Tamia Boyd

News Intern

Tamia Boyd helps gather news content for online and on-air.

The Michigan State University student began interning with the WKAR News Team in the Summer of 2019.

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Electric scooters will return to East Lansing when Michigan State University students begin the fall semester. However, Lime or Bird won't provide the scooters. A different company, Gotcha, will make its debut.

 

 


Tamia Boyd / WKAR-MSU

The Celebrating the Spectrum program is hosted by the Michigan State University College of Music. It allows teens on the autism spectrum to experience being a music major. 

An international train tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario, has been cleared and repaired following a multi-car train derailment that spilled sulfuric acid and damaged the tracks.

The Fourth of July is just days away. Dozens of firework shows and parades will be hosted across the area. 

Firefighters are cautioning you to put safety first when using fireworks in the upcoming few days. 

North Stairwell leading into the Lansing River Trail
Tamia Boyd / WKAR-MSU

A new staircase will lead to and from the Lansing River trail from Michigan Avenue. Due to deterioration, the south side stairwell was removed about five years ago.


Attendee's of last year's Lansing Pride festival pose in front of the capitol. Organizers are expecting record crowds at this year's festival.
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

This Saturday marks the 30th year of the Michigan Pride Festival in Lansing. The festival will take place in Old Town and downtown Lansing.

WKAR File Photo

Last summer a swarm of stink bugs invaded homes across Michigan. However this summer, it is expected that gypsy moths will attack Michigan trees and destroy foliage.

flag and sky
File photo / WKAR

Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the United States invasion of Normandy in the Second World War.