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Sept. 7 2017
David C Hollister Lansing City Hall Lansing While diverse opinions have been offered about this building recently, few can deny that it stands as a superb example of Mid-Century Modernism. The main nine...
Aug. 31 2017
Because of a reporting error, a story on Kevin Wirth, who was murdered in his home on Kalamazoo Street, incorrectly reported the reaction of a friend of his to the decision by 54-A District Judge Louise...
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Aug. 31 2017
Regulation anxietyPot dispensaries nervous as state, city laws take final shape The medical marijuana industry in Lansing is on edge. The City Council is close to voting on an ordinance that would...
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Aug. 31 2017
'Good luck with that'Insurance man pushes for elusive downtown grocery store Everybody thinks it would be “awesome” but it never happens. A grocery store in downtown Lansing is a humble dream...
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Aug. 31 2017
Eyesore of the WeekEyesore Revisited 6109 S. Cedar St. LansingThis property was featured as an (see below), in March 2015, following a reader tip. At that time, the owner had indicated his preference...
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Aug. 24 2017
State Rep. Andy Schor, the odds-on favorite to be the next mayor of Lansing, will appear at the Lansing Brewing Co. at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, to answer questions from both City Pulse and the public....
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Aug. 24 2017
City Hall: 'Key, historic landmark'I feel compelled to respond to Mayor Verg Bernero’s August 8 City Pulse column regarding the future of Lansing City Hall. As the unnamed MSU art historian who has...
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Aug. 24 2017
Backers of naming Grand River Ave. after Cesar Chavez win a round It was July 30, 1973, when César E. Chávez visited Lansing’s Cristo Rey Community Center to support a grape and lettuce...
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Aug. 24 2017
Matthew Macon: ‘I murdered them all’On Aug. 9, 2007, Lansing police discovered the beaten body of 46-year-old Debra Renfors in her apartment in the 1000 block of North Washington Street. Renfors...
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Aug. 17 2017
Concerned about safety, Michigan State University has denied a request to rent space to a white nationalist organization, possibly inviting a lawsuit
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Aug. 17 2017
Tree Details East Lansing Responding to the recent winter ice storms, the Lansing Board of Water & Light has undertaken efforts to clear trees near power lines in East Lansing. Past storms have caused...
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Aug. 17 2017
Placemakers mull over Michigan Avenue makeover A scene out of a Japanese kaiju movie unfolded Wednesday at lunch hour at Lansing City Hall. Giant beings loomed over the city, ripping up lanes of pavement...
Aug. 17 2017
Democrats rule, aiding secrecy It is absolutely hilarious that when you run a story detailing attempted secrecy and FOIA end-runs by elected county officials (Aug. 9), people who know better get all fluttery...
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Aug. 17 2017
Big interests playing big role as Council field shapes up Without Virg Bernero at the top of the ticket this November, the city elections could revive suppressed factionalism. “It looks like...
Aug. 17 2017
Feedback“Secrecy and Money”, published 08-09-17, was accurate as far as it went, but somehow avoided ever explaining my motives. Someone who tried to piece together the various quotes in the...
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Aug. 17 2017
THURSDAY, Aug. 17 — John T Madden, the legendary leader of the Spartan Marching Band, was forced out of all leadership positions at Michigan State University for violating the school’s sexual...
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Aug. 16 2017
UPDATE: This story has been updated to include a statement from MSU President Lou Anna Simon, as well as to add additional information related to white nationalists at Michigan State University.WEDNESDAY,...
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Aug. 10 2017
Hollister, 75, began public service as a classic activist-idealist government teacher at Eastern High School from 1965 to 1970. He still describes himself as a lifelong bleeding-heart liberal but in 50...
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Aug. 10 2017
As expected, state Rep. Andy Schor came in first in a field of five candidates. But his win was unexpectedly large. With all precincts reporting, Schor won over 68 percent of the vote. Brown Clarke, an...
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Aug. 10 2017
Houghton squeaks into the General Election — by 35 votes Incumbent 2nd Ward City Councilwoman Tina Houghton beat out neighborhood activist Julee Rodocker by just 35 votes, 660 to 625, in Tuesday’s...