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Wednesday, October 22,2014

Bishop: More of the same

Can contribute to Congress gridlock

by Mickey Hirten
The decision on whether to support Mike Bishop to replace retiring 8th District Rep. Mike Rogers is simple. If you like the way Congress governs, the partisan bile and appalling lack of governance, Bishop is your candidate.
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Wednesday, October 22,2014

#BeACatalyst

Prosperity Project takes new approach to master planning for mid-Michigan

by Belinda Thurston
Batman and Superman decided to make a movie and came to the Broad Museum. But across the street is the abandoned Taco Bell. We’ve got new developments, incubators and restaurants in Lansing. How do we get college students to go west of Frandor into Lansing? It’s not usual to be in a conversation about regional growth and development and hear the “but.”
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Wednesday, October 22,2014

Raising funds to raise the roof

Animal shelter has goal of $2 million for expanded, updated facility

by Belinda Thurston
A mother and son sits filling out paperwork to describe their cat, which went missing a week ago. They quibble over the color of hair and eyes. An older man is at one of the counters holding a red leash and choke chain collar. “Take me to Ward 4, I saw him there yesterday,” he says to the woman on the other side of the glass, eagerly describing his dog to her.
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Wednesday, October 22,2014

Being in Lansing

Meridian Township fire captain shifts into retirement with 7 a.m. pub party

by Belinda Thurston
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22 – The red neon “Open” sign at the REO Town Pub at 8 a.m. this morning wasn’t the first indication something was up. It was the black Cadillac hearse.
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Wednesday, October 22,2014

Breast bullying

Let’s change the culture around breasts, big or small

by Lauren Long
If you’ve ever watched a South Park episode you probably laughed or gasped at Ms. Choksondik, the endowed grade school teacher with breasts hanging to her knees. Angelina Jolie, bursting from her Tomb Raider outfit, is the stereotype of buxom beauty. And then there’s the scintillating image of Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl.
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Thursday, October 16,2014

‘Mending the world’

Local synagogue engages community in dialogue on public education

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, Oct. 16 — Congregation Kehillat Israel will hold a community forum on public education at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the synagogue’s Committee on Social Justice project.
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Wednesday, October 15,2014

Briefs

by City Pulse
Don’t let the dogs out Lansing Board of Water & Light wants to read your meters without Fido around. Every year there “a few” dog bites suffered by meter readers, according to Steve Sarkaian, BWL spokesman. BWL launched a new service, where customers with dog...
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Wednesday, October 15,2014

Eye candy of the week

by Daniel Bollman, AIA
Property: 551 Beech, East Lansing Owners: Julianne and James Rosinksi Shortly after buying this home, its owners located a 1933 photograph of the house taken soon after its construction in 1925. The photo shows the house on the western edge of what was the city’s newly platted...
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Wednesday, October 15,2014

One debate isn’t enough

Voters deserve better in the governor’s race

by Mickey Hirten
Early last week it looked like Gov. Rick Snyder was pulling away from Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. A live phone poll of 600 likely voters commissioned by the Detroit News and WDIV-TV, taken Oct. 2- 4, showed Snyder with an 8-point lead over Schauer, 45-to-37 with 15 percent of voters undecided. The poll had a 4 percent margin of error.
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Wednesday, October 15,2014

Enough is enough

Democratic leaders push back against ´anti-woman´ policies

by Belinda Thurston
The Women’s Center of Greater Lansing was packed with powerhouse women Tuesday demanding equal rights, pay and more. U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer and Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Lisa Brown and the 7th Congressiona...
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