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Farmer's market lawsuit: East Lansing wrong to ban me

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Michigan State's four-star QB recruit Theo Day struggles in comeback win over East Lansing

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Snyder panel calls for free preschool, community college

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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit

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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit

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Speaker defends quick income tax vote after Snyder scolding

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Farmer's market lawsuit: East Lansing wrong to ban me
The case of Michigan farmer Steve Tennes who was banned from the East Lansing Farmer's Market will be heard by a judge today. He makes his case here.   Read More ...
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Ballot issue taxes ties between MSU, East Lansing
Buy Photo. East Lansing – This college town and its university have forged a tight bond, working together on everything from the arts to public safety. East Lansing’s letterhead proudly proclaims the city “the Home of Michigan State University.” But lately the same letterhead has produced less-than-charitable comments about MSU. In a series of letters, the city and school have questioned each other’s motives, abilities and concerns for their constituents   Read More ...
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Michigan State's four-star QB recruit Theo Day struggles in comeback win over East Lansing
After struggling in a comeback win over East Lansing, Theo Day spoke with LSJ reporter Cody Tucker. Cody Tucker/Lansing State Journal. EAST LANSING – For 36 minutes Thursday night, Theo Day didn’t play like a four-star quarterback. In fact, he might not have even been the best quarterback on the field. Unfortunately for the East Lansing Trojans, it’s a 48-minute game   Read More ...
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Michigan prosecutor stops defendant stabbing self in neck
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A witness says a defendant just bound over for trial on two felony assault charges started jabbing a broken pen into his neck until a prosecutor and police officers stopped him. District Court Administrator Anethia Brewer says Everic Allen suffered superficial injuries Friday morning and was treated at the Lansing Police Department before being transported to the Ingham County Jail   Read More ...
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East Lansing police officer suing city promoted to lieutenant
EAST LANSING — An East Lansing police officer who alleged in a federal lawsuit last year that she wasn’t promoted because she was a woman has been promoted to lieutenant. East Lansing police announced the promotion of Tresha Neff on the department Facebook page Wednesday. The posting read: “A fitting day for this promotion to be announced: Congratulations to our newest lieutenant, Lt. Tresha Neff! This department could not function without women like her & our many female officers! Congratulations Lt   Read More ...
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Call for job-creation incentives is renewed in Michigan
LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and economic development officials are readying a new push to offer tax breaks to attract large-scale business expansions, contending that Michigan has missed out on jobs being aggressively sought by other states. Senators hope to propose their legislation in the coming week. At the same time, business executives and other backers of the bills will amplify public efforts to persuade skeptics. The measures won approval in the Republican-led Senate last year only to die in the GOP-controlled House   Read More ...
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Snyder panel calls for free preschool, community college
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan should make community college free for all and give merit-based scholarships to high school graduates who attend the state's public universities, says a commission formed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The panel released a report Friday that calls for getting rid of grade levels and instead advancing students only once they master content. The study also recommends universal access to preschool for all 4-year-olds — not just disadvantaged and poor ones — and state aid to help pay for school buildings in low-income districts and those used by publicly funded charter schools   Read More ...
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Michigan panel calls for free preschool, community college, recommends abolishing grade levels
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan should make community college free for all and give merit-based scholarships to high school graduates who attend the state's public universities, says a commission formed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The panel released a report Friday that calls for getting rid of grade levels and instead advancing students only once they master content. The study also recommends universal access to preschool for all 4-year-olds — not just disadvantaged and poor ones — and state aid to help pay for school buildings in low-income districts and those used by publicly funded charter schools   Read More ...
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Snyder panel calls for free preschool, community college
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan should make community college free for all and give merit-based scholarships to high school graduates who attend the state's public universities, says a commission formed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The panel released a report Friday that calls for getting rid of grade levels and instead advancing students only once they master content. The study also recommends universal access to preschool for all 4-year-olds — not just disadvantaged and poor ones — and state aid to help pay for school buildings in low-income districts and those used by publicly funded charter schools   Read More ...
