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Tune in for discussion with East Lansing’s alternative newspaper. Hosted by Berl Schwartz, the publisher of Lansing’s City Pulse.

City Pulse 07/03/13

It’s time to rock ‘n’ roll on City Pulse with local author Steve Miller and his new book Detroit Rock City about the Detroit rock scene from the 60′s til now. Later on the show local legislators Sam Singh of the 69th District and Andy Schor of the 68th District discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down DOMA and what is in store for same sex marriage.

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City Pulse 06/26/13

Hugh McDiarmid, Communications Director for Michigan Environmental Council and J. Peter Lark general Manager of the Lansing Board of Water and Light are in studio to chat about the first Co-Generation plant’s grand opening on Monday in REO Town. Berl also talks to Kyle Malin, Walt Sorg, and Scott Hagerstrom about the news that the Tea Party will not be backing Rick Snyder’s re-election.

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City Pulse 06/19/13

The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is heating up East Lansing and on the show is a panel of Jazz enthusiasts. Festival Director Benjamin Hall, bass player and Art Director Rodney Whitaker, jazz singer Mardra Thomas, writer for City Pulse Larry Cosentino, and Lois Mummaw of the Jazz festival. Also on the show Ody Norkin, V.P. of the Michigan Flyer and David Pole bring up a grant to be reconsidered for expanding the Michigan Flyer and its reach.

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City Pulse 06/12/13

Andy Balaskavitz interviews Dave Sheets (Discount Dave’s Buy-It-Rite) and Noel Heikkinen (Riverview Church) about an interest in property and the rejuvenation of REO Town in South Lansing. MSU Urban Planning Professor Mark Wilson talks about the Grand River Avenue Corridor and plans to turn the vacant Barnes and Noble into something useful. Last but not least, Dr. Renee Canady of the Ingham County Health Department and Valerie Anderson with the Capital Area Health Alliance are interviewed about a new initiative.

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City Pulse 6/05/13

Lansing City Councilwoman A’Lynne Robinson voices concern for the decision to allow the Lansing Office of Community and Faith Based Initiatives a place in the budget. City Pulse Columnist Kyle Melinn discusses the race for Carl Levin’s open Senate seat. Representative Mark Schauer announces his bid for governor and County Register Of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr discusses foreclosures and his run for the U.S. Senate.

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City Pulse 05/29/13

Tim Hunnicut on today’s City Pulse, a local entrepreneur speaks on an investment about a local Genesee School purchase. Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk and Lansing Real Estate Attorney Greg McClelland chat about same sex marriage property rights. City Council members Kathie Dunbar and Carol Wood on the show as well to discuss the recently approved city budget.

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City Pulse 05/15/13

Controversy rises as the federal grant being considered for the Michigan Flyer is discussed by Chad Cushman of Indian Trails, Lorenzo Lopez of the Citizen’s Coalition is on the show chatting about the dissolved merger between St. Vincent’s Catholic Charities and Crystal Ray Community Center, and our animal friends are represented by Annie Burns and Julie Palmer of the the Ingham County Animal Shelter and the Capital Area Human Society.

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City Pulse – 05/08/13

On this week’s show state representative Timothy Muffitt talks about a renewed contract with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. A panel discussion regarding marijuana decriminalization takes place between state representative Jeff Erwin, drug addiction psychiatrist Dr. John Baker, and Kim Thalison with the Ingham Substance Abuse Coalition. Climate change and political affiliation with Aaron McCright as well. Read More…

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