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Detroit skyline
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and other area elected leaders are scheduled to discuss how business and education can help develop a skilled workforce for the region.

AG Bill Schuette
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A super PAC supporting Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for governor is launching its first TV ad, one that criticizes rival Brian Calley for his role in crafting a business tax that was later scrapped.

Cadillac CT6 photo
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Cars with self-driving technology are no longer on the way. They’re here, and you can see some of them through Sunday at the North American International Auto Show at Detroit’s Cobo Center.


Camaro ZL1
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WKAR’s Scott Pohl is checking out the Lansing-built vehicles on display at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit through  Sunday.

Buick Enclave Avenir photo
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The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is open to the public through Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people will converge on the Cobo Center to see the new models of cars, trucks and SUV’s coming from automakers all over the world. WKAR’s Scott Pohl visited this year’s show during press preview days to check out the Lansing-built General Motors vehicles on display. We’ll have several auto show interviews this week.


Buick Enclave photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The North American International Auto Show opens at Cobo Center in Detroit on Saturday. Hundreds of Thousands of people will be checking out all the cars, trucks and SUV's on display by the world's leading automakers.

Customers And Staff Disappointed To Lose Hobie's

Dec 21, 2017
Hobie's Owner Jane Kleiman and Assistant Manager Jacob Nevin.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Hobie’s Cafe and Pub has been serving up popular soups, sandwiches and salads to the East Lansing community for 49 years. Ever since news got out last week that they’re closing, customers have been clamoring to get it one last time.

 


Madeline Fabiano Blair
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In the spirit of the holiday season, WKAR’s Katie Cook went to Fabiano’s Candies last week to find out what makes it the Lansing institution that it is.

 

congressmen in building
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One-third of Michigan’s Republican congressional delegation was in Lansing Monday to tout the newly passed House tax reform bill.

 


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder is off on a trade mission that will bring him to Asia and Europe before he returns to Michigan next week. 


Yelena Kalinsky photo
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The emergence of competitors like Whole Foods led the East Lansing Food Co-Op to close its doors in January after 41 years of operation. At the time, leaders of the customer-owned enterprise expressed hope that they would be able to re-open at some point. Now, it appears that will not happen.

REO Town development announcement photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Lansing officials have announced that a couple of businesses will redevelop two buildings in REO Town, further transforming that part of the city as a destination.


Lena Epstein
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Republican businesswoman Lena Epstein announced Monday she will run for U.S. Senate in 2018, saying Michigan is ready for another outsider with business experience after its voters favored Donald Trump in the presidential election.

Consumers energy
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Consumers Energy plans to spend nearly $440 million this year to help modernize its natural gas system.

Michigan tax burden rank goes down, still lower than national average. 

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