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Wednesday, June 9,2010

Lash back

Suit against Bash Back! temporarily on hold while group looks for a new attorney

by Neal McNamara
It has been more than a year since an Arizona-based Christian legal defense fund sued the “radical queer” Lansing activist group Bash Back! for a 2008 protest at a Delta Township church, but the case is not close to being resolved, and City Pulse has been subpoenaed for records relating to coverage of the protest.
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Wednesday, June 9,2010

The hokey pokey

Ngalamulume campaign ends, for kind of, almost, sort of the second time

by Neal McNamara
It has been a strange week for former 8th Congressional District Democratic candidate Kande Ngalamulume. He quit the race on Thursday, citing a lack of financial resources, and then on Monday told City Pulse that donations were being lined up to bring back the campaign.
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Wednesday, June 9,2010

Big box revival

Church repurposes Lansing’s biggest eyesore, despite city’s objections

by Neal McNamara
Standing in what was once the butcher section of the former Farmer Jack supermarket on South Cedar Street, the Rev. Louis Dixon was about 25 yards away from a team of steelworkers installing a giant girder across the ceiling. In such a huge, empty space, the sparks from their blowtorch and the crackling of steel being cut seemed miles away.
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Wednesday, June 9,2010

Feedback

by Readers
But even though Pride is a season of celebration, it is important to remember that your safety comes first. That means the obvious ' don’t drink too much, don’t drink and drive, don’t use illegal drugs, do engage in safer sex ' but there others areas that may not be so obvious.
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Wednesday, June 9,2010

Eyesore of the week

by Jane Alexander
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: One of the least sustainable forms of architecture are national chain restaurants. Built with no consideration for regional architecture, the buildings are overly stylized with imitation water towers, lighthouses and windmills.
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Friday, June 4,2010

ESTATE PLANNING, PART III

Transferring Property And Reducing Taxes

by KRISTIN D. ARNETT
(This article is the last in athree-part series which relates to estate planning paying special attention tonon-marital relationships.  The author,Kristin D. Arnett, is a Lansing attorney specializing in estate planning. Shecan be reached at KArnett@HubbardLaw.com.) Balancingt...
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Feedback

by Readers
My one complaint is with your use of "Ask the Advice Goddess," by Amy Alkon. For the tone of the rest of the paper, this column seems bizarre and out of place. Alkon’s advice is often unnecessarily rude and condescending ' and not in a funny or edgy way.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Eye candy of the Week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
In the formal Victorian gardens located on the grounds of the Capitol resides an excellent collection of public art including a dynamic group of war memorials lining the eastern edge of the lawn. The finely crafted sculptures range from highly decorative bronze statues to the minimalist as they march down Capitol Avenue.
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Thursday, May 27,2010

Eyesore of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
The house at 824 Ionia Street is a traditional two-story house from the early 20th century in the historic Genesee Neighborhood that has been the victim of a fairly extensive interior fire. Now, many of its windows are boarded-up, and paint is peeling off the side.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

Transom zaps redux

Ottawa Plant doors restored to 1939 pizzazz, and the mystery of their maker may be solved

by Lawrence Cosentino
Brass bolts of electricity converge on your head as you walk under the transom ' a support beam above a door or window ' over the north entrance to the Ottawa Power Station. Each door has an elegant stainless steel silhouette of the power plant’s ziggurat design, studded with dozens of bright brass bosses.
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