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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
News Spotlight - Pattengill Shooting Investigation- UPDATE

 On Friday, November 3, 2017 at approximately 4:33 p.m. the Ingham County 9-1-1 Center received several calls regarding a possible shooting that had just occurred at Pattengill Academy (626 Marshall Ave). When officers from the Lansing Police Department (LPD) arrived on scene they received information from witnesses that a black SUV vehicle was seen leaving the scene after the shooting.

Read More Friday, November 3, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

 Marcia Civils and Monica Blackwell are both breast cancer survivors who volunteer and raise money for “It’s a Breast Thing.”

 
Read More Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Milk Means More: Make Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home

 

Servings: 4
 
Serving Size: 8 ounces
 
Ingredients
 
3 cups fat-free, 2% or whole milk
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
Movie: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

 

Studio:  20th Century Fox (2 hr. 21 mins)
Plot:  When the Kingsman are under siege by a mad drug lord, they must team up with their American cousins to stop her.
Cast:  Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Elton John, Hanna Alström Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges
Rating:  R
Bottom Line:  ***
     
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
MY PET WORLD: Don’t believe it; dogs can get fleas at a kennel

 

By Cathy M. Rosenthal
Tribune Content Agency
 
  We boarded our 115-pound white German shepherd, for 10 days. A few hours after picking him up from the kennel, we discovered he had fleas. The kennel owner said the flea life cycle was 14 days and therefore, my dog could not have gotten fleas during his stay. 
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
For worriers, expressive writing cools brain on stressful tasks

EAST LANSING, MI --  Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform an upcoming stressful task more efficiently, finds a Michigan State University study that measured participants’ brain activity.
 
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
Fighting Back Against Hatred And Violence

During the past several months we have seen, all across our nation, a startling increase in the showing of hatred and insensitivity towards various minority groups here in the United States, and also even here locally in the mid-Michigan area. A milestone in the advance of this hatred and related acts of bullying and violence occurred during the demonstrations and protest which occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, during late August of this year.

Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
News Spotlight: Homicide in Lansing - Update

 On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 4900 block of S. Pennsylvania on a Medial call (check welfare of the resident).

 

 

Read More Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Heroin and Opioid Epidemic: Impact on Families in the Greater Lansing Area

 The opioid and heroin epidemic are devastating families in a home near you. 

 
Read More Friday, September 15, 2017

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