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After a closer-than-expected win over Utah State in the season opener, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio pointed out that this was nothing new for the Spartans.

Michigan Capital
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Governor Rick Snyder has put together a team he says will help fix the state Child Protective Services program. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports this comes after a state audit revealed C-P-S failed to follow a plethora of state requirements.


WKAR Special Report: Marijuana in Michigan
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Michigan regulators on Tuesday again extended the deadline for medical marijuana businesses to be licensed, allowing 108 facilities to continue operating while warning that 98 others will be issued cease-and-desist letters if they do not close by the end of the week.

MSU cattle
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If you or your family are not sure where hamburgers or steaks come from or why some cows graze on grass while others are corn-fed… come get answers and breakfast for free!


George Perles
George Perles, seen in a photo from 1985

A lawsuit coming to light today alleges that Larry Nassar raped a Michigan State University field hockey player in 1992, and that when she reported the assault, then-MSU Athletics Director George Perles was involved in covering it up.


Current Sports | September 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018
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Sept. 11; Detroit Lions; New York Jets; Monday Night Football; NFL Football; Matt Patricia; Matthew Stafford; Sam Darnold; Steve Yzerman; George Perles; Mark Dantonio; Jake Hartbarger; Tyriq Thompson


bookshelf at library
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Whether it’s Asimov or Zusak, Tolstoy or Tolkein, Americans are voting for their all-time favorite book.  At 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, WKAR-TV presents “The Great American Read.”  Tonight’s episode is the first in a series of seven highlighting 100 best-loved books selected in a national survey. 


September 11 Lansing
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Ceremonies remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks are scheduled Tuesday across Michigan.

WKAR Special Report: Marijuana in Michigan
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Some unlicensed medical marijuana businesses in the state are waiting to find out if they qualify for a deadline extension or if they’ll have to close their doors on Saturday.

Current Sports | September 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Detroit Lions
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Mark Dantonio; LJ Scott; Brian Lewerke; Cody White; Ameer Abdullah: Golden Tate; Kerryon Johnson; Matthew Stafford; 


Marti Heil photo
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Michigan State University has named Marti Heil as the new vice president for University Advancement. The announcement was made today by MSU executive vice president Kathleen Wilbur.

Clare Luz photo
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September is Healthy Aging Month, and today, Scott reports that an increasingly important factor in healthy aging is the care our elders receive while still living at home.

Larry Nassar photo
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Monday, September 10, is the deadline for survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual assault survivors to file a lawsuit against Michigan State University.

Bill Schuette and Lisa Posthumus Lyons
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In a message via Twitter on Sunday evening, Lisa Posthumus Lyons, the Republican nominee for Michigan’s Lt. Governor seat, said her home was heavily damaged in a fire. No one was injured. 

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Brandon Ruiz hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, Manny Wilkins threw for 380 yards and a touchdown, and Arizona State rallied to beat No. 15 Michigan State 16-13 on Saturday night.

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