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Nov. 15 2018
Are you ready for one of Lansing’s favorite traditions? Friday, at 6 p.m., Silver Bells in the City will illuminate downtown while marching bands, horse-drawn carriages, mascots and glowing floats...
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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
A film produced in Lansing and shot in Michigan makes its hometown debut. Written and directed by Kenneth Nelson Jr., “Sincerely, Brenda” is set in Detroit and tells the story of an alcoholic...
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Nov. 8 2018
We all get down on our luck, but we must get back up. Hosts Media Sandbox invite Michigan State University students and entrepreneurs from different walks of life to campus to share their personal experience...
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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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Oct. 25 2018
The Archives of Michigan, the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council have pulled together a day-long program for beginners and advanced genealogists. Genealogy web sites trail only porn...
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Oct. 25 2018
Attempts to generate debates on WKAR’s “Off The Record,” with Tim Skubick, and WDIV’s “Flashpoint,” with Devin Scillian, each fell apart after Leonard declined to appear...
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Oct. 18 2018
The Detroit Red Wings alumnus is touring everywhere in Michigan, from Escanaba to Detroit, for 30 shows. However, it won’t be the first time he’s been on tour in front of a microphone. He spent...
Signage
Oct. 18 2018
The four proposals: “#LoveLansing,” by M.L. Duffy, of Washington, D.C.; “Flame,” by New Mexico’s James Gabbert; “Star Born,” by Lansing’s David Such and...
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Oct. 11 2018
Beware of phantoms on Washington Square and ghouls on Michigan Avenue, as Lansing’s undead descend to Lansing Center Exhibit Hall C. Leaving the brains at home, participants will instead bring nonperishable...
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Oct. 4 2018
If you’re “all in” for the Michigan experience, you’d be doing yourself a disservice to not try a riesling or two. Most of Michigan’s best rieslings are produced from vines...
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Oct. 4 2018
Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m., The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing (517) 492- 7403, www.avenuecafelansing.com
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A wretched state
Sept. 27 2018
Most folks who grew up in a mostly white suburb have probably gotten an earful over the dinner table about how coddled prisoners are in the United States. A dear, but cruelly misled relative, once told...
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Arcadia Ales & Smokehouse 2101 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
Sept. 27 2018
Following a prolonged construction schedule, this much-anticipated structure is scheduled to open soon as a brewpub and restaurant
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Sept. 20 2018
Since 1996, the Electric Six, originally known as the Wildbunch, has consistently churned out discotinged, party-inducing rock ‘n’ roll tunes like “Dance Commander,” “Danger!...
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Sept. 20 2018
Activists from around the state will march on Lansing to declare Sept. 21 as Peace Day in Michigan. This event coincides with the United Nations’ 37th annual International Day of Peace and the 70th...
How a developer assembled the pieces
Sept. 13 2018
It already has. Blueprints for the first downtown hotel to be constructed in decades — along with dozens of apartments and a grocery store to anchor the project — will require an investment...
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Sept. 13 2018
Voters age 18-29 made up 6.77 percent of the universe of voting Michiganders on Aug. 7, a higher percentage than Michigan has seen since at least 1998. But it’s the raw numbers of voters that struck...
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Sept. 6 2018
At the time, the Livingston County Republican was eyeing the 8th congressional seat, home of Michigan State University. The swing seat was being vacated by Democrat Debbie Stabenow to run for the Senate,...
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Sept. 6 2018
The proposed ballot measure language calls for raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour for all workers, including tipped workers