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Economic Apartheid in America

Local Voices Elvis Slaughter Over the past ten years, the toxic interactions among racial tensions, persistent inequality, and political polarization have cut short the promise of...

Togetherness and acceptance

Local Voices Paul Orich If there are over 4,000 religions, and they all believe in a Supreme Being, can we all agree that that's a starting...

From the desk of Bob Malkas: The SAFE-T Act – what’s in it for Lansing?

Local Voices Bob Malkas Over the past few weeks, I have been inundated with mail about the SAFE-T Act. I am sure you too are receiving...

Local Voices: An Open Letter to Mayor Eidam

Local Voices Adam Barker Mayor Eidam, In late August I emailed you to ask if you’d be willing to meet and discuss the question of allowing chickens...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 8: Keep up with the clutter

Local Voices Read Connie's earlier installments: Chapter 1: Lessons from a former hoarder, Chapter 2: Time to start, Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It!, Chapter 4:...

Thinking about education

Local Voices Paul Orich I am thinking about education too, and I see it as public education ending way too soon for our underclass who probably...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 7: How to enjoy the holidays

Local Voices Read Connie's earlier installments: Chapter 1: Lessons from a former hoarder, Chapter 2: Time to start, Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It!, Chapter 4:...

From the desk of Bob Malkas: Zelman v. Simmons-Harris – school choice

Local Voices Bob Malkas Recently, I attended a 50+2-year reunion organized by the ladies who graduated from Mother of Sorrows high school in 1970. The plus...

Infinite opportunities for TF South and local seniors

Local Voices Christian Williams-Clark On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, the Infinite Scholars College Fair was held at TF South High School. The fair kicked off at...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 6: Rest? What rest?

Local Voices Read Connie's earlier installments: Chapter 1: Lessons from a former hoarder, Chapter 2: Time to start, Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It!, Chapter 4:...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 5: Nudist Colony?

Local Voices Read Connie's earlier installments: Chapter 1: Lessons from a former hoarder, Chapter 2: Time to start, Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It!, Chapter 4:...

Still no chickens in Lansing, but why?

Local Voices Adam Barker Last November I presented a petition signed by over 100 Lansing residents to the Lansing Board of Trustees, asking them to revise...

Light up Lansing

Local Voices Virginia Ulaszek With daylight getting scarce, we Lansing residents really need to light up our properties. Though I usually try to walk my dog...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 4: Kitchen Klues

Local Voices Read Connie's earlier installments: Chapter 1: Lessons from a former hoarder, Chapter 2: Time to start, Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It! Connie Simon Hands down,...

Lessons from a former hoarder – Chapter 3: Plateau? Fight It!

Local Voices Read Connie's first chapter here, and second chapter here. Connie Simon With all the feelings of accomplishment, I’ve seemed to plateau. This is dangerous...