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The remains of a U.S. soldier from Michigan who died while in captivity during the Korean War have been identified and are being returned to the state for burial.

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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor is beginning the process of tackling the capitol city’s rising employee legacy costs.  He met with civic leaders Tuesday to discuss ways to address Lansing’s escalating pension and retiree health care costs.


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Today, Gov. Rick Snyder declared a state of disaster in Lansing, Grand Rapids and 17 Michigan counties. It follows the heavy rainfall and snowmelt that caused widespread flooding in late February.

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Emergency management officials in Lansing are hosting the first of three public meetings tonight to provide follow-up information for residents affected by the floods.  The meeting will be at the Allen Neighborhood Center at 1611 E. Kalamazoo starting at 7 p.m.


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A long-anticipated economic development project will be formally introduced at tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting.