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A small but stalwart crowd gathered at the Michigan state Capitol for the 2020 Lansing Women's march. Capitol facilities estimated more than 250 people took part in festivities despite heavy snow earlier in the day and poor driving conditions.
Abigail Censky, WKAR

A stalwart crowd of protesters gathered at the state Capitol Saturday for the 2020 Women’s March. The event was one of 200 sister marches held across the country for the popular protest that began in 2017 as a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the day after his inauguration.

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There is a ray of good news as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer prepares to renew her push for major new spending to fix Michigan’s roads and bridges: Republican legislative leaders say addressing the funding is a priority for them, too.

Correspondents Edition. Topics: Jail reforms and the state sues PFAS makers.

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File Photo / Holt Public Schools

The former head custodian at Holt High School is facing four counts of sexual assault involving a student.

Current Sports | January 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020
Cassius Winston
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MSU basketball; Tom Izzo; Cassius Winston; NFL Conference Championship weekend 2020; Lamar Jackson; Joe Burrow


Aaron Hernandez and Tom Brady
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Aaron Hernandez; Luke Kuechly; Mark Dantonio; Tom Izzo; Sekou Doumbouya; Michael Jordan;

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If you use an antenna to watch over-the-air TV signals, you’ll need to rescan your equipment on Friday.


An underground film series, the Lansing Children's Choir,  the Peppermint Creek Theater Company, Ten Pound Fiddle, and the MSU College of Music's Spirituals Prayer and Protest Concert. Join Mary Ellen Pitney and Jamie Paisley to talk about events happening this week around Michigan.


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Courtesy: Timothy Muffitt / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

Maestro Timothy Muffitt of the Lansing Symphony came to the WKAR Studios to speak with classical host Jamie Paisley about this weekend's "Masterworks 4" concert with the LSO and how it aims to transport us during our usual mid-January doldrums in mid-Michigan.


Ypsi's Emoni
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Houston Astros; Astros sign stealing scandal; Jeff Luhnow; AJ Hinch; Matt Schoch; Emoni Bates; Ypsi's Emoni


Brent Knight photo
WKAR file photo

The search for a new Lansing Community College president will take a step forward on Thursday, when a pair of campus forums will be held.


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Michigan would lift its ban on stun guns under legislation advanced by lawmakers on Tuesday.

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Michigan on Tuesday sued 3M, DuPont and other companies for financial damages from contamination caused by potentially harmful “forever” chemicals that are turning up in drinking water across the industrial state.

College Football National Championship 2020; LSU Tigers; Ed Orgeron; Isaac Constans; MSU Basketball; Tom Izzo


Tom Izzo
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MSU men's basketball falls hard at Purdue; NFL playoffs weekend; College football national championship tonight.


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