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

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The Federal Communications Commission has granted Michigan State University and WKAR Public Media a special license to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station.

It’s called ATSC 3.0.

Five siblings including quadruplets in a western Michigan family are joining the U.S. Armed Forces after graduating from high school this year.

Current Sports | June 20, 2018

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2018 NBA Draft Eve; Potential Lottery Selections; Miles Bridges; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; DeAndre Ayton; LeBron James

Public to Meet Meridian Police Chief Candidates

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The Meridian Township Police Chief semi- finalists will all attend a public meet-and-greet today.

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The Michigan Supreme Court says judges, not juries, have the sole power to decide whether someone under 18 gets life in prison without parole.

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A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.

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Business leaders, teachers unions and school administrators have formed an unlikely alliance to improve Michigan's K-12 public education system by moving past shorter-term partisan fights that influence policymaking in the Capitol.

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Off the Record | June 22, 2018

6 hours ago

Topic: Lt. Gov. Calley gets support from Nassar survivor.   Guest: Brandon Dillon, MI Democratic Party Chair.

Watch it at video.wkar.org

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Authorities in Genesee County are investigating after a black man woke up to find swastikas and slashed tires on his pickup truck.

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From NPR News

The battle lines are being drawn five months ahead of the midterms, with more Americans than at any point in at least the last two decades saying they're enthusiastic about voting — and record numbers of voters say President Trump and which party controls Congress are big factors in their vote, according to a new Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.

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David Chupak is the new Director of Youth Programs at MSU, with responsibility for overseeing over 127 MSU Youth Programs that serve over 60,000 youth each year. He joins me to talk about MSU’s many ongoing efforts to protect minors in our care through our youth programs, visits to campus and facilities, and even youth employment.


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Ron Hendrick is dean of Michigan State University’s renowned College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He’s a two-time graduate of the college, and he grew up in Jackson, Mich.

“But I didn’t come back out of a sense of sentiment,” he says on MSU Today. “I came back because of the opportunities I saw in the college and the university. We are a world leader in what we do related to food, agriculture and natural resources.”


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WKAR StayTuned Update

The Great British Baking Show | New Season!

Jun 16, 2018
Sue Perkins, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and Mel Giedroyc
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Fri. Jun. 22, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The delectable baking competition that has grown into a beloved international phenomenon, returns for a fifth season this summer, premiering Fridays at 9pm beginning June 22.

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WKAR Station News

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EAST LANSING, MI; June 5, 2018​ -- WKAR Public Media announced today that WKAR-TV is now broadcasting on a new frequency, as required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Viewers who receive television free, over the air using an antenna, need to rescan their TV tuners to continue watching the PBS-affiliated station from Michigan State University. 

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WKAR In Your Community

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Thu. Jun. 28, 6:30 pm at Meridian Farmers' Market | Come share a story about growth and the pain that comes with it!

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