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A national organization that accredits Sparrow Hospital has issued a preliminary denial after finding scores of deficiencies during a recent unannounced safety inspection. more
A windowless, all-black building across from Art’s Pub on Kalamazoo Street has piqued local curiosities over its foreboding appearance. And it could soon become lined with up to 1,500 medical marijuana plants. more
Jeff Radway, CEO of Green Peak Innovations — a fully-licensed grower and processor in Dimondale — organized a rally at the Capitol lawn this afternoon. His message: BigCanna can’t compete with the affordable prices offered by caregivers. Lawmakers need to gut “unsafe” weed from the market once and for all. more
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After an outcry from one of Lansing’s more economically challenged neighborhoods, Mayor Andy Schor is looking to reverse plans to bill hundreds of homeowners for an upcoming environmental study. more
On Tuesday, two dozen scientifically illiterate white men in Alabama who believe they are on a mission from their invisible sky deity declared that a doctor who terminates the pregnancy of a 12-year-old rape victim — a routine, humane and decidedly uncontroversial medical procedure everywhere else in the developed world — should spend more time in prison than the rapist who impregnates her.   more
As abortion rights supporters rallied across the country Tuesday, a new group emerged in Michigan with a plan to put an “arrow in the heart of Roe v. Wade.” more
All the copies of this week’s City Pulse, which featured an article about Sparrow Hospital's accreditation problems, went missing from Sparrow Health System facilities after they were delivered yesterday.  more
Harry Gaskin IV was accused last May of failing to file six years’ worth of city of Lansing income tax papers. His total overdue tax bill, according to court records, was $730, plus $145.23 in penalties and another $75.23 in interest. He made one payment of $169. more
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One of the many times U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin received applause during her town hall at Sexton High School last week was for the simple comment that she read the entire 448-page Mueller report. more
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As a federal discrimination lawsuit goes on against the city of East Lansing, its elected officials aren’t backing down from what they see as a national fight in defense of basic civil liberties and equal protections for LGBTQ citizens. more
“It’s just not enforced and it makes me nuts,” said Monica Zuchowski, longtime resident and former president of Lansing’s Downtown Neighborhood Association. “Why have a ban at all if you’re not going to enforce it?” In September, the City Council will again review an ordinance that prohibits overnight parking on city streets. more
For years, Jason Schreiber, the CEO of Lightspeed Communications, has looked to expand “revolutionary” Internet speeds to Lansing neighborhoods through new, fiber-optic data lines installed on virtually every utility pole within the city. It’s no easy feat, he contended. more
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15 — Three people sickened after exposure to diseased pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair are among few in the United States to contract a rare strain of influenza often labeled as “swine flu.” more
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among this year’s seven recipients of the City Pulse LGBTQ+ Inclusion Awards. more
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has some career advice for a member of the state Medical Marihuana Licensing Board, which is being phased out. more
Nancy Pelosi is back as U.S. House speaker and it’s not because new U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Holly, voted for her. more
City Council members voted Monday to offload the historic, city-owned Cooley Haze House on Malcolm X Street to a local real estate agent for $20,000. The Realtor, Joe Vitale, said he plans to restore the exterior and renovate the interior for a shop for “architectural and building material salvage. more
TUESDAY, MAY 22 — Unlike years past, when the budget process was fraught with name calling, veto threats and long meetings, the Lansing City Council last night unanimously approved Mayor Andy Schor’s first budget proposal with few tweaks. more
Taking over the entire museum for several weeks, “The Transported Man” ran the gamut from a jaw-dropping upside-down, lifesized elephant sculpture by Daniel Firman to a tent full of real, flashing fireflies. In a typical Wahler touch, a bug zapper was included in the exhibit, along with the flies. more
Lansing: Streets out of the way of traffic and sidewalks except in the downtown shopping district. That’s Larch Street on the east, St. Joseph St.on the south, Capitol Avenue on the west and Shiawassee Street on the north. East Lansing: Anywhere, just don’t disrupt car or foot traffic. more
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