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Look for usual light turnout Tuesday in local races
Nov. 2 2017
Cities nationwide have problems getting people to vote in local elections. One study from Portland State University analyzed 23 million voting records and voters over the age of 65 are 15 times more likely...
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Co-location of Plymouth, Pilgrim churches sign of times for Lansing’s older faith community
Nov. 2 2017
When you step into Lansing’s Plymouth Congregational Church, at 2001 E. Grand River Ave., you notice a series of cozy rooms, the lighting throughout the building dim. Boxes are stacked in the corners....
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Nov. 2 2017
When published award-winning author George Ella Lyon met Diane Gilliam — an equally lauded poet — they became fast friends. Cut to today, and the duo is coming to MSU to chat about why their
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‘The Government Inspector’ comes to LCC
Nov. 1 2017
Produced by the Lansing Community College department for Humanities & Performing Arts, Nikolai Gogol's classic 1836 comedy, “The Government Inspector” will bring its comedy of errors to
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Nov. 1 2017
Tensions are brewing in the air, but Idil doesn’t know it yet. Soon, the 1991 Somalian Civil War will begin, but for now, she must stand up for what she believes in. Idil is a young Somali wom
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Oct. 31 2017
Happy Halloween! As monsters and ghouls walk the streets, take the time to unleash some of your inner demons at the Robin Theatre. Today, REO Town’s poetry and spoken word hot spot is featurin
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Oct. 30 2017
Enjoy some games and build up camaraderie with your fellow players at the Meridian Senior Center’s regular game day. Although playing games might seem like an activity reserved for children, studies
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Oct. 27 2017
Come to Celebration Cinema in Lansing today with your most creative costume on your furry friend. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative costume and the winner of the first prize will rece
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MSU Greek community provides chaperoned holiday fun
Oct. 26 2017
An image from a previous Safe Halloween event.Courtesy Photo With near-constant news of catastrophes worldwide, it’s not surprising that parents might be hesitant to let their children go out o
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Lansing resident Lucas Holliday graces ‘The Voice’s’ stage
Oct. 26 2017
Courtesy Photo In late September, Season 13 of NBC’s “The Voice” premiered. All four judges, including Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus, took their seat in...
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Railroad underpass gets new look
Oct. 26 2017
Father Tony Willis helps his songs Ashton and Austin paint the bridge. Photo by Kelly Sheridan This past weekend, Lansing residents tapped into their creative side as they set out to give t
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Creepy Cheapy Invades the Capital City kicks off today
Oct. 26 2017
Imagine going to a show and singing along to your favorite legendary rock ‘n’ rollers like U2, Blink 182 and the Beastie Boys. Now, partner that with Halloween, and a chance to win the
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Oct. 26 2017
MARY GAUTHIER AT PUMP HOUSE. The talents of Mary Gauthier will be filling the Pump House on October 26th. Gauthier is an American folk singer-songwriter who was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. A
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Heroes and villains collide at pet benefit
Oct. 26 2017
Raising an animal can be difficult, particularly if health costs are above one’s means. The Ingham County Animal Shelter Fund might just be the solution for that though, and the fourth annual Ingham...
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Oct. 26 2017
Chris Farren’s 2016 record “Can’t Die” is a year old now, not only surviving, but thriving. To celebrate, the pop-tinged rock-and-roller hit the road. Before playing at Mac’s...
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Lansing artist creates scary, movie-themed posters with hidden meanings
Oct. 26 2017
Unorthodox and detail-driven are two terms that could sum up Matt Peppler’s design. The 37-year-old, Lansing-based graphic designer and illustrator’s methodical means of inserting storytelling...
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A witch's perspective on Halloween
Oct. 26 2017
“What I have done at Halloween is that I have invited my ancestors to come for the evening. I don’t know that I would like everyone,” she laughed, “so I try to be specific. The...
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Williamston readies transgender policy for schools
Oct. 26 2017
School Board members have been working on a policy for months. At issue: which bathroom and locker room may transgender and gender-nonconforming students use? Should they participate in sports based on...
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Oct. 26 2017
This summer, three Lansing-area public parks became testing grounds for Sports Bin, a new program that encourages physical activity and team sports by providing free sports gear onsite. The idea is simple:...
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Oct. 26 2017
Sometimes, the highlight of a meal can be its appetizer — especially when it is a one-of-a-kind dish. After sampling a fair amount of local Mexican restaurants and dining in authentic Mexican fare...