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A Michigan public policy research firm says long-term disinvestment by the state is hurting municipal revenues. 

 


Michigan State Students Prove Dodgeball Is Way More than A Kid’s Game

7 hours ago
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Jack Waynick

The club sport is popular at MSU, with students showing off speed and strategy to win.

Michigan State Ultimate Rookies Are Learning And Succeeding In Real-Time

7 hours ago
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Michigan State ultimate frisbee

The club sport doesn’t rely on veteran players to stack the line-up, newcomers find their spots right away.

Michigan State’s Women’s Rugby Team Enjoys Success And Building The Sport

8 hours ago
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Rugby is growing in popularity in the United States and successful collegiate clubs, like the Spartans women’s team, are leading the growth.

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Three times each year, Michigan students in grades K-3 take a series of reading assessment tests.  These tests serve as checkpoints to ensure students are meeting specific literacy goals.  Typically, students who fall below the standard are placed on a tailor-made reading plan to help them develop their skills.

 


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Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Mark Dantonio made his clearest statement yet about his future, saying he intends to be Michigan State’s coach next season.

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Some Michigan Democrats want to expand access to affordable housing across the state.

Looking To Make Millions After College? Michigan State Students Look To E-Sports Fame

Nov 19, 2019
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Julian Mitchell

Some Spartans e-gamers want to turn their talents into streaming and competition careers. 

WATCH LIVE: The Impeachment Hearings

Nov 19, 2019
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Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

NPR SPECIAL COVERAGE | The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed here as they are live.

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is in Israel all week on a trip aimed at strengthening Michigan’s business ties with the country. The goal is to help Michigan compete for tech jobs that pay well. 


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The United Auto Workers union on Monday turned its bargaining focus to Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.

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Ford is unveiling its first all-electric SUV, marking the start of an avalanche of battery-powered vehicles coming from mainstream and luxury automakers during the next two years that industry analysts say will boost electric vehicle sales.

Current Sports | November 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019
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Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MSU Football; Mark Dantonio; Michigan Football; Jim Harbaugh; MSU vs Michigan 2019; Gene Orlando; 2019 Capital City Tennis Classic


SPECIAL COVERAGE: The Impeachment Hearings

Nov 18, 2019
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Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

Public hearings of the House Impeachment Inquiry into President Trump continue this week, with coverage scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 9am each day.

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Friday announced a planned crackdown on robocalls, outlining a dozen initiatives designed to curb the automated calls that in many cases are illegal.

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