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The NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS and others have decided to boycott games in protest of the Jacob Blake shooting. Al combs through the significance of this moment and why it should never be forgotten. 


Board Finds It Has Authority On Guns At Michigan Capitol

Jul 1, 2020
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A board overseeing Michigan’s Capitol determined Tuesday that it has the legal authority to decide whether guns will continue to be allowed in the building and on its grounds.

James Moore
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Al talks with former MSU fullback great James Moore about the unrest happening in America due to the killing of George Floyd. 


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Today's Current Sports with Al Martin is dedicated toward discussing the unrest in our nation due to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota law enforcement last week. Al gives his candid thoughts on where our nation must go in order for true change to happen. 
 


Rally in front of the state capitol
Cheyna Roth

Thousands rallied at the state Capitol Wednesday against Michigan’s auto insurance law. 


ICE Officers
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About 100 people protesting a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detainees at a jail in western Michigan shut down a government meeting and police say seven were arrested for blocking traffic afterward.

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About 100 people crowded into Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office lobby to demand that the state continue to provide bottled water to Flint residents.

Nestle Pure Life Water Bottles
Nestle Pure Life

Authorities say they turned away about 40 protesters who went to a Michigan water bottling plant to try to speak with company officials about a recently approved permit to pump more groundwater.

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A district court in East Lansing has arraigned 17 more people charged with criminal conduct following Monday’s disturbance at Michigan State University. 

Lansing Catholic High School
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Lansing City Council is presenting a resolution to recognize and thank the Lansing Catholic football players who knelt during the national anthem, and other peaceful protesters for racial justice in Lansing's Catholic schools.

 

 


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