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Wednesday, March 13,2013

'Stable'

Lansing gets good news on its bond rating, economic outlook

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Dec. 17 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero announced some welcome economic news today: the city’s economic outlook has gone from “negative” to “stable,” according to the rating service Standard and Poor’s.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Kids in the Hall

At final meeting of the year, Council approves a parking lot

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Dec. 17 — At its meeting tonight, the Lansing City Council gave the Michigan Retailers Association approval to build a surface parking lot on a small vacant parcel of land near downtown.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Placemaking, with art

First year of public art grants from LEAP awarded to DeWitt Township, Mason

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — The Lansing Economic Area Partnership has awarded $10,000 each for DeWitt Township and the city of Mason to commission public art pieces.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Trevino charged

Local medical marijuana dispensary owner charged with two felonies after traffic incident

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Jan. 2 — A 40-year-old Lansing man prominent in the medical marijuana community was arraigned today in 54A District Court on two felony counts after a traffic incident involving alcohol.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Wood for prez?

Rumors around City Hall suggest Councilwoman Carol Wood has the votes to be this year’s president

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Jan. 3 — Carol Wood may be elected Lansing City Council president today. Third Ward Councilwoman and former Council President A’Lynne Robinson would be vice president as part of the deal.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Update: Kids in the Hall

In swift vote, Carol Wood is nominated president and A’Lynne Robinson vice president of City Council for 2013

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Jan. 3 — For Brian Jeffries, Kathie Dunbar’s 2012 performance didn’t improve as he hoped it would. After the two Lansing City Council members reached an agreement last year making Jeffries Council president in 2012 in exchange for Dunbar’s presidency this year, Jeffries said today that it was based on the condition that her record as a Council member would improve.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

State of the City set

Historic train depot in REO Town chosen as site of this year's State of the City address

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Jan. 7 — A historic train depot in REO Town will be the site of this year’s annual State of the City speech delivered by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Kids in the Hall

Council committee moves on replacing city attorney

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Jan. 7 — The Lansing City Council voted tonight to move forward with a replacement for outgoing City Attorney Brig Smith.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Right to advertise

Michigan promotes right to work as ‘once-in-a-lifetime transformation’ in Pure Michigan campaign

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Jan. 9 — If at first you succeed, rub your opponents' faces in the bitter stench of your underhanded victory. That’s one interpretation of the state’s new marketing strategy that uses its beloved “Pure Michigan” campaign to announce the state’s open business environment.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Commander of the Midwest

Navy admiral on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and women in the military

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, Jan. 11 — The man overseeing about 40,000 U.S. Navy personnel throughout the Midwest was in town today to discuss the status and the future of the world’s largest naval fleet, while addressing more contentious issues surrounding the U.S. military.
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