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Wednesday, September 12,2012

Hotel Red Cedar

Hotels interested in Capital Gateway project, Parks Board chairman more optimistic of Red Cedar Golf Course plans

by Sam Inglot
Major hotel chains are already interested in staking their claim to the Capital Gateway project, say the developers hoping to transform dozens of acres at the former Red Cedar Golf Course.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

Getting a pat on the roof

Five buildings nominated for first Preservation Lansing awards

by Lawrence Cosentino
For decades, Lansing blithely bulldozed its historic buildings and neighborhoods to make room for freeways, urban renewal projects and bland architectural junk. The city is still behind the curve compared to other places — even East Lansing — that cherish historic urban fabric. This year, a new preservation group has found concrete (and brick and wood) evidence that the city is catching up slightly.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

Bolger/Schmidt scheme comes to 67th

by Kyle Melinn
The sleepy 67th state House District is in slumber no more. Democrat House candidate Tom Cochran wound up and swung at Republican Jeff Oesterle where it hurt during the "City Pulse Newsmakers" program this week, by tying his opponent to the intriguing investigation into the Republican House speaker and the shady filing day switch-a-roo in Grand Rapids.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

Eye candy of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Good buildings are not only attractive — they also have good DNA. What is building DNA? It's the original construction essentials like superior craftsmanship and quality materials that hold up through standing neglect.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

A venue cometh

A performing arts center is coming to Lansing Township — what's that mean for downtown Lansing?

by Andy Balaskovitz
Whoooooosh. That's the sound of Lansing Township leaving the city of Lansing in the dust on the goal of creating a performing arts center. On Oct. 1, construction is set to start on a 12,000-square-foot, 1,500-capacity performing arts venue at Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing Township.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

The global-local connections

by Terry Link
Sorry for the gulf between columns. I had the privilege of visiting West Africa — specifically, Burkina Faso and Senegal — last month as part of a small delegation from Lansing. Dropping in for a short time hardly makes me an authority on anything I experienced, but I was awakened to a world hitherto only glimpsed through books and TV disaster snippets.
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Wednesday, September 5,2012

The empty halls of the Lansing School District

by Sam Inglot
Northwestern Elementary School, just south of the airport, looks more like a crack house than a school. The building, which has sat vacant for nearly a decade, is a sharp contrast to the surrounding neighborhood of modest homes.
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Friday, August 31,2012

Labor swings and misses on 'Protect Our Jobs'

by Kyle Melinn
One state Supreme Court decision is the only thing standing in the way of a constitutional collective bargaining guarantee being officially tossed off the November ballot. You hear that giant swirling sound?
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Wednesday, August 29,2012

Tea Party not connecting with mainstream

by Kyle Melinn
For all the noise Tea Party activists are making within the Republican Party these days, you'd think this hodge-podge collection of every spectrum of conservatism imaginable would be kicking butt at the ballot box.
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Wednesday, August 29,2012

Where's Niowave?

Company sends a representative to a community meeting with little knowledge of the pole barn controversy

by Andy Balaskovitz
Residents of the Walnut Neighborhood want to move beyond airing their complaints about a 14,000-square-foot pole barn in the neighborhood. Problem is, their corporate neighbor is not showing up to community meetings to discuss solutions.
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