Nurses file unfair labor practice charge against Sparrow Hospital
Nov. 19 2015
THURSDAY, Nov. 19 —The Michigan Nurses Association announced today it has filed an unfair labor practice charge against Sparrow Hospital for allegedly forbidding its members to speak about the
Undeterred by Ohio vote, marijuana backers here are optimistic
Nov. 18 2015
Organizers for one of two full-fledged ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana statewide hope to have the necessary 250,000 valid signatures in the next six weeks to make the November 2016...
Southsiders demand city crack down on dispensaries
Nov. 18 2015
With an explosion of new pot shops opening across south Lansing’s large commercial corridors, residents are demanding city officials take action to curb the businesses
Barring Syrian resettlement not really about public safety
Nov. 18 2015
The horrific massacre in Paris last week has elicited the predictable response in the United States
County may seek an outside auditor
Nov. 18 2015
Ingham County officials may seek an outside auditor to review contracts and payments to vendors throughout the county, it was revealed Tuesday night at a county services committee meeting
Op-eds from Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum and Sen. Rick Jones
Nov. 18 2015
Ingham County clerk finds board chair's column 'unsettling'
Eastsiders rip design of 2000 block development
Nov. 18 2015
More than 100 eastside residents gave developer Scott Gillespie an earful Tuesday night about his proposed apartment and retail building that would replace the iconic but worn-out 2000 block of Michigan...
Students file federal civil rights lawsuit against MSU, fraternity
Nov. 18 2015
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18 — Four women who were alleged victims of sexual assault filed a federal civil rights lawsuit today accusing Michigan State University and a fraternity of violating federal civil...
Second Ingham County IT employee terminated
Nov. 13 2015
FRIDAY, NOV. 13 — Another Ingham County employee has been fired in the wake of the scandal over violations of the ethics policy by the head of the Information Technology Department
Nov. 13 2015
LANSING— The debate about environmental injustice has grown more serious in Michigan after the Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) recently proposed deregulating 500 chemicals. These possible...
State eyes more drones in the skies
Nov. 13 2015
LANSING – Drones on retail shelves for the upcoming holiday season or bombing unsuspecting civilians in war zones get lots of media attention
Nov. 11 2015
British architect CFA Voysey admonished, “Never look at an ugly thing twice. It is fatally easy to get accustomed to corrupting influences.” The metropolitan Lansing area enjoys an outstanding...
Powerful play tells the story of Lansing’s veterans
Nov. 11 2015
It’s so simple: interview a group of people about their lives and assemble their stories into a script. That’s the basic premise and structure of Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s latest...
East Lansing Council aims to tighten project oversight
Nov. 11 2015
For many East Lansing voters the recent election was a referendum on developments and tax incentives. But how a new City Council is going to handle those is not entirely clear even to the candidates...
Lansing, East Lansing voters reject dirty politics
Nov. 11 2015
For such a minor election, the balloting last week offers some worthwhile takeaways
City questions scope of Red Cedar pollution abatement project
Nov. 11 2015
Pat Lindemann, the Ingham County drain commissioner, readily shows a photo on his cellphone of two unsightly sewer lines on the banks of the Red Cedar River
Ingham County moving to resolve ‘ethical lapses’
Nov. 11 2015
As readers of the City Pulse are aware, Ingham County has recently found itself in the midst of a situation regarding alleged unethical actions by one of our former highlevel employees
Employee pay a mystery At area banks, credit unions
Nov. 11 2015
I suspect that few folks reading this don’t have an account at a bank or credit union. I belong to two credit unions. Credit unions differ from traditional private banks in that they are member owned
Hispanic leaders taken aback by award to Jones at Chavez dinner
Nov. 11 2015
A cosponsor of a Senate bill some Hispanic leaders in Michigan view as a mandate for local police to profile Hispanics received a special recognition award at an Oct. 30 dinner honoring labor leader...
Arrival of Uber means fewer cabs, cab drivers
Nov. 6 2015
LANSING – Uber may be a household name, but the entrepreneurial ridesharing company reached Michigan only two years ago, tacking Detroit and Ann Arbor onto its momentum for global popularity. S

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