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Michigan charted another 1,481 new cases of coronavirus and another 61 COVID-19 deaths yesterday afternoon as the virus continues its spread across the country.  more
About 15% of those testing positive for COVID-19 in Ingham County have landed in the hospital, according to Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail.  more
Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail warned today that as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Greater Lansing, is starting to look more and more like a suburb of Detroit.  more
Despite a plea for transparency from East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier, some city officials are still refusing to provide records of an alleged incident of police brutality. more
Refuge Recovery Lansing has begun offering several weekly Buddhist-inspired recovery meetings online so that those struggling with addiction can still get the help and social interaction they need despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s sweeping, shelter-in-place order. more
When nonessential businesses closed all over Michigan because of the coronavirus, panicky customers showed up at the door of Preuss Pets in Old Town, some of them in tear more
More than 400 are dead from COVID-19 in Michigan, including three in Greater Lansing,  as the number of confirmed cases statewide edged past 10,000 today. more
The East Lansing Police Department has been ordered to release additional video footage and investigative reports tied to an alleged incident of excessive force.  more
A hefty donation is en route to several local charities as city officials aim to protect some of Greater Lansing’s most vulnerable amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  more
I’m not sure President Donald Trump meant to create a viral hashtag when he referred to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the “woman from Michigan,” but he did. (#thatwomanfromMichigan). more
At least two or three dozen people in Lansing, likely more, are camped out at parks and wooded knolls, underneath bridges and inside empty buildings. Local homeless shelters have reached capacity. And this week, many more will have nowhere to turn as COVID-19 spreads. more
Some tenants can’t — or won’t — pay rent this month. Savannah Detzler lives at Capitol Manor in downtown Lansing. She is not planning on paying rent in April. more
A broad consensus has emerged among epidemiological experts that we stand little chance of conquering COVID-19 without a massive expansion in testing to determine the true extent of the pandemic, especially to identify those infected with the virus who are asymptomatic more
Following one of the most profitable weeks ever for Michigan’s legal marijuana industry last month, pot shops across the state watched sales plunge last week.  more
With top state officials projecting the crest of detected COVID-19 cases in Michigan to still be “several weeks” away, many nonessential businesses may be forced to remain shuttered through at least the end of April. And Greater Lansing appears to be taking it in stride. more
WEDNESDAY, April 1 — City Pulse will be available at Quality Dairy beginning shortly. more
Ingham County charted its first COVID-19 death this afternoon as the number of deaths reported in Michigan rises to 337, with 9,300 confirmed cases statewide.  more
While many businesses and services have closed or switched entirely to remote operations, those that remain open in Ingham County must screen their employees for the coronavirus.  more
East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier is urging the East Lansing Police Department to rethink its approach to traffic enforcement after recent data showed that officers had disproportionately stopped black drivers in the city over the last two months.  more
The Capital Region Community Foundation announced tonight it will use $1 million to match new donations to human services agencies to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. more
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