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A controversial pipeline that carries crude oil and natural gas liquids under the Straits of Mackinac is on its way toward being decommissioned. Sort of. 


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Brushing and flossing are both vital for maintaining strong teeth, but there are more ways to keep your mouth, and your body, healthy. One way is being mindful of what you eat. On this episode of Serving Up Science, science writer Sheril Kirshenbaum and WKAR's Karel Vega speak with Dr. Jason Mashni about oral health.


Michigan State Boxing Class Pushes Students to the Limit

Oct 3, 2018
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Michael Duke

Getting sweaty and exhausted isn’t usually on the syllabus of a typical MSU class, unless you are taking the sweet science.

A scientist who traded his lab coat for a high school classroom was shocked to discover the negative stereotypes he’d heard about young people couldn’t be further from the truth.


MSU Club Swimmer is Seeing the World on His Own Terms

Oct 3, 2018
Charlie Gentzkow
Charlie Gentzkow

Michigan State junior Charlie Gentzkow was once terrified of water. Now the pool, and the sport of swimming, are his favorite places.

Setting the Standard: The 1976 Williamston Girls Track Team’s Legacy Still Remains Strong

Oct 3, 2018
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Williamston Athletic Department

The team, in the wake of Title IX, won the first girls state title in school history. They also set records and left a standard that stands unchallenged.

Current Sports | October 3, 2018

Oct 3, 2018
Le'Veon Bell
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Michigan State Basketball; Tom Izzo; Zone defense; Brian Bowen; Le'Veon Bell; Pittsburgh Steelers; Ryan Shazier; Earl Thomas; LeBron James; Los Angeles Lakers


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FEMA

A nationwide test of the system alerting the country in the event of an emergency is scheduled for Wednesday.


Mackinac Bridge
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have agreed to replace twin 65-year-old crude oil pipes in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes with another that would run through a tunnel far below the lake bed, officials told The Associated Press.

Ted Nugent | OTR OVERTIME | October 5, 2018

Oct 3, 2018

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Shannon Lynn Burton is Michigan State University's ombudsperson. October 11 is Ombuds Day.

The office assists students in resolving conflicts or disputes within the university. They help staff members, instructors, and administrators sort through university rules and regulations that might apply to specific student issues and concerns. 


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WKAR StayTuned Update

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1pm Sundays on WKAR NewsTalk 105.1 FM and AM 870 | Explore the world of great writing with authors in conversation from the stage of the historic City Opera House in Traverse City, Michigan.

Shakespeare Uncovered | Season Three

Oct 4, 2018
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Fridays, Oct. 12-26, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Shakeseare Uncovered returns for a third season to bring you the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. 

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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The major party candidates for Trustee of Michigan State University and for Secretary of State have agreed to debate on upcoming episodes of Off the Record, Michigan’s only weekly statewide political analysis television show. 

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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Through twelve days in September, listeners of WKAR Radio combined efforts with Michigan Education Trust (MET) to provide more than 600 books to capital region children in need. 

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Thu., Oct. 25, 6:30pm at the Herbert-Herman Cancer Center | So many of us have been touched by cancer in some way. 

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All about food: where it comes from and how it impacts our health and our planet

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