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Wednesday, September 28,2011

A look at toilet paper

by Terry Link
But not everyone drinks coffee. This time I decided to look into something everyone reading this does use'toilet paper, one of life’s often overlooked daily necessities (except when you run out!). We could crack a few jokes along the way, butt I’ll try to avoid that.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

Looking back at a state on the verge of disaster

Jennifer Granholm and husband Dan Mulhern share their thoughts on Michigan in 'A Governor's Story'

by Bill Castanier
The couple is on the road promoting their new book, “A Governor’s Story: A Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future.” The book is on sale this week, and Granholm and Mulhern will make their first public appearance in Michigan at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

The LCC-Davenport tug of war over Oliver Towers

Lansing officials say Lansing Community College had its chances to acquire the Oliver Towers property; LCC disputes it.

by Andy Balaskovitz
Interviews with city and LCC officials over the last two days revealed different recollections of what transpired since 2008, when voters rejected a millage to construct a new headquarters for the Capital Area District Library and a new home for the Impression 5 Science Center on the land where the shuttered senior citizens home stands.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

Eye candy of the week

by Nyssa Rabinowitz
People are often drawn to architectural styles that suit their personality. It is no wonder attorneys Natalie Alane and Mary Chartier were immediately attracted to the Victorian residence at 403 Seymour Ave. as the new home for their law firm, Alane & Chartier, P.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

Who is Shirley Rodgers?

Controversial board leader says she has no plans to resign

by Nyssa Rabinowitz
“It’s tough, I’m not going to lie and say it’s not,” Rodgers said in a three-hour interview Sunday afternoon. “You don’t like being the center of all this scrutiny, but you know that it comes with the territory and if you’re going to take very strong positions on some issues, you know you’re going to meet resistance.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

East Lansing Barnes & Noble closing

by Nicole LaChance
Barnes & Noble, located in the old Jacobson’s Building on the corner of Grand River Avenue and Charles Street, is shutting its doors on Dec. 31, said David Deason, vice president of development for Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc. Deason cited the end of the lease term as the reason for the closure.
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Wednesday, September 21,2011

Competing for cash

Three local charities are competing in an online Art Van challenge for grant money.

by Nicole LaChance
Three charities are competing for a chance to win a second grant from the third annual Art Van Charity Challenge. The challenge awarded $1 million in money to charities in the form of grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to 50 Michigan nonprofits in the children, health and human services areas earlier this month.
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Thursday, September 15,2011

History Makers visit Sexton

National back-to-school program coming to the Lansing School district

by L. Edward Street
Thursday, Sept 15 – If you’re convinced that good test scores usually equal a progression in learning, you’ll find a different opinion from Eva Evans, former deputy superintendent of the Lansing School District.
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Wednesday, September 14,2011

Solutions, not parking lot for Oliver Towers land

by Kyle Melinn
Why can’t I get excited about this pending land swap in which Davenport University gets that prime piece of land across the street from Lansing Community College in exchange for property a block down the river for the "boondoggle site" of the Michigan State Police?.
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Wednesday, September 14,2011

Lansing kicks of f three new pilot recycling programs

by City Pulse
The business has been using the program to recycle everything from computer paper to plastic bottles and cans. Leech said the biggest benefit of the program is the convenience of not having to go out to the dumpster to get rid of a lot of trash.
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