Libel, privacy and fairness buttress good journalism
Aug. 24 2016
Gawker, the intrusive and often salacious website, has been forced to close. It's about time
Greater transparency sought on BWL substation expense
Aug. 24 2016
A coalition of community members and groups is asking the Lansing City Council to appoint an independent committee to review the plans and costs associated with a controversial power substation plan
Investigation continues into campaign violations
Aug. 24 2016
A candidate for Lansing Community College trustee has been dismissed from her post at the Ingham County Register of Deeds
Rally attendees explain the appeal of the Republican presidential nominee
Aug. 22 2016
MONDAY, Aug. 22 — Patti Christmas, of Eaton Rapids and Tim Kepler, of Charlotte, stood in the parking lot in front of the Summit in Dimondale Friday, greeting each law enforcement officer
Supporters descend on The Summit in Eaton County
Aug. 19 2016
City Pulse, like all the local media, is on location at The Summit in Dimondale for Donald Trump's 5 p.m. rally. This report will be updated occasionally throughout the afternoon with photos, quotes and...
Alleged perpetrator identified, abandoned puppy available for adoption
Aug. 18 2016
THURSDAY, Aug. 18 — The person believed responsible for abandoning a puppy in a dumpster in south Lansing has been identified. Ingham County Animal Control rescued the puppy Aug. 11 and offere
Aug. 17 2016
The lazy hazy days of August are in full force here in Michigan, filled with trips to the lake, drives Up North and the consumption of burgers, beer and all things high in calories
State preservationists call substation site historical
Aug. 17 2016
State historic preservation officials have weighed in on a big part of the controversy over the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s plan to replace Scott Park with a power substation. Their verdict?...
Aug. 17 2016
Gertrude Stein is credited with coining the phrase “There is no there, there” to describe the pervasive anonymity of our built environment. This state of "placelessness" is frequently used...
State probing donations to Eaton sheriff’s campaign
Aug. 17 2016
Thousands of dollars’ worth of corporate campaign donations to the reelection campaign of Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich are being investigated by the secretary of state for potential violations...
8-week-old puppy found in dumpster; reward offered
Aug. 12 2016
FRIDAY, Aug. 12 — The Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter is offering a $500 reward for information about an 8-week-old puppy found in a dumpster in South Lansing yesterday morning. “It
Ingham County Animal Shelter pleas for adoptions to avoid euthanasia
Aug. 11 2016
THURSDAY, Aug. 11 — The Ingham County Animal Shelter has lowered adoption prices in an effort to avoid euthanasia because of overcrowding. “Despite our best efforts to keep the homeless pet
Aug. 10 2016
Monty Nye of Grand Ledge was the first person to correctly identify the July 13 “Eye for Design,” which showed one of the stone carvings at Lansing’s Firehouse #1 (below), at Shiawassee...
Medpot shops would close if city ordinance passes
Aug. 10 2016
Lansing is considering a medical marijuana ordinance so sweeping in scope, so punitive in intent that it threatens to destroy the caregiver businesses that have found refuge in the city
Ferguson seeks to sway LCC trustees election
Aug. 10 2016
A criminal investigation into the campaign activities of a candidate for the Lansing Community College Board of Trustees has shed light on attempts by the chairman of the Michigan State Board of Trustees...
Former senator says she will decide early next year
Aug. 5 2016
FRIDAY, Aug. 5 — Former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, D-East Lansing, expects to decide by the end of March if she will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. “I’m seriously...
City Council to vote on letting voters decide on selling Scott house
Aug. 5 2016
FRIDAY, Aug. 5 — The Lansing City Council will decide Monday whether to ask voters in November if the house in Scott Park should be sold and moved to make room for a controversial power substation
Aug. 3 2016
The “Grove” from which this home’s street takes its name refers to a wooded area within the College Grove subdivision that was originally to be preserved as park. The subdivision was...
Remembering two nights of rioting on the west side 50 years ago
Aug. 3 2016
Civil unrest erupted in dozens of American cities in the 1960s. Fifty years ago this week, on Aug. 7 and 8, 1966, it was Lansing's turn
Behind Dunnings’ plea: politics and rigged justice
Aug. 3 2016
Bernie Sanders is talking about income inequality when he growls that “the system is rigged,” but his complaint is just as valid for the “justice” system

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