Oct. 27 2010
There’s no same-sex marriage, stem-cell research and affirmative action. No out-ofstate financier is throwing a medical marijuana-like initiative into the mix. Nobody has any money, and those who...
Oct. 27 2010
Rep. Barb Byrum, D-Onondaga, and Rep. Mark Meadows, D-East Lansing, are facing their toughest general election challenges to date from a pair of fiscal conservatives with local government experience. In...
On the campaign trail in the spirited 7th Congressional District
Oct. 27 2010
Republican Tim Walberg, who wants to win back the seat, paints Democratic incumbent Mark Schauer as a freespending liberal in cahoots with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Barack Obama and accuses...
A Q&A with candidates for the 30th Circuit Court
Oct. 27 2010
Lansing assistant city attorney Billie Jo O’Berry, 54, is in her fifth judicial race. Clinton Canady III, 62, is a trial attorney who owns a private practice. This is his first time running for an...
Oct. 27 2010
With the election drawing near, our grass roots supporters have increasingly gained momentum with a goal to continue the positive changes that have started thanks to strong Democratic leadership. They...
Third Annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square is today
Oct. 27 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 27 — If you play your cards right, you could probably collect Halloween loot daily for the rest of the week. You can start today in downtown Lansing when the downtown association...
Is the 'Mighty Mac' in Snyder's sights?
Oct. 27 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 27 — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero was in the northern regions Tuesday warning voters that if his Republican opponent Rick Snyder is elected, Snyder would privatize...
The Lansing City Council votes tonight on tax incentives for developers of the Knapp’s building downtown
Oct. 25 2010
Monday, Oct. 25 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on a $22.5 million tax incentive plan for the $36.4 million effort to redevelop the Knapp’s building downtown
Lansing gets thumbs-up from the Milken Institute and the mayor takes credit
Oct. 21 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 20 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s office — and his gubernatorial campaign headquarters — issued press releases today on a Milken Institute report that touted Lansing...
MSU receives federal dollars to educate on potential dangers of fish consumption
Oct. 21 2010
Thursday, Oct. 21 — Thanks to a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan State University will teach the next generation of health care professionals...
This is a sidebar to Gretchen Cochran's Story 'What makes a great teacher?'
Oct. 20 2010
Ask teachers how important the condition of their building is and they’ll say, “A good teacher can teach anywhere.” But dig a little deeper and the responses become more reflective....
The city has lost its pulse
Oct. 20 2010
Since the Snyder piece was published, Melinn has continued with hit pieces against democrats. In today’s issue, he tries to paint Justice Robert Young Jr. as a victim. The City Pulse should be informing...
Oct. 20 2010
Few, very few, Americans live in architectdesigned homes. In fact, architects design less than 2 percent of American homes. You can understand why Addiann Hinds could hardly believe her luck when presented...
One union leader gives his side on the Market Place project: ‘We’ve started to talk past each other as far as developing our city’
Oct. 20 2010
“It’s important to have individuals work and get paid a fair wage. We have to make sure labor is valued,” said Davis, who is a representative with the International Brotherhood of Electrical...
Oct. 20 2010
It’s not that the svelte 32-year-old pulled off a marathon. Or that she finished with a respectable time. It’s that as a statewide political candidate, Benson found the time to train for this...
Just follow around two local middle school teachers, who exemplify standards set forth by national education associations
Oct. 20 2010
So it was heartening to catch an invigorated teacher, Linda Mondel, 47, telling Lansing Sunrise Rotarians about her Fulbright scholarship to India. The Lansing School District teacher was vibrant, dynamic...
A well-traveled couple brews up new ideas at Wanderer’s Cafe
Oct. 20 2010
You won’t need to strap on hiking boots and climb a couple miles up a mountain or slash your way through rainforest to find the Wanderer’s Teahouse and Cafe in East Lansing
The youth vote: Bernero’s last ace in the hole?
Oct. 20 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 20 — One Democratic political consultant says there is still one "under-the-radar" way gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero can make a run at his Republican opponent Rick Snyder in...
Was it illegal for the City Council to block tax incentives for Pat Gillespie’s Market Place project?
Oct. 19 2010
Tuesday, Oct. 19 — Developer Pat Gillespie is exploring the option of suing the city over the City Council’s decision last week to block tax incentives for his $23 million Market Place project...
Lansing residents to have their say on tax incentives for Knapp’s building; a second shot at federal dollars for developers
Oct. 18 2010
Monday, Oct. 18 — After receiving “very positive” feedback from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, city officials are bringing back a tax incentive plan that...

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