June 20 2013
Thursday, June 20 — At the age of 13, Nancy Yang Vue came to the United States from Laos as a refugee in 1976. Now, 37 years later, she’s one of the thousands of success stories of international...
June 20 2013
Thursday, June 20 — The Lansing Board of Education approved a $142.5 million operating budget for the 2013-2014 school year at its meeting tonight — it’s about $22.5 million lighter than...
June 19 2013
In her 13 years on the Lansing City Council, Carol Wood said she's never heard of a church in Lansing owning a liquor license. But that may change soon if the Holt-based Riverview Church purchases the...
June 17 2013
Monday, June 17 — The Lansing City Council unanimously approved rezoning a vacant piece of property in the Stadium District tonight to make way for a multi-story, mixed-use development. The...
June 12 2013
For 40 years, 333 E. Grand River Ave. has been prominent retail space in downtown East Lansing. It housed a Jacobson's Department Store for 30 years and a Barnes & Noble bookstore for a decade. For the...
June 6 2013
Thursday, June 6 — State Rep. Andy Schor, D-Lansing, introduced legislation today that would allow people who are facing mortgage foreclosure to take their case before a judge if their lender has...
June 5 2013
Toby and Donna built their Meridian Township home 25 years ago where they raised three daughters. More recently, they enjoyed having their grandkids visit. But in 2011, even after making every payment...
May 9 2013
Thursday, May 9 — A gas and mineral rights auction of public land by the Department of Natural Resources drew the ire of about 40 anti-fracking protesters at the Lansing Center today. Several protesters...
May 9 2013
Thursday, May 9 — The Lansing School District will have over $800,000 more in its coffers at the end of the year than earlier projected, according to a budget amendment presented at a Board of Education...
May 8 2013
Wednesday, May 8 — Because the Republican-controlled state Legislature doesn’t seem interested in expanding civil rights protections to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens, local...
May 8 2013
Ora B. Fuller has lived above her store, Shanora's Wigs and General Merchandise at 829 W. Saginaw St., for the past 32 years. She's seen the neighborhood around her survive a reputation as a drug and crime...
May 8 2013
Some dog owners like taking their four-legged friends with them everywhere they go, but that's illegal in some spots — such as restaurant patios. However, legislation to change that was introduced...
May 6 2013
Monday, May 6 — A Valu Land grocery store is moving into the former L&L Food Center location in Colonial Village Shopping Center, filling a void that’s been in the area for two-and-a-half years....
May 3 2013
Friday, May 3 — Come August, Lansing could be the pilot city for a new company that wants to start a community bike-sharing program here
May 2 2013
Thursday, May 2 — U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, said one of his biggest priorities in Congress has been helping out small businesses, which will continue if he is elected to the U.S....
May 2 2013
Thursday, May 2 — Through a combination of layoffs and eliminating positions, the Lansing Board of Education unanimously approved pink-slipping 140 teachers and 35 employees at its meeting tonight
May 1 2013
Booze bottles, syringes, old cars — just a sampling of what's been pulled out of the Grand and Red Cedar rivers since the Adopt A River campaign debuted 20 years ago
May 1 2013
A new internal policy requiring City Council members to sign out their computers to take home and that restricts the use of social media websites is unenforceable, the city attorney says
May 1 2013
Wednesday, May 1 — Members of the faith community today delivered a “Protection Notice” to U.S. Rep Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, which called for “comprehensive immigration reform.”
March 18 2013
A recently proposed bill would take glaucoma, which is nestled right between cancer and HIV, off the list of Michigan medical marijuana-approved diseases because, as Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, put...

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