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Michigan State hopes March blows in like a Spartan
East Lansing — Spend even a few seconds around Michigan State basketball and there is no doubt what time of year matters most. There are reminders everywhere, from a sparkling trophy case in the lobby of the Berkowitz Center to the Final Four banners covering one wall in the practice gym to every banner hanging above the court at Breslin Center. It’s March, and that means everything if you’re a Spartan   Read More ...
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Gov. Snyder activates state's emergency operations center to monitor wind storm damage
LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has activated the state’s emergency operations center to closely monitor and share information as increasing reports of storm damage and power outages across the state are becoming available from local communities and utilities, officials announced Wednesday. "As Michiganders are struggling with storm damage and power outages from some of the extreme winds that are blowing through the state, our first priority is the safety and security of residents," Snyder said   Read More ...
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Michigan State needs consistency, wins in wide-open Big Ten tournament
Tom Izzo prepares to guide his young Michigan State team into the Big Ten tournament this week. Video by Chris Solari/DFP EAST LANSING – Tom Izzo's first sentence spoke volumes on Tuesday. “This is my favorite time of the year – it’s one and done time,” Michigan State’s basketball coach said. “Some people embrace it and some people fear it. I think that is the difference between who wins it and who loses it   Read More ...
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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a 30-day suspension for a suburban Detroit judge who ordered three siblings to juvenile detention for failing to visit their father. The court will hear arguments Wednesday about the recommendation from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, which acts as a watchdog over judges. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca is asking the court to dismiss the case or order no more than a reprimand   Read More ...
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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a 30-day suspension for a suburban Detroit judge who ordered three siblings to juvenile detention for failing to visit their father. The court will hear arguments Wednesday about the recommendation from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, which acts as a watchdog over judges. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca is asking the court to dismiss the case or order no more than a reprimand   Read More ...
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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a 30-day suspension for a suburban Detroit judge who ordered three siblings to juvenile detention for failing to visit their father. The court will hear arguments Wednesday about the recommendation from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, which acts as a watchdog over judges. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca is asking the court to dismiss the case or order no more than a reprimand   Read More ...
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Judge faces penalty for detaining kids who refused dad visit
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a 30-day suspension for a suburban Detroit judge who ordered three siblings to juvenile detention for failing to visit their father. The court will hear arguments Wednesday about the recommendation from the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, which acts as a watchdog over judges. Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca is asking the court to dismiss the case or order no more than a reprimand   Read More ...
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As snow and ice melt, dead fish will be seen on many lakes
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural Resources says winter conditions often cause die-offs of fish, turtles, frogs, toads and crayfish. Martha Wolgamood of the Fisheries Division says "winter kill" is common, particularly in shallow lakes with excess vegetation and soft bottoms. It also happens in ponds, streams and canals   Read More ...
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Michigan State freshmen ready for first taste of March Madness
Tom Izzo prepares to guide his young Michigan State team into the Big Ten tournament this week. Video by Chris Solari/DFP EAST LANSING – Tom Izzo has been there before. Michigan State needed a strong showing Big Ten tournament in 2011 to keep Izzo’s NCAA tournament streak alive. The Spartans went to Indianapolis and won a pair of games, including one over then top-10 Purdue, to squeak into the 68-team field   Read More ...
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Wojo: Izzo wants 'white elephant' off their back
East Lansing – Whether it’s an elephant in the room or a white elephant in his mind, Tom Izzo is seeing things he’s not used to seeing, and mixing metaphors he’s not used to mixing. Izzo’s “white elephant” is Michigan State’s 19-year NCAA Tournament streak, which is in danger, although the depth of the danger is debatable. According to my personal bracketology, the Spartans are just about in, maybe 85 percent in   Read More ...
