Publication: City Pulse

First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

8th Congressional voters put in unexpected spot

It´s hard to believe Mike Rogers won´t be Lansing´s congressman next year. He surprised everyone by trading his House Intelligence Committee gavel for a national radio microphone, particularly those now in the best position to replace him. Six months ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Prop 1: new tax and new revenue

It seems clear cut: Vote for Proposal 1 and businesses will no longer pay a tedious tax, while local governments continue to collect funds to spend on police and fire departments. If approved Tuesday, Proposal 1 will eliminate the state personal property ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

‘Dark Horse’ rising

Spirits were high last Sunday at Dark Horse Brewing Co. in Marshall. Beneath a ceiling full of dangling beer mugs, families ate lunch at the high-top tables and couples sat at the bar quaffing craft beer. Owner/brewer Aaron Morse was nowhere to be seen ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Voters must decide on CADL, CATA millages

Voters next Tuesday will find a few countywide proposals and, in some cities and townships, local millages on their ballots. Heading the list are millage renewals for the Capital Area District Library and the Capital Area Transportation Authority. Neither ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dirt

One quick election note: This has been a refreshingly civil summer election season without many seriously contested primary fights. Which makes the attack mailing from the group that calls itself Capitol Region Progress a notable exception. The large ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

BWL expansion

Tuesday, July 22 — The Lansing Board of Water and Light unveiled the expansion of 385 solar panels at the Cedar Street solar array Tuesday, almost tripling the generating power from 54 kW to 158 kW. The expansion allows the collection of 817 panels along ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The gluten challenge

You may have noticed the term “gluten-free” sneaking into restaurant menus and choices for the items at the grocery store in the past few years. Given the small percentage of Americans (about 1 percent) who suffer from celiac disease, the condition that ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘It’s personal’

The man who posted a video calling for a boycott of the Lansing State Journal hopes his “crusade tugs on (people’s) heartstrings” enough to cause 10,000 readers to stop buying the paper or cancel their subscriptions.Monday marked the first day that the ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Missing Goodrich’s

I should probably be glad to see Goodrich’s ShopRite go. It’s been too convenient — especially on my way to home or office after a gym visit. I think there must be something akin to the Freshmen 15 when it comes to this store. My addiction is Zingerman’s ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Michigan, why not torture?

Last week I wrote about Michigan´s shortsighted fiscal policies, its unwillingness to fund education, environment, roads, communities, etc. — investments that produce good jobs and real growth. This week it´s about Michigan´s soul and how we´ve devalued ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Postponing King Coal’s retirement

Fed up with delays by the Lansing Board of Water and Light to retire its coalfired Eckert Power Station, local activists are pressing the utility to set a date to close the 60-year-old facility. The stage is set for a sharp discussion this fall over the ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Take some off the top, please

MONDAY, July 14 — The Lansing State Journal marked its move to a new press today by giving readers a smaller paper. The first issue since the Journal closed its Delta Township plant is about 1.75 inches shorter and about a half-inch narrower than the ... [Published City Pulse - Jul 15 2014]

Quotes

His message to subscribers: "If they´ve lost a job, been outsourced — stand up for the little guy that can´t stand up for himself."
...The subject is the Supreme Court decision last week validating most of the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate greenhouse gases. "Today's ruling is a victory for the rulerule of law and the Constitution. We are a nation of laws, and unelected bureaucrats cannot simply run roughshod over those laws. We will continue to hold the President and his administration accountable and rein in overreaching policies that harm citizens, states and our economy." Let's start with the obvious...
"They were very giving people and we just felt that this was the proper way to deal with their legacy and to honor them" she said

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‘Dark Horse’ rising [Published City Pulse - Jul 31 2014]
8th Congressional voters put in unexpected spot [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
Dirt [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
Voters must decide on CADL, CATA millages [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
Prop 1: new tax and new revenue [Published City Pulse - Jul 30 2014]
BWL expansion [Published City Pulse - Jul 23 2014]
The gluten challenge [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
Postponing King Coal’s retirement [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
In Michigan, why not torture? [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
Missing Goodrich’s [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
‘It’s personal’ [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
Take some off the top, please [Published City Pulse - Jul 15 2014]
No print, no purchase [Published City Pulse - Jul 10 2014]
She ate: Full of color, bursting with flavor [Published City Pulse - Jul 10 2014]
Gender gap [Published City Pulse - Jul 09 2014]
Welcome back, Crego [Published City Pulse - Jul 09 2014]
Pure decline [Published City Pulse - Jul 09 2014]
Buzz words from Schuette’s PR mill [Published City Pulse - Jul 07 2014]
Streamlining the process [Published City Pulse - Jul 04 2014]
Young and uninsured [Published City Pulse - Jul 02 2014]
Errant oil on city waters [Published City Pulse - Jul 02 2014]
Waiting or buying? [Published City Pulse - Jul 02 2014]
Delight of life [Published City Pulse - Jul 02 2014]
Oil on the Grand River [Published City Pulse - Jun 28 2014]
Keeping cool [Published City Pulse - Jun 26 2014]
Refugee kids to Lansing? [Published City Pulse - Jun 25 2014]
PrEP-aring for action [Published City Pulse - Jun 25 2014]
Work 4 hours, start to floss [Published City Pulse - Jun 25 2014]
The warmth of home [Published City Pulse - May 13 2009]
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