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Steve Green has worn many hats within Michigan’s marijuana industry. He rallied for medical legalization in the state before the 2008 elections and then, in 2011, opened up a Lansing-based …
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Old ideas proposed to alleviate Michigan housing shortage

LANSING, Sept. 23 — The future of housing in Michigan may come from ideas that are more than 100 years old. Michigan needs about 75,000 new houses over the next five years to keep up with …

Live & Local: Sept. 23rd

The Avenue 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing Stormy Chromer, The Wild Honey Collective Fri., September 23, 9 p.m. Anvil Crawler, Bubak, Room 101, Repeat Sat., September 24, 9 p.m. Eaton …
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The Neller Building dilemma

Jen Estill, owner of Redhead Design, bought the historic Nelson Building at 113 S. Washington Square. She was eager to center her communications company in the hustle and bustle of Lansing’s …
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Heritage Hall 

Heritage Hall is the long-awaited addition to the Capitol that is the result of over three years of construction, during which the area was largely inaccessible and surrounded by chain-link fence. …
Opinion: The CP Edit

The fight for democracy

We need to vote this year to save our democracy. It is that simple. 
Politics

Desperate to move the poll numbers, Dixon attacks LGBTQ training videos

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon has been stuck at around 40% in the polls for the better part of a month now. She still doesn't have any money. She's getting pummeled in TV ad …

The Saginaw Saga

If there are seasons in the life of a city block, it’s been a long winter on the 900 block of West Saginaw Street, in the heart of the city’s near west side.
Art, Books, Film & Music

Local artists stop traffic

Chances are, most have never looked twice at a nondescript traffic signal control box, but thanks to imaginative artists, locals are now doing double-takes at intersections.   More than 20 …

Want to write? Start by reading this book

 “Write what you know” is a common slice of advice given to aspiring authors. Lansing area author Thomas C. Foster, who has taught college writing for more than four decades, has …

Capital AfroFest launches in downtown Lansing 

Capital AfroFest, a multifaceted new festival dedicated to celebrating African culture, connection and representation, happens this weekend in downtown Lansing.   Hosted by The Michigan Dance …
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Arts & Culture
An evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell
Two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a 40-year career spanning Broadway, television, film and concert …
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What is identity?
FRIDAY, Sept. 16 — What is the construction of identity? How does it work? And what happens when the vessel of identity and self …
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Neva Lee’s grows, re-pots in new downtown location
 After opening their doors in their first space on July 8, 2021, at 123 E. Kalamazoo St., Neva Lee’s owners, Faun Donald …
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Locust Point returns to the stage
While Locust Point hasn’t played a live show since March, the band wasn’t dormant. Back in June, the trio unleashed …
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‘Just punch it’
The name “Lady Champagne” doesn’t begin to describe Lady Champagne. The Louisiana-born blues icon, a Detroit legend …
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