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Are you a supertaster? You can find out at Serving Up Science's live show this weekend. Sheril and Karel will be at the Kellogg Center on Saturday, April 20 as the last show during the Michigan State University Science Festival this year.

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Thursday 9:30 a.m.: Attorney General William Barr delivers a press conference at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.

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A new task force will explore who is in Michigan’s jails and why they’re there. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday.


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Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

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Michigan State has signed 6-foot-3 guard Mark "Rocket" Watts.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ordering a comprehensive review of Michigan's jail and pretrial incarceration system, saying the status quo "isn't working."

Gov. Whitmer Open To Allowing Great Lakes Oil Tunnel

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is reportedly considering a tunnel for an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.


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Detroit Pistons; Milwaukee Bucks; Giannis Antetokounmpo; Blake Griffin; NBA Playoffs; Rocket Watts; 


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Flint is getting $77.7 million in loan assistance that it was promised in 2017 for infrastructure improvements as it deals with the aftermath of its crisis with lead-tainted water.

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Yesterday, the Wharton Center announced their 2019-2020 season and WKAR’s Jamie Paisley returns with Wharton's Executive Director to dig a bit more regarding the classical events which add a good deal of diversity coming to East Lansing's arts scene.

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Gov. Whitmer Open To Allowing Great Lakes Oil Tunnel

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is reportedly considering a tunnel for an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

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AgBioResearch is the overarching organization within Michigan State University that has responsibility for most of the food, agriculture, and natural resources research within the university,” Doug Buhler, assistant vice president of research and innovation at Michigan State University and director of MSU AgBioResearch, tells Kirk Heinze in a wide ranging conversation focusing on some of the rigorous, timely, and impactful research underway at MSU. 


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Let's get to know a little more of WKAR Radio Operations Manager Brad Walker!

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Saturday, April 20 at 7:00pm-8:00pm Kellogg Hotel | WKAR will be talking all things science! 

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Saturday, April 13 at 3:00pm on the MSU Campus | Join us to learn cool things about science! 

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FREE – Thu. Apr. 18, 7pm at WKAR | Take part in the Great Big Book Drive, and view a special screening and join the conversation on America's most beloved neighbor: Mister Rogers. | ALL SEATS ARE FILLED

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Apr 11, 2019
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Fri., Apr. 12, 2019, 10:40am on 90.5 FM | It's the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from historic, acoustically acclaimed Orchestra Hall.

Les Misérables| MASTERPIECE

Apr 3, 2019
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Sun., Apr. 14-May 22, 10pm on WKAR- HD 23.1 | Love, death and the struggle for social justice in early 19th- century France comes to television! 

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Tue., Apr.9 & Apr. 16, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents the definitive history of the many transformative years following the American Civil War. 

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