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A deadly virus is sweeping China and has made its way into the United States. Chinese researchers have identified the virus as the coronavirus. Many airlines have halted their flights into China to assure safety. Meanwhile, Harvey Weinstein is facing many allegations for sexual misconduct and rape.
Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu — which each report tens of millions of users — are challenging the status quo and the business model of Hollywood’s film industry. But their impacts have the potential to hit closer to home, in the dwindling number of small-town theaters like those in Grand Ledge, Williamston and Charlotte.
Downtown Holland, Michigan got a big visit from Vice President Mike Pence and former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on their Keep America Great bus tour. “Lots of people, all very excited today,” said Vice Chair of Michigan Federation of College Republicans Evan Oudekerk. “We’re looking forward to whatever he has to say.” […]
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Michigan State basketball hosts Duke in one of the biggest regular season matchups! Plus, football is going “bowling” after a win on senior night against Maryland. That and more on this weeks Spartan Sports Report!
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Here is a breakdown of the maintenance backlog of national parks in Michigan, according to the Pew Charitable Trust. Pictured Rocks has $10 million of deferred maintenance $2.4 million of this is toward historic maintenance $4.9 million of this is toward transportation maintenance Isle Royale has a $17.9 million backlog of deferred maintenance $3 million […]
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The increase in off-campus apartments could affect on-campus housing at Michigan State. Kat Cooper, chief communications officer of Residential and Hospitality Services, sees the influx as a complicated situation.
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On this edition of Focal Point News, we give updates on the Impeachment hearings and we show how a man is bringing the Christmas spirit to Mason, Michigan. East Lansing has “Green Friday” deals and MSU’s College of Engineering present their work at Design Day
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Following the example set by the Shel Siverstein story “The Giving Tree,” the Giving Tree Farm gives to as many people as its can.
The organic farm, which grows produce on seven acres and in eight hoop houses, is among local vendors that sells produce at Allen Farmers Market located in Lansing’s eastside neighborhood. Starting the mid ‘90s, Community Based Interventions, a nonprofit organization, created Giving Tree Farm to provide training and rehabilitation work for people with disabilities.
“In the future we would like to focus on the crops that those with cognitive disabilities could do,” said farm manager Matthew Romans.
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Game night has a twist to it at the Holt-Delhi Library.
The Capital Area District Libraries has created a night of role playing games for area residents, showcasing that the library doesn’t only consist of quiet time or borrowing books. Tabletop role-playing game night at the Holt-Delhi Library has been going on for over four years.
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As the sun sets in Lansing’s Old Town, the letter "P" on the wall of Preuss Pets alternates from blue to orange to green. Below the letter, and spanning the wall of the building, is a mural showing animal habitats, flanked by a waterfall.
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Michigan made history as the first state to move toward a flavored nicotine vaping ban on Sept. 4, with other states like New York, Massachusetts and Oregon following shortly after.
With an increase in vape-related deaths being reported across the nation, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) with the help of her Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun concluded that underage vaping constitutes as a public health emergency.
Under Whitmer’s orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued rules detailing the ban, including the prohibition of flavored nicotine products in stores and online and misleading marketing strategies claiming the products are “safe.” Whitmer also ordered the Michigan Department of Transportation to outlaw vape advertisements on state billboards.
Timeline of the 2019 Michigan vape ban.
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Much like a flower needs water and sunlight to grow, a city needs certain things to flourish as well. Developing neighborhoods, thriving businesses, and exceptional school districts help the communities of Bath and DeWitt to grow.
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