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Sept. 30 2015
It’s hard to miss the massive blighted buildings that take up entire city blocks in East Lansing on the corner of Abbot Road and Grand River Avenue, stretching onto Evergreen Avenue
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Sept. 24 2015
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 — Oliver Towers, vacant since a fire in 2000, will get an $8 million makeover to transform it into apartments, office and retail space. The developer, George F. Eyde Family LLC
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Sept. 16 2015
Officials at the Lansing Board of Water & Light started hunting last week for two Lansing residents to serve on an advisory committee that is charged with brainstorming new electricity-generation options...
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Sept. 4 2015
FRIDAY, Sept. 4 — Joe Shall is a stocky, 34-year-old man who makes up for his burgeoning bald patch with a goatee that stretches to his chest. He is amiable, with a quick chuckle, and says he’s...
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Dec. 17 2014
You might not notice it on the trees jammed into holiday revelers´ living rooms because they´re still so young, but many Christmas trees living much past their youth are having a hard go of...
Oct. 29 2014
Lansing voters will determine the fate of the Miller Road Community Center and Grand Woods Park in Delta Township Nov. 4 in two ballot proposals to sell the city properties. The local Peppermint Creek...
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Oct. 22 2014
It´s 8:30 a.m. on a Saturday, but people are already drinking beers inside LeRoy’s Classic Bar and Grill, 1526 S. Cedar St. in Lansing. The day manager of 15 years, Joseph Cardwell, preps food...
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Oct. 15 2014
ST. LOUIS — In a questionable Dennys somewhere outside of Michigan City, Ind., Crystal Gause told me she was ready to die. We made a pit stop for a cheap lunch on our way to Ferguson. It must have...
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Oct. 1 2014
Bogus. That’s what Chad Cushman has to say about why his Michigan Flyer now has to drop passengers off two football fields away from the terminal door at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "All...
Sept. 24 2014
One of the newest charter schools in Lansing has no school building or buses. There’s 372 students enrolled and seven teachers. The statewide web-based school will cost Michigan taxpayers $11.1...
Sept. 3 2014
For Lansing resident Sue-bunch Cecilia Dixon, Ebola is a daily concern. The Liberian refugee is glued to news from West Africa, concerned for family and friends she left behind in 2001. The deadly virus...
Sept. 3 2014
Gretchen Cochran, a local historical preservationist, believes the recently demolished two-story house at the corner of Shiawassee and Sycamore streets in Lansing´s Genessee Neighborhood near downtown...