knew the offender. The MSU Police Department is investigating the incident.

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The Ingham County Health Department has inoculated staff and clientele of two local homeless shelters for Hepatitis A. That’s following three cases of Hepatitis A, including one death, in the county.

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Michigan State University Trustees have approved several renovation projects. Among projects approved by Trustees today were a $50-million modernization initiative at the T.B. Simon Power Plant, $6-million in renovations at Jenison Field House, a proposed $2.5-million dollar expansion at the Abrams Planetarium, and masonry repairs on Hubbard Hall.


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