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Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail says cases of COVID-19 in the county appear to be plateauing.
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A set of bills that would require Michigan to more frequently update signatures in its database of qualified voters received a hearing before the state House Elections and Ethics Committee Tuesday.
The Michigan Supreme Court has struck down major parts of a law that placed additional restrictions on petition campaigns to initiate or challenge laws or to amend the state constitution.
A court-ordered monitoring team has found Michigan’s child welfare system met fewer than half of the standards the team reviewed under the terms of a 2008 settlement in federal court.
The Department of Defense will send up to 25 military medical personnel to Sparrow Health System to help alleviate staffing shortages.
Plans for the site include creating access to educational and employment opportunities.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will ask lawmakers to triple Michigan’s tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, putting on average an extra $350 a year into their pockets.
The amendment would let small-scale home businesses sell foods online and by mail.
At the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour today, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced a new effort in support of long-term, ongoing and comprehensive initiatives to diversify public media.
PODCAST: ¿Qué Onda Michigan?
En el episodio del 21 de enero de ¿Qué Onda Michigan? Les traemos una conversación con una madre de dos sobre los desafíos que ella tiene al tratar de manejar todos los cambios y restricciones que están pasando en las escuelas en relacion con el coronavirus. Ademas, hablamos con una especialista en medicina familiar en la Universidad de Michigan sobre la situación del coronavirus que está sucediendo en Michigan y como los padres pueden estar más informados sobre las infecciones de clusters y los brotes en sus distritos.
Current Sports with Al Martin
We witnessed the greatest weekend in NFL history; Matthew Stafford 'haters' please come to the front of the congregation; MSU v. Illinois men's hoop preview | Current Sports | Jan. 25/26, 2022It's going to be hard to top what we watched this past weekend in the NFL.
Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences Partnership Advances New Ways of Addressing Health CareHenry Ford Health, one of the nation's leading integrated health systems, providing innovative, quality care for more than 100 years. And Michigan State University, one of the world's leading research universities, focused on advancing the common good for more than 160 years have joined forces to transform healthcare.
In Your Community
Sun., Jan. 16 at 12 p.m. on Zoom | Join MSU and WKAR in honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Commemorative Celebration week with Mary Ellen Norwood-Ford (witness #43 to the MLK assassination).
Fri., Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. on WKAR OVEE | Join MSU Libraries and WKAR in the final MLK conversation and screening featuring the NOVA film, Poisoned Water. RSVP HEREFrom NOVA on PBS, Poisoned Water investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan when local officials changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process and exposed the community—including thousands of children—to dangerous levels of poison. Is there a way forward from chaos to community?
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PODCAST: Life, Meet Tech
Prabu David is joined by leading global futurist Shawn Dubravac for a peek into his crystal ball at the incredible future of consumer technology and the industrial economy.
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