TV Made in Michigan

TV programs made in Michigan and presented by WKAR at Michigan State University

The GOP Presidential race in Michigan is too close to call and State Senator Gretchen Whitmer-D of East Lansing eyes a bid for governor. The guest is John Nixon, Michigan Budget Director.

Susan Demas, Zack Gorchow, and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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First aired in March 1995, this special program from the WKAR archives offers a loving and nostalgic look at places in mid-Michigan that no longer exist or have changed dramatically over the years.

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Celtic-American mash-up from a Michigan favorite.
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GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum joins host Tim Skubick and colleagues as Michigan gears up for the February 28 Republican Presidential Primary. With Kathy Barks Hoffman, Bill Ballenger and Ron Dzwonkowski.

Michigan State University faculty, staff and graduate students receive university awards. VIEW IT ONLINE NOW

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Dueling piano boogie from Michigan rock and blues legends.
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Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses Hoekstra's controversial Super Bowl ad, Governor Snyder's budget plan for the 2013 fiscal year, and the Michigan Presidential Primary. Stephanie Cepak, Bill Ballenger, Kathy Barks Hoffman, and Chuck Stokes join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Crunching funk and smooth jazz from Grammy-honored Lansing bassist.

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Governor Snyder's road repair package put on hold, and Indiana passes Right to Work legislation -- what does that mean for the Michigan debate? The guest is Pete Hoekstra, who is running for the Republican nomination for the U.S Senate. Kathy Barks Hoffman, Kyle Melinn, and Chris Christoff join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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Uplifting folk/pop songs with a message from award-winning northern Michigan duo.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants to put surplus toward hiring 1000 cops statewide and Lansing mayor plans to build casino in the capital city. The guest is attorney Matthew Abel. He's launching a statewide petition drive to legalize marijuana. With John Lindstrom, Bill Ballenger and Rick Pluta.

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Blues rock from Flint, Michigan, featuring slide-guitar master Rusty Wright.

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The Democrats and Republicans have different views of Michigan's 9.3% jobless rate, and there's a standoff between House Republicans and the governor over Snyder's health care plan.

The guest is Mike Nystrom of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association.

Kathy Barks Hoffman, Paul Egan and Kyle Melinn join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

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