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Wednesday, August 14,2013

Wood cleared by Ethics Board

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Aug. 14 — The city of Lansing’s Ethics Board cleared City Council President Carol Wood Tuesday night of any wrongdoing after a formal complaint alleged she used city resources for personal business and didn’t fully disclose financial interests.
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Wednesday, August 14,2013

Income, ethics and Wood

by Andy Balaskovitz
Lansing City Council President Carol Wood has revealed more about her sources of consulting income, which include major local institutions. She has been paid by Lansing Community College, Ingham Regional Medical Center and the Kellogg Foundation, Wood said in an interview Monday.
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Wednesday, August 14,2013

Pathway fight

Bernero calls a B.S. on move by Boles-Robinson delaying southside bike-pedestrian project

by Andy Balaskovitz
As of Monday night, it appears there’s yet another fight over non-motorized pathways in southwest Lansing. Reminiscent of the Council/administration fight over a sidewalk along Waverly Road, now comes the South Lansing Pathway Project, a 3.5-mile asphalt path proposed south of Jolly Road between Waverly and Pennsylvania Avenue for bicyclists and pedestrians.
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Wednesday, August 14,2013

From 'The Carter' to a home

Crime and discontent at South Washington Park Apartments and the efforts to stop it

by Andy Balaskovitz
The first half hour of the 1991 fictional crime movie “New Jack City” introduces viewers to The Carter, a high-rise apartment complex in New York City that’s taken over by the Cash Money Brothers during the crack epidemic.
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Monday, August 12,2013

Kids in the Hall

$1.1M federal grant tabled because the administration didn’t come to a neighborhood meeting, which Bernero called ‘petty.’ In St. Petersburg resolution, Council asks for annual human rights report, which Bernero called ‘idiotic.'

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Aug. 12 — Lansing City Councilwoman A’Lynne Boles-Robinson pulled a resolution to accept a $1.1 million federal grant from tonight’s meeting agenda because a representative from the Bernero Administration didn’t attend her monthly constituent meeting Saturday.
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Wednesday, August 7,2013

Editor out, circ down

The State Journal's circulation numbers continue to plummet since introducing a paywall last year

by Andy Balaskovitz
Since close of business Friday, the daily newspaper in this town has been without an executive editor.
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Wednesday, August 7,2013

Replacing De Leon

Two seek to fill vacant seat on Ingham County Board of Commissioners; deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday

by Andy Balaskovitz
Two Lansing Democrats have applied so far to represent northwest Lansing on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners to fill out the term of Debbie De Leon.
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Wednesday, August 7,2013

Getting out the college vote

East Lansing City Council approves new precinct boundaries, polling locations at Michigan State University in effort to make voting easier for students

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Aug. 7 — The East Lansing City Council approved new precinct boundaries and polling locations for Michigan State University students living on campus Tuesday, an effort seeking to improve voting access.
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Monday, August 5,2013

Pot petitions are in

Charter amendment to legalize possession, use and transfer of small amounts of marijuana could be on November ballots

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Aug. 5 — Organizers of a campaign to legalize the possession, use and transfer of less than an ounce of marijuana on private property in Lansing turned in over 6,000 signatures to the City Clerk’s Office today in an effort to let city voters decide on the new law in November.
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Monday, August 5,2013

Kids in the Hall

City Council approves agreements for Jackson National Life expansion

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Aug. 5 — The Lansing City Council unanimously approved property sharing and development agreements at a special meeting tonight for Jackson National Life’s planned $100 million expansion in Alaiedon Township.
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