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It’s been 20 years since the Michigan State University men’s basketball team won the national championship. Three players on that team went on to the riches of being first round NBA draft picks.

The player enjoying the most success after college, though, never played a minute of professional basketball.

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The developer operating a downtown East Lansing apartment complex is asking the city to lift an age restriction on tenants.

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An open-air dining area in downtown East Lansing has come down and motorized traffic has resumed.

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A survey finds that Michigan restaurants anticipate losses of $1.2-billion dollars in April.

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Capital Region International Airport in Lansing will get more than $10-million dollars in federal funding in response to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is moving to the summer in 2020.

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The winners of the 2020 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards were announced today in Detroit.

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The mayor of East Lansing says she supports a proposal to sell a parcel of land downtown to the MSU Federal Credit Union.

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The City of Lansing began several new development projects this year including the Red Cedar Development, linking Lansing to East Lansing, and a mixed use space near the Cooley Law school stadium. Combined both projects are valued at over $300 million. As the flurry of new developments increases candidates running for city council are deciding what their elevator pitch of the city will be and who it will be addressing. 

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Vote totals are beginning to trickle in from United Auto Workers union locals around the country on day 38 of a strike against General Motors. Some locals have strongly voted to ratify the four-year contract, but it also has been rejected elsewhere.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talked via Skype with Michael Martinez of Automotive News about the early vote tally. Below are highlights of their conversation.