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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 1/18/12

Bill Castanier is guest Co-Hosting.

Jeff Gibson, owner of Superior Grower Supply and Hydroponics International, discusses the stigma of hydroponics and the advantages and disadvantages of medical marijuana.

Eric Freedman, co-author of “Presidents and Black America,” talks about the book, and the history of the relationship between presidents and slavery.

Bonnie Joe Campbell calls in to talk about her writings, suburbia, and meth.

Edward Watts, Associate Chairman of MSU English Department discusses coming events, including upcoming films, discussions, and presentations.

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City Pulse 1/11/12

Scott Keith, President of LEPFA, calls in to discuss the events of the Lansing Center and future plans for the site.

Brian Jeffries, the newly appointed President of Lansing City Council, stops by to talk about some of his policies and general politics of Lansing.

Berl speaks with Jeffrey Zaslow, the author of The Magic Room, about the history, story, and making of his new book and about some of his upcoming bookstore appearances.

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City Pulse 1/4/12

City Pulse 1/4/12

Berl talks with Kyle Melinn of City Pulse about general politics in the Lansing community and the nation in general.

Marcia Crowley, marketing manager of the Broad Art Museum, speaks about the upcoming grand opening of the museum and some exhibits within it.

Pam Jodway and Owen Anderson are on from the Lansing Marathon to discuss the marathon and the sport of running.

Billy Woodward, who plays Elvis in the musical “Million Dollar Quartet, talks about the show, it’s history, and some of his side projects.

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City Pulse 12/14/11

Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU of Michigan’s LGBT Legal Project discusses HB 4770 and its potential implications; Rob South discusses his guest column in this week’s issue of City Pulse on a forthcoming Grand River Avenue/Michigan Avenue corridor study; Jerry Ambrose, Lansing’s finance director, on leaving his post to join the Emergency Manager team in Flint; and Joan Nelson, executive director of the Allen Neighborhood Center, on a new year-round farmers market and community kitchen coming to the Eastside Neighborhood.

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City Pulse 12/7/11

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and City Pulse columnist Kyle Melinn on the Occupy movement and the Lansing contingent’s decision to leave Reutter Park for the winter. Selma Hollander on her lifelong involvement with the area’s art scene. Dominