COVID

Claressa Shields
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We dive into the MMA debut of Flint's own, famed boxer Claressa Shields, tonight! How will she fare? Also, Tom Izzo opens up about a possible retirement timeline, as well as his former point guard Keith Appling, who has been charged with murder. 


Al Martin sits across from Rhonda Lee, a monitor between then reads, "COVID Diaries: One Year Later."
WKAR-TV

In 2020, we introduced you to a nurse on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rhonda Lee was the focus of the WKAR documentary, "COVID Diaries: On The Front Line."

A Journey To Appreciating Female Athletes, Through The Eyes Of A Female Sports Journalist

Jun 7, 2021
Maisy Nielsen
Maisy Nielsen

Michigan State journalism major Maisy Nielsen looks at how her perceptions of female athletes have changed, now that she has a clearer look at sports.

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Long

May 6, 2021
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Tuesdays, May 11 - June 1 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Discover the little-known story of the innovations in science and medicine that doubled the human lifespan in less than a century, andcelebrate the unsung heroes of public health who believed change was possible and acted on it.

The Virus That Shook the World | Frontline

Apr 21, 2021
Three paramedics in orange paramedic gear, one holding a mask, inside an ambulance
Courtesy of Alessandro Leonardi / Keo Films / FRONTLINE (PBS) / PBS

Mon. Apr. 26 at 9 pm & Tue. Apr. 27 at 10 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Using extensive personal video and local footage, learn how people and countries responded to the coronavirus, across cultures, race, faith and privilege.

Michelle Jokisch Polo

A Lansing non-profit organization is partnering with the Ingham County Health Department in hopes of tackling vaccine inequity. Cristo Rey Community Center is hosting walk-in vaccine appointments for the community.


Local Boxing Instructor Shares Weight And Fitness Journey, Wants To Inspire Others

Mar 22, 2021
Boxing
Roxy Francisco

Roxy Francisco, also known as “Roxy Thunder” in the fitness world, changed her life through exercise and improved nutrition. Now she is doing the same for others in Mid-Michigan.

DeShaun Tate
DeShaun Tate

It's official! The Michigan State men's basketball team has made it to its 23rd straight NCAA Tournament. We talk about the First Four matchup against UCLA and break down the bracket with DeShaun Tate of 'TatesTakeHoops."


China's COVID Secrets | Frontline

Feb 1, 2021
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Tue. Feb. 2 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and how China responded.