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A man who was reportedly walking down the middle of a busy Lansing-area street while firing a handgun into the air and pointing it at motorists was shot to death by a bystander Monday morning.

The Grand Ledge school board has selected Dr. David Chapin to be the district’s interim superintendent after last week’s decision to begin dismissal proceedings against Brian Metcalf.

The Grand Ledge board of education has ended a day-long special meeting on the controversial remarks made by Superintendent Brian Metcalf about the George Floyd case by voting unanimously to dismiss him.

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Delaney Brickley

The Grand Ledge Board of Education will conduct a special meeting Friday to discuss controversial comments made online by the district’s superintendent about the death of George Floyd.


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Delaney Brickley

Calls are growing for the removal of the Grand Ledge School District’s superintendent. Critics say online remarks about the George Floyd case posted by Brian Metcalf amount to victim-shaming.


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The cities of Lansing and East Lansing collect income taxes from residents and from people who work in the cities but live elsewhere.

Work from home orders will have an impact on non-residents who pay income taxes in either city.


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Michigan State University is launching a new research program to learn more about a toxic family of chemicals known as PFAS.


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The city of Lansing hopes to save more than a million dollars by participating in the Unemployment Insurance Agency Work Share program. The move addresses the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

About 500 city employees will work Monday through Thursday. From June 1st through July 25th, they’ll be paid by Work Share one day a week.

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Officials at Lansing’s airport are expressing confidence in their ability to protect passengers from Coronavirus exposure, following news that a person known to have tested positive for the virus tried to board a flight.


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Officials at Lansing Community College have chosen the school’s next president. Steve Robinson is currently the president of Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio, where he has served since 2018.


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