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...
March 18 2013
“Not being straight, not being white, I have experienced my ‘otherness’ repeatedly in my life. And I think that’s always made me more sensitive to the fears of otherness in my patients....
March 18 2013
Friday, April 13 —The Lansing School Board voted 6-2 Thursday night to suspend the search for a new superintendent and work out a one-year contract to move Interim Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul...
March 18 2013
WEDNESDAY, May 9 — “Wow” was Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope’s reaction. Swope hadn’t yet heard the news of President Barack Obama’s interview on ABC News in which he...
March 13 2013
Monday, May 14 — A federal education official appeared at Eastern High School Friday to highlight the importance of higher education, financial aid opportunities and a push for federal programs that...
March 13 2013
“Ha! Ha! Ha! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Wallstreet shows terminal greed. Hee! Hee! Hee! Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho! Courts are owned by CEOs.”
March 13 2013
MONDAY, May 21 — Michigan banned throwing away yard waste in neighborhood trash bins 17 years ago because of concerns about landfill space. Now, though, both Democrats and Republicans are trying...
March 13 2013
THURSDAY, May 24 — Farmers, food vendors and craft makers from Lansing and other areas of the state arrived Wednesday at 1619 East Kalamazoo St. to partake in the annual Allen Street Farmers Market
March 13 2013
Thursday, May 24 — In Michigan, someone can be fired from their job or denied housing because they're gay.vDriving that fact home to legislators was a key point in Equality Action Day, a lobbying...
March 13 2013
Thursday, May 31 — Four members of Occupy Lansing sought answers from the Lansing City Council at its afternoon meeting today about the supposed costs of last year’s occupation in Reutter Park....
March 13 2013
Tuesday, June 12 — The Spartan Death Race takes place in Pittsfield, VT, and is a 40-mile, multiple day race designed to break contestants physically and crush them mentally. On average, only 15...
March 13 2013
Monday, June 18 — Vagina. Signs and chants echoed the word across the front lawn of the Capitol in downtown Lansing on Monday night
March 13 2013
Friday, June 22 — The Lansing School District nearly sapped its savings to pay for next year’s budget because of increased costs, a declining student population and stagnant funding from the...
March 13 2013
MONDAY, June 25 — After piling up 10 citations for refusing to leave Reutter Park, two members of Occupy Lansing expect to be hauled off to the slammer Monday night
March 13 2013
TUESDAY, June 26—Monday night came and went with no arrests for protesters with Occupy Lansing
March 13 2013
Tuesday, June 26 — And you thought quilts were just a blanket your grandmother made
March 13 2013
Wednesday, June 27 — If the cops don’t kick you out of the park after four days and nights, why not move in? With five tents in tow, that is exactly what Occupy Lansing did as of Tuesday evening
March 13 2013
Wednesday, July 11 — There’s a robo-call circulating around Lansing that claims Mayor Virg Bernero referred to a City Councilwoman as a “man in drag.” It’s unclear who’s...
March 13 2013
Thursday, July 12 – Mayor Virg Bernero and police officials announced today they are confident a new “Guns for groceries” program will be ready to go Aug. 1, though details are still...
March 13 2013
FRIDAY, July 13 – The fate of the pool at Lansing Community College, which is used by nearly 500 people a week, may soon be decided

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