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Wednesday, May 4,2011

A-PLUS CAREGIVERS

1917 W. Saginaw St., Lansing 517-372-8085 Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

by City Pulse
A-Plus Caregivers offers a small variety of medibles and cannabis, displayed in cases that look the same as all of the other display cases selling tobacco products. Tobacco is this shop’s main.
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Wednesday, May 4,2011

Feedback

by Readers
In his column, Mr. Ambrose uses a different allocation of administrative costs assigned to Groesbeck than those that I discussed. I am ready, willing and able to show anybody who is interested the document I received from the City that supports my assertion as to allocated expenses.
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Wednesday, May 4,2011

Serious allegations

A Lansing doctor who is in a controversy in Meridian Township faces allegations by the state that she overprescribes pharmaceuticals

by Andy Balaskovitz
Shannon Wiggins, an osteopathic doctor, faces eight counts of “negligence,” “incompetence” and “selling, prescribing, giving away or administering drugs for other than lawful diagnostic or therapeutic purposes,” documents obtained by City Pulse through a Freedom of Information request show.
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Wednesday, May 4,2011

Growing pains

As electric vehicles gain popularity, where to charge them? MSU says not on campus as it develops a system.

by Brian Bienkowski
Stehouwer, a technology manager at the College of Natural Sciences at Michigan State University, owns a new Chevrolet Volt, General Motors’ plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. He started a website ' www.VoltFanSite.com ' and even made trading cards for his Volt, complete with “stats.
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Friday, April 29,2011

Ferguson puts chips on MSU over Greektown

by Kyle Melinn
The chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees told the Michigan Gaming Control Board this week he is withdrawing his name from consideration for one of seven spots overseeing one of Detroit’s three casinos, a venture that would...
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

South side stench

GM Grand River Assembly Plant investigates moldy paint smell

by Lawrence Cosentino
With the return of warm weather, Turner and other residents of Lansing’s near south side are going outside for some fresh air, only to be slammed with a sour smell variously described as “paint,” “chemical,” “heavy exhaust,” “ammonia or cat pee,” “moldy” and “a weird mix of organic and synthetic.
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

Evolve

2312 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing Hours: M-Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

by City Pulse
Like a fortress of solitude, Evolve Medical Marijuana Services is located on Michigan Avenue between Lansing Art Glass and Alternative Choice Clinic on Lansing’s east side. Parking is available on the street in front and also in the back of this business.
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

Eyesore of the week

Red Cedar Golf Course “club house,” 203 S. Clippert St., Lansing

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Property: Red Cedar Golf Course “club house,” 203 S. Clippert St., Lansing Owner: City of Lansing Assessed value: Unknown Owner says: “Planning alternative uses for the park ' club house could possibly once again play a supporting role.
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

Public safety and the vote to raise taxes

What will be the effects if the millage fails? It’s anybody’s guess

by Andy Balaskovitz
In the front of the room, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, Fire Chief Tom Cochran and Police Chief Teresa Szymanski fielded questions from about 15 city residents. The topic? What will happen if 149 police and fire positions and basically all local road and sidewalk projects are eliminated in the next fiscal year?.
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

Taxpayers on the hook for Groesbeck expenses

by Jerry Ambrose
In his April 19 City Pulse guest column, Tim Knowlton expressed skepticism that general tax dollars are necessary to subsidize the operation of Lansing’s Groesbeck Golf Ambrose Course. Unfortunately, Mr. Knowlton wrote his article before concluding his conversations with city staff.
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