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LCC’s wrecking ball to strike again
“The fact of this building coming down upsets me more than us losing our office,” Bonnie Faraone, wife of attorney Michael Faraone, told the group. The Faraones have kept their law office at 617 N. Capitol, built in 1888, for eight years. “We’re just a person who’s going to pass through time, like everyone else,” Faraone said.
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Of the district’s $175 million budget, 85 percent is paid to personnel expenses, Caamal Canul said on the “City Pulse Newsmakers” TV show, which means frozen pay and benefits for next year but no layoffs. Of the 85 percent, 70 percent is spent on teachers.
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It turned out to be 17-year-old Dennis Duane Gibbons Jr., who Tran said was attempting to break into the store from the roof. His point of access was the roof and the heating vent. Initial police reports said he died of exposure after he got stuck. Police at the time said it was unclear why Gibbons attempted to gain entry into the business.
Page 9 - no comments - 389 views The world is a Circle
“It’s the nuttiest thing I’ve ever done,” Chad Badgero said of Christopher Durang’s “Adrift in Macao,” which he is directing for Michigan State University’s Summer Circle Theatre.
Page 13 - no comments - 310 views The show must go on?
To produce a show called “Follies,” one must be either very brave or self-delusional about one’s limitations. In the case of Riverwalk Theatre’s production, directed by Ken Beachler, it may be a bit of both.
Page 14 - no comments - 360 views Appealing ‘Apartment’
Basic ingredients for “Apartment 3A” include pretty female protagonist Annie (Abbie Murphy); the nice guy who's just right for her, Elliot (Blake Bowen), and the eccentric, sage-like next-door neigh bor, Donald (Mike Stewart).
Page 14 - no comments - 309 views Buttermilk pours it on
However, during the 1940s and ‘50s, some of those hard-living songwriters traveled north to Michigan, often in search of work. One of those legendary bluesmen was Mississippi-born Big Bill Broonzy, who landed in Delton at the Circle Pines Center, a summer camp and retreat and host of the upcoming Second Annual Buttermilk Jamboree music fest.
Page 15 - no comments - 284 views ‘Golden’ girls: The next generation
“New blood,” “taking a bite,” “sucking you in”: It’s easy to fall back on clichés when writing about the vampire genre. Even though we’ve moved past the garlic cloves, Bram Stoker, Anne Rice, Buffy and even George Hamilton, you can still expect to see a pale, inviting neck on the dust jackets of most vampire books.
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are disgusting, and the whole place is seriously messy. There’s this eerie feeling that the house was formerly homey, like nothing has changed since his wife left him three years ago — down to the box of sanitary pads in the bathroom cupboard and the very wife-ish folksy kitchen art everywhere.
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According to the American Heart Association, about 70 percent of Americans do not know CPR or their training has lapsed, leaving them unprepared during a cardiac emergency. The survival of someone who has a sudden cardiac arrest depends heavily on receiving CPR from someone nearby.
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The Lansing hip-hop scene suffered a tragic loss when rapper and promoter Cameron Doyle, a.k.a. Big Perm, passed away at Sparrow Hospital on June 2 after suffering a stroke. Doyle, who was influenced by legends like Pimp C, Notorious B.I.G.
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Last week, East Lansing got a taste of Georgia hospitality with the grand opening of Moe’s Southwest Grill, an Atlantabased burrito/taco/nacho franchise. The 12-year-old chain already has over 450 locations throughout the U.S., and is slowly spreading north, with only two other locations in Michigan so far.
Page 24 - no comments - 334 views Free Will Astrology
ARIES (March 21-April 19): If your destiny has gotten tweaked by bias or injustice, it's a good time to rebel. If you are being manipulated by people who care for you — even if it's allegedly for your own good — you now have the insight and power necessary to wriggle free of the bind.
Page 25 - no comments - 212 views The summer spirits
Six northwest Michigan meat markets provided gourmet-style brats, including jalapeno bleu cheese, Philly cheese, steak and mushroom, asparagus and cheddar, cherry pecan and even Hawaiian. Twentyseven craft breweries, meaderies and cideries were represented.
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