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BWL ballot items create more voice, oversight

The growing chill in air brings a shiver of dread for the approaching winter along with the sour and frightening memories of the Board of Water & Light massive power outage last year. Two proposed city charter revisions on the Nov. 4 ballot stem from ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Schertzing and Bishop battle

Short, fast and heavily funded.That’s how to describe the mad scramble that is the 8th Congressional seat race. And the outcome is anything but a given.The district, heavily Republican leaning, spans Ingham, Livingston and northern Oakland counties, including ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Byrnes gives Dems new hope in 7th

Another year, another contested election for U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, whose underperformance in the Republican-leaning 7th Congressional District biennially gives Democrats visions of victory. After facing an underfunded and underwhelming Democrat in 2012, ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Michigan wolf hunting referendum

The story behind the wolf hunting proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot could be a modern-day fairy tale – sometimes the wolf is the villain and sometimes the victim.Michigan´s voters may write the ending.It starts in 2012 when the Upper Peninsula wolf population ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Health plans fill ACA holes

Voters are being asked Tuesday to vote for a millage to support the Ingham County Health Plan, which provides health coverage for low-income residents.Why do we need it? Doesn’t the Affordable Care Act cover everyone?No, says Ingham Health Plan Executive ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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The courage question

Time and time again as he´s campaigned for re-election, Gov. Rick Snyder has been asked his view on same-sex marriage. Right idea, but it´s the wrong question. What we should ask the governor is why he lacks the courage to lead on the defining civil rights ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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City Pulse election guide 2014: Endorsements

FOR GOVERNOR:MARK SCHAUER As it turns out, Gov. Rick Snyder´s “reinvention of Michigan” schtick in 2010 meant relentlessly positive action for business interests. It would be one thing if the Michigan Chamber of Commerce´s agenda of Right to Work, corporate ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Residents, officials at odds over EL proposal

Distrust is at the heart of opposition to East Lansing’s Park District ballot proposal. “This is a referendum on whether we trust the people in government who for the last decade has been lying to us,” said city resident Eliot Singer. The proposal would ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Most Lansing-area Dem seats safe

All Michigan voters are picking their state representatives and senators Nov. 4, but the epicenter for competitive races locally is in Delta Township. Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel, Jr., all but wrapped up the 23rd Senate District race ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
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Jones taps into new neighborhood

It only took a day for state Sen. Rick Jones, after learning that his newly gerrymandered 24th district included Shiawassee County, to begin meeting voters there. Whether it was the local Elks Lodge or the county´s Right to Life chapter, the Grand Ledge ... [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cleaning Up: One game at a time

The Community Relations Coalition is hosting a neighborhood cleanup Sunday, following the cross-state rivalry football matchup between the Spartans and the Wolverines Saturday. This is the third this year, where the off-campus neighborhoods of East Lansing ... [Published City Pulse - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

History lessons

THURSDAY, OCT. 23 – It was a Lansing tour like no other. Dyke Heights and Other Sights: an LGBT History Tour of Lansing held Wednesday night highlighted little, to lesser known facts about the struggle for gender and sexual equality. Deanna Hurlbert, ... [Published City Pulse - Oct 24 2014]

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To translate the Power of We Consortium’s Common Agenda broad goals into concrete actions. "The purpose of the summit is to get these different groups together so they can start communicating and work on a concrete plan,” said Dennis Louney, a consultant with the project. Register to attend at www.powerofwe.org. ~ Krista Wilson Empty Bowls event at Troppo raises $13,500 for food bank (with photo) Elegance and high-end flavors were scooped out by the bowlful at Troppo restaurant Thursday. Troppo hosted the 24th annual Empty Bowls event to raise money for the Greater Lansing Food Bank. AT&T also sponsored the event. Officials say the event raised just over $13,500, that’s about $4,000 more than last year. For $20 attendees got to pick a creative, unique, hand-crafted bowl, and got soup and bread for lunch in the upstairs of the downtown restaurant. The bowls were created by members of the Potters Guild, Clayworks and other local artists. ~ Belinda Thurston"
...about why his Michigan Flyer now has to drop passengers off two football fields away from the terminal door at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "All I know is it has nothing to do with safety" said Cushman, vice president of the Michigan Flyer/Indian Trails company...
...Linquist cleaned them up and put one at each end of the altar for Sunday´s service. "This is about the oldest thing we have that was used in these services 100 years ago" Lindquist said
...which it is renovating to create a media lab, studio classrooms, a community arts center, performance hall, youth art gallery and a courtyard. "REACH is a great asset to the Lansing area, and we are excited to partner with them to extend their range of services and multiply the positive impact they have on the community, " said MEDC and CEO Michael A Finney

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Byrnes gives Dems new hope in 7th [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Jones taps into new neighborhood [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Most Lansing-area Dem seats safe [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Residents, officials at odds over EL proposal [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
City Pulse election guide 2014: Endorsements [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
The courage question [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Schertzing and Bishop battle [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Michigan wolf hunting referendum [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Health plans fill ACA holes [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
BWL ballot items create more voice, oversight [Published City Pulse - 17 hours ago]
Cleaning Up: One game at a time [Published City Pulse - Oct 24 2014]
History lessons [Published City Pulse - Oct 24 2014]
Look, up in the sky! [Published City Pulse - Oct 23 2014]
Top dog [Published City Pulse - Oct 23 2014]
Bishop: More of the same [Published City Pulse - Oct 23 2014]
Raising funds to raise the roof [Published City Pulse - Oct 23 2014]
‘Mending the world’ [Published City Pulse - Oct 16 2014]
One debate isn’t enough [Published City Pulse - Oct 15 2014]
Road trip to resistance [Published City Pulse - Oct 15 2014]
Enough is enough [Published City Pulse - Oct 15 2014]
Old Town rooftop menace? [Published City Pulse - Oct 11 2014]
Bike Tweed Up [Published City Pulse - Oct 10 2014]
Halloween showcase [Published City Pulse - Oct 10 2014]
Predictable differences [Published City Pulse - Oct 09 2014]
Briefs [Published City Pulse - Oct 09 2014]
Being in Lansing [Published City Pulse - Oct 09 2014]
Powering up [Published City Pulse - Oct 07 2014]
Same-sex marriage milestone [Published City Pulse - Oct 07 2014]
Speaking with Silence [Published City Pulse - Oct 06 2014]
Police move south [Published City Pulse - Oct 02 2014]
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