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Singapore businessman’s LLC owes $162,000 in taxes, records show
Dec. 30 2016
FRIDAY, Dec. 30 —A limited liability company operated by a Singapore businessman is responsible for $162,258 in delinquent property taxes for the “Homeless Hotel,”...
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Poverty agency director likes Schertzing as successor
Dec. 29 2016
THURSDAY, Dec. 29 — The retirement-minded executive director of Capital Area Community Services thinks Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing would make a fine replacement for him. “I’d...
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Agent for Ingham County’s top tax delinquent convicted in federal court
Dec. 28 2016
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28 —The registered agent for S&S Acquisitions Group, LLC — the top Ingham County tax foreclosure target — entered a guilty plea for violating federal banking regulation
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‘Not looking for a job,’ says state rep. — except maybe Virg’s
Dec. 28 2016
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28 — Is Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero trying to find state Rep. Andy Schor another job?
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Dec. 28 2016
Moon built nearly 300 buildings over a 60-year career, only about 30 of which survive. His own house was one of his best. The porch, a curvy confection of gingerbread with many sculptured details and its...
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Dec. 28 2016
Say what you want about the election of Donald Trump, it defied convention. In that spirit, we recount for you 2016’s Top Ten local news stories not in boring old prose but in the style of Shakespeare’s...
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Food Co-op to close retail store in new year
Dec. 21 2016
The East Lansing Food Co-op, challenged by ever-increasing options in the healthy food market, will close its retail store soon, its board has decided
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A church’s dream faces foreclosure by Ingham County
Dec. 21 2016
In September 2014, members of the Tabernacle of David church on the city’s southwest side were excited. They’d bought a former charter school right across the street at 2130 W. Holmes Road....
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With two weeks to go, Council presidency up in air
Dec. 21 2016
But her opponent is Carol Wood, and among the differences between the two is one with a bearing on who should lead: Wood has a perfect attendance record at Committee of the Whole meetings and Dunbar shows...
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Dec. 14 2016
Timothy Bowman of Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the detail in the Nov. 2 Eye for Design as ‘’one of the mill stones in front of the Christman Building (below),” 208...
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Snyder expected to reduce alcohol possession to a ticket
Dec. 14 2016
Hundreds of underage area residents have been charged each year for possessing alcohol. But that could change if Gov. Rick Snyder signs legislation passed earlier this month into law
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Troubled Food Co-op puts building up for sale
Dec. 14 2016
The East Lansing Food Co-op, which has been troubled financially for several years as competition has increased in the healthy food market, has placed its building on the block
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CADL’s wintertime renovations a challenge for many homeless
Dec. 14 2016
When Mike Karl entered the downtown branch of the Capital Area District Library, he wasn’t thinking about books. Karl had only two things on his mind: to get warm, and to get to sleep
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Prosecutor takes on alt-right icon, MSU Police
Dec. 14 2016
It’s Gretchen Whitmer vs. Milo Yiannopoulos and the MSU Police
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Dec. 9 2016
LANSING — Three bills to increase voter photo identification requirements passed narrowly through the House and are on their way to the Senate.Under this package, voters without an ID at the time...
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Dec. 9 2016
FRIDAY, Dec. 9 — A roundup of news from around the state, provided by our partners at Capital News Service. Follow the links for the full stories.Michigan lags in solitary confinement reform: State
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Dec. 7 2016
The first rule in selecting and decorating a public holiday tree is simple: Don’t screw it up. This seems like a low bar to clear — and it is — but you can’t take it for granted....
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Amid anxiety over Trump’s clean energy direction, Michigan lawmakers offer surprising relief
Dec. 7 2016
Believe it or not, the Republican-dominated Legislature is giving hope to clean-energy advocates who are anxious about the direction our climate-denying president-elect could take the country on energy...
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County door cracks open again on infrastructure bonds
Dec. 7 2016
A controversial proposal for Ingham County to issue millions of dollars in bonds to fund the public infrastructure for the $380 million Red Cedar Renaissance project may get new life
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MSU clears Bernero of accepting Rose Bowl tickets from Ferguson
Dec. 7 2016
Michigan State University says that Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero paid for game tickets for himself and his wife to the 2014 Rose Bowl, contradicting a claim in a federal racketeering lawsuit against...