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Unnamed employee faces ‘extensive’ injuries
Nov. 15 2018
The city of Lansing, faced with the possibility of losing a lawsuit, will pay thousands of dollars to an unnamed former employee, who city officials said suffered “extensive” injuries while...
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Judge ponders arguments over potential shutdown
Nov. 15 2018
After a four-hour hearing on Friday, Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen L. Borrello left in place his temporary restraining order against a state-mandated shutdown of more than 200 unlicensed dispensaries...
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Nov. 15 2018
Michigan’s incoming governor, secretary of state and attorney general are women. A record 51 women are coming to the state Legislature, topping the previous record of 37 by 46 percent. Michigan’s...
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Williamston board president unseated in recall election
Nov. 15 2018
Three trustees — Nancy Deal, Sarah Belanger and Christopher Lewis — were able to survive the recall effort. But Greg Talberg, the school board’s president, lost to Karen Potter, an opponent...
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1924 Coolidge Road East Lansing
Nov. 15 2018
Congregation Shaarey Zedek (meaning ‘Gates of Righteousness’) recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of its Articles of Association. After merging with a younger congregation...
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BWL alters policy after push by LightSpeed Communications
Nov. 13 2018
Fiber-speed internet connections are poised to spread rapidly throughout the capital city as officials at the Lansing Board of Water & Light look to adjust their policies on utility pole attachments
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Public hearing scheduled for $10 million reimbursement
Nov. 12 2018
Meijer has Pat Gillespie’s back against a wall
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Nov. 9 2018
The uncertain future facing license-pending medical marijuana dispensaries will continue to hang in the balance, at least over the weekend, while a judge mulls over arguments at today’s hearing on...
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Council members learn from licensing ‘headaches’ in Lansing
Nov. 8 2018
At least a few pot shops could soon line the edges of East Lansing after its City Council collectively agreed to dip their toes into the lucrative waters of retail medical marijuana sales
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Temporary order bodes well for Friday’s court hearing
Nov. 8 2018
The Lansing dispensaries are among more than 200 statewide that got a reprieve last week from a state order to shut down by Nov. 1 because they were operating without a license. But an eleventh-hour temporary...
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121/122 S. Grand Avenue
Nov. 8 2018
This two-story parcel at Grand Avenue and Allegan Street looks like any other downtown office building — except for the veritable jungle swallowing the interior. Heating ducts and lights have collapsed...
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Carol Koenig continues bid for public defender
Nov. 8 2018
But there is still the county ethics policy, which states: “Regardless of whether any commissioner has expressed any interest in a particular hiring or promotion, the Human Resources Department and...
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Nov. 1 2018
If the Democrats’ Get Out the Vote rally at Lansing Community College today was any indication, Michigan Republicans should be very nervous about the outcome of Tuesday’s General Election
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Nov. 1 2018
“After Trump got elected in 2016, the engagement of the residents in Meridian Township, East Lansing and local Democratic activists, in general, was so high,” Brixie, the Meridian Township...
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Nov. 1 2018
Both Lansing City Hall and the 2500 South Washington Office have a secure 24-hour drop box for any completed absentee ballot application or absentee ballot. As we get closer to Election Day, we encourage...
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East Lansing
Nov. 1 2018
No respondents correctly identified the Oct. 3 Eye for Design’s mural detail in The Cosmos & Zoobie’s Tavern (below) at 1200 N. Larch St.. in Lansing
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Nov. 1 2018
If our decision were based only about experience, this endorsement would have to go the other way. No Michigan governor has ever had more governmental experience than Bill Schuette’s lifetime of...
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Owner cites misunderstanding, promises to collaborate
Oct. 31 2018
City Council last week took steps that could eventually launch a full-scale investigation into this shopping plaza near the intersection of Pleasant Grove and Holmes roads. Amarjit Singh and his family...
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City sues state over medical marijuana rules
Oct. 30 2018
Lansing dispensaries are allowed to remain operational into November following multiple lawsuits recently filed against the state of Michigan — including one from the capital city itself
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Neighbors still dissatisfied as lawsuit slugs forward
Oct. 26 2018
A new playground is under construction at Ormond Park, but neighbors are still largely dissatisfied as their lawsuit lingers unresolved nearly a year after it was filed against the city of Lansing