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Andy Schor photo
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The city of Lansing is launching a fundraising effort to help people who aren’t earning income during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Samuel Stanley Jr. photo
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Before Samuel Stanley Jr. became a university president, he was a doctor and a medical researcher. With the spread of Coronavirus, he’s bringing that knowledge base to bear through the process of switching Michigan State University to online teaching and reaching students who no longer live and study on campus.


Holt robotics team photo with Lisa Weise
Courtesy photo

As officials warn of dwindling medical supplies due to the coronavirus pandemic, protective goggles are being donated to Lansing hospitals by the coach of Holt High School’s robotics team.

UPDATED AT 1:36 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 26: Teacher Lisa Weise reports that almost 250 more pairs of goggles have been donated from science rooms in Holt schools.


Mail delivery truck photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

As Michigan deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Postal Service is still delivering mail.


Byron Drachman tricycle photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MS

Lansing’s parks and river trail are still open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Usage could begin increasing, as Spring arrives.


Royal Scot sign photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

With restaurants and theaters closed due to Coronavirus, one type of business that so far may remain open in Michigan is golf courses.


Holt custodian Eliot Nutt cleans a desk photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

Schools across the state are shut down in an effort to fight the spread of the Coronavirus. Now, the process of cleaning many school buildings is underway.


Stethoscope photo
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From Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail: test results are in for the MSU student who was being tested for Coronavirus after exposure to a Wayne County case, and the test was negative.

MSU classroom TV studio classroom photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

After Michigan State University decided to suspend face-to-face instruction until April 20 to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, professors are trying to adapt to teaching online.


Michigan State University outdoor sign
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Michigan State University is suspending face-to-face instruction as of noon today, the result of two confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan and news that the Ingham County Health Department is investigating and monitoring an individual linked with the MSU campus.

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