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Wednesday, July 11,2012

Where are they bound?

The Black Child and Family Institute moves out of the old Genesee School; the Lansing School District hasn't yet decided what to do with the building

by Lawrence Cosentino
The movers sifted the traces of hundreds of childhood and adult education classes, recreational and cultural programs, town hall meetings and summer camps. There were ribbons from holiday food baskets, blank forms from Ingham County health programs and photos of smiling kids raking leaves around the old building.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

Calley foe Trebesh emerges in Clinton Co. House race

by Kyle Melinn
So when the local Republican Party poobahs came together for a special convention to pick a replacement for Calley, it came as little surprise when Trebesh couldnī\'t round up the necessary votes to win the nomination. He ended up dropping out, giving the race to Judy Emmons, who was since elected to the seat.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

New in town

Lansing City Market

by ALLAN I. ROSS
The Lansing City Market may not be the new kid on the block anymore, but it continues to chug along like an eager-to-impress teenager working his first summer job.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

Eye candy of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Sure, Sears may be the most well known of the American mail-order home companies, but Michigan is home to what was the first and largest: Aladdin Co. of Bay City. Like Kleenex, the Sears brand is the common term for all mail-order homes. If you live in Michigan and reside in a mailorder home, it is highly likely that it is an Aladdin.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

The pole barn

When Niowave moved in, the company agreed to conform to the look and feel of the neighborhood. Why don't the same standards apply now? Or do they?

by Andy Balaskovitz
When Niowave Inc. sought to open its headquarters in the old Walnut Street School just west of Old Town, the Lansing City Council granted a special land use permit in 2006 to do so with the understanding that Niowave’s presence wouldn’t change the character of the neighborhood.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

Chairman of the tribe

Meet Aaron Payment, the recently elected, populist chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

by Andy Balaskovitz
To the delight of Lansing officials and Chairman Joe Eitrem, the referendum failed. But late last month, Payment defeated Eitrem 56 percent to 44 percent. Payment believes his efforts at least caused the Tribal Council to dedicate 15 percent of net revenues to education and health care, should there be a Lansing casino.
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Wednesday, July 11,2012

A life they don't want

Kalamazoo sex workers tell their stories

by Sam Inglot
Somewhere in the night along the dimly lit Kalamazoo Street corridor a woman walks with no destination in mind. She’s looking for a ride, a round trip that will bring her back to the same street, hopefully with a few dollars in her pocket.
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Thursday, July 5,2012

Is Cochran serious about winning the 67th?

by Kyle Melinn
Among the Lansing types, Cochran is viewed as the frontrunner. The 67th House District is one of only two or three competitive open seats in the state this year, meaning Democrats must retain the district held by term-limited Rep. Barb Byrum to keep alive any slim hopes they have of regaining a majority.
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Thursday, July 5,2012

New in town

Sunrise Market/Rubie’s Paradise Salon

by ALLAN I. ROSS
Things are getting interesting on the 2300 block of East Michigan Avenue. On the south side of the street, tucked between Lansing Art Glass and the urgent care clinic, two new businesses are blooming in the summer heat.
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Thursday, July 5,2012

Eyesore of the week

by Andy Balaskovitz
The mainstream media is heralding Niowave’s multimillion-dollar expansion as an economic savior of the high tech, progressive sort. True enough, but what about the company’s neighbors who have sat by — uninformed and excluded — and watched their Walnut neighborhood become a mini industrial park?
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