City Pulse - News http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/articles.sec-233-1-news.html <![CDATA[What's in the air?]]> Two waitresses at the fabled Fleetwood Diner say they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at the restaurant this summer due to faulty water heating equipment, a defect that was known to management.]]> <![CDATA[Eyesore of the week]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Capitol View purchase]]> <![CDATA[Thanksgiving]]> <![CDATA[How many bullets would kill me?]]> It’s been a few hours since St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for shooting and killing Michael Brown this summer. I’m not positive if I will ever lose the numbness that has swept over my body and mind. Right before the press conference in Ferguson to announce the verdict started Monday night, I called my best friend in Ann Arbor so I could listen to someone else breathe in case I forgot how to. I’m still inhaling and exhaling but not without shaking.]]> <![CDATA[New digs]]> <![CDATA[News cut]]> <![CDATA[The dish on the Fleetwood]]> <![CDATA[Doing all the right things]]> <![CDATA[Up for the job]]> Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr. hasnīt turned in his county office building keys yet, but there’s a lot of focus on who will take over his job. A few names have already surfaced as possibilities to succeed him — Lansing City Councilman Derrick Quinney, Ingham County Commissioner Carol Koenig, Ingham County commissioners Kara Hope and Randy Schafer, Lansing School Board member Nicole Armbruster and Ingham County Canvasser Alan Fox. ]]> <![CDATA[Silent servants]]> There are certain things you should never say to someone who has suddenly lost a loved one: “Sheīs in a better place,” or “It’s God’s will,” or “you can have more kids.” Thatīs a small part of the training for Lansing’s Victim Advocate Program, an all-volunteer force that speeds to trauma scenes alongside police to help grieving survivors.]]> <![CDATA[Eye candy of the week]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Briefs]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Keeping it real]]> <![CDATA[A feast with force]]> Judy Heppinstall knew she didn’t have the energy to cook for Thanksgiving this year. Her ex-husband is in hospice care with emphysema. Their only daughter, Kathleen Heppinstall, 45, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Nov. She and her son will spend Thanksgiving with her ex-husband over a home-cooked meal delivered to their home.]]> <![CDATA[A family tradition]]> <![CDATA[Community Thanksgiving meals]]> List of free Thanksgiving meals in Lansing.]]> <![CDATA[Hand to mouth]]> <![CDATA[No evidence of wrongdoing]]> <![CDATA[Breaking down the barriers]]> If the glamorous Red Cedar Renaissance project were open today, those frequenting the businesses or living there would be greeted by a shabby eastern gateway into Lansing. There’s a parking lot for the Michigan Flyer bus. Closed storefronts line the avenue with a mishmash of businesses, including a pawn shop, a food truck, and a hot tub store. Red Cedar could spark a makeover.]]>