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Wednesday, May 8,2013

Butler Corridor Coalition

In an effort to "redefine the neighborhood," a community group forms to reshape and connect the neighborhood northwest of the Capitol

by Sam Inglot
Ora B. Fuller has lived above her store, Shanora's Wigs and General Merchandise at 829 W. Saginaw St., for the past 32 years. She's seen the neighborhood around her survive a reputation as a drug and crime infested area — a reputation she doesn't think was totally deserved. And now she sees it coming back.
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Wednesday, May 8,2013

Your dog here

Legislation would allow dogs to dine outdoors with owners

by Sam Inglot
Some dog owners like taking their four-legged friends with them everywhere they go, but that's illegal in some spots — such as restaurant patios. However, legislation to change that was introduced in the state House earlier this year.
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Monday, May 6,2013

Valu Land moving in

Spartan Stores grocer moving into former L&L location in Colonial Village

by Sam Inglot
Monday, May 6 — A Valu Land grocery store is moving into the former L&L Food Center location in Colonial Village Shopping Center, filling a void that’s been in the area for two-and-a-half years. The store is expected to open July 22.
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Friday, May 3,2013

Bike-share pilot likely coming to Lansing

Funding still needed for community bike-share program, but prospects look good

by Sam Inglot
Friday, May 3 — Come August, Lansing could be the pilot city for a new company that wants to start a community bike-sharing program here.
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Thursday, May 2,2013

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters makes campaign stop in Lansing

Senate hopeful, joined by state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, discusses his priorities

by Sam Inglot
Thursday, May 2 — U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, said one of his biggest priorities in Congress has been helping out small businesses, which will continue if he is elected to the U.S. Senate.
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Thursday, May 2,2013

On LSD

Lansing Board of Education pink slips 140 teachers, 35 other employees

by Sam Inglot
Thursday, May 2 — Through a combination of layoffs and eliminating positions, the Lansing Board of Education unanimously approved pink-slipping 140 teachers and 35 employees at its meeting tonight.
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Wednesday, May 1,2013

The cleanup crew

River conservation program still going strong after two decades

by Sam Inglot
Booze bottles, syringes, old cars — just a sampling of what's been pulled out of the Grand and Red Cedar rivers since the Adopt A River campaign debuted 20 years ago.
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Wednesday, May 1,2013

Computergate codified

City Council adopts computer usage policy city attorney says is unenforceable

by Sam Inglot
A new internal policy requiring City Council members to sign out their computers to take home and that restricts the use of social media websites is unenforceable, the city attorney says.
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Wednesday, May 1,2013

‘Protection Notice’

Faith community challenges U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, Congress to fix immigration policies

by Sam Inglot
Wednesday, May 1 — Members of the faith community today delivered a “Protection Notice” to U.S. Rep Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, which called for “comprehensive immigration reform.”
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Monday, March 18,2013

Pot and glaucoma

State Sen. Jones wants to end medical marijuana use for the eye disease

by Sam Inglot
A recently proposed bill would take glaucoma, which is nestled right between cancer and HIV, off the list of Michigan medical marijuana-approved diseases because, as Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, put it, “marijuana doesn’t work.” Jones said he supports the use of medical marijuana for those suffering from chronic pain or undergoing cancer treatments but was recently approached by doctors who wanted him to axe glaucoma from the list.
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