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Michigan universities hit with state shortfall for tuition waivers

The state shortfall in funding a tuition waiver program for Native American students has more than doubled over the past decade, leaving universities to make up the growing difference

ACLU lawsuit doubles down on legislative bail reform efforts

Advocates are launching a two-prong effort to reform Michigan’s system of bail that they say is too high for low-income people and forces them into jail while awaiting trial.

Six new wolves may mean Isle Royale trees can grow

The recent transfer of six starving wolves to Isle Royale benefits not only them but the island’s entire forest ecosystem, experts say.

Judge rejects hunter’s claim of unconstitutional search

A federal judge has tossed out a suit accusing Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers of illegally arresting and prosecuting a hunter who admitted “shining” – using artificial light – for deer at a private Alpena County hunting camp.

City Pulse On the Air April 21

On this edition of City Pulse On the Air, editor and publisher Berl Schwartz speaks with Mayor Andy Schor about the Red Cedar project, which will be approved or denied by city council with Tuesday’s vote.

Haunting tales of Michigan’s lighthouses rooted in historic events

Meet Capt. Bill Robinson, the keeper so dedicated to his lighthouse at Whitehall that he still trods the stairs 150 years after he started. His wife, Sarah, still tidies up. Their tale is among those told by Dianna Higgs Stampfler in “Michigan’s Haunted Lighthouses.”

This art plants seeds of environmental awareness

Repurposing seeds into art is how botanical artist Shilin Hora helps people appreciate nature. In 2007, Hora founded Grow Studio in Montreal to provide nature education through community engagement workshops.

Michigan groundwater threatened by silent crisis

A “silent crisis” is brewing beneath Michigan that threatens what experts say could be considered the sixth Great Lake.

Michigan experts say businesses, farmers harmed in China trade wars

The trade war between the world’s two largest economies has lasted for nearly one year and has already affected U.S industries and consumers, especially buyers and sellers of two items important in Michigan — soybeans and auto parts.

Copper culture shapes ancient history

People in the prehistoric Hopewell civilization of southern Ohio managed to get copper from distant points – the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale and Ontario’s Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior – as much as 750 miles away.

Turn it Down: Capital City Film Fest and Stoop Fest

Capital City Film Festival continues Through April 21 @ Capital City Film Festival, Lansing. capitalcityfilmfest.com The annual Capital City Film Festival not only caters to ardent cinephiles, …
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City Pulse April interview with Mayor Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor expresses confidence in the proposed development plan for the old Red Cedar Golf Course; says the city has to do a better job of documenting city time spent on vetting pot dispensary licenses; and says he has filed the paperwork to his 527 account. He and City Pulse editor & publisher Berl Schwartz discuss those and other issues.
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City Pulse On the Air April 21

On this edition of City Pulse On the Air, editor and publisher Berl Schwartz speaks with Mayor Andy Schor about the Red Cedar project, which will be approved or denied by city council with Tuesday’s vote.
Arts & Culture
Nonprofit to mark graves of 61 boys at Mt. Hope Cemetery
It is truly a strange and beautiful world when costumed dogs can parade through a graveyard in 2019 to raise funds for children who …
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Wild wad of input
WEDNESDAY, April 3 — A first-time visit to MSU by the vibrant, world-spanning, Chicago-based new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird …
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Hiroya Tsukamoto has an orchestra at his fingertips
WEDNESDAY, April 3 — Hiroya Tsukamoto is the second greatest fingerstyle guitarist in the world, according to the 2018 …
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He Ate/She Ate: Art's Pub
He Ate By MARK NIXON In the Restaurant Reviewer’s Handbook (if one exists) is the …
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Cravings Gourmet Popcorn owner Chad Jordan talks popcorn
After getting laid off from a job in 2003, Chad Jordan was fed up with the world of working for someone else. Drawing up a popcorn …
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Top 5 Sushi Places in Lansing
Whether a sashimi aficionado or california roll connoisseur, Lansing voted these sushi places a bar above the rest for Top of the Town …
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