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Wednesday, May 12,2010

The straight jacket

Undercover with Lansing’s ex-gay counseling center, Corduroy Stone

by Brandon Kirby
Corduroy Stone is run by Mike Jones, a graying, middle-aged man with degrees in landscape horticulture and counseling. Jones, who is not a licensed counselor in Michigan, gives therapy to men and women looking to reconcile their feeling of same-sex attraction.
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Wednesday, May 12,2010

Eyesore of the week

Property: 600 N. Homer St., Lansing Township

by Megan Murphy
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: The former Impulse II club is situated at a major exit off a highway that is a gateway to the Lansing metro area. A gateway should be marked with buildings that convey an image of the community and civic pride to citizens and visitors.
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Monday, May 10,2010

Eye candy! of the week

by Neal McNamara
Properties: 320, 326 Ottawa St., Lansing Owner: Dave Anderson and Cathy Stull Assessed: 320, $62,900; 326, $138,500 Owner says: “They were the last two row houses left” Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: In the shadow of the Capitol stand the treasured Emery Houses whose architecture is evocative of Lansing’s Victorian era.
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Friday, May 7,2010

Virg Watch

The difference between Mayor Virg and candidate Virg

by Neal McNamara
What’s the difference between Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, and Michigan gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero? Well, when it comes to making his stance on issues public, spokesmen for both sides of Bernero’s political life say, not much.On Tuesday, both the mayor’s office a...
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Wednesday, May 5,2010

Inglorious baubles

Dicker & Deal Nazi display raises red flag for shopper

by Lawrence Cosentino
In the bottom half of the case, military items, mostly from World War II, predominate. The Allies seem to have secured the case’s eastern sector, but Germans clearly hold the west.
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Wednesday, May 5,2010

Taming of the flame

Lansing’s Ottawa Power Station refit nears completion

by Lawrence Cosentino
All nine floors of the 190,000-square-foot power plant are in place. Workers are routing computer cables, heating and cooling vents and assorted spaghetti into the floors. A glassy new 105,000-square-foot addition is almost finished and a parking deck to the north is going up fast.
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Wednesday, May 5,2010

Could fifth time be the charm for O'Berry?

by Kyle Melinn
Assistant Lansing city attorney Billie Jo O'Berry is at it again. She's on the Ingham County ballot for 2010.She's running for the Ingham County Circuit Court this go around, marking the fifth time in the last six election cycles she's put her hat in the ring for some local judicial post. ...
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Wednesday, May 5,2010

Ashtray shrine

On its first day, smoking ban brings frustration, fresh air

by Neal McNamara
On Saturday night at around 8 inside Piazzano’s restaurant and bar in north Lansing, the Alabama Crimson Tide girls’ softball team closed a scoreless first inning against the Tennessee Vols, and bartender John DeMarco inhaled smoke-free air for the first time in many years.
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Wednesday, May 5,2010

Proposed state laws imperil the public's right to know

by Mike MacLaren
(On May 12, the House Judiciary Committee, headed by Rep. Mark Meadows, D-East Lansing, will conduct hearings on legislation that would end the requirement to publish governmental public notices — proposed ordinances, zoning changes and the like — in newspapers. Mike MacLaren i...
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Tuesday, May 4,2010

KIDS IN THE HALL

An aggregation of Lansing government happenings

by Neal McNamara
Mayor Virg Bernero’s administration is asking the City Council approve a plan to spend $350,000 to create a city-run TV production studio at the former Holmes Street School. Deputy Chief of Staff Randy Hannan gave the details during a Monday night budget hearing for City TV, the city...
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