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Mason same sex newlyweds happy, proud, relieved

Lee Chaney and Dawn Chapel of Mason became the first couple in Ingham county to be married following Friday’s same sex marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Off the Record | June 26, 2015 | #4453

The panel discusses the anticipated Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. The guest is Rep. Peter Lucido, (R) from Macomb County to discuss his plan to fix the roads. Kyle Melinn, Bill Ballenger and Zoe Clark join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick. Watch it now at video.wkar.org
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Current Sports #499 | June 29, 2015

17 hours ago

Mark Snyder, Tom Shanahan, Tyus Battle's decommitment, the Tigers, James McCann, and Weekend Winners.


Current State #565 | June 29, 2015

20 hours ago

Today on Current State: Meet Lee Chaney and Dawn Chapel of Mason, the first same sex couple married in Ingham County last Friday; Paint Nite in Lansing; Great Lakes Month in Review with journalist Gary Wilson; and the NBA draft and MSU basketball with WKAR's Al Martin.

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Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

The NBA draft was held last week. Former Spartans Branden Dawson and Travis Trice now hope to make pro teams.


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Mark Bashore / WKAR

Current State talks with Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, who began performing same sex marriage ceremonies shortly after today's U.S. Supreme Court decision was announced.


Current Sports #498 | June 26, 2015

Jun 26, 2015

NBA Draft, Stanley Johnson, Ranting, The Confederate Flag, Branden Dawson, Current Sports Rewind, and Reflection Friday.


Current State #564 | June 26, 2015

Jun 26, 2015

Today on Current State: Marianne Udow-Phillips of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation at the University of Michigan discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act; the rescue of a woman from a submerged car after this week's Portland tornado; the Michigan National Guard prepares for a nuclear explosion; and Live Music Friday with Joshua Davis.

Mary Pline car photo
WLNS/Ionia County Sheriff's Office

Mary Pline was rescued from a submerged car in the aftermath of this week's tornado in Portland.


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Capt. Brian Anderson / Michigan National Guard

The Michigan National Guard has been training for conditions that might accompany a nuclear explosion this week.


Current Sports #497 | June 25, 2015

Jun 25, 2015

Al and Isaac's Mock Drafts, Travis Trice, Branden Dawson, Tom Saxton, and Throwback Thursday.

  

Current Sports #496 | June 24, 2015

Jun 25, 2015

Justin Verlander, Tom Brady's Appeal, the Detroit Tigers, the NBA Draft, and a Special Guest.


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