Scott Pohl

News Reporter

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also is an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."

Scott joined WKAR in 1984.

Prior to that, he worked with the Michigan News Network, WFMK, WKHM in Jackson and WALM in Albion.

Scott is a 1979 graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Telecommunications.

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Ingham County’s top health official supports the announcement Tuesday that indoor capacity at restaurants will be raised from 25-percent to 50-percent.


Bar
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Legislation that would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. has been re-introduced in the Michigan House.

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With temperatures warming in recent days, county road commissions are beginning to enforce weight restrictions for commercial trucks on some roads.


Jennifer Granholm confirmation hearing photo
U.S. Senate committee on energy & natural resources

The U.S. Senate Thursday confirmed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to serve as President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Energy.

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The Ingham County health department says it’s been able to keep up with their schedule of COVID-19 vaccinations. That’s after several health departments in the state experienced weather-related delays in vaccine shipments last week.


The train station in Jackson is being recognized by Amtrak for its role in the Underground Railroad, the system that helped escaped slaves reach freedom in the north.

Convicted sex offender Larry Nassar is again appealing the prison sentence he got from Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in 2018, this time, to the Michigan Supreme Court.


The Lansing school district has approved a hybrid learning plan that would have students back in classrooms starting March 22nd.


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Courtesy photo

A Michigan nonprofit that helps people struggling with narcotics abuse is expanding to 14 law enforcement agencies in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton Counties.


Ingham County’s top health official says the rescheduling of COVID-19 vaccination appointments due to Tuesday’s winter storm shouldn’t have a great effect on wait times.


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