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Wednesday, June 19,2013

A rally for education

Michigan education rally emphasizes students, calls for more funding

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Wednesday, June 19 — At 11:36 a.m., a few hundred Michigan students, educators and political leaders prepared for battle on the front steps of the state Capitol building. Instead of shields, they were armed with hand-scrawled signs. Their messages ranged from the subtle admonitions of “If you can read this, thank your teacher, not the corporations,” to more sardonic ones of “Cut all the funding. That will fix it. Said no one ever.”
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Tuesday, June 18,2013

Downtown tunes

First concert of new downtown music series starts Thursday

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Tuesday, June 18 — Drag those boots out of the closet this Thursday and saddle up for some country tunes. On the 200 S. block of Washington Square, a country music lineup consisting of Brenda Loomis and Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys will launch MusicFest, a new series of Thursday night concerts, that will each host a different genre.
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Monday, June 17,2013

Building 63 opens

Emergent BioSolutions announces opening of new $9.6M building in Lansing

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Monday, June 17— With the raising of the flag and an employee choir’s national anthem preceding them, Mayor Virg Bernero and Emergent BioSolutions officials unveiled the company’s newest $9.6 million, 32,000-square-foot addition.
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Thursday, June 13,2013

Hello Sun, hello Moon

Old Town announces line-up for festival entertainment, food

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Thursday, June 13 — The Old Town Commercial Association announced its lineups for next Friday’s Festival of the Moon and next Saturday’s Festival of the Sun. The events feature both locally and nationally known bands and food from across the Lansing area.
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Tuesday, June 11,2013

Free to celebrate

The 20th Annual Juneteenth Festival pays tribute to history

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Tuesday, June 11 — This Thursday through Saturday, the 20th Annual Lansing Juneteenth Festival will commemorate the end of U.S. slavery. The Lansing event will feature live entertainment, guest speakers and children's activities.
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Wednesday, June 5,2013

Orchestral maneuvers in the park

Lansing Symphony starts summer with a trip to the '80s

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Tuesday, June 4 — The ‘80s are cycling back into more than just 21st century fashion. Wednesday, they’re taking center stage at the Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Pops Concert, “Music of the ‘80s.”
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Wednesday, June 5,2013

Eye Sore of the Week

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: It is not enough to only reimagine blighted buildings — the entire property must be considered. This northwest corner parcel at Kalamazoo and Leslie streets is aching for change.
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Wednesday, June 5,2013

Sunday (business) drivers

Lansing City Market open on Sundays for the summer

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Wednesday, June 5 — Competition is a cornerstone of business, and one of the best ways to be competitive is to extend your hours. Or, as the Lansing City Market found, extending the number of days you stay open. Last summer, the market experimented with opening on Sundays — a season program called Summer Sundays — and some of the results were surprising.
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Tuesday, June 4,2013

Funding public art

DeWitt, St. Johns and Meridian Township each land $10,000 grant for public art installations, the latest in LEAP’s public art program

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Tuesday, June 4 — Three local communities — St. Johns, Meridian Township and the city of DeWitt — have been chosen to receive $10,000 each toward funding new sculptures that will be placed in each community’s downtown.
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