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Michigan’s Congressional delegation and Senators responded via statements and Twitter to a four-page summary of Robert Mueller’s probe released by Attorney General William Barr.

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National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation

A U.S.-Canadian team has successfully relocated about half a dozen gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan.

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Eastern Michigan University

voluntary statewide tornado drill is planned in Michigan as officials encourage residents to prepare for the possibility of severe weather this spring and summer.

Tom Izzo
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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. 

MSU Women’s Basketball
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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.

State Attorney General Dana Nessel
Cheyna Roth

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! 


Natalie Kerwin
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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. 


Tom Izzo
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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

Mar 22, 2019
General Motors
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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.

Off the Record | March 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019

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

Watch it at video.wkar.org

Hamilton national touring company photo
Joan Marcus

When the Wharton announced that Hamilton was coming to East Lansing about a year and a half ago, the anticipation started to build. The biggest hit musical in a generation will be in town for three weeks, starting May 14th, and on Saturday, individual ticket sales begin. They’re sure to go fast, so WKAR’s Scott Pohl brought Bob Hoffman in from the Wharton Center to get the lowdown on how you can get tickets to see Hamilton.


MSU police car
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Michigan State University students, faculty and staff have noticed they've received more alerts than before about campus crimes. 

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