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Search begins for art that ‘shows energy’ of Lansing
Dec. 13 2018
Public artwork at the Downtown Lansing roundabout will have to wait
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Ingham County hires chief public defender
Dec. 12 2018
Assistant Ingham County Prosecutor Russel Church will shift gears and start thinking like a defense attorney as he transitions into his new role guiding the county’s public defender’s office
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Proposed zoning amendment would allow up to six pot shops
Dec. 12 2018
The medical marijuana industry could soon roll into Meridian Township
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Meridian Township looks back on past mistakes
Dec. 12 2018
More than a decade ago, Brianne Randall-Gay reported that she had been sexually assaulted by convicted rapist Larry Nassar. But after confronting Nassar, the Meridian Township police department largely...
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City clerk approves 11th local dispensary
Dec. 7 2018
The city of Lansing is finally home to its first state-licensed pot shop. Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Licensing Board — by a 4-0 vote —issued an operating license today to Homegrown...
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Democrats maintain heavy majority following election
Dec. 7 2018
It might take a while for the newcomers to adjust to the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, but many contended the widespread turnover in recent months won’t carry much of an impact
City clears way for final approval
Dec. 6 2018
Friday could finally be it for up to 10 medical marijuana dispensaries provisionally licensed by the City of Lansing last week. That’s the day that the state Medical Marihuana Commission is expected...
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Lansing defends regulations amid multiple lawsuits
Dec. 6 2018
For Tom Mayes Lansing’s medical marijuana licensing process is a live-action “nightmare.” Mayes, 37, has owned and operated Greenwave Provisioning Center for more than two years. It occupied...
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Dec. 6 2018
The districts courts in East Lansing, Lansing and Mason could consolidate into a single Ingham County-based 55th District Court under legislation that’s swiftly moving through the Legislature in...
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'Paving the Way' looks at the impact of I496 on Lansing's black community
Dec. 6 2018
There’s nothing left even to mourn. These once-vibrant city blocks had no chance to gentrify or decay over time. You can’t go back to the old house and marvel at how small it looks now, or...
Dec. 6 2018
I am a proud graduate of Michigan State University (James Madison College, 1972). And, my respect and support for this great university is unwavering in spite of lapses, mistakes, and setbacks, because...
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Granger Waste Services looks to grow local footprint
Dec. 5 2018
Local concerns over a landfill expansion off Wood Road likely won’t stand in the way of construction plans as officials at the Department of Environmental Quality continue to explore the proposal
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Purchase still depends on zoning change
Dec. 5 2018
Plans to construct a five-story hotel at the “gateway” to REO Town are inching closer to reality as developers look to solidify plans for a mixed-use development off I-496 on the southeast...
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County recommends prosecutor for public defender
Dec. 4 2018
A prosecutor will likely become Ingham County’s chief public defender
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Commissioner-elect vies for new job with county
Dec. 3 2018
Ingham County officials are expected to select a candidate to fill a new, chief public defender post this week but it won’t be without concerns from the judges that preside over the courtrooms
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Winter clothing donations sought through Dec. 10
Nov. 30 2018
It’s cold out there, and some local folks could use some help bundling up
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Local lawyers rush to defend East Lansing judge
Nov. 30 2018
Ingham County commissioners shot down a resolution that sought to condemn “racially charged” statements made by 54B District Court Judge Andrea Larkin after several lawyers came to her defense
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Nov. 29 2018
Ingham County commissioners are looking to condemn what they labeled as “racially charged” statements made by 54-B District Court Judge Andrea Larkin against mixing college students with those...
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Larkin: Specialty courts jeopardized in merger
Nov. 29 2018
“I’ve never understood this concept of big government being equated to good government, especially in terms of the courts,” Larkin said. “We have these three branches of government....
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Nov. 29 2018
“They ignore the voiced concerns of township citizens about the need to have a well-qualified candidate with financial management skills selected and to not break the trust the citizens have in their...