Sept. 21 2017
Fate of Ormond Park project in hands of judge The fate of Ormond Park is in the hands of Ingham County Circuit Judge James Jamo. On Monday, after months of legal wrangling, the city concluded its defense...
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Sept. 21 2017
Bernero estimate inflates City Hall renovation price tag Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has told the public that renovating City Hall could cost as much as $60 million. But the study on which his number...
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Sept. 18 2017
MONDAY. Sept. 18 — As a supporter of Country Mill’s right to discriminate based on the organization’s sincerely held religious beliefs squared off with a supporter of the LGBT community...
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Sept. 14 2017
Better than it could have been, but a blow to a growth business in Lansing. That’s a quick look at the Lansing City Council’s ordinance passed last week to regulate the medical marijuana business....
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Sept. 14 2017
'Business risk'Pot dispensaries opened after Dec. 15 face ‘impediment’ to getting licensed Any medical marijuana facility operating after Dec. 15 is doing so at its own risk. That’s...
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Sept. 13 2017
The future of Lansing City Hall may be on display tonight as four developers present their plans to purchase and develop the 1957 building and plaza. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. in Hall C of the Lans
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Sept. 8 2017
FRIDAY. Sept. 8 — The Lansing City Council on Thursday night adopted an ordinance limiting dispensary licenses in Lansing to 25, meaning many more will have to close.However, no limit was set on...
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Sept. 7 2017
While many had a summer off, the world didn’t stop on and off campus at Michigan State University. Here’s a quick look at developments since last spring: White nationalists sue MSU is also...
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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. 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
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...
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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
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...
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Aug. 10 2017
County commissioners attempt end run around Open Meetings Act to address bad audit findings Ingham County commissioners wanted to meet in secret to discuss the fourth year of negative audits of the Treasurer’s...
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Aug. 3 2017
Paid 'volunteer'Contrary to claim, Schor compensated PR firm for campaign work As State Rep. Andy Schor was putting the finishing touches on his announcement that he would seek the Lansing Mayor’s...
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Aug. 3 2017
Red Flag SaleCity Hall — hailed for its style — could fall A request for proposals to purchase and redevelop Lansing City Hall may result in the ionic example of Mid-Century Modern architecture...
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Aug. 3 2017
Developer, tax delinquent lawyer are leading Brown Clarke backers One of Lansing’s biggest real estate developers and a top property tax scofflaw and his associates provided nearly one-fifth of...
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July 28 2017
An architectural rendering of possible redevelopments included in the proposals appears to show the entire elimination of the current buildings and plaza, bringing a multi-story building to the sidewa
July 27 2017
City attorney says initiative language has problems A citizen petition to ask voters to approve a medical marijuana licensing ordinance is on hold while Lansing city officials consider the legality...