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BREAKING: Fire rips through at least one apartment at Chandler Crossings

State News Top Stories - October 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

A fire ripped through at least one apartment at The Landings at Chandler Crossings. The third floor apartment on the east side of building six appeared gutted, and water from the firemen ran down the side of the building.

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A major decision

State News Top Stories - October 5, 2014 - 1:26am

Whether a student picks their major for job security or other purposes, a select few majors see a larger number of students than others.

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MSU football survives late comeback attempt, defeats Nebraska 27-22 at Spartan Stadium

State News Top Stories - October 5, 2014 - 12:20am

In front of a mostly empty stadium, No. 10 MSU (4-1 overall, 1-0 Big Ten) survived a late comeback scare No. 19 Nebraska (5-1 overall 1-1 Big Ten.) to win 27-22.

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MSU football survives late comeback attempt, defeats Nebraska 27-22 at Spartan Stadium

State News Top Stories - October 5, 2014 - 12:20am

It was billed as a Big Ten heavy-weight fight. What it turned into was one team being more physical than the other.

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Despite three first half turnovers, MSU football leads Nebraska 17-0 at halftime

State News Top Stories - October 4, 2014 - 9:59pm

No. 10 MSU holds a 17-0 lead over No. 19 Nebraska at halftime in a soggy, turnover friendly first half at Spartan Stadium.

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Raising awareness for breast cancer

MSU News - October 3, 2014 - 10:02am
It's estimated that 40,000 women in the United States will die of breast cancer this year. Because early detection is the key to survival, breast cancer survivor First Lady Sue Snyder, Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, the Michigan Department of Community Health and Michigan State University HealthTeam are partnering to raise awareness around the importance of breast cancer screening by launching the "pink ribbon" license plate.
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MSU researchers earn $7.7 million in specialty crop grants from USDA

MSU News - October 2, 2014 - 3:11pm
Three Michigan State University AgBioResearch scientists have netted more than $7.7 million in grants from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry through research and education.
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60/50 Theatre Project creates conversation

MSU News - October 2, 2014 - 11:10am
When learning about the history of MSU, social issues aren't always the focus. However, the 60/50 Theatre Project emphasizes how diversity, gender equality and other human rights were a big force in how MSU is shaped today.
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Parents drive kids' car choices

MSU News - October 2, 2014 - 9:25am
A study co-authored by an MSU economist indicates children are nearly 40 percent more likely to buy the automobile brand their parents did.
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Nebraska game will be pivotal for MSU football's College Football Playoff aspirations

State News Top Stories - October 1, 2014 - 6:04pm

There’s something about Spartan Stadium under the lights. 

At least that’s what players are saying. As No. 10 MSU (3-1 overall) prepares to face No. 19 Nebraska (5-0 overall) for an 8 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, players, coaches and fans are getting wrapped up in the excitement of opening Big Ten play with a top-20 matchup.

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Nebraska game will be pivotal for MSU football's College Football Playoff aspirations

State News Top Stories - October 1, 2014 - 6:04pm

There’s something about Spartan Stadium under the lights. 

At least that’s what players are saying. As No. 10 MSU (3-1 overall) prepares to face No. 19 Nebraska (5-0 overall) for an 8 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, players, coaches and fans are getting wrapped up in the excitement of opening Big Ten play with a top-20 matchup.

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Legally Blonde

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 3:31pm
"You can't handle the truth!" I'm guessing there are few people who don't recognize that as the famous line hollered by Jack Nicholson in "A Few Good Men." Courtroom drama on the screen, whether in "To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Verdict," "Philadelphia" or even "My Cousin Vinny" is fascinating and makes a lawyer's life look pretty darn cool. The eloquent closing statements, the cross examinations, the surprise witnesses and the "gotcha" moments make the field seem awfully exciting. Even though I sat through a dozen performances of "Legally Blonde the Musical" (because my talented daughter was in it) it was still always a fun moment when Elle used her knowledge of perm hair care to nab the real killer. However, while they're fun to watch on screen, those thrilling moments aren't exactly representative of the real life of a lawyer. I never had the desire to go to law school, but my husband did so I kind of have an idea of how real life works.
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Women's cross country climbs to No. 2 in Coaches Poll

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 2:42pm
For the second straight week, the MSU women's cross country team continued their ascent in the NCAA Division I Cross Country National Coaches Poll.
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Daniel Martin Katz: Legal Rebel

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 2:31pm
From a young age, I knew that I wanted to be a lawyer. Both of my parents are public defenders in Phoenix, Arizona, and work mostly defending juveniles so I guess you can say it's in my blood.
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Andy Ninh: Innovating for All

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 1:31pm
Andy Ninh is a student pursuing a juris doctor in the MSU College of Law. Ninh collaborates with law professors Dan Katz and Renee Knake. Part of the Reinvent Law program, Ninh works at MSU's Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic and has had the opportunity to travel to California to present his work to a crowd of more than 400 attorneys and professionals.
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Working in Nepal

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 1:04pm
MSU alumna Chelsea Rawe left the country for Nepal on Sept. 5 as part of the Peace Corps where she will train to be a health extension volunteer. During the next three months she will live with a host family to accelerate her language and cultural immersion.
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MSU announces Munn Ice Arena upgrades

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 12:40pm
Munn Ice Arena will undergo significant enhancements over the coming year, it was announced Oct. 1 by Mark Hollis, MSU director of athletics. Several of the upgrades will take place over the course of the upcoming season, serving as the opening phase of a complete building renovation.
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Launching second year of jazz studies residency program

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 10:57am
Thanks to a $1 million endowment from the MSU Federal Credit Union, the MSU College of Music will shine with a stellar lineup for the second year of the jazz studies artist-in-residence program that runs from October through March.
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MSU reaffirmed as a CIBER

MSU News - October 1, 2014 - 10:27am
The International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at MSU has been reaffirmed as a Center for International Business Education and Research by the U.S. Department of Education in its 2014 grant competition.
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