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Discontent at the market

One by one, vendors at the Lansing City Market would furrow their brows or shrug their shoulders when asked: How are things going at the market? Among five interviewed last week, each pointed to an underlying problem for what they see is a shrinking customer ... [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Song and dance man

If he needs to change jobs, J. Peter Lark, Lansing Board of Water and Light’s general manager, could easily play the fast-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the musical “Chicago.” He’s got the suits. He’s got the coif. And Lark plays his board of commissioners ... [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

When anchors spend, we win

In the last column, I referred to Michigan State University as an anchor in our community. It is the kind of institution that isn’t likely to pick up and move away because profits don’t meet the owners’ expectations. Other anchor institutions like hospitals, ... [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

From the farm to Congress

A humble, hard-working farmer from Bunker Hill Township. Responsible with money, progressive on social issues. That’s the portrait Eric Schertzing paints of himself — and it is one that he believes will make him the next congressman from Michigan’s 8th ... [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The crazier, the better

In a gubernatorial year with Republican incumbents on the ballot and the negative publicity surrounding Obamacare sucking wind out of the Democrats’ talking points, will conservatives breeze to victory in the open 8th Congressional District race? For ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare money makers

Eight of Lansing’s top 10 Medicare billers raked in over $1 million each in 2012, according to a database released by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to The Wall Street Journal. The other two brought in just under $1 million each. The top ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Full of holes

There are no better forums for anti-union arguments than The Wall Street Journal’s right-wing editorial pages. It’s where Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch last week warned of the threat ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Who are we to judge?

If you thought “open” places of worship and “affirming” places of worship for the LGBT community is simply a matter of word choice, guess again. It is the difference between one religious organization defining your sexual orientation as a sin versus wholly ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Midwestern sensibilities

This year’s 20 Michigan Notable Books are weighty — close to 60 pounds — so if you plan to haul home some of this year’s selection at the Night for Notables, where the authors of 2014 books are being feted, bring a reinforced book bag. Two-time Edgar ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Club to BWL: Retire Eckert by 2017

This story was updated on Monday, April 14. Monday, April 14 — The Sierra Club over the weekend formally urged the Lansing Board of Water and Light to not spend millions on short-term pollution controls at its aging coal-fired Eckert plant, but rather ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Updated: Frandor owner suing city over Red Cedar project

Update, 3:52 p.m.: Mayor Virg Bernero issued the following response to today's lawsuit filed in Ingham County Circuit Court: “We fully expected that certain aspects of the Red Cedar Renaissance project would be challenged, so it is not surprising that ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Bernero not running in 8th

Thursday, April 3 — While Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero was tempted to try and fix a culture of divisive politics in Washington, he will not pursue an open Congressional seat to try and fix it.Bernero announced on Tim Barron’s radio show this morning, as ... [Published City Pulse - Apr 03 2014]

Quotes

...up to the image the rest of the world had of them while being secretly amused at it," wrote J F Lazenby in his study of the Spartan Army (1985). "This may be what Aristophanes meant when he described them as fond of poking fun at strangers, and is not this the point of the famous story of the barbarian king who on finding the Spartan black broth not to his taste, was blandly informed that he had first to bathe in the Eurotas to appreciate it?"
'We've done a lot of these and have done many homes over the years,' Paquette said, "but this one is different because of Chuck and June. This one has a whole history to it."

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Discontent at the market [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
From the farm to Congress [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
When anchors spend, we win [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
Song and dance man [Published City Pulse - 22 hours ago]
Midwestern sensibilities [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
Who are we to judge? [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
The crazier, the better [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
Full of holes [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
Medicare money makers [Published City Pulse - Apr 16 2014]
Sierra Club to BWL: Retire Eckert by 2017 [Published City Pulse - Apr 15 2014]
He Ate, She Ate: Mike’s Village Restaurant [Published City Pulse - Apr 10 2014]
Already read that [Published City Pulse - Apr 09 2014]
Mayor for life? [Published City Pulse - Apr 09 2014]
In solidarity, in a few weeks [Published City Pulse - Apr 05 2014]
Updated: Frandor owner suing city over Red Ceda... [Published City Pulse - Apr 04 2014]
BREAKING: Frandor owner suing city over Red Ced... [Published City Pulse - Apr 03 2014]
Bernero not running in 8th [Published City Pulse - Apr 03 2014]
Mike at the mic [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
The real story of Sparty [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Battling sexual assault at MSU [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Frenzy in the 8th [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Choose your own thirst quencher [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Kids in the Hall: Committee redo [Published City Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Do not erase [Published City Pulse - Mar 27 2014]
The losing side of love [Published City Pulse - Mar 27 2014]
Take the test (w/video) [Published City Pulse - Mar 27 2014]
Marriage limbo [Published City Pulse - Mar 25 2014]
City seeks to fill citizen board vacancies [Published City Pulse - Mar 22 2014]
Get married Monday [Published City Pulse - Mar 22 2014]
BREAKING: Officials responding to mercury spill [Published City Pulse - Mar 22 2014]
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