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Michigan State heads to the Sweet 16 for the first time in four years. Izzo gets his 50th NCAA Tournament win. 

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When crunch time came Saturday against her alma mater, Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant trusted a Canadian import to help the Spartans survive and advance into the second round of the NCAA Chicago Regional.

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The state of Michigan has promised to make sure adoption and foster agencies that receive state money do not discriminate against same sex couples. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


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Current Sports intern Kyle Turk is on location in Des Moines, Iowa for Michigan State's first and second round NCAA Tournament games. Hear the MSU players talk tomorrow's Minnesota matchup - find out what they had to say here!

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Today's Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis details different ab workouts that will help you get that summer 6-pack, as well as the health benefits of pineapple! 


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Current Sports host Al Martin invites beat reporter Natalie Kerwin to the studio, discussing her latest piece that details the amount of money that flows in office pools and casinos when it comes to the NCAA Tournament. 


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Michigan State / Bradley; Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry; NCAA Tournament; Natalie Kerwin and sports gambling; Fit Fridays with Blessed Body Training founder Johnny Lewis 


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The Michigan attorney general's office has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who say their rights have been violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don't want to work with gays and lesbians.

GM Announces Jobs, Electric Vehicle After Trump Criticism

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Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.

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Mar 22, 2019

Topic: Sports betting in MI hits bump.  Guest: Tony Daunt, Michigan Freedom Fund.

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Gov. Whitmer Signs First Bill Into Law

The first bill signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer was passed unanimously by the state Legislature. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth reported.

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Spring has sprung, so let's welcome Kevin Frank back to MSU Today. Kevin is an MSU Extension turf specialist, and an associate professor in Michigan State University's Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences.  


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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- WKAR was named both Michigan Public Television Station of the Year and Public Radio Group One Station of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony held at the Lansing Center on Wed., Mar. 6, 2019. 

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