It appears there will be no recall questions targeting Democratic lawmakers on the ballot next February. Today is the deadline to submit petitions to elections officials, and Republicans announced earlier this week they are giving up their recall effort.
Republicans launched several recall drives against Democrats to get back at the Michigan Education Association for its ultimately successful effort to oust GOP state representative Paul Scott. But the GOP said earlier this week it was giving up, and would not file any recall petitions.
The food at Brody Square dining hall at Michigan State University has become very popular among not only students, but also among faculty and lots of visitors. There's a sushi bar, fresh pasta, carved meats, and international and vegetarian meals.
WKAR's Gretchen Milllich went to Brody Square to talk with Executive Chef Dave Brown about what he's cooking for Thanksgiving dinner.
Michigan State University's December commencement ceremonies will include two prominent Detroiters. Newspaperman, author and broadcaster Mitch Albom will address undergraduates on Saturday, December 10th. The author of "Tuesdays with Morrie" will also receive an honorary doctorate of humanities.
Detroit Public Schools emergency manager Roy Roberts will speak to undergraduates that afternoon. Roberts will be awarded an honorary doctorate of business.
For the first time, Meridian Township residents are sharing public lands with deer hunters. Township officials have enlisted 16 area bow hunters in an effort to reduce the area's growing population of deer. WKAR's Mark Bashore hit the trail--and the cul-de-sacs--to learn more.
During hunting season, Jon Mayes might otherwise be thousands of miles from home, hunting elk or deer in Colorado or Wyoming. But this year is different. He's set up his deer stand only a mile from his home in Okemos' Briarwood subdivision.
EAST LANSING, MI (WKAR) - MSU Professor of Music and Director of Orchestras designate Kevin Noe speaks with WKAR's Melissa Benmark about the next MSU Symphony concert at Wharton Center, beginning with a piece by American composer Pierre Jalbert.