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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers want to overhaul how three major universities select their governing bodies. This stems from ongoing criticism of Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assault complaints. 

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LGBT rights groups are blasting Governor Rick Snyder’s appointment of an anti-gay minister to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, but the governor is standing by the appointment.

Upton's office says an employee dispute years ago was not related to sexual harassment. The Michigan Democratic Party says Abdul El-Sayed should get a court ruling on his eligibility to run for governor this year. The K-Wings win a defensive battle. 

Hundreds Gather To Voice Opposition to MSU

Feb 2, 2018
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(MPRN-East Lansing) The pressure on Michigan State University to overhaul its administration continued Thursday night. Hundreds gathered to voice their opposition and frustration with the school in a townhall-style event. 


(MPRN-Meridian Township) Meridian township apologized to a victim of Larry Nassar Thursday. The department says they mishandled a complaint brought against the former sports doctor in 2004.