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Izzo ‘disappointed’ Ward left off all-freshman team
East Lansing — The Big Ten released its all-conference teams on Monday night, and to the surprise of many, Michigan State center Nick Ward was not on the all-freshman team. His teammate, Miles Bridges, was and also was a unanimous choice as the Freshman of the Year. But it was Ward’s omission that was the most obvious after the 6-foot-8 center was named the conference’s Freshman of the Week four times and the Player of the Week once   Read More ...
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Bill keeps government bid info secret until contract awarded
LANSING, Mich. - A bill that would keep bids secret until the state government awards a contract is nearing final approval in the Michigan Legislature. Supporters say the legislation up for a vote in the House Tuesday would prevent firms from using the Freedom of Information Act to access the bid information of competitors in order to win a state contract. Companies' trade secrets and other financial and propriety information would be fully exempt from disclosure   Read More ...
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Spartans' Tom Izzo deems Big Ten tournament 'wide-open'
Tom Izzo and his players liked MSU's effort in a 63-60 loss to Maryland Saturday in College Park, Md. Video by Chris Solari/DFP EAST LANSING -- Michigan State’s path to repeating as Big Ten tournament champions won’t be easy . A year ago, Tom Izzo’s team entered as the No. 2 seed before winning three games in three days. This year, the Spartans will need to win four in four days, but Izzo also thinks they can do that after a chaotic regular season in the conference   Read More ...
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GM to lay off 1,100 at Michigan plant, move Acadia
LANSING, Mich. — General Motors Co. will lay off as many as 1,100 workers at its Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant when it phases out production of the first generation GMC Acadia in May. Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant will lose its third shift and about a third of its workers as the automaker shifts production of the next generation of the SUV to Spring Hill, Tenn., Erin Davis, GM's Lansing spokeswoman, said in a statement   Read More ...
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Construction starts on solar power project at Michigan State
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Construction has started on a solar power project at Michigan State University. The East Lansing school says carports with solar arrays are being built at five parking lots. They'll cover most of the parking spaces in each lot and provide partial protection for vehicles from inclement weather. The project will be owned by South Bend, Indiana-based Inovateus Solar and British Columbia, Canada-based Alterra Power. The number of parking spots isn't being affected   Read More ...
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Michigan offers prize in fight to keep ‘highly evolved’ Asian carp out of Great Lakes
LANSING, MICHIGAN – Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan’s global search challenge comes after the U.S. government and others have spent hundreds of millions searching for a solution to stop the carp from entering the world’s largest freshwater system   Read More ...
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Michigan asks for public's help in battle against invasive Asian carp
LANSING, Mich. - Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan’s global search challenge comes after the U.S. government and others have spent hundreds of millions searching for a solution to stop the carp from entering the world’s   Read More ...
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Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan's global search challenge comes after the U.S. government and others have spent hundreds of millions searching for a solution to stop the carp from entering the   Read More ...
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Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan's global search challenge comes after the U.S. government and others have spent hundreds of millions searching for a solution to stop the carp from entering the   Read More ...
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Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp
By CHRIS EHRMANN Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is turning to the public for help fighting Asian carp. The state plans to offer a prize to someone who can come up with a way to keep the invasive fish out of the Great Lakes. Michigan's Legislature and governor allocated $1 million to develop a global invasive carp challenge. Details on how much prize money will be offered are   Read More ...
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Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is turning to the public for help fighting Asian carp. The state plans to offer a prize to someone who can come up with a way to keep the invasive fish out of the Great Lakes. Michigan’s Legislature and governor allocated $1 million to develop a global invasive carp challenge. Details on how much prize money will be offered are being worked out. Officials also   Read More ...
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Trump fans stage series of small rallies across U.S.
LANSING, Mich. Supporters of President Donald Trump held a second day of small rallies on Saturday in communities around the country, a counterpoint to a wave of protests that have taken place since his election in November. Organizers of the so-called Spirit of America rallies in at least 28 of the country's 50 states had said they expected smaller turn-outs than the huge crowds of anti-protesters that clogged the streets   Read More ...
