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Schor yields following media reports
Feb. 19 2019
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor said today he will file reports with the IRS for his fund to pay his “incidental expenses” of being in office
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Experts: Schor likely violated federal tax laws
Feb. 18 2019
The registered agent for the Schor Lansing Fund, which Mayor Andy Schor uses to pay “incidental expenses,” said the mayor has probably failed to file reports required by the IRS
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City clerk updates criteria for local licenses
Feb. 15 2019
The next round of medical marijuana dispensaries to be licensed in Lansing will be held to higher standards as officials look to give preference to those who can make a larger cash investment in the city
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Business plans sparked amid ongoing state appeal
Feb. 15 2019
As city officials try to boot Waterfront Bar & Grill from the Lansing City Market, competition from Jackson is already looking to move in for the kill — in the form of a new brewery
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Feb. 14 2019
The Republican-led Senate is one floor vote away from doing something that hasn’t been done in Michigan in more than 40 years: reject a governor’s executive order. House Republicans got the...
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Mayor: $170,000 in donations don’t influence city decisions
Feb. 13 2019
Developers, labor unions and other businesses have quietly donated nearly $170,000 to a nonprofit account that funnels funds directly to Lansing Mayor Andy Schor
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DeWitt High School teams up with Crime Stoppers
Feb. 11 2019
A newly launched program at DeWitt Public Schools offers a $50 payout for high school students that are willing to squeal on their classmates for stashing aside illegal drugs, alcohol and weapons
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Feb. 7 2019
On the first day of former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon’s preliminary hearing on charges she lied to police about the Larry Nassar situation, sexual assault survivor Amanda...
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Scott Woods neighborhood losing a stand of 60 for city sanitary sewe
Feb. 7 2019
Dog walkers, wildlife lovers and strollers emerged from last week’s deep freeze Sunday to find a prized patch of forest in Scott Woods, north of Hawk Island County Park, marked off by stakes and...
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Developer Gillespie Co. sues over renovations to Michigan Avenue shop
Feb. 7 2019
One of Lansing’s more popular coffee shops could soon find itself at risk because a developer is waging a legal battle over allegedly unpaid bills
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Feb. 4 2019
The recent stretch of arctic weather has claimed one surprising casualty: ice skating
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Feb. 4 2019
A disease that kills one of Michigan’s most popular gamefish appears to be spreading northward, worrying anglers and fisheries managers
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Feb. 4 2019
Michigan is the nation’s largest grower of potatoes for chips – about one in four bags sold in the U.S. is made from Michigan potatoes
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Feb. 4 2019
Legislation that would require school districts to employ one academic counselor for every 450 students has been introduced in the House, but some educators say the unfunded mandate would pressure districts...
Monroe
Feb. 4 2019
Like many coastal communities in the Great Lakes Basin, Monroe relies on water drawn directly from one of the five Great Lakes: Erie
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Feb. 4 2019
Michigan once pioneered in enacting freedom of information and open meetings – transparency – laws. The rationale was that information held by our government at the local and state levels belongs...
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Nothing, says poet John Sinclair — which is why he is suing
Feb. 4 2019
John Sinclair is famous for many things. He’s a poet, civil rights activist and, certainly not least, one of Michigan’s leading potheads
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Jan. 31 2019
They don't have the seniority to be in the negotiating room, but U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, the Holly Democrat who represents Ingham County, and 20 other congressional freshmen want to put pressure on the...
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Jan. 30 2019
This vast home was constructed in 1926 for Ray and Sarah Potter, its grandeur reflecting the socialite owners and the impact realized by their family in the development of the greater Lansing area. Potter...
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Jan. 30 2019
The City Council hopes a soon-to-launch advisory committee, designed solely to explore the future of the center, will guide improvements and programming for the next decade. Revenues and taxpayer-funded...