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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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Wednesday, April 20,2011

Pure Options

6030 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 8, Lansing Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun Noon-8 p.m. (517) 394-7701 www.pureoptions.com

by City Pulse
Cannabis ranges from $12 to $15 a gram ' good prices for the quality they had. The $13-a-gram Sour OG was helpful for nausea but didn’t have long-lasting effects. The flavor was pleasant but left the palate quickly..
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Wednesday, April 20,2011

Feedback

The township complains to the press?

by Readers
Let me get this straight, there is an area in our community in desperate need of a sidewalk. (High traffic, narrow lanes, no shoulder, leads to places kids go to like park and YMCA, etc.) There is grant money available. The city of Lansing offers to do all the work for Lansing Township if they agree to pay their share.
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Wednesday, April 20,2011

Eye candy! of the week

Goetsch-Winkler House, 2410 Hulett Road, Okemos

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Have you ever heard that strange and wondrous-sounding word, “Usonion?” I’d be surprised if you did. But it is much more likely you’ve heard of Frank Lloyd Wright. You might even know of a couple Frank Lloyd Wright homes in Okemos, like the Goetsch-Winkler House ' a Usonian ' at 2410 Hulett Road.
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