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Trump fans stage series of small rallies across U.S
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump held a second day of small rallies on Saturday in communities around the country, a counterpoint to a wave of protests that have taken place since his election in November. Organizers of the so-called Spirit of America rallies in at least 28 of the country's 50 states had said they expected smaller turn-outs than the huge crowds of anti-protesters that clogged   Read More ...
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Meijer to open its 1st stores in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Meijer is opening its first stores in Michigan's Upper Peninsula this year. Meijer is expected to open the first store in Escanaba on May 22, followed by another in Sault Ste. Marie this summer. A date for that location hasn't been announced yet. The Grand Rapids-based supercenter chain retailer grew south into other states before expanding across the Mackinac Bridge. It also has locations in Ohio,   Read More ...
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Michigan's funding for pollution cleanup is nearly gone: Now what?
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has spent or obligated almost all of a dedicated source of funding needed to clean up and redevelop 7,000 polluted sites across the state, leaving lawmakers to question the Snyder administration on what, if any, plan there is to ask voters for permission to borrow more money. A 1998 ballot measure authorized the state to issue $675 million in bonds for environmental protection along with waterfront   Read More ...
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March 3 high school basketball scores
Girls basketball Class A. District Final. . . . Kalamazoo Central 61, St. Joseph 51. Battle Creek Lakeview 48, Coldwater 47. East Lansing 48, DeWitt 47. East Kentwood 51, Grand Rapids Christian 49. Hudsonville 52, Jenison 41. Muskegon Mona Shores 50, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 43. Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 45, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 44, OT. Flushing 50, Flint Carman-Ainsworth 39.   Read More ...
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Should Michigan State get in NCAA tournament? Cases for and against
EAST LANSING -- Michigan State’s streak of 19 straight NCAA tournament berths is in jeopardy. As the Spartans (18-12, 10-7 Big Ten) prepare for their regular-season finale Saturday, they are right on the bubble. MSU faces Maryland (2 p.m., BTN) with a chance to bolster its resume before next week’s conference tournament in Washington, D.C. If MSU wins the conference tournament, it gets the Big Ten's automatic bid. But if   Read More ...
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U.P. lawmaker wants to ban pop purchases on Bridge cards
LANSING, Mich. — Using a state-issued Bridge card to buy a bottle of pop would be prohibited under a bill introduced this week by an Upper Peninsula lawmaker. The measure is two-fold: To keep people healthier and to weed out those who buy cases of cheap pop and use bottle return money for restricted items, the bill's sponsor says. “There are people who buy a case of pop, take it   Read More ...
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Recruiting: Michigan State offers fast-rising Milan OL Michael Furtney
Michael Furtney of Milan High School is one of the fastest rising prospects in the Midwest for the 2018 class. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound prospect was in East Lansing on the final weekend of February and received good news from Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. "It was awesome," Furtney said. "Coach Dantonio was at the center of the practice field as the team was practicing. He called me out there and   Read More ...
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Courser found competent for trial on perjury charge
Buy Photo. Lansing — Former Michigan state Rep. Todd Courser has been found competent to stand trial on a felony perjury charge and is set to go before a jury on May 22. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William Collette set the trial date Wednesday despite objections from Courser’s attorney, who claims the case is being rushed through the discovery phase. Collette in January ordered Courser to undergo a competency   Read More ...
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Long-time Michigan elections director to retire in June
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s long-time elections director will retire in June after 36 years on the job. Chris Thomas made the announcement Tuesday. He was appointed elections director in 1981 by then-Secretary of State Richard Austin, a Democrat. He then served under three Republican secretaries of state, most recently Ruth Johnson. In his resignation letter, Thomas said he takes “great pride” in the Bureau of Elections team and it has   Read More ...
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