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Ukes and Steel Join Forces at Ten Pound Fiddle

Thursday, February 8, 2018

How can you warm up your Friday night with "Jazz, standards, Western swing, country, and originals, all performed on ukuleles, bass, dobros, vintage steel guitars, and pedal steel guitars?” ELi's Christopher Wardell reports.

Meadows and Altmann Call for MSU Trustees to Resign

Friday, January 26, 2018

Mayor Mark Meadows and Mayor Pro Tem Erik Altmann are calling on MSU Trustees to resign, with Altmann saying MSU's Athletic Director and "celebrity coaches" also should. Councilmember Shanna Draheim speaks of East Lansing's "strong partnership" with MSU.

Why Aren’t We Covering the Nassar Story?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Nassar story has brought the BBC to town. So why are we busy reporting on City Council, School Board, trails repairs, and downtown development?

Council Approves The Hub in 5-0 Vote

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

City Council has unanimously approved "The Hub," a controversial 10-story project near MSU's campus designed to house 585 student residents and very few of their cars. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Council Discusses Major Budget Cuts, Following Income Tax Failure

Monday, November 27, 2017

Sell the Hannah Community Center, parking system, and soccer fields? De-fund social services for seniors and persons with disabilities? Ask the voters for a property tax increase? Council has started talking about what to do, now that the income tax proposal has failed.

MSU Student Leaders and Council Candidate Split on Income Tax Vote

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

While the one MSU student running for City Council says he’s voting for the income tax proposal, two student leaders tell ELi they are against the income tax. Meanwhile, an MSU Vice President is warning students about possible consequences of an income tax.

Big Student Housing Developer Proposes 10-Story Complex

Friday, October 27, 2017

A big new redevelopment proposal calls for no tax-increment financing, but the height of the buildings and the low number of parking spots is causing some controversy. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

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