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Plans to unify district courts in Ingham County are facing friction from yet another judge who would rather keep East Lansing and Lansing separated from the rest of the county. more
Whoever is in charge of raising the curtain on a downtown performing arts center in Lansing can sit back and take a smoke break. It’s going to take some serious researching and soul-searching to come up with a design that works. And there might not even be a curtain. more
A renewed push toward workforce diversification is paying dividends after a dozen members of minorities and women joined the ranks of the Lansing Police Department, with more to come. more
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among this year’s seven recipients of the City Pulse LGBTQ+ Inclusion Awards. more
Michigan is one of the worst in the nation for library access, ranking 47th for its student-to-school librarian ratio, according to the Michigan Education Association, the state’s largest union of teachers and other school personnel. Experts say it’s no coincidence that the state also ranks fifth worst In the nation for literacy. more
Lansing will be home to two additional licensed medical pot shops. And they're open for business. more
Work has begun on Capital Park Center, a 48-unit apartment complex with retail space near the Hall of Justice. more
My first bowl of Mapo Tofu came when traveling through Meishan in China’s southern Sichuan province. Before lunch, I climbed up a mountain trail to see the 230-foot Leshan Giant Buddha, carved out of a sandstone cliff between 700 and 800 AD. My shoes were worn, my calves were on fire,  and I was hungry. more
My aunt would always bring us to Hunter Park and her daughter to play in the pool. This is a nice park where kids have room to play. There is a tennis court. My mom used to bring us to play tennis and we would watch her. I’ve spent many great summers here. more
The dirty little secret about American politics is that the average voter knows next to nothing about their government or the policies it enacts, which means half of voters know less than that. more
The first few weeks of class for Combat Veteran Certificate students didn’t involve running out and buying textbooks. It involved writing a farewell letter to family, receiving a pair of green dog tags and several packets of ready-to-eat military rations. more
The popular opinion in town is that if Michigan must hold court-ordered special state Senate elections in 2020, East Lansing Democrat Curtis Hertel Jr. will be ineligible to run for his seat. more
Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth contends additional state funding will be needed to provide a growing number of inmates with access to adequate mental health treatment behind bars. more
Despite reduced expectations for cost savings, a plan to consolidate Ingham County’s district courts is advancing in the face of growing opposition. more
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
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