Legislation headed for the Michigan House seeks to ban marijuana clubs that have opened since voters approved use of the drug for medical purposes in 2008.
Republican Rep. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge says Thursday he is introducing legislation to ban the clubs because marijuana users shouldn't be encouraged to drive. Jones says it's a safety risk, and people authorized to use marijuana should do so at home.
A funeral service for a Lansing-area soldier killed in Afghanistan has drawn more than 500 mourners.
The Lansing State Journal reports veterans filed onto the stage of Grand Ledge High School Thursday and saluted the flag-draped casket of Army Pfc. Bradley Rappuhn. He graduated from the school in 2004.
The 24-year-old Army Ranger and another member of his unit died Aug. 8 after insurgents attacked them with an improvised explosive in Zhari Kandahar.
State lawmakers are beginning to examine Governor Granholm's newest proposal to resolve a budget crisis. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, the goal is to wrap up work on the current emergency and the new budget before the new fiscal year begins in six weeks.
LANSING, MI – Reigniting an Icon Lansing's Ottawa Street Power Station is in the midst of a $120 million dollar renovation. The Accident Fund Insurance Company will use the building as part of its new headquarters complex. Over the past year and a half, the outside of the riverfront icon has been cleaned and repaired, and now looks much as it did when it was opened in the 1940s. Inside, however, the coal-burning power plant is being transformed into high-end office space.