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Wednesday, March 7,2012

Up North with the tribe that wants to adopt Lansing

A look inside the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: How tribal gaming is modernizing the Sault Tribe and how politics is tearing it apart

by Andy Balaskovitz
Sault Ste. Marie — Outside the historic Chippewa County Court House, a statue depicting a Roman legend greets visitors near the north entrance. Two small children, Romulus and Remus, are feeding off a she-wolf, which raises the children who were abandoned by their mother. As the legend goes, Romulus later killed his brother and founded the city of Rome.
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Wednesday, March 7,2012

New in town

Artie's Filling Station

by Allison M. Berryman and Adam Ilenich
Despite ongoing construction, Artie’s Filling Station celebrated its “soft opening” last month (the grand opening is expected to take place next month). Its Italian-style coffee (which comes from MadCap Coffee in Grand Rapids) is served through a convenient drive-thru window in the winter; counter service and outdoor seating will available in the summer.
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Wednesday, March 7,2012

City Council & the casino

As a vote nears, members are still listening and making up their minds.

by Sam Inglot
If Jody Washington were speaking only as a constituent, and not the 1st Ward City Councilwoman, she said she would be thrilled to bring a casino to downtown Lansing.
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Friday, March 2,2012

New in town

Renewed Spirit

by Allison M. Berryman
When Renewed Spirit opened in Okemos last January, owner Heidi Foland wanted to give her customers a refreshing experience. As it turns out, the opening of her first full service salon and spa was an experience that left her own spirit renewed.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

GOP primary winner: Obama

by Kyle Melinn
Attorney General Bill Schuette, Romney'euro;'s campaign chief in Michigan, is fond of saying that if Obama loses the Great Lakes State, he can kiss the General Election goodbye. Right now, the lowly Detroit Pistons have a better shot of winning the NBA championship.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

Dank u wel, Meijer

by BERL SCHWARTZ
Meanwhile, Meijer also reached out to me, albeit with only a temporary solution. But, after some confusion, it’s clear to me now that Meijer is truly interested in a long-range solution that meets the needs of customers who pick up more than 3,000 City Pulses a week in the eight stores in the Greater Lansing area.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

Eye candy of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
You’ve probably never noticed the plinth of erect concrete located in the median of Michigan Avenue on the eastside between Detroit Street and LaSalle Court. It is no ordinary bit of concrete — it’s a Michigan Historical Marker.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

Casino referendum brewing

Could Sault Tribe members put a stop to the downtown casino deal?

by Andy Balaskovitz
The chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is worried his members will overturn the tribe’s vote to support a downtown Lansing casino, putting an end to over a year’s worth of confidential negotiations and month-long buzz over Kewadin Lansing Casino.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

It's personal

Facts are subjective in the political saga between Virg Bernero and Kelly Rossman-McKinney

by Andy Balaskovitz
Last week’s political theater staged by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero was the latest act in a professional relationship with PR executive Kelly Rossman-McKinney that shows things are getting personal.
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Wednesday, February 29,2012

Politics and your food

by Terry Link
Ahh, 2012: Leap Year, a presidential election and the beginning of the rest of our lives. Michigan is not immune to the onslaught of negative campaigning that swamped Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and other states whose primary elections are over.
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