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This is the complete series of “In Search of Lost Time,” by Marcel Proust, which is the longest novel ever written. more
The Michigan Supreme Court has denied an appeal to the Waterfront Bar & Grill in its dispute with the city of Lansing over occupying space in the Lansing City Market.  more
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer notified state employees this week that 38,000 state employees could be placed on a temporary lay-off if state government is forced to shut down Oct. 1 for lack of a 2020 budget. more
Lansing appears poised to open its marijuana provisioning centers to the general adult public in November, but the city will likely fall short of a full embrace of legal weed at least before 2020. more
The Genesee Street School may never be the vibrant heart of the neighborhood again, but the structure has a new lease on life. By this time next year, the classrooms should be filling up with as many as three dozen small studio and loft apartments. more
Dr. Barry Saltman, a quiet stalwart of the greater Lansing health care community and the co-founder of a busy health clinic serving low-income patients, died Sept. 9. A celebration of “Dr. Barry” and his many accomplishments will be held Monday at MSU’s Kellogg Center.  more
It’s in their blood. Strikers Harley Hood and Adriana Leven both come from third-generation UAW families, and both were ready for the nationwide job walkoff, hoping to draw a line in the sand with General Motors.  more
Tucked into the corner of Grand Avenue and South Street in the River Point Neighborhood near REO Town, this 1922 gable-roofed Craftsman style home is a garden oasis with a single center dormer and a handsome front porch more
Move over, Milwaukee. Butt out, Buffalo. You’re not the “freshwater capital of the world,” despite efforts to spruce up your waterfronts.   more
A weekend spent on one of the Great Lakes is undeniably relaxing. New research confirms that living near one is good for your mental health. But the opposite could be true of small, inland lakes. more
One of the pleasures of being here is looking through these books for the first time. I actually do this about 20 times a day. My favorite thing right now is this “Forgotten Sunday Comics” collection. more
As road funding remains the center of uncertain state budget negotiations, a road materials dispute is emerging.  more
Capitol Avenue­, one of many roads involved in the ongoing repair of Lansing’s streets, is turning heads. Those accustomed to bouncing along a crackled road as they drive past Lansing Community College are instead treated to milky black asphalt — at least until they reach the Capitol Building. more
If the number of people milling, chilling, strolling and sitting atop downtown Lansing’s new riverfront perch, Rotary Park, last week is any indication of things to come, the 2-week-old park may have accomplished a feat that has eluded the city for decades. more
Punks with Lunch is standing its ground at Reutter Park. The picnic tables it dropped in the park this summer in an act of enlightened anarchism will stay — for now. more
The Lansing City Council swiftly shot down placing any social equity requirements in its marijuana regulations during a heated debate Monday night. more
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called a public health emergency last week and issued a ban on flavored e-cigarettes to take effect in a few weeks. Once effective, vape shops have a 30-day “sell-through” period to comply before no flavored e-cigarette can be sold in Michigan in retail stores and online. more
More than 3,000 people a week pick up this newspaper at the six Kroger stores in the Greater Lansing market.  more
The language of Lansing’s state government roots, period of industrialization and stylization can be read in its buildings. Holding the Rosetta Stone to this is Valerie Marvin, Michigan Capitol historian and curator. She talks about Lansing’s founding and the architecture styles that set Lansing apart from other cities. more
Five Lansing figures discuss what they love about their city. more
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