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Brian Breslin, the chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees, has announced that he will not run for another term on the board this year.

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Eight applicants met the deadline to apply for vacancies on the Lansing Board of Education. There are two spots to be filled, due to the death of Shirley Rodgers and the resignation of new Lansing city council member Peter Spadafore.

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Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

For the first time, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt has recounted being sexually abused by Larry Nassar, the former doctor being sentenced in an Ingham County courtroom this week.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The Associated Students of Michigan State University, MSU’s student government organization, voted unanimously Thursday night to call for the resignation of President Lou Anna Simon, or for the Board of Trustees to remove her.

The Detroit Free Press reports that white supremacist Richard Spencer will speak at Michigan State University after all.

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WKAR file photo

The city of East Lansing will hold another community engagement meeting to discuss budget priorities tonight.


We have one school closing to report today: there's no school at the high school in Mason, due to a water main break.

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Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Tuesday was the first day of sentencing proceedings for former MSU doctor Larry Nassar in Ingham County. In November, Nassar pleaded guilty to seven counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County. During these proceedings, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is allowing Nassar's victims to speak before she passes a sentence.

This story contains descriptions of sexual abuse.


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Lansing School District

The Lansing Board of Education has announced a plan for filling two vacancies.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

A former NFL player and current Michigan State University trustee has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The Lansing Board of Education now has two vacancies to fill this year. Board member Shirley Rodgers passed away last week, and at Thursday night's board meeting, Peter Spadafore submitted his resignation. In November, Spadafore was elected to the Lansing city council.

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Lansing School District

The Lansing Board of Education will hold an organizational meeting tonight. Filling a vacancy, and possibly two vacancies, will be a major consideration.

Schor family on stage
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Lansing elected a new mayor in 2017, and Andy Schor will take the oath of office today.


MSU protesters
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously supported their embattled university president today amid calls for her resignation or removal over the administration’s handling of the Larry Nassar sex crimes.


Andy Schor photo
Courtesy photo / Michigan House Television

Democrat Andy Schor bid farewell to the state House of Representatives yesterday, as he prepares to serve as mayor of Lansing.


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