Food banks were busy during September’s Hunger Action Awareness Month

Food banks are combatting hunger but they need more volunteer support and donations from their communities.

Courtesy photo from the Greater Lansing Food Bank

By Deborah M.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Launch of First-Ever Statewide Housing Plan

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LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s first-ever Statewide Housing Plan (SHP), a five-year blueprint charting priorities, goals and strategies to address the intricate and multifaceted challenges impacting housing equity, was launched to a crowd of housing industry leaders at the Building Michigan Communities Conference on May 6.

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Travel to Denmark After the Pandemic: Rick Steves’ Europe: Copenhagen’s Christiania: No cars, corporations, or dead fish


Christiania, an experiment in alternative living.
Photo by Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves’ Europe

By Rick Steves

Strolling through Copenhagen, I come upon a parade: ragtag soldiers-against-conformity dressed in black making their way through the bustling,

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