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Monday, March 18,2013

Honors for WKAR

TV and radio episodes win awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters

by Yang Zhang
WKAR TV and radio recently received four awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the 2010 Michigan Broadcasting Awards at Lansing Center. Three WKAR-TV series — “QuizBusters,” “Off the Record” and “Backstage Pass: Jen Sygit & Spare Change” — won the Best Special Interest and Cultural Programming 2010, the Best News or Public Affairs Special and the Best Cultural and Performing Arts 2010, respectively.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Paying fines with food

Capital Area District Library revives program to benefit local food banks

by Yang Zhang
Got an overdue fine at a Capital Area District Library? Donating food can get it waived.In celebration of National Library Week, the CADL is again offering patrons an opportunity to exchange food for fines. From April 10 to 16, patrons can donate non-perishable food or personal care products to their local CADL branches and receive a waiver of $1 per item toward their overdue fines, up to $5 per patron.
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Wednesday, April 27,2011

Looking great and doing good

Luke Anthony Pline believes one Little Black Dress can make a big difference

by Yang Zhang
Demi Moore, bottom left, and Audrey Hepburn, below, made the little black dress the epitome of swanky style. A benefit organized by photographer Luke Anthony Pline for the Oldham Project is designed to bring a bit of glamour to women who are battling life-threatening illnesses.
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Wednesday, April 6,2011

Chiseling out art

A young woodcarver makes his mark

by Yang Zhang
For some people, woodcarving is an old-fashioned craft. But for Alec LaCasse, it’s an artform that enriches his life.
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Wednesday, March 16,2011

Out of Africa

’Culture ambassador’ from Benin shares his art

by Yang Zhang
Born in the West African republic of Benin, Pierre Adjibogoun learned wood carving at age 8 from his father. As an adult, he has made it his career.Adjibogoun’s work — from wood sculptures to hand-made necklaces and earrings, from batiks to tie-dyes — is on display in the "Reflections of Life" show, through March 31, at Grove Gallery Co-op in East Lansing.
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Wednesday, March 9,2011

The wars and jobs

Forum addresses federal military spending in light of states and communities struggling to make ends meet

by Yang Zhang
Wednesday, March 9 — Local and federal officials and leaders from neighborhood, religious and human services organizations gathered in Lansing Saturday to criticize the nation’s military budget and called for a shift of federal spending from the Pentagon to jobs and human needs.
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Wednesday, March 2,2011

A heaven-sent choice

Faith led Deidreanna Potter to become a harpist; now, she's performing at Red Cedar Festival

by Yang Zhang
Growing up in a music family, Deidreanna Potter had to choose an instrument to play. But she didn’t want a common one. Inspired by her Christian faith, Potter picked the harp at age 10. “I was amazed by how many times the harp was called upon in the praise of the Lord, and I thought that must be a pretty good instrument,” she said.
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Thursday, February 17,2011

Café Scientifique

LCC professor brings informal science gatherings to the Lansing area

by Yang Zhang
Azima learned about the idea of a science café in 2007 from a board meeting of the National Science Teachers Association in Toronto. But the idea isn’t new. The British started the program in 1998. Now it has spread all over the world, according to International Café Scientifique.
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Wednesday, February 9,2011

High marks

MSU grad brings a personalized touch to preparing for big exams

by Yang Zhang
Wednesday, Feb. 9 — For many, starting a business is a dream. But for John Rood, Michigan State University alumnus and owner of Next Step Test Prep, it has been a reality.
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Thursday, January 27,2011

Second time around

A look at the city’s annual holiday tree recycling program

by Yang Zhang
Thursday, Jan. 27 — The city of Lansing collected nearly 1,000 used holiday trees from residents this month as part of its annual holiday trees collection program. But where do all these trees go?
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