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As homeless veterans continue to find reliable housing options in Ingham County, local officials are earning some national recognition for their work to “effectively end” the issue in Greater Lansing.  more
Graduate assistants at MSU might have an easier time paying their rent next year after they negotiated higher wages through a yet-to-be-ratified, collective bargaining agreement. more
Lansing won’t soon forget former City Councilman and Mayor Tony Benavides. more
It’s about to get a whole lot busier over in downtown Lansing’s Stadium District. more
Graduate assistants at Michigan State University have assembled makeshift campsites in front of the Hannah Administration Building as they continue to pressure university officials for more money.  more
The public is invited to a reception at City Hall Monday to honor former Mayor and City Councilman Tony Benavides before the Council chambers are renamed after him.  more
The Michigan State Police have declared allegations of voter fraud against former Ingham County Commissioner Deb Nolan “unfounded.”  more
About three months after Jeff Carter was paroled from prison on felony weed dealing charges, recreational marijuana was legalized in Michigan. But the black mark across his record is still written in permanent ink. more
There’s no excuse, no alternative. What’s politically messy is constitutionally demanded. Donald Trump must be impeached. more
Dan Taberski had just finished the podcast “Missing Richard Simmons,” a probe into the sudden retirement of the famed fitness instructor. His next investigation: the long-running TV reality series “Cops.” Is it real life? How does the footage come together? And why would suspects agree to appear on the show? more
A state federal appeals court ruled Michigan's congressional and legislative districts were drawn in 2011 with such a heavy partisan bent that they must be redrawn. more
After months of fine-tuning, the Civil Rights Dept. has boiled the February 2017 Civil Rights Commission report on the crisis, “Systemic Racism Through the Lens of Flint,” into a streamlined, jargon-free study guide. more
There is a crane on Michigan Avenue today scheduled to install the latest addition to the Lansing River Trail. A stainless steel spiral staircase will descend from the Michigan Avenue bridge over the Grand River and connect to a wooden bridge section of the trail on the east side of the river.   more
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor said today he will reverse a firefighter’s two-week unpaid suspension by the Fire Department over a Facebook post. more
Legislation to beef up Michigan’s high school sex education curriculum is resurfacing in the Senate. And its sponsor, Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, said its passage will help curb sexual assault. more
A black Lansing firefighter who is suing the city for alleged racial discrimination at the Lansing Fire Department said he was suspended for two weeks without pay for a Facebook post that criticized Mayor Andy Schor. more
The Japanese cherry blossom grove along the Lansing River Trail is in bloom. The initial trees were planted in 2013 as a gift from the consulate general of Japan in Detroit for Lansing’s sister city relationship with Otsu, Japan. Now, the city of Lansing adds one more cherry blossom to its ranks to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its sister city agreement. more
Seven challengers will face four incumbents for seats on Lansing’s City Council in the Aug. 6 primary election. President Carol Wood and Patricia Spitzley will compete against political newcomer Terry Eagle and unsuccessful 2017 candidates Yanice Jackson-Long and Julee Rodocker for two at-large spots. Jody Washington, 1st Ward, will face four challengers. Councilman Adam Hussain is unopposed in the 3rd Ward. more
Republican pressure is mounting for legislation that would penalize doctors if they don’t try to save the lives of children born during failed abortions. But a modest rally outside the office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin earlier this afternoon isn’t likely to generate results on the House floor. more
Four and a half years after Ingham County voters approved a six-year trails and parks millage, miles of smooth, fresh trail sausage are finally extruding from the machinery. more
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