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Wednesday, April 9,2014

Mayor for life?

Virg Bernero finds out that successfully leading a city, as he has done in Lansing for more than eight years, doesn’t readily translate into higher office

by Mickey Hirten
There are some political jobs that are a perfect platform for higher office. But mayor isn’t one of them.
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Tuesday, April 8,2014

Kids in the Hall

Standing up for LGBT community as state mounts same-sex marriage appeal; Red Cedar project gets public hearing after lawsuit announced last week; Allen Market Place opens space for Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale

by Andy Balaskovitz
Tuesday, April 8 — Let’s savor this one for a moment: In what could have been yet another messy dispute this year over legislative process, the Lansing City Council came together Monday night to pass a resolution extending strong support for the LGBT community.
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Friday, April 4,2014

In solidarity, in a few weeks

City Council President A’Lynne Boles will not allow a vote Monday on a resolution to support the LGBT community due to short notice — Jessica Yorko asks, “Why wait?”

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, April 4 — Lansing City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko wants the Council to show solidarity with the LGBT community after a hate crime took place in Ypsilanti Monday and as the attorney general mounts an appeal to a federal court ruling striking down same-sex marriage in Michigan. But a formal recognition won’t happen on Monday, according to Council President A’Lynne Boles.
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Friday, April 4,2014

This week from Capital News Service

Beach closures predicted, test kitchen and food lab, coal ash in roads and more

by CNS correspondents
Friday, April 4 — Each week, City Pulse runs a series of stories produced by Capital News Service correspondents at Michigan State University’s School of Journalism. This week’s topics include a new study predicting more beach closures this summer after a harsh winter; a multi-million dollar test kitchen at MSU; a recycling proposal to turn coal ash into roads; how rural hospitals are dealing with the Affordable Care Act rollout; and more.
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Thursday, April 3,2014

What’s happening in Lansing today

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, April 3 ‘Varekai’ by Cirque Du Soleil A winged man falls from the sky, setting off an evening of gravity defying, jaw-dropping feats of acrobatics and visual effects. In “Varekai,” the Cirque Du Soleil performers whisk audiences off to a magical...
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Thursday, April 3,2014

Bernero not running in 8th

Tempted to fix “broken” Washington, but Bernero sticking to mayor’s office

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, April 3 — While Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero was tempted to try and fix a culture of divisive politics in Washington, he will not pursue an open Congressional seat to try and fix it.
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Thursday, April 3,2014

Updated: Frandor owner suing city over Red Cedar project

In lawsuit filed today, Frandor Shopping Center owner claims redevelopment costs should be paid by developers, not surrounding property owners

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, April 3 — The owner of Frandor Shopping Center is suing the city of Lansing, claiming business owners in the shopping center will be on the hook for helping pay tens of millions of dollars to redevelop the former Red Cedar Golf Course he says should be paid by private developers.
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Wednesday, April 2,2014

The real story of Sparty

In response to those upset about this week’s cover of City Pulse

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, April 2 — A few City Pulse readers (or perhaps people just passing by newsstands) are upset over this week’s cover of Michigan State University’s mascot, Sparty, depicted as the Three Wise Monkeys.
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Wednesday, April 2,2014

Eyecandy of the Week

by Daniel Bollman, AIA
Even setting aside the recent proliferation of zombie franchises, as a society, we have collective difficulties with death and its ultimate inevitability. Graveyards are nearly always located on outskirts of cities or in places no one visits.
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Wednesday, April 2,2014

Mike at the mic

Why would Rogers give up Congress for radio? The answer lies in the military-industrial complex.

by Mickey Hirten
Mike Rogers, powerful chairman of the House intelligence Committee, assured of reelection from an ultra safe Michigan district, at the pinnacle of his career, plans to walk away from Congress to do a talk radio show.
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