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5 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Microbrew & Music Fest debuts at Adado Riverfront Park

If brews and live music sound like a good combination to you, then you're in luck.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Beer, Drink, Lansing, MI

9 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

Man Charged With Attacking Police Enters Plea

Ruhl was arrested in December for biting and attacking Meridian Township Police officers while naked in an Okemos apartment complex parking lot.

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Related Topix: Okemos, MI

18 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Prosecutor: 'Gang-beating' in downtown Lansing led to man's death in 2012

Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of a man who was training to be a police officer when prosecutors say he participated in a New Year's Day beating death.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Lake Odessa, MI, Laingsburg, MI

18 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Jolly-Okemos intersection could get upgrade

More than $5 million in state and federal grants are earmarked for improvements to the roads surrounding Jackson National Life Insurance Co.

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Related Topix: Okemos, MI

Yesterday | Lansing State Journal

$5,000 grant to help address issue of food deserts in Lansing

A volunteer group plans to use a $5,000 grant to address a complex problem in Lansing and elsewhere -- food deserts.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Life, Food, Vegetables, East Lansing, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

MichiganLiberal

DeVos outfit trying to stack convention delegate spots to give heave-ho to Goat Killer

As we all know, the Michigan Republican Party is bound by their bylaws from pursuing the party's best interests and brooming Goat Killer from the office of national committee man.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Lansing State Journal

Lansing man convicted of raping woman at knifepoint to serve at least 55 years in prison

A Lansing man convicted of breaking into a woman's home and raping her at knifepoint was sentenced Wednesday to at least 55 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

SFGate

Judge takes up ban on domestic partner benefits

A ban on benefits for domestic partners in Michigan public schools and local governments might not save much money, but that's not a reason to throw out the law, a lawyer for the state told a federal judge Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Gay/Lesbian, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Lansing State Journal

People News: East Lansing student earns top ACT score

East Lansing High School junior Emma Rutkowski earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, Owosso, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit News

Michigan shelters make room for abuse victims' pets

A shelter resident spends a few moments playing outside with her Jack Russell terrier at Blue Water Safe Horizons.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Port Huron, MI

Metro Times

In Congress, big-money interest groups rule

Both were powerful committee chairs, and both had basically safe districts. Dave Camp represents a seat so Republican that the voters would cheerfully elect Richard Nixon's corpse if someone dug it up and put it on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Lansing, MI

Daily Press & Argus

New face in race to replace Rogers

Longtime Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing confirmed Tuesday that he intends to run for the 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Central Michigan University

WILX-TV Lansing

Animal Shelter in Need of Pet Food

The Ingham County Animal Shelter is a safe haven for hundreds of pets in need, but when food supplies are low that can mean trouble for the shelter's residents.

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Lansing State Journal

Mason council member runs for county commissioner post

"It was a tough decision to run for county commission instead of re-election to the Mason City Council, but I realized I wouldn't be losing the opportunity to serve the residents of Mason, Naeyaert said in press statement released April 18. "To the contrary, I look forward to continuing to represent all Mason residents as well as those in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mason, MI, Dansville, MI, Leslie, MI, Lansing, MI

Lansing State Journal

Authorities urge caution, drivers to slow down as multiple accidents reported this morning

Both Ingham and Eaton counties are urging drivers to use caution and slow down when traveling this morning.

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Related Topix: Eaton County, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

MSU student to return to campus after dismissal in sexual assault case

A Michigan State University sophomore dismissed after an internal judicial board found he'd had sex with a fellow student while she was incapacitated will be allowed to return to campus pending a hearing on the case in Ingham County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WILX-TV Lansing

Lawmakers to Decide Which Road Projects Get $115 Million

The legislature is expected to tackle the issue when it returns from spring break, this week.

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Examiner.com

Gay marriage in legal limbo

For about 300 same-sex couples married in Michigan on March 22, that's a good question, because their marriages are in legal limbo.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Michigan, Prison, Oakland County, MI

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

Michigan ban on same-sex benefits back in court

A month after Michigan's same-sex marriage ban was overturned, the state is vigorously defending another law that's being challenged by gays and lesbians: a prohibition on domestic partner benefits for employees in public schools and local governments.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Gay/Lesbian, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Washtenaw County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Editorial: Greater Lansing's voters have big task ahead

That work won't start on Nov. 5, the day after voters pick replacements for Reps.

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Related Topix: Clinton County, MI, Eaton County, MI, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Lansing, MI, Michigan State University, Opinion

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