City Pulse - News <![CDATA[Dispensary framework]]> For Robin Schneider, House Bill 4271 has been three years in the making. The legislation — approved overwhelmingly by the state House in December and unanimously by a Senate committee last week — would allow local municipalities to regulate, or ban, medical marijuana “provisioning centers” if they choose.]]> <![CDATA[Eyesore of the week]]> ]]> <![CDATA[BWL the polluter]]> <![CDATA[Magic Meals]]> <![CDATA[Schertzing campaign]]> WEDNESDAY, July 23 — Sixteen women led by Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer formally endorsed Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing for Congress today on the steps of the Michigan Women’s Historical Museum today.]]> <![CDATA[BWL expansion]]> TUESDAY, July 22 — The Lansing Board of Water and Light unveiled the expansion of 385 solar panels at the Cedar Street solar array Tuesday, almost tripling the generating power from 54 kW to 158 kW.]]> <![CDATA[Missing Goodrich’s]]> <![CDATA[Postponing King Coal’s retirement]]> Fed up with delays by the Lansing Board of Water and Light to retire its coalfired Eckert Power Station, local activists are pressing the utility to set a date to close the 60-year-old facility.]]> <![CDATA[Eye Candy of the Week]]> This grand icon of Michigan State University was built in 1928-29. It is located on the former site of College Hall, which served as the first instructional building at MSU and had collapsed in the previous decade. The tower rises above its brick covered plaza to a height of 104 feet, overlooking the Campus Circle.]]> <![CDATA[‘It’s personal’]]> <![CDATA[In Michigan, why not torture?]]> <![CDATA[Take some off the top, please]]> MONDAY, July 14 — The Lansing State Journal marked its move to a new press today by giving readers a smaller paper. ]]> <![CDATA[No print, no purchase]]> WEDNESDAY, July 9 — As the Lansing State Journal prepares to print its last few issues at its Delta Township production facility, a video has surfaced online calling for a boycott of the daily newspaper.]]> <![CDATA[Gender gap]]> When Laura Dillon began studying mathematics in 1969, as one of the only women in her program of study, she felt like “an oddity.” “We’re the exception as opposed to the rule,” she said.]]> <![CDATA[Welcome back, Crego]]> A new tentacle branching off the Lansing River Trail near Aurelius Road leads travelers into Lansing’s largest park — and one recently reopened after being closed for decades due to contamination.]]> <![CDATA[Eyesore of the week]]> <![CDATA[Pure decline]]> <![CDATA[Waiting or buying?]]> Michael Hays was doing what thousands of CATA bus riders do every day: waiting for a bus to return home. The next bus would arrive in about 20 minutes, so the community actor decided to have a cigarette. ]]> <![CDATA[Streamlining the process]]> FRIDAY, July 3 — Applying for medical marijuana in Michigan could soon become a little simpler. ]]> <![CDATA[Errant oil on city waters]]> Responding to a small oil spill on the Grand River Thursday, City Council members have questions about how the city responded and why they weren’t notified.]]>