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Wednesday, April 7,2010

Knapp's wakes up

Sleek Lansing landmark will come back to life

by Lawrence Cosentino
The Knapp’s building, Lansing’s most spectacular but conspicuously vacant downtown landmark, will be restored to its 1930s Art Deco glory for a new life as a high-end retail, office and residential complex, city officials and developers announced Tuesday.
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Wednesday, April 7,2010

Virg Watch

A new poll sheds light on Bernero's Dillon/Cox attacks

by Neal McNamara
As the gubernatorial race continues, the polls do, too. And they are starting to become more interesting.An Epic MRA poll released Tuesday shows that Democrats are still having a hard time with name recognition, but not as much as in polls past — and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’...
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Wednesday, April 7,2010

Feedback

by Readers
Response to cable story Just read your article on "Cable Crisis" in this week's City Pulse and wanted to offer my opinion on the future local cable access stations, or least one - that being LCC TV (Comcast channels 15 and 31). It has been exactly one year since we started to r...
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Wednesday, April 7,2010

Fighting words

Critics of author Michael Pollan gear up for a debate when he brings his gospel on healthful eating to MSU next week

by Andy Balaskovitz
So when Thon heard MSU’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is co-sponsoring a lecture by acclaimed food and sustainable agriculture author Michael Pollan next week, he hoped his peers can put aside some of their strong emotions against Pollan and engage in a lively debate.
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Tuesday, April 6,2010

Knapp’s wakes up

Sleek Lansing landmark will come back to life

by Lawrence Cosentino
(For an interview with Bob Johnson, director of theLansing Planning and Neighborhood Development Department on this week’s “CityPulse on the Air” radio show, , click here or go www.lansingcitypulse.com.) The Knapp’s building, Lansing’s most...
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Monday, April 5,2010

Remembering the Rev. Lester Stone

Activism, worship and science fiction

by Neal McNamara
On a day that brought news of the death of a friend and spiritual leader, former Lansing Police chief Mark Alley could still manage a smile.He remembered a time at the end of a service at Friendship Baptist Church when the Rev. Lester Stone did something slightly uncharacteristic: As the c...
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Wednesday, March 31,2010

Will Wood knock on Bernero?

by Kyle Melinn
The clash between Bernero, the city’s chief executive, and Wood, his chief critic on the Lansing City Council, has been well chronicled, with the political tug-ofwar coming to a head in 2009 when Wood challenged Bernero for mayor, a race which Bernero won walking away.
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Wednesday, March 31,2010

Virg Watch

A few more endorsements, plus Virg's birthday

by Neal McNamara
First off, happy birthday to Mayor Virg Bernero, who was born on this day in 1964. By our math, he turned 46 today.But it was probably a bittersweet lead up to his birthday for the mayor, as a companion of his daughter, Virginia, was the victim of a drug-related homicide (so say Lansing Po...
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Wednesday, March 31,2010

Cable Crisis?

What happened to Lansing's public access, and what's being done about it.

by Neal McNamara
Sinclair is a famed counterculture activist who, among other things, has been a poet, marijuana legalization activist, manager of the band MC5, underground newspaper publisher and founder of the White Panther Party, which sought to help the Black Panther Party.
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Wednesday, March 31,2010

The society of Counts

Gang members bring tales of grit, change to Lansing

by Gretchen Cochran
Last Thursday night at the NorthStar Center on Lansing’s east side, Latin Counts gang member Anthony Caruso spent two hours alternating rants with another gang member. Caruso, 25, was in Lansing to give a glimpse of gang life on the streets in Chicago.
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