| October 16, 2017
An old building on Grand River and Abbot was demolished. A humbling story on a 97-year-old Holocaust survivor. Plus a recap of the Michigan-Michigan State football game. Those stories and more on Focal Point.
The Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame will be hosting their annual Awards Dinner and Induction Ceremony tonight at the Kellogg Center and Conference Center in East Lansing.
The third year of Ingham County’s Teddy Bear Posse rounded up thousands of the stuffed animals. Bears will be given to first responders and local agencies to help ease trauma for children found to be in stressful situations.
Each fall, the efforts of the Compete for a Cause community to beat childhood cancer rise to a crescendo. A friendship and inspiration help make that happen.
With a crippling infrastructure and an even more crippling debt, Mayor Mark Meadows and the East Lansing City Council are proposing a new tax structure.
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The Spartan Sports Report is back as Michael Epps breaks down the Spartans upset victory over the University of Michigan. Later on in the show there’s an update on men’s hockey who’s season is about to kickoff, then to wrap things up we have an inside look at the men’s club rowing team.
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EAST LANSING, Mich.- It's only six weeks into the fall semester at Michigan State University, but students are already looking into housing options for next year. Freshmen who just arrived on campus have settled into things and are making new friends.
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Nestled just minutes away from East Lansing lies Bath Township, a small, tight-knit community with a population of just over 2,000. For a township that has just one stoplight that lies within its borders, Bath is a community with minimal traffic and very few retail stores and businesses.
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A new initiative, called Little Free Pantries, which aims to help food insecure people, will be discussed by the Grand Ledge Planning Commission Thursday, Oct. 5 .
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A recent spring break trip has resulted in the exit of four varsity and junior variety baseball coaches at Holt High School. “Effective immediately, the Varsity and JV coaches and our assistant volunteer coaches have been placed on administrative leave,” superintendent David Hornak said in the announcement of investigation sent to parents April 12.
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Making a difference in the community is Geronimo Lerma III's main priority; helping those without shoes to feel brand new again. In 2014, Lerma created a nonprofit organization to help collect shoes for those who don't have any. Thousands of shoes line the shelves of the warehouse, all of which have been donated by many people throughout the community.
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MASON -- While data shows less and less people have time to go out shopping these days, family-owned ice cream and candy shops remain flourishing with customers and life. “Until they figure out a way to have a drone deliver a handcrafted chocolate malt, I think we’re going to be all right,” joked Shawn Sodman, owner of The Daily Scoop.
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WILLIAMSTON- From student groups and athletes, to community members and ministries, this year’s Williamston Homecoming parade had something for everyone.The parade took place Oct. 6 before Williamston High School competed against the Fowlerville Gladiators at their home field.
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Five more fighting dogs may be euthanized Friday, Ingham County Controller Tim Dolehanty told the County Commission's Democratic caucus on Tuesday. Unless the dogs, which were involved in the recent dogfighting investigation, can be placed into rehabilitation, Ingham County Animal Control will be forced to euthanize them, he said.
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DEWITT, Mich. -- DeWitt residents lined up at the DeWitt Township Community Center as early as 6:30 a.m. in order to vote when the doors opened at 7 a.m.
Eugena Stahl, who has worked elections in DeWitt for more than 30 years, said that despite all the hubbub surrounding this presidential race, everything was going smoothly and as planned.
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