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Wednesday, February 2,2011

DEA STRIKES AGAIN

Two caregivers charged with violating federal pot laws for grow operation in Mason

by Andy Balaskovitz
Baldori, who represents Johnson, believes both defendants were within the state’s medical marijuana law. While Baldori said the DEA confiscated more than 200 plants from a grow operation in Mason, he added that Johnson and Darling are both patients and caregivers with the maximum-allowed five patients.
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Wednesday, February 2,2011

Snow report

No parking on residential streets for 48 hours. City officials say response to overnight snowstorm is going smoothly; costs to city undetermined

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Feb. 2 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero issued an executive order today prohibiting parking on residential streets until Friday so city plow trucks can more easily clear secondary streets. Violators may be towed.
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Tuesday, February 1,2011

Kids in the Hall

Corridor committees: Who made it, who didn’t

by Andy Balaskovitz
Tuesday, Feb. 1 — The Lansing City Council appointed four citizens to study main transportation corridors in the city at Monday’s meeting. But that was after it blocked one potential appointee.
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Monday, January 31,2011

Studying Michigan Avenue

The Lansing City Council considers a team to study the Michigan Avenue corridor

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Jan. 31 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to appoint three members to the Michigan Avenue Corridor Improvement Authority at tonight’s meeting.
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Friday, January 28,2011

Eye candy! of the week

1003 N. Washington Ave., Lansing

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
The Dr. Earl G. Kaplan House at 1003 N. Washington Ave. ' designed by venerable Lansing architect Darius B. Moon ' is a testament to historic restoration. The nearly century-old Queen Anne has maintained its stunning early 20th-century character throughout its varied existence.
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Thursday, January 27,2011

Second time around

A look at the city’s annual holiday tree recycling program

by Yang Zhang
Thursday, Jan. 27 — The city of Lansing collected nearly 1,000 used holiday trees from residents this month as part of its annual holiday trees collection program. But where do all these trees go?
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Wednesday, January 26,2011

News flash: Dems like what Snyder is saying

by Kyle Melinn
Newly elected Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, the state’s most liberal state House member in 2010, praised Snyder for pledging $25 million to the Pure Michigan advertising campaign. The Detroit delegation was starry eyed about Snyder re-jimmying the emergency financial manager law and popping an urban renewal proposal.
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Wednesday, January 26,2011

Top Shelf Budz

1723 E. Michigan ave., Lansing. Open 7 days a week, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (517) 574-4528

by City Pulse
At $20 a gram, the Maui Waui is a strain worthy of the Top Shelf designation. This forever-young strain isn’t the most potent sativa available, but the dank, moldy fruit smell and bright red hairs frosted in trichomes produce a smooth, heady high. It has been a favorite since the 70s.
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Wednesday, January 26,2011

Feedback

by Readers
I was very angered by the article written by Gretchen Cochran in last week’s City Pulse (Will it take Superman to Fix Lansing’s Schools?). I am a teacher in the Lansing school district and, unlike some of the administrators and board members, I live in the city of Lansing.
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Wednesday, January 26,2011

Safe growing

A rise in medical marijuana burglaries in homes and businesses has people wondering: Where is it safe to grow?

by Andy Balaskovitz
At least 11 incidences of burglary or robbery involving medical marijuana were reported from Meridian Township to Eaton Rapids in the past seven months. Six of them were residential. Nine of them were in the city of Lansing. Charges were brought in two.
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