March 13 2013
Monday, Oct. 29 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero wants to put three vacant fire stations on the market. Tonight, the City Council gave him the go ahead on two of them — with some caveats.
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 30 — For the first time in 12 years, Meridian Township will elect a new supervisor
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 30 — In an email to his supporters, state Rep. Mark Meadows — who is seeking the judgeship of the 54B District Court — said even though his opponent has decided to distribute...
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Monday, Nov. 5 — The young local artist who spray-painted the Capitol and a nearby war memorial could face up to three months in jail and thousands of dollars in fines
March 13 2013
Tuesday Nov. 6 — On Monday night, the Lansing City Council got preliminary figures from the administration as to why the city is facing an $11 million deficit for fiscal year 2014
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Tuesday, Nov. 6 — From what clerks in the area have said, things are looking similar to the 2008 presidential election when it comes to voter turnout at the polls
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 7 — Democrats won some surprising and historic victories in Lansing and Ingham County on Tuesday
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 13 — In response to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s attempt to stop their casino project in Lansing, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has asked a federal...
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 14 — The Michigan chapter of a national nonpartisan coalition of business leaders, politicians and advocates have a simple message for Congress and the president: Fix the debt
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Tuesday, Nov. 27 — As a group of a dozen Michigan State University art students stared at the wall earlier today, 228 eyes stared back. They were inside the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, which had...
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Wednesday, Nov. 28 — In a special message on energy and the environment today, Gov. Rick Snyder hyped up natural gas as a mainstay for Michigan’s future energy needs. It was a different vision...
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Monday, Dec. 3 — Building on a roughly 30-year history of offering greater Lansing access to gardening opportunities through its Garden Project, the Greater Lansing Food Bank has launched a new effort...
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Monday, Dec. 3 — At a press conference today inside the Capitol, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero had some potent words for a bill he and other opponents say would make it easier for criminals to obtain...
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Tuesday, Dec. 4 — After three years of the city and developers facing economic hurdles, restoration of the Knapp’s Center in downtown Lansing is formally underway
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Wednesday, Dec. 5 — As long as he follows through with probation, Jeffrey Scott Handley Jr. will not have a felony on his record nor serve jail time for tagging Capitol property with graffiti three...
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Wednesday, Dec. 5 — Could we be witnessing the death of labor unions in Michigan? Today around 3:30 p.m., hundreds of protesters flocked to the innards of the Capitol Building to protest Right to...
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Thursday, Dec. 6 — Around 3 p.m., word hit the crowd that the Legislature plans on voting today on Right to Work legislation that was introduced this morning by Gov. Rick Snyder, who was alongside...
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Monday, Dec. 10 — On the eve of highly anticipated legislative sessions, House Democrats chastised Michigan Republicans and Gov. Rick Snyder this morning for pushing Right to Work legislation through...
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Monday, Dec. 10 — Tonight at Erickson Hall on Michigan State University’s campus, 19 people who will be protesting Right to Work legislation discussed rumors, expectations, strategy and what...
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Wednesday, Dec. 12 — Gov. Rick Snyder “fails the test of leadership” by not standing up to members of his own party over right to work, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said today