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Michigan has seen temperatures in the 70s and even the 80s this spring, but cold and even snow are in the forecast this week.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer continued to push back Sunday morning against calls for her to reimpose more COVID-19 restrictions in the face of a third surge. That’s as Michigan has led the nation in new cases per population for two weeks.

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The race for Lansing’s mayor took a couple of twists on Sunday. Former mayor Virg Bernero has ended his bid to return to city hall.


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Michigan has extended its existing COVID-19 public health restrictions for another month, and mask requirements will soon apply to children as young as two years old. 

Beaumont Staff 'Tired And Worn' By COVID-19 Surge

Apr 16, 2021
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Beaumont Health System is among other health systems across the state that are struggling to meet the need for care during a surge of COVID-19 patients and hospitalizations.

In a press conference Thursday, Beaumont's medical director of infection prevention, Dr. Nick Gilpin, called this third surge "a runaway train." He says most of the hospitals are nearing their capacity limits, between 90-95% occupancy.

Scottie Hazelton
MSU Athletics

Hear what MSU defensive coordinator Scottie Hazelton had to say concerning the progression of the Michigan State football defense in spring practice. Also, Al gives thoughts on yesterday's WNBA Draft and Michael Jordan inducting Kobe Bryant into the Basketball Hall of Fame. 


Michigan State University trustees heard criticism today from sexual assault survivors and their families over MSU’s decision not to hand over 6,000 documents related to the Larry Nassar case to the Attorney General’s office.


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The panel discusses the COVID spike in Michigan. The guest is Dr. Abdul El-Sayed.

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The panel discusses the COVID spike in Michigan. The guest is author and former gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed. Panelists Zoe Clark, Stephen Henderson and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.  

Okemos Girls Soccer Prepared For Challenges Of The Upcoming Season

Apr 15, 2021
Soccer
Jared Ramsey

This year’s seniors have not played since 2019, and they want to make the most of their final days of prep soccer.

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