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Wednesday, May 21,2014

Eye candy of the week

by Daniel Bollman, AIA
While those familiar with Lansing will have little difficulty identifying this small but notable building, strangers will find that its deep setbacks make it difficult to locate, particularly along busy Michigan Avenue.
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Wednesday, May 21,2014

Keep public notices

by Mickey Hirten
There was a legislative hearing last week to change how public bodies tell us about proposed tax increases, zoning changes in our neighborhoods, new water rates and hundreds of other government actions that fall under the category of public notices.
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Wednesday, May 21,2014

The new little blue sex pill

In broad new guidelines, federal health authorities say nearly every person at risk for HIV infection should consider using once-a-day pill to prevent getting the virus

by Todd Heywood
Greg is a sexually active 24-yearold man in Lansing. HIV and other sexually transmitted infections are definitely on his radar, he says, despite saying he “always” uses a condom with casual partners.
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Wednesday, May 21,2014

The PrEP Debate: More Bloviating Than Fact

Opinion

by Todd Heywood
WEDNESDAY, May 21 — As more and more people become aware of the little blue HIV prevention pill, there is going to be more push back from opponents. Don’t be fooled by their dire warnings, delivered like Cassandra of old.
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Tuesday, May 20,2014

Lansing police move approved

Council votes 6-2 to pass budget and approve Police Department’s move

by BECKY McKENDRY
TUESDAY, May 20 — Despite controversy over the cost, the Lansing City Council approved Monday moving the Police Department from the North Precinct to the Hill Center on the south side. The vote was 6-2.
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Monday, May 19,2014

North Precinct move

Landlord provides documents to rebut Bernero’s claim that developer didn’t provide clear offers

by Todd Heywood
MONDAY, May 19 — As the Lansing City Council prepares to vote tonight on the Lansing Police Department’s proposed move to the city’s south side, the landlord of the current North Precinct is rebutting Mayor Virg Bernero’s claim that he never made a clear offer.
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Saturday, May 17,2014

Council president hospitalized

Boles, now home, refuses comment, won’t say when she will return

by BECKY McKENDRY
FRIDAY, May 16 — Lansing City Council President A’Lynne Boles is home recuperating after being hospitalized, but she refused to comment or to say when she will return to City Hall.
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Saturday, May 17,2014

LPD Bridge card misuse

State Police investigated allegations of Bridge Card abuse by Lansing Police

by Todd A. Heywood
FRIDAY, MAY 16 — The Michigan State Police conducted an investigation into allegations that members of the Lansing Police Department Special Operations Unit misused Bridge cards provided by federal and state authorities with which to conduct investigations into the fraudulent use of the debit card-style food stamp program.
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Wednesday, May 14,2014

Crime and treatment

Ingham Countyīs Mental Health Court aims to keep sick offenders out of jail

by Lawrence Cosentino
Thomas Boyd has seen a lot of defendants, but the chief judge of 55th District Court in Ingham County can still picture one young man he sentenced a few years ago. "He was only 17, hadnīt even grown into his full adult male body, and he was already a big, gangly kid," Boyd said. The man heard voices others didnīt hear. He had already been in and out of mental hospitals, including Kalamazoo Psychiatric.
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Wednesday, May 14,2014

Rent-free LPD

Lansing Police Department landlord offers to let police stay rent free; Bernero rejects the bid

by BECKY McKENDRY
Landlord Harry Hepler offered Tuesday to allow the Lansing Police Department’s North Precinct to stay in his building rent free, which was promptly rejected as “11th hour bullshit tactics” by an angry Mayor Virg Bernero.
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