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Courtesy photo / Lansing Community College

For Steve Robinson, taking the job of president at Lansing Community College is a story of coming home. He attended MSU, where he had a student job at WKAR, and he taught at LCC. He was most recently president of Owens Community College in Ohio. Now that he’s been back for a couple of weeks, WKAR’s Scott Pohl talked with Robinson about the challenges ahead.


East Lansing city hall sign photo
WKAR file photo

A list of 23 applicants for two vacancies on the East Lansing city council has been narrowed down to 13 people who will be interviewed.


ramp from EB I-96 to EB I-496 photo
Courtesy photo / Michigan Department of Transportation

There will be a big transition on the I-496 reconstruction project on Friday.


The East Lansing city council has laid out a schedule for filling two vacancies created by resignations last week. Ruth Beier and Mark Meadows resigned during last week’s council meeting after a 3-to-2 vote to oust city attorney Tom Yeadon.

The Lansing city council heard more than two hours of public comment during a meeting Monday night over a proposal to cut the city’s police budget in half over five years.


George Floyd mural photo
Barb Whitney / Lansing Art Gallery

A Lansing mural depicting George Floyd was defaced with white paint on Tuesday.


thermometer photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

With heat index readings approaching 100 degrees this week, the city of Lansing is opening cooling centers.


Valhalla Park beach photo
Courtesy photo

Beaches at parks in Ingham County will be open to the public beginning July 4th.


Mark Auslander photo
WKAR File Photo

The controversial director of the Michigan State University Museum has resigned.

Brian Mosallam photo
File photo / WKAR/MSU

Two prominent survivors in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal are supporting Michigan State University trustee Brian Mosallam’s (mo-SAHL-um's) bid for re-election.


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