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Monday, March 18,2013

EPA head coming to Lansing

To announce grants to help clean up contaminated properties

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, June 3 — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will use the City Market on Monday as the setting to announce a series of nationwide grants to clean contaminated properties and spur economic development.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Kids in the Hall

Bon voyage, Mr. Jemerson

by Andy Balaskovitz
Tuesday, June 7 — The Lansing City Council declared June 6 “Murdock Jemerson Day” at its meeting Monday, recognizing the outgoing parks director.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Dispensary regulation

A medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance to be introduced Monday

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, June 10 — The Public Safety Committee is scheduled to introduce a medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance at Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting that would ban dispensaries from opening downtown but would allow new ones on Michigan Avenue east of Larch Street.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Kids in the Hall

A budget shortfall surfaces, Bernero talks medical marijuana, and brownfield and neighborhood incentives are approved

by Andy Balaskovitz
Tuesday, June 14 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero told the City Council on Monday that the city needs to tap $1 million in reserves to cover an unanticipated shortfall in the current budget.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Unveiling a filling station

The historic filling station in Old Town is poised to reopen as a coffee and sandwich shop

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, June 15 — From eyesore to eye candy in two years, the renovation of the historic filling station at the corner of Grand River and Capitol avenues in Old Town is on the verge of completion.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Neighborhoods and dispensary owners

Two sides are apparent in the process of adopting medical marijuana dispensary regulations. A public hearing on the draft ordinance is scheduled for Monday night.

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, June 17 — Who has been giving more input to Lansing City Council members about regulating the city’s medical marijuana dispensaries? Neighborhood groups or dispensary owners?
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Monday, March 18,2013

Chasing cash in D.C.

The mayor is in Washington to track down federal money for REO Town and the old Verlinden plant

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, June 20 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is in Washington today to make the city’s case for about $2 million in federal grant money that would revamp Washington Avenue in REO Town and repurpose the former General Motors Co. manufacturing site on Verlinden Avenue.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Business speaks

Neogen CEO not too keen on “noisy dispensaries” or their clientele on Michigan Avenue

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, June 22 — The CEO of a global corporation headquartered in Lansing said today the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing is “very embarrassing” when he welcomes international clients into town.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Against the ordinance

Lansing Planning Board’s recommendation to City Council: Don’t adopt the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance as drafted

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, June 23 — The city of Lansing’s Planning Board voted unanimously tonight against the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Cannabis round up

‘Lansterdam,’ a board recommendation, the mayor’s dispensary ordinance and perhaps futile cries for a moratorium extension culminate days before City Council votes on a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, June 24 — In the week leading up to the Lansing City Council’s scheduled vote Monday on the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance, a group of concerned business owners and neighborhood groups have rallied in opposition to proposed dispensary regulations, calling for tougher rules in attempts to limit the number of dispensaries in the city.
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