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Monday, July 19,2010

LGBT support

Bernero looks to undecided progressive voters with new endorsements

by Andy Balaskovitz
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero picked up endorsements today by prominent LGBT-rights groups, which he believes will connect him to undecided Democrats in the Aug. 3 primary.
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Saturday, July 17,2010

Virg Watch

Unions spend on Virg

by Andy Balaskovitz
Sunday is the close of books for the primary reporting period and Virg Bernero’s union endorsers have been picking up any slack.
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Thursday, July 15,2010

Eye candy of the Week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Ever notice how many of the commercial storefronts lining Michigan Avenue are additions to the fronts of houses? Known as a “shophouse,” these hybrid buildings are a classic architectural building type that developed in high-traffic corridors between residential and commercial areas.
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Wednesday, July 14,2010

'It isn't such a nasty river anymore'

2010 Grand River Expedition pushes currents of change

by Lawrence Cosentino
Say you want to canoe down the Au Sable River in northern Michigan for a few days and hang with the deer, eagles and smallmouth bass. The local Chamber of Commerce will stuff your rucksack with dozens of brochures for campgrounds where you can stab a wienie and sleep under the stars.
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Wednesday, July 14,2010

Council sharing the pain

by Kyle Melinn
"If we’re truly committed to doing the right thing, I think nobody is above approach. And if the Council is supportive of the workers here, we, too, should make the hit," said City Councilman Derrick Quinney.
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Wednesday, July 14,2010

Feedback

by Readers
While thieves were busy stealing his campaign signs in the cover of democracy, Bob Robinson was hard at work reaffirming the beauty of our political system, one-by-one, knocking on doors with only the help of his grassroots support--no lobbyist influence is welcome in Robinson’s campaign.
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Wednesday, July 14,2010

A new PSD?

Two years after hiring a new executive director and as the City Council contemplates changing its name, how is the Principal Shopping District doing?

by Andy Balaskovitz
Rick Preuss, owner of Preuss Pets in Old Town, recently got his annual bill from the Lansing Principal Shopping District for about $1,000 that goes toward beautifying, maintaining and promoting the business corridor from I-496 to Old Town between Larch Street and Capitol Avenue.
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Tuesday, July 13,2010

Kids in the Hall

Council clears way for tax incentives for new MSUFCU branch downtown

by Andy Balaskovitz
Does a big bank need tax incentives to locate in downtown Lansing? Most members of the City Council think it does.Lansing City Council approved Monday night three tax incentives worth $297,000 over 12 years for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union to remodel the old Dimitri&rsquo...
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Thursday, July 8,2010

KIDS IN THE HALL

by Andy Balaskovitz
The Lansing City Council held a brief meeting today due to the July 4 holiday. A Committee of the Whole meeting was scheduled immediately after the Council meeting, but Council members Brian Jeffries, Carol Wood and Eric Hewitt voted against moving to CoW for the same reasons they have ...
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Thursday, July 8,2010

Eyesore of the week

by Jane Alexander
Property: 610 Helen St. Owner: Adrienne Smorra Taxpayer: Kathrine Matthews Assessed: $18,000 Owner says: Could not be reached Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: This small white house at 610 Helen St. on Lansing’s east side is on a street full of model residences.
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