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The Walnut Park Apartments project is an affordable housing apartment complex that will be built on the campus of the former Michigan School for the Blind. 


Lights 'Under The Bridge' Officially Up

Jun 28, 2017
Girl under light
Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

There was a lot of anticipation Tuesday night as the community gathered to watch the official lighting of the lights 'under the bridge' - the corridor of Michigan Avenue beneath the U.S. 127 overpass on the Lansing/East Lansing border.

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero On WKAR Tuesday Morning

Jun 12, 2017
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Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will be on WKAR's "Morning Edition" on June 13 between 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Host Brooke Allen will ask the mayor about his views on Medical Marijuana as part of WKAR's special reports on Marijuana in Michigan.

She will also ask questions about the LEPFA taking over of management of Groesbeck golf course.

City of Lansing Approves $128 Million Budget

May 16, 2017
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Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The Lansing City Council approved Mayor Virg Bernero's 2018 budget. 


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Lansing will soon have more help fighting violent crime by joining a statewide program that's helped Detroit and Flint. 


Third Mayoral Candidate Will Run Despite Charge

Apr 6, 2017
WKAR-MSU

A third person is expected to announce his intentions to run for mayor of Lansing on Thursday morning. Harold Leeman, Jr. also faces a court date in late April.

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Courtesy photo / Mayor Virg Bernero

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and his cohort in Pittsburgh are in the steel city convening a new Manufacturing Task Force designed to spur job growth in advanced manufacturing. We ask the Mayor what’s involved and if he thinks Donald Trump wants to make manufacturing great again.


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File photo / WKARLansing Mayor Virg Bernero gave his annual State of the City address last night. We talk with Eric Lacy of the Lansing State Journal about the mayor’s remarks.

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero gave his annual State of the City address last night. We talk with Eric Lacy of the Lansing State Journal about the mayor’s remarks.


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Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington. Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with Bernero about Lansing’s fiscal health and other challenges in the coming year.


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Mark Bashore / WKAR

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says it’s time to explore the possibility of selling the city-owned Board of Water and Light. Bernero has called on the city’s Financial Health Team to begin studying such a move. Current State talks to ex-Mayor David Hollister, who chairs the team, about the issue.


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