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There was a tremendous desire for change in the country in 2016, as there is pretty much every year, truth be told. But he represented that and spoke to the hopes and frustrations of a lot of people who are no longer living the lives they expected to lead. more
By an 8-0 vote, the City Council’s Committee of the Whole has recommended the appointment of David Lenz, of Lansing, to serve on the BWL board of directors through 2021. more
54-B District Court Judge Andrea Larkin is under fire after suggesting that she wants to protect college students from jailbirds facing “more dangerous” felonies within the city of Lansing. more
East Lansing Judge Andrea Larkin wants to protect college students from Lansing jailbirds. more
The doors at Waterfront Bar & Grill are still open, but likely not for long. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk tossed out a lawsuit on Wednesday that the riverside restaurant had levied against the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority. more
The city of Lansing, faced with the possibility of losing a lawsuit, will pay thousands of dollars to an unnamed former employee, who city officials said suffered “extensive” injuries while on the job. more
Congregation Shaarey Zedek (meaning ‘Gates of Righteousness’) recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of its Articles of Association. After merging with a younger congregation in the 1930s, together they grew large enough to plan for a permanent home in the 1960s. more
Three trustees — Nancy Deal, Sarah Belanger and Christopher Lewis — were able to survive the recall effort. But Greg Talberg, the school board’s president, lost to Karen Potter, an opponent of the board’s controversial trnsgender policies. As a result, there could be enough support to amend or eliminate the policies. more
Michigan’s incoming governor, secretary of state and attorney general are women. A record 51 women are coming to the state Legislature, topping the previous record of 37 by 46 percent. Michigan’s female U.S. senator was reelected. Both new members of Congress are women. more
After a four-hour hearing on Friday, Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen L. Borrello left in place his temporary restraining order against a state-mandated shutdown of more than 200 unlicensed dispensaries across Michigan. He said he hopes to finalize a more permanent ruling “soon. more
Fiber-speed internet connections are poised to spread rapidly throughout the capital city as officials at the Lansing Board of Water & Light look to adjust their policies on utility pole attachments. more
Meijer has Pat Gillespie’s back against a wall. more
The uncertain future facing license-pending medical marijuana dispensaries will continue to hang in the balance, at least over the weekend, while a judge mulls over arguments at today’s hearing on a potential statewide shutdown. more
At least a few pot shops could soon line the edges of East Lansing after its City Council collectively agreed to dip their toes into the lucrative waters of retail medical marijuana sales. more
But there is still the county ethics policy, which states: “Regardless of whether any commissioner has expressed any interest in a particular hiring or promotion, the Human Resources Department and all other County officials should exercise their discretion against the hiring of former commissioners” whenever such relationships are known. more
This two-story parcel at Grand Avenue and Allegan Street looks like any other downtown office building — except for the veritable jungle swallowing the interior. Heating ducts and lights have collapsed over an ever-growing layer of moss and other vegetation. more
The Lansing dispensaries are among more than 200 statewide that got a reprieve last week from a state order to shut down by Nov. 1 because they were operating without a license. But an eleventh-hour temporary restraining order issued Oct. 30 by Judge Stephen L. more
If the Democrats’ Get Out the Vote rally at Lansing Community College today was any indication, Michigan Republicans should be very nervous about the outcome of Tuesday’s General Election. more
“After Trump got elected in 2016, the engagement of the residents in Meridian Township, East Lansing and local Democratic activists, in general, was so high,” Brixie, the Meridian Township treasurer, said. “I wanted to capture that enthusiasm and engagement so we could bring about some meaningful change for the state of Michigan. more
If our decision were based only about experience, this endorsement would have to go the other way. No Michigan governor has ever had more governmental experience than Bill Schuette’s lifetime of weathervane politics. He’s made a fine career for himself expertly shifting positions as the wind blows. more
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