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WKAR Special Report: Marijuana in Michigan
illustration / WKAR-MSU

Michigan plans to allow medical marijuana patients and their doctors to complete registrations online.

Monroe County home built in 1850
Sundance Enterprise Auction Company

A Monroe County home that dates back to 1850 will be auctioned Saturday. The winning bid carries an additional requirement: The house must be moved.

Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

Gov. Rick Snyder is looking at the possible activation of National Guard heavy equipment operators as an option to resume road projects stalled by a lockout.

Mark Schlissel
University of Michigan

Regents at the University of Michigan plan to extend the contract of President Mark Schlissel for five years.

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Former top-level state officials with the Snyder, Engler, and Milliken administrations are among a group of Republicans and independents publicly endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer for governor.


MSU police car
WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University's police department issued a crime bulletin about people impersonating officers to gain personal information.

Current Sports | September 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Rick Pitino
Matt Wickham / Flickr Creative Commons

Rick Pitino; Louisville Basketball; Scott Simon; Detroit Lions; Tom Brady; New England Patriots; Bill Belichick


Off the Record | September 21, 2018

Sep 20, 2018

Topic: Effect of Independent & GOP support for Whitmer in race for Governor. Guest: Sean McBrearty, Clean Water Action Program Organizer.

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Lansing's Waverly Golf Course Sold For $2 Million

Sep 19, 2018
Waverly Golf Course
Courtesy Brandon Howell / MLive Media Group

In a press release from the City of Lansing on Wednesday, Mayor Andy Schor announced the sale of the former Waverly Golf Course and Michigan Avenue Park. 

Walmart Sign
Walmart Supercenter Paw Paw

The ACLU of Michigan wants a Michigan Walmart store to stop selling merchandise using the word “Redskins.”

Current Sports | September 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018
Richard Kincaide
WKAR-MSU / WKAR-MSU

Tom Brady; Bill Belichick; Josh Gordon; Mike Tomlin; Le'Veon Bell; Antonio Brown; Richard Kincaide; Quandre Diggs


Current Sports | September 18, 2018

Sep 19, 2018
Mark Dantonio
Sean Cook / The State News

Detroit Lions; Jim Caldwell; Matt Patricia; First-year NFL coaches; Mark Dantonio Tuesday press conference; MSU Football; Tom Izzo; Mark Dantonio


Bird scooters
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

Nearly a hundred Bird scooters were dropped off in East Lansing without the permission from the city's council earlier this month. 


Michigan State Capitol Rotunda
WKAR file photo

The speaker of the state House won’t support a proposal aimed at electing presidents based on the national popular vote.


Anna Oppenheim photo
Courtesy photo

Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential impact on assault victims. It’s being reported that the Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is concerned that accused parties are treated unfairly under current rules.

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