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The MSU Student Union (Photo: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ) FILE
AP News
August 04, 2020 - 8:40 am
A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic and university doctor Larry Nassar.
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Dreamstime
Terri Lee-Sylvester
August 04, 2020 - 8:23 am
Hollywood's big budget productions packed up and left Michigan in 2015 when lawmakers voted to end the state's film incentive program. But, members of Michigan's film industry are not giving up hope that tax credits will return and bring filmmakers back to the state.
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Whitmer, Gretchen
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer holds a news conference (Photo: State Michigan)
Christy Strawser
August 04, 2020 - 8:19 am
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took on that question during a live interview on WWJ Newsradio with Tom Jordan and Roberta Jasina where she acknowledged there continue to be many unknowns in the fight against coronavirus and how it will affect children as school swings back into session.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 04, 2020 - 6:15 am
Police body camera footage has been leaked in the George Floyd case. Floyd, a black man died in police custody after a now-fired white police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes in Minneapolis, MN on May 25.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, speaks as she stands next to Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Schumer and Pelosi met earlier with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows as they continue to negotiate a coronavirus relief package. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 8:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks. Multiple obstacles remain,...
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chicago gun violence
Jalisa Ford sits on the ground while rubbing the walkway where her 9-year-old son Janari Ricks was fatally shot while playing with friends at the Cabrini Green townhomes Saturday Aug. 1, 2020 in Chicago.(Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 6:40 pm
Chicago had suffered 440 homicides by the end of July, compared to 290 for the same period last year. And more and more of the victims are children.
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coronavirus testing
WWJ News
August 03, 2020 - 6:15 pm
“These workers are our frontline staff who are a vital part of bringing our food from farm to plate.”
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Trooper Starr
Michigan State Police
WWJ News
August 03, 2020 - 5:35 pm
A woman is facing murder and other charges in the death of a Michigan State Police trooper, three weeks after a crash in western Michigan.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 03, 2020 - 5:08 pm
As the world awaits a coronavirus vaccine in anticipation of returning to a “normal life,” scientists are still seeking funding to find the most effective ways to treat the virus with existing drugs.
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plant
FILE - Managers inform small groups of workers about new safety devices and measures taken at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plants of Atessa, in Central Italy, in a Monday, April 27, 2020 file photo. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP, File)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 4:14 pm
The accusation is the first against Ron Gettelfinger in the wide-ranging UAW bribery and embezzlement scandal.
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