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giftThe Lansing Journal is all about our local community. We cover stories that are important to our community but overlooked by other media.

We reported the local impact of the spike in property taxes.

We let you know that South Suburban College is developing a Barber College.

We kept you updated on the installation of license plate recognition cameras.

We post local obituaries, local COVID numbers, Local Voices, local information about our schools and alums, and more.

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Support local newsWhen Marlene Cook wrote a book about the First Church PCA graveyard, when Ballet Folklórico performed at TF South, when local residents started a Food Swap, and when Lansing veterans participated in Honor Flight Chicago—you read about it in The Lansing Journal.

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“I quit my subscription to The Times a few months ago,” one Lansing resident told us. “The only reason we subscribed was to not miss death notices, but now we can get this on the internet very easily. The Lansing Journal is doing a great service to the Lansing community!”

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Businesses, we’ve covered your grand openings, your ribbon-cuttings, your expansions and remodels. We’ve encouraged people to shop local. We’ve shared the histories of established Lansing businesses and celebrated the arrival of new ventures.

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