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Bills designed to get a handle on municipalities' underfunded employee retirement benefits are going to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk for his expected signature.

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Michigan municipalities would have to report financial information about their employee retirement systems to the state under new legislation that supporters say is designed to help communities address substantially underfunded pension and health care plans.

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Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law controversial changes to the state’s public school employee retirement system.

Craft in America: Teachers
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Top lawmakers in the state Legislature have reached a tentative agreement with Governor Rick Snyder about changes to the state’s teacher retirement system.

Michigan Senate
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Certain employees retired from government work would get a tax break under legislation up for likely approval in the Michigan Senate.

Current Sports | February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017
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Current Sports Production Assistants; MSU Tennis; Gene Orlando; Ronald Mann; MMA; Hip-Hop.


Current Sports | 4/15/16 | #682

Apr 15, 2016

Aerial Powers, Two Minutes For Ruffing, Diversity in Hockey, Kobe Bryant Retirement, Deandre Carter, Current Sports TV Rewind, and Reflection Friday.


Currier retires from Haslett girls hoops

Apr 11, 2016

HASLETT, Mich. - For 14 years, Haslett girls basketball and Bob Currier have shared a strong bond. Currier has decided it is time to retire, announcing in early April he will be stepping away as head coach of the varsity team. 

Current Sports | 2/1/16 | #628

Feb 1, 2016

Calvin Johnson Retirement, Tom Minkel, Michigan State Wrestling, Michigan State Basketball, Greatest Sports Movies Ever, and Weekend Winners.


Current Sports | 1/7/16 | #611

Jan 11, 2016

Jay Sarkar from WLNS TV6 joins Al Martin on today's "Current Sports." Sarkar talks about his Ann Arbor roots and provides his thoughts on the MSU football team's run to the Cotton Bowl. Al also discusses the news of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza becoming the newest inductees of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The show closes on news concerning Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, as he contemplates retirement. 

Current Sports | 12/1/15 | #596

Dec 1, 2015

Mark Dantonio Press Conference, College Football Playoff Rankings, Iowa vs. Michigan State, Richard Kincaide, Detroit Tigers, Kevin Durant, and Kobe Bryant.


Current Sports | 11/30/15 | #595

Nov 30, 2015

Michigan State Football, College Football Playoff Scenarios, Michigan State Basketball, Denzel Valentine, Kobe Bryant, and Weekend Winners.


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Like thousands of Michigan baby-boomers, Ken Dawson is planning to retire soon. Dawson has spent six years at Michigan State University, most recently as a project representative in the school’s Infrastructure, Planning and Facilities Department. Unlike many of those retiring boomers, he will soon be embarking on a challenging adventure. Beginning in about a month, the Farmington Hills resident will begin a 3,100 mile hike atop the spine of North America: the Continental Divide.

Looking back on 50 years at MSU

Feb 3, 2014
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Ron Flinn, the vice president for Strategic Infrastructure Planning and Facilities at MSU, is retiring in December after more than 50 years on campus.

Reporter Gretchen Millich Retires

Jun 15, 2012

One of WKAR's veteran reporters, Gretchen Millich, retired from WKAR on June 8.

Millich reported on the mid-Michigan community for 22 years, focusing on what listeners jokingly call “cops and critters.”  She was also heard occasionally as a substitute host for All Things Considered, and as a regular fundraising host on Morning Edition.  

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