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A bouquet of pink and white roses and a small stem of plastic flowers sit underneath a light pole just outside unit 2436 of the LeRoy Froh Housing Complex. Just beyond, the unit itself is closed off by plywood on the first floor windows and a hinged locked plywood door covering the front entrance. more
A request for proposals to purchase the building expired April 26 without a single submission.The new process ends at 2 p.m. Aug. 22. The Colonial Revival house sits between Cooley Gardens and the new Central Substation that the Lansing Board of Water & Light is building on the southwest corner of Washington Avenue and Malcolm X Street along I-496. more
The property was transferred in ownership to the Ingham County Treasurer’s Office on May 1. On May 22, city code compliance officials cited the property for its overgrown grass. more
Schor said ultimately the $242 million project to redevelop the old Red Cedar golf course on the east end of Michigan Avenue hinges on getting the support of six of the eight Council members. The city charter requires six votes because the property is parkland, he said. more
Leaders and attorneys involved in high profile federal lawsuits involving LGBT equality in Michigan had differing ideas of how Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v the Colorado Civil Rights Commission could impact that litigation. more
I was a junior in college when I shared a podium with RFK for a speech I helped arrange in April 1968 at the University of Pennsylvania as part of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. When he was assassinated two months later, I attended the funeral and burial as the sole representative of the college press. more
The Senate Republican-led drive to approve the citizen initiative to legalize recreational marijuana died in the House on Tuesday after a final attempt to sway a few Democratic votes fell short, meaning the question will appear on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot, likely as Proposal 1. more
WEDNESDAY, June 6 — Book lovers, and some of those with an on-again, off-again relationship with reading, will be gathering to discuss what it is that keeps them reading, and how they can build that more
FRIDAY, June 1 — Trust between the public and the media has “fractured,” the president and CEO of PBS said yesterday while visiting member station WKAR. more
More than seven years of a completely Republican-run state government and progressives are getting antsy. Petitions for at least seven left-leaning ballot proposals have been actively circulated and now they’re starting to roll into the Secretary of State’s Office just ahead of Thursday’s deadline. more
John English of East Lansing was the first person to correctly identify the May 9 Eye for Design (below) as the “Grove Street parking structure near 54b District Court. more
Aug. 27, 1866, was to be John Taylor’s 18th birthday. On the cusp of that day, he’d already lived a life of the times: a slave, a freedman who joined the Union Army in the Civil War hired farm hand in Ingham County. But Taylor was not meant to see the sun rise on that birthday. more
Pete Gojcaj’s wife, Cile Precetaj, was suddenly deported from Sterling Heights back to Albania this month after living in the U.S. for 18 years. more
The future of the holding facility, along with the location of the courts, is delaying plans to sell the City Hall building for hotel development and move city operations elsewhere downtown. The courts are also housed in City Hall. more
A caller identifying herself as being from the “Bernett Group” was conducting an extensive telephone survey last weekend in which she asked respondents to opine on various lines of attack that could be leveled at presumed General Election candidates U. more
Despite its location between two major thoroughfares, this property is difficult to locate, as it sits well back from Oakland Avenue and above East Saginaw. Visitors taking a detour along Prudden Street will be rewarded with an attractive site, which is enjoying ongoing improvement. more
Simultaneously, Gretchen Driscoll has become the obvious choice to remove Tim Walberg from his perch. Walberg’s recent claims of opioid concerns and Facebook privacy all carry the disclosures of outside funding. Due to gerrymandering, Walberg shifted to safe territory of extremist views rather than serving all of his constituents. more
The new budget, which takes effect July 1, includes a 4.9 percent boost in spending from the $134.3 million General Fund — essentially, the city’s operating budget. That included increased funding for code compliance positions, tax collectors and road and sidewalk repair. more
Jones said gun-rights advocates were concerned an early version of his legislation would stop those learning how to use a gun from renting. Under Jones’ first legislative draft, people seeking to rent a gun would have been required to have a concealed carry permit, a permit to purchase a gun or an instant background check. more
Neely, 31, has been charged in the stabbing death of Kevin Wirth on May 21 last year. But 54-A District Judge Louise Alderson ruled on July 21 that Larkin was not competent to stand trial. That essentially means that due to a mental illness he would have been unable to fully understand the criminal justice process or assist in his own defense. more
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