The long-delayed City Center II project in East Lansing may finally begin moving forward tonight.
That's when the city planning commission holds a public hearing on changes made to the developer's 112-million dollar plan.
The city council approved the project in 2008. Since then, Strathmore Development Company has faced financing and tax problems. The commission could not consider revisions to the plan until back taxes were paid.
EAST LANSING, MI – Penelope Tsernoglou was the winner in the four-candidate democratic primary Tuesday in the special election for the Ingham County Board of Commissioners. She got all 87 votes cast in the MSU student-heavy 1st precinct on her way to a 22-vote win over Robert Alexander.
Tsernoglou will be unopposed in the general election on May 4th because there were no candidates running as a republican or in any other party. There still could be a write-in campaign for the seat.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Richard Hamilton scored 30 points and the Detroit Pistons pulled away in the third quarter to defeat the struggling Sacramento Kings 101-89 on Tuesday night.
After taking a 12-point lead in halftime, Hamilton keyed a third-quarter effort that hiked the Pistons' advantage to 30 at one point. Hamilton scored the first eight points of the quarter and finished the period with 14 as the Pistons took an 83-58 lead into the fourth.
Former Genesee County Treasurer Dan Kildee filed paperwork with the state Tuesday to run for the Democratic nomination for governor.
AUDIO: Kildee says he is the only Democratic candidate who would be able to win the gubernatorial election in November. Although he hasn't formally launched his campaign, he says he does intend to run.
LANSING, MI – The Lansing City Council has approved a plan to let a local developer borrow $31 million to build a new parking ramp downtown.
Chrisman Company is using bonds issued through Lansing's Economic Development Corporation to build a ramp for the Accident Fund Insurance Company's new headquarters. Bob Trezise is president of the EDC. He says the developer originally planned on using federal stimulus bonds.