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Ryan Holmes  posing in a "I Love Lansing" Shirt in front of stairs and a wall of art
Whitney Lee Jessup
Paintings by artist Ryan Holmes have gotten a lot of social media attention in recent months, but the Lansing artist has been creating art his entire life.
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PODCAST: Michigan Minute
  • Couples celebrate Leap Day in Hell, Michigan, with quirky weddings. In 2008, 21 couples wed for free, and by 2020, 29 Hell-bound newlyweds gathered for a group wedding officiated by Reverend Yvonne Williams.
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  • Fri Mar 1 at 8:00PM on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Today's top journalists discuss Washington's current political events and public affairs.
  • Fri Mar 1 at 10:30 PM on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series in September 2015 with this in-depth overview of the iconic documentary.
Latest polling data for the presidential race in Michigan. Guest: Rep. (D) Joe Tate
A free speech battle in the Michigan house. Guest: Former U.S. Rep. (D) Andy Levin
Governor's proposed state budget. Guest: Sen. (D) Winnie Brinks.
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    Thursdays, February 1 - February 29 at 7PM on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Tune in each Thursday to enjoy an hour of your favorite pieces from the silver screen with host Jamie Paisley.
  • Fri., March 1, April 5, May 24, and June 7 at 10:40AM on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Tune in on these select Fridays to enjoy the magical sounds of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
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