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Michigan State University's alumni magazine opted for a positive message after the original issue addressing the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was scrapped by Interim President John Engler.

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Attorney General Bill Schuette has chosen Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate for the November election. Schuette is the Republican nominee for governor – he won about 50 percent of his party’s vote in the primary. If Schuette is successful in the general election, Lyons will be the state’s next Lieutenant Governor.


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Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter is warning of the spread of Canine Influenza in the state.  In a statement released today, the shelter says Michigan has recently started seeing cases of the infectious virus.


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Michigan plans to build a new veterans home at the site of a former military housing complex in suburban Detroit.

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Officials say some trees planted at the site of a memorial for 1987 plane crash that killed 154 people aboard and two on the ground near Detroit Metropolitan Airport are being replaced.

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Michigan Republican governor candidate Bill Schuette has selected former state Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate.

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People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor.

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Ford Motor Co. plans to spend roughly $740 million renovating Detroit's long vacant train depot and redeveloping other area properties for research and development of self-driving vehicles.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the federal government to reconsider a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny individual assistance to three counties in the Upper Peninsula.

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Nearly a week after a Pennsylvania grand jury released its roughly 900-page report on sexual abuse by clergy, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church has penned a letter condemning the alleged misconduct and pledging repentance.

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Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States, will be visiting the East Lansing-MSU community this month as part of the 2018 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program. Sotomayor’s memoir, “My Beloved World,” is this year’s OBOC selection.


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Emily Fox is the newest member of the WKAR News team, taking the helm of our local broadcasts of NPR's "Morning Edition" today. She's a Grand Ledge High School and Michigan State University graduate, returning to Michigan from her most recent post in Seattle, Washington. She speaks with WKAR's Scott Pohl about coming home.


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WKAR Public Media staff at Michigan State University were recently honored with three regional Emmy® awards and three national Telly Awards.

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