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Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun  provide an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.

Nurse, Rhonda Lee, treats a patient recovering from COVID-19.
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More than 7,000 Michiganders have died from COVID-19 in the past 6 months, and every day, essential workers in the healthcare industry are putting their lives on the line to fight the pandemic.

WKAR-TV is premiering a new documentary this week that follows one visiting nurse who treats coronavirus patients after they leave the hospital.


Big Ten Football
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Current Sports host Al Martin talks with WKAR's All Things Considered host Sophia Saliby about the decision from the Big Ten to reverse its initial decision and play college football starting in October.

 

 


Adrian Peterson
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It was such an odd Labor Day weekend without the start of college football taking place. Al combs through the ripple-effect of no MSU football due to COVID-19 and its financial impact on businesses in the Lansing area. Also, Adrian Peterson to the Lions? How? Why?


High School Football
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High School football games can now be played in the state of Michigan. 

High School Football
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has approved the start of high school football in the state of Michigan in the latest executive order. Will the Greater Lansing area school districts approve play? How comfortable are parents with allowing their sons to lace up the cleats?


Matthew Stafford
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False positive coronavirus tests are causing multiple NFL teams to reevaluate how the prepare for the upcoming NFL season. How is this confusion happening and what is the NFL doing about it?


Samuel Stanley Jr.
Michigan State University

This fall, Michigan State University's campus is going to be a lot emptier.

Earlier this week, President Samuel Stanley Jr. announced undergraduate courses would stay fully online, and that most students are being asked to stay off campus and stay home for the semester.


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The Big Ten and Pac-12 won’t play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football’s five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.

 


two women with signs
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Dozens of Michigan school employees rallied at the State Capitol Thursday to call for a safe school re-opening strategy. 

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