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TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM Reception Affected by Ice on Antenna

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 9:26 AM: Some 90.5 FM listeners will have poor reception or no reception due to ice build up on the 90.5 FM main antenna.

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New! Serving Up Science

All about food: where it comes from and how it impacts our health and our planet

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Laurent Graffion

Saxophone player Maceo Parker may have the greatest résumé in funk music history. On Friday night, Parker brings a show paying tribute to Ray Charles to MSU’s Wharton Center.


Ronald Styka
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WKAR's Scott Pohl talked with Meridian Township Supervisor Ronald Styka about several issues during the April 16 "Mondays with the Mayor" segment. 


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The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?" Every bit as perplexing: How to make sure this doesn't happen again?


Students and others with Confederate flags flying from or painted on their pickup trucks parked for a second day outside of a central Michigan high school, prompting other students to hold a counter-demonstration against racism and bigotry.

Michigan could soon require certain people to work for their Medicaid benefits. A bill passed a state Senate panel Wednesday.


Carol Viventi
MSU Today

A Michigan State University official is apologizing after emails show her criticizing a Larry Nassar victim who had accused the school's president of trying to pressure the woman to settle a lawsuit.

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The American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2018 report released today, showing mixed results for the state of Michigan. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


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Illustration / WKAR-MSU

Where do you look for information on what you eat? Nearly half of Americans don't trust academic scientists when it comes to information about food. Instead, close to a third of Americans put more trust in friends, family and social media.


Current Sports | April 18, 2018

20 hours ago
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NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Ian Hawley; Jon Simon

Michigan Capitol
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A former Michigan lawmaker who was expelled from office amid a sex scandal is asking a court to reconsider her lawsuit against the Michigan House, legislators and staff.

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From NPR News

The joint alert from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security last month warning that Russia was hacking into critical U.S. energy infrastructure may have shaken some Americans. But it came as no surprise to the country's largest grid operator, PJM Interconnection.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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Russ White

It was 48 years ago we celebrated the inaugural Earth Day, April 22, 1970. Created by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, an estimated 20 million folks participated nationwide.  The observance has since become a global phenomenon.  MSU Today is marking Earth Day 2018 with a roundtable conversation among environmental experts working in Michigan— three individuals who have devoted much of their lives to the environmental, social and economic sustainability of our planet.


Russ White

To showcase the latest in student-led research at Michigan State University, two student investigators presented their academic endeavors at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13.

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WKAR StayTuned Update

will.i.am in concert at Royal Albert Hall.
Courtesy of Christie Goodwin / PBS

Fri. Apr. 20 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Experience will.i.am live in concert from London’s Royal Albert Hall. 

Bill Nye: Science Guy | POV

Apr 12, 2018
Bill Nye
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Wed. Apr. 18 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Follow Bill Nye as he seeks to change the world through science.

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WKAR Station News

WKAR NewsTalk now at 105.1FM

Mar 9, 2018
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Attention newshounds! You can now hear 24/7 radio news from WKAR at our new frequency - 105.1FM.

MAB BEA Awards 2018
WKAR-MSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- WKAR was honored to receive the 2017 Michigan Public Television Station of the Year award along with multiple other awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony last night.

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WKAR In Your Community

Education | Pop-Up Stories Lansing

Apr 12, 2018
Pop-Up Stories
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Thu. Apr. 26, 6:30 pm at Impression 5 | Join us at Impression 5 to share stories related to education!

2018 BackStage Pass Concert Series!

Apr 6, 2018
BackStage Pass
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FREE | April 18 - 20 | 7:00- 9:00pm at WKAR Studios | We're very excited to host nine bands in this year’s 2018 Backstage Pass Concert Series! RESERVE SEATS NOW 

Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky
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FREE – Wed. Apr. 11, 7pm at WKAR | View a special screening and join the conversation. RESERVE SEATS HERE

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Your Newest TV Donor Benefit

Extended access to an on-demand library of quality TV

Changes ahead for antenna TV viewers

WKAR TV moves to new frequency May 1

Casting Call for Curious Crew Saturday, May 5

Do you know a child who loves science?

WKAR PBS Kids 24/7

Free 24/7 children's channel and streaming

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April 26 at 6:30PM

Live Metropolitan Opera Saturday radio broadcasts on 90.5 and streaming here

Local resources and services on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and more.

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The Flint Water Crisis

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Examine Day-to-Day Life During the Flint Water Crisis

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