City Pulse - News http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/articles.sec-233-1-news.html <![CDATA[Letter to the editor: East Lansing parking lot sales]]> <![CDATA[Letter: Morgan is right vote for Lansing schools]]> <![CDATA[City Pulse election guide 2014: Endorsements]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Most Lansing-area Dem seats safe]]> <![CDATA[The courage question]]> Time and time again as heīs campaigned for re-election, Gov. Rick Snyder has been asked his view on same-sex marriage. Right idea, but itīs the wrong question. What we should ask the governor is why he lacks the courage to lead on the defining civil rights issue of this era.]]> <![CDATA[Michigan wolf hunting referendum]]> The story behind the wolf hunting proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot could be a modern-day fairy tale – sometimes the wolf is the villain and sometimes the victim. Michiganīs voters may write the ending. It starts in 2012 when the Upper Peninsula wolf population was removed from the endangered species list after making a comeback from near extinction due to bounty hunters. New litters of puppies thrived and healthy packs developed in the remote wilderness.]]> <![CDATA[Schertzing and Bishop battle]]> <![CDATA[Jones taps into new neighborhood]]> It only took a day for state Sen. Rick Jones, after learning that his newly gerrymandered 24th district included Shiawassee County, to begin meeting voters there. Whether it was the local Elks Lodge or the countyīs Right to Life chapter, the Grand Ledge resident burned up Interstate 69 to Owosso so often, the Shiawassee County Chamber of Commerce website lists Jones as the countyīs state senator … which isnīt even the case, yet. The redistricting lines signed into law three years ago technically take effect Jan. 1.]]> <![CDATA[Byrnes gives Dems new hope in 7th]]> <![CDATA[Sell a park, buy a building]]> <![CDATA[Health plans fill ACA holes]]> <![CDATA[BWL ballot items create more voice, oversight]]> <![CDATA[Residents, officials at odds over EL proposal]]> <![CDATA[Regional trail system funding]]> When you run or ride your bike on a trail you donīt follow municipal lines. You meander along a stream or river. You get lost in the vista or the wildlife. And before you know it you could have crossed from East Lansing to Lansing to Delhi Township, all in an afternoon trek. The ride is a chance to appreciate the entire region’s beauty and the connection the trail system provided.]]> <![CDATA[History lessons]]> THURSDAY, OCT. 23 – It was a Lansing tour like no other. Dyke Heights and Other Sights: an LGBT History Tour of Lansing held Wednesday night highlighted little, to lesser known facts ]]> <![CDATA[Cleaning Up: One game at a time]]> <![CDATA[Top dog]]> The new director of the Ingham County Animal Control seems like he can handle just about anything.  He can fly a helicopter and handle alligators and venomous snakes. He’s patient; ]]> <![CDATA[Look, up in the sky!]]> In ancient times when there was an eclipse, people would bang on pots and pans to scare away what they thought was a dragon trying to eat the sun. They would stop when the dragon went away,]]> <![CDATA[#BeACatalyst]]> <![CDATA[Eyesore of the week]]> This small, notable kiosk stands at the western edge of the Cherry Hill neighborhood and its small, yet equally notable historic district. The neighborhood was part of the city’s original plat. Such kiosks are often found in long established neighborhoods, particularly those in large cities, as a way of marking and celebrating individual neighborhoods. More recent mid-century subdivisions marked their limited entrances with similar, monumental signage.]]>