News Spotlight: Ingham County Announces First Probable Case of Monkeypox Virus

Know the symptoms of monkeypox and when to contact a healthcare professional.

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LANSING, MI. – The Ingham County Health Department (ICHD) has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that the first probable case of Monkeypox was identified in Ingham County.

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Mrs. Pizzo’s Workshop: What lessons does geography provide?

photo of Mrs Pizzo

A: Geography provides lessons that include environmental features, location, and safety.

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am directionally challenged. This means that on a regular basis I find myself wandering around lost,

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Early Voting and Voter Registration Hours are Extended by Lansing City Clerk’s Office on Wednesdays and the Weekend Prior to Primary Election Day

LANSING, MI  – The South Washington Election Unit is open to Lansing City voters for early voting and voter registration for the August 2nd Primary Election. The winners of this election will move forward on the ballot for the general election.

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Michigan Jazz Group 496 West releases 4th Studio Album, Rules of Engagement

496 West Performing Recently At An Event. Their New Album Rules Of Engagement Is Produced By Atlanta’s DJ Pnut.

496 West performing recently at an event. Their new album Rules of Engagement is produced by Atlanta’s DJ Pnut.

By Skip Wilson

Group breathes life into smooth jazz with signature sound audiences have enjoyed for more than ten years.

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Lighting Up Lansing – One Smile at a Time

Diana Popp

The New Citizens Press purchased this painting from Diana Popp. She is one of our favorite artists.

“Send in the Flowers” is mixed media loveliness!

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These mini Key lime pies are cute, custardy, citrusy delights

Everyone Gets Their Own Little Cup! Photo By Ashley Moore

Everyone gets their own little cup! Photo by Ashley Moore

By America’s Test Kitchen

Key limes are NOT the same as the limes you see in the supermarket.

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Rick Steves’ Europe: Madrid: Two bulls is plenty


Bullfighting comes with rituals, pageantry, and brutality.
Photo by Marko Obrvan/Pexels

By Rick Steves

Packed onto Madrid’s subway jammed with Spaniards heading for Plaza de Toros,

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Midlothian’s “Batwoman” a Victim of Racial Profiling: Daily Walk turns into police warning


By Asia Nicole Alcorn
Texas Metro News

For the past four months, a Midlothian resident who identifies as a Black female, mid-40s and single mother, has been walking through her neighborhood as a form of exercise.

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Don’t Wait…Prepare for it

Landis Lain

By Landis Lain

Recently a young relative perished in a motorcycle accident at the age of thirty-three. He left a wife and small children. As we navigate upstream through the morass of legalities and life insurance and grief,

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Jill On Money: Mid-year Q&A

Jill On Money

By Jill Schlesinger

It’s been a heck of a six months for investors. Given that you can’t control markets, let’s try to manage those matters over which you can exert agency –

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