R a m o s , along with a team of community o r g a n i zers includ- Ramos in g Pa u l Shaheen of the Ingham County food systems group, Kathe Smith from the Mid-Michigan Food Bank and Randy Bell from Ingham County MSU Extension, have been meeting regularly to try and sustain the program, which ended in August.
“I don’t see any possibility of a tribal casino being allowed to be constructed in the city of Lansing,” said Robert Stocker II, chairman of the gaming practice group at Dickinson Wright law firm in Lansing. The group deals with both Indian and commercial gaming issues and MGM Grand is listed on the firm’s client list on its website.
How times have changed. After a number of corporate buyouts, much of the local on-air talent in Lansing (and beyond) is gradually being replaced by nationally syndicated shows that are recorded and produced in other regions of the country. Yet, somehow radio is still clinging to the “live and local” ideal.
The latest addition to East Lansing’s Chesterfield Hills Neighborhood, 359 University Drive completed in April 2011, is a traditional two-story style house that is aesthetically pleasing to our traditional tastes and environmentally friendly. It is a superb example of the evolution and success of today’s green building design.
The Lansing Housing Commission anticipates a “major expenditure of funds” with Oliver Towers proposal; LCC would have a parking problem; oh, and Bernero calls LCC’s position on wanting Oliver Towers “infantile.”
In a Sept. 7 letter to the Housing Commission Board from Executive Director Patricia Baines-Lake, she explains that negotiations will need to cover “concerns of LHC’s Board, the site’s location in a floodplain and a floodway, timing of the move and start of construction, resolution of the Fair Market Value differential ' .
On Friday, following reports that his administration is negotiating for a casino, Bernero issued a written statement saying his “administration strongly supports the concept of a casino in Lansing because it would have a tremendous positive impact on our local economy.
Martinez, a former state representative, narrowly beat Washington, a first-time candidate, in the primary, receiving just 57 votes more than her in the Aug. 2 election. They emerged from a field of five as the candidates in the run-off general election for the seat held by Eric Hewitt, who is not seeking re-election.
By BILL CASTANIER So who is this Richard I, also known as Lionheart? Is he the crusader of popular myth from tales of Robin Hood and his Merry Men? Was he the aloof, reckless warmonger and anti-Semite described by some historians? Or, as historical...
I heard the same courtesy claps only hours earlier at a "welcome forum," where Snyder defended to a theater full of rightwingers why he favors taxing Internet purchases, creating a body mass index for children and building second bridge to compete with a private bridge to Canada ' oh, and why he’s not crazy about "Right To Work.