Activists march to Capitol calling for peace commission
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 10 — An enormous white cloth dove, carried by peace activists, flapped and fluttered in the gentle breeze Tuesday morning at the Capitol, where a 10-day peace walk campaign finally...
What’s in store for the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act? Attorney General Bill Schuette has a few ideas.
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 10 — What does Attorney General Bill Schuette, a former Michigan Court of Appeals judge who advocated against the state medical marijuana initiative in 2008, think about as he drives...
Bernero denounces planned Lansing visit by “despicable” pastor Terry Jones
March 18 2013
Thursday, Aug. 11 — Controversial pastor Terry Jones is planning a Lansing visit, but he won’t be welcomed by Mayor Virg Bernero
Progressives, civil rights organizations endorse Rory Neuner’s City Council campaign
March 18 2013
Friday, Aug. 12 — At-Large Lansing City Council candidate Rory Neuner is appealing to local, statewide and national progressive groups. The 4th Ward Progressives, Equality Michigan Pride PAC and...
Committee of the Whole to discuss and possibly vote on land-sale proposals Monday night
March 18 2013
Friday, Aug. 12 — Monday’s Lansing City Council agenda is thin, but the Committee of the Whole, scheduled to meet directly after Council, will discuss two land-sale proposals for the former...
Council members vote down a donation; inaction on land-sale proposals
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 16 — A seemingly harmless late item added to the City Council’s agenda Monday turned into a heated debate and a failed resolution to allow a Council member to donate money to...
WKAR reporter one of several layoffs at MSU Broadcasting Services
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 17 — Rob South, a news reporter with WKAR Radio, was let go Monday in a round of budget cuts at MSU’s public television and radio organization, which may be as much as $800,000...
City lands federal transportation grant to make Washington Avenue in REO Town more attractive
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 17 — The city of Lansing announced today a $326,100 grant from the federal Department of Transportation that will go toward enhancing Washington Avenue through REO Town
State agriculture director addresses local food advocates in Lansing today
March 18 2013
Thursday, Aug. 18 —- Michigan’s agriculture industry is huge. It employs nearly 25 percent of the workforce and contributes more than $71 billion dollars to the state economy
Construction begins on Board of Water & Light’s REO Town facility
March 18 2013
Construction for the Board of Water & Light’s $182 million cogeneration facility in REO Town began today
Renovated house opens window into the past
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 22 — Sometimes a renovation does more than fix a home, it opens the doors to history
Another millage increase is in the works for the next fiscal year. Red Cedar plan now up to voters.
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 22 — Lansing City Councilwoman Kathie Dunbar said tonight that the Council will attempt within the next week to draft ballot language asking voters again to approve a millage increase...
Scripps Howard investigating movie company with plans to come to Okemos
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 23 — A national news organization is investigating a business with plans to move into the Meridian Mall
Some Michigan Ave. dispensaries reopen but not all are selling marijuana
March 18 2013
Updated Wednesday, Aug. 24 — Most of the 11 dispensaries on Michigan Avenue have closed their doors following the Michigan Court of Appeals ruling today
Lansing city attorney says they should close ... or else
March 18 2013
Thursday, Aug. 25 — Lansing City Attorney Brig Smith said today that the state Appeals Court’s ruling that effectively bans medical marijuana dispensaries will be aggressively enforced
City Council appears likely to approve a new ballot proposal on Monday
March 18 2013
Friday, Aug. 26— Look for the Lansing City Council to approve some ballot language at Monday’smeeting that will ask city voters again to increase the millage rate forpolice,...
Local dispensary owner warns Michigan about what might be in store
March 18 2013
The Golden Age of medical marijuana dispensaries is now over. But what happens now for medical marijuana patients?
Another millage hike up to voters: What’s different this time?
March 18 2013
Monday, Aug. 29 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero assured voters tonight that another millage increase approved by the City Council — the second such proposal Lansing voters will weigh in on in...
MSU’s LGBT resource center welcomes students with an open house
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 31 — You don’t need to be a member of the LBGT community to visit the LBGT resource center on MSU’s campus. In fact, most people who visit are straight, the center’s...
New barbershop caters to students and government workers with extended hours
March 18 2013
Thursday, Sept. 1 — A brand new barbershop on South Washington Square is catering to early risers

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