Will Joel Ferguson have to choose between MSU and a casino?
Jan. 19 2011
When Joel Ferguson was chosen to serve on the Greektown Casino board of directors in June, he says he was selected from a field of 30 to 40 people. Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the MSU Board...
A cold murder case reheats in a MSU forensics lab
Jan. 19 2011
The saga of the “mild-mannered murderer” climaxed with a low-speed chase more spectacular than Simpson’s flight in the Bronco
Jan. 19 2011
Over the holidays, the rest of the 147 state lawmakers’ minds were anywhere but on state politics. Jones had the stage to himself, and he took full advantage, making sure someone’s foot was...
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Jan. 19 2011
Meds are pre-bagged and grams cost $15 each. The Great White Shark, an indica-dominant hybrid from the famous Green House Seed Co. in Holland, was a really nice smoke. The heavily trichome-covered buds...
‘We’re at a point where we’ve run out of options’
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Lansing School District Superintendent T.C. Wallace says 2011 could be one of the toughest years yet for the district, citing staff layoffs, budget cuts and facility closings
After a month back in the local news biz, she is packing heat
Jan. 19 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Broadcaster Cheryl Fritze has only been back on the air in Lansing for a month, but already she’s embroiled in enough controversy that she went out and got a permit for...
Ryan Richmond from Royal Oak, Mich. is a venture capitalist, commercial real estate professional and a board member of the Marijuana Patients Organization (MarijuanaPatients.org)
Jan. 17 2011
Monday, Jan. 17 — Some kind of interesting times we live in, don’t you think?
‘I want to be a resident of Lansing — this isn’t phony’
Jan. 17 2011
Monday, Jan. 17 — Lansing Board of Education member Jack Davis is clear: He is a bona fide Lansing resident, despite what some people are saying online
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Jan. 14 2011
Cloud 9 made the transition from head shop to dispensary in the past year and sits across Cedar Street from the Lansing Police Department’s South Precinct station. It’s one of the city’s...
The East Lansing Planning Commission recommends approval of an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries
Jan. 14 2011
Friday, Jan. 14 — The East Lansing Planning Commission has recommended liberalizing a proposed ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries
State Sen. Rebekah Warren says tighter gun control policies are needed
Jan. 13 2011
Thursday, Jan. 13 — State Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, said Wednesday on “City Pulse on the Air” that the state could benefit from less liberal gun control policies in light of the...
Jan. 12 2011
The Waverly Road project is sorely needed for safe biking and walking. It is not a “path to nowhere,” as Senator Jones proclaims. This should be evident by the well worn “desire path”...
Neighbors rally around resurrecting the Colonial Village Shopping Center. But is another supermarket in the cards?
Jan. 12 2011
When the L&L Food Center closed at the Colonial Village Shopping Center Nov. 27, Margaret Kingsbury wasted little time rounding up input from neighbors. She wanted to know how the neighborhood would recover...
Jan. 12 2011
It might be difficult for our modern sensibilities to believe that at one time communities, like Lansing, had a much greater variety of housing types
Race, politics come to the fore of the proposed Waverly Road sidewalk project
Jan. 12 2011
I prepared my black Palomar GT mountain bike Sunday morning to travel the path that has been called both treacherous and unused in the past 10 days.Is it so dangerous along Waverly Road in Lansing Township...
Jan. 12 2011
Maybe you forget your near-death experiences. I don’t forget mine. It happened on Waverly Road, exactly along that little stretch of road the city of Lansing and Lansing Township may lay this alleged...
A new group of lobbyists seek to defend medical cannabis
Jan. 12 2011
Sensible Michigan, a political action committee formed by a group of six people from Detroit, is drumming up support to defend the state’s medical marijuana law. They believe it’s a law on...
Inside Lansing’s medical marijuana farmers markets
Jan. 12 2011
Your Healthy Choice Clinic at 628 E. Michigan Ave. on Sunday afternoons turns into a shoulder-to-shoulder shopping center for qualified medical marijuana patients and caregivers. At any given time between...
The Greater Lansing Food Bank offers training, grants for starting community gardens
Jan. 12 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 12 — Want to start a community garden but don’t know how? The Greater Lansing Food Bank can help
A rally at the Capitol against the DEA’s request for medical marijuana patients’ records
Jan. 12 2011
Wednesday, Jan. 12 — About 30 people gathered on the east-facing steps of the Capitol today to protest the federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s request for seven Lansing-area medical marijuana...

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