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Diann Woodard photo
Courtesy photo

Former Michigan State University Trustee Diann Woodard died on May 6th  after a long illness. Woodard served an eight-year term on the board following her election in 2008.

Brian Mosallam photo
WKAR File Photo

Michigan State University Trustee Brian Mosallam has issued what he calls a “proposal for drastic voluntary remediation” related to MSU’s response to sexual assaults and the needs of survivors.


WKAR File Photo

Michigan’s 2017 Roads and Bridges Annual Report indicates a continuing and worsening statewide struggle against potholes.


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flickr/frankieleon

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday. The Michigan State Police will work with the Drug Enforcement Administration to accept drugs at 30 posts around Michigan.


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Morgan McCaul speaks to MSU Trustees photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The MSU Board of Trustees meeting today saw an hour of public comment, with protesters loudly and repeatedly criticizing the board and interim President John Engler.


Wilson Hall MSU photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees will meet again today. The top item on the Trustees agenda is setting housing and dining plan pricing for the 2018-19 academic year.


driver's license with organ donor sticker image
Courtesy Image / Michigan Secretary of State

April is Donate Life Month, and today is Donate Life Day, with a push to encourage organ donations. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says that since she began having staff and branch offices ask people to consider signing up for the Michigan Organ Donor Registry, the number of adults on the registry has more than doubled.


Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson
U.S. Embassy New Delhi / Flickr Creative Commons

The Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission will hold a ceremony this evening to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has submitted his first budget proposal in office to the city council. New to the office, Schor describes the spending plan as “largely a continuation budget from previous years.”

ribbon on tree
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The Reclaim MSU organization is holding a rally targeting the process for selecting the next MSU president starting at 5 p.m. today.


Gregory Conte photo
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Gregory Conte, director of operations with Richard Spencer’s National Policy Institute, has been arraigned on a charge of resisting and obstructing police at Spencer’s March 5th appearance at Michigan State University.


R.E. Olds Museum Executive Director Bill Adcock signs papers to complete building purchase photo
R.E. Olds Museum photo

The R.E. Olds Transportation Museum has completed the purchase of its building and property from the city of Lansing for $2.

Andy Schor photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has decided to slow down the process of redeveloping City Hall, saying "this is a fifty year decision."


FM 105.1 radio dial photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

WKAR-AM signed on the air in 1922. Now, 96 years later, our AM station has a companion on the FM dial besides 90.5. As of last week, you can listen to our AM programming on FM 105.1, too.


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