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News Spotlight: Man Involved in Fatal Accident Identified

The person who died in an accident that occurred on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at approximately 10:20 p.m. on the 3000 block of Dunckel Rd. involving two vehicles has been identified.


 
Read More Monday, January 15, 2018
Opinion Piece: Crystals: How to Find Your Soul in Grief

Tricolor Calcite is a multi-colored calcite from Mexico.  These make great mineral specimens!  But minerals also carry a spiritual side for some.  Calcite symbolizes cleansing. This is the perfect crystal to have with you when you’re looking for a big change in your life, or when you need to make a fresh new start.

 

 

 
Read More Tuesday, January 9, 2018
MSU Newsroom: Gun restrictions, the College Labor Market and Robots

From the Michigan State University Newsroom:

Broader gun restrictions lead to fewer intimate partner homicides

College labor market remains strong

Robot learning improves student engagement

Read More Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Bereaved Employee: Returning to Work

Going back to work after a death in the family is difficult.  Getting back to normal will take time.Source: https://americanhospice.org/the-bereaved-employee-returning-to-work/

Read More Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Buyer Beware: Tips for Safe Online Shopping

 Presented by Sara Frank-Hepfer, CFP®, AAMS®

 
Looking for power tools? A vintage Chanel purse? A living-room sofa? Millions of shoppers are bypassing brick-and-mortar stores, as well as their respective websites, in favor of purchasing such items from individual online sellers. For many people, sites like Craigslist and eBay offer a chance to save on everyday items and luxury products, both new and used—all from the comfort of their own homes. 
 
Read More Monday, December 25, 2017
THE KID’S DOCTOR: Detailed history can help determine penicillin allergy

 

It is important to give a good description of your child's medical history to determine allergies to medications.
 

Photo by Dreamstine.com

Read More Monday, December 25, 2017
'If You Give a Child a Book' Campaign Donates a Thousand Books to Schools

Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy welcomed the “If you give a child a book” representatives from FOX 47 WSYM.  From left to right: Lawrence “Ray” Franklin, Anthony Austin,  meteorologist Dustin Bonk from FOX 47 WSYM, Christiano Cantu, Community Affairs Coordinator Kevin Brown from FOX 47 WSYM and Charles Miller.  

 
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Read More Friday, December 15, 2017
Lansing School District High School Students to Travel to Japan

J.W. Sexton freshman Colin Janak is one of twenty-three students selected for the Kakehashi Project in Japan.

Read More Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Creamy Leftover Turkey and Quinoa Soup

  Delicious and easy to make!

Read More Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Milk Means More Recipe: Pumpkin Coffee Cake

 PREP TIME

10 MIN
 
COOK TIME
35-40 MIN
 
SERVINGS
16
 
INGREDIENTS
 
For the topping:
 
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
Read More Tuesday, November 14, 2017
News Spotlight: Mayor-Elect Schor Announces Transition Team

Lansing Mayor-elect Andy Schor has selected an experienced slate of Lansing leaders to lead his transition team. The team, which is already hard at work, will meet throughout the rest of the year and make policy recommendations to the Mayor-elect on education, economic and business development, neighborhoods and public safety and infrastructure. Rina Risper has been chosen to serve as a Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee Co-Chair.

Read More Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Head Start may protect against foster care placement

 EAST LANSING, MI -- Participating in Head Start may help prevent young children from being placed in foster care, finds a national study led by a Michigan State University researcher.

Read More Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Worship Without Words Praise Dance Troupe Celebrates their 10th Year

 Kenya Milton, Taliah "Tweety" Taylor, Magic Johnson,  Heather Taylor,   and Martha Rogers-Milton before the praise performance at Christine Johnson’s surprise birthday party in 2012.  She is the mother of Magic Johnson. 

 
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Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Excuse me, are you listening?

 Dear Readers,

 
For my birthday on December 27th, I would like for you to consider doing something different.  I know that some save all year for material items but I would like you to consider education.  I am not asking people to go back to school if that is not what you want to do but  I would like people to donate a book to an agency that helps young people read.
Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Mayor-Elect Schor Announces Key Mayoral Staff Appointments

 Lansing Mayor-Elect Andy Schor is proud to announce the team he will be bringing to City Hall in January: Samantha Harkins as Chief of Staff; Jennifer LeFevre as Office Manager; Chelsea Coffey as Special Assistant to the Mayor, and Marilyn Plummer as Community Outreach Coordinator.

Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
THE KID’S DOCTOR: Does your child have trouble going to the bathroom?

 

By Sue Hubbard, M.D.
www.kidsdr.com
 
 Constipation is a topic that every pediatrician discusses at least weekly, sometimes daily. It is estimated that up to 3 percent of all visits to the pediatrician may be due to constipation. Constipation is most common in children between the ages of 2 and 6 years. I have been reading an article on updated recommendations for diagnosing and treating common constipation, and the most important take home message is "most children with constipation do not have an underlying organic disorder. Diagnosis should be based on a good history and physical exam for most cases of functional constipation." 
 
Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Jill on Money: Use open enrollment period as a time to make better choices

 

By Jill Schlesinger
Tribune Content Agency
 
  It’s open enrollment season for health and retirement plans, and if you are like most people, you will probably default to the choices you made last year. That’s a shame, because spending some time investigating your options can help you save money.
Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Abusive bosses experience short-lived benefits

  EAST LANSING, MI -- Being a jerk to your employees may actually improve your well-being, but only for a short while, suggests new research on abusive bosses co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar.

Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Lawyers Present Case to Sue Pharmaceutical Companies for Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

 Mark Bernstein of the Sam Bernstein Law Firm presents before the Eaton County Board of Commissioners seeking to have Eaton County become a plaintiff in a "mass tort" lawsuit against several "Big Pharma" drug manufacturing and distribution companies. 

Read More Sunday, November 12, 2017
Excuse me, are you listening?

 

Dear Readers,
 
There’s something about having the opportunity to reflect on what you have been doing right and wrong as a parent.  There isn’t a guide book on parenting because each child is uniquely different. 
Read More Saturday, November 4, 2017

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