Fun And Unity Drive Michigan State Women’s Hockey Players In Classroom And On Ice

Apr 13, 2020
Diana Camarena

The team’s season is now over due to the Coronavirus, but Michigan State’s women’s hockey team was in a happy groove.

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The city of Lansing is launching a COVID-19 “rescue fund” on Monday, designed to help small businesses stay afloat.

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Juwan Howard will get the chance to coach his son at the University of Michigan; Mel Tucker lands another commit for MSU football; UFC 249 not happening next week; Reflection Friday 

The Allen Neighborhood Center in Lansing is temporarily closed because a staffer has tested positive for COVID-19.

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The COVID-19 pandemic hit home for Ingham County Commissioner Carol Koenig in recent weeks. Her partner came home from the hospital this week after a battle that landed him in intensive care. WKAR's Scott Pohl reports.

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As spring planting season begins, Michigan farmers are getting new guidance on protecting their workforce from the coronavirus. 


WATCH NOW An in-depth look at the challenges Michigan K-12 schools face with at-home instruction because of COVID-19. State Superintendent Michael F. Rice, PhD and other experts  join host Shawn Turner to address how students, teachers, and parents will be academically and emotionally impacted by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close schools through the end of the academic year.

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Researchers are trying to find ways to test more people for Coronavirus, and to get results faster.

Dr. Brett Etchebarne is a biomedical engineering researcher at Michigan State University. He also works in emergency rooms at both McLaren and Sparrow Hospitals in Lansing, and has been treating COVID-19 patients. WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Dr. Etchebarne about how he hopes to improve Coronavirus testing.

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Moving the Detroit Auto Show to the summer this year might have helped the city avoid an earlier, and worse, Coronavirus outbreak.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, Theatre companies around the country have had to cancel shows. There’s an exception, though, at Williamston Theatre, the Lansing area’s only professional company. They’ve arranged to offer “These Mortal Hosts” to paying customers online.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with the theatre’s executive director, John Lepard, about how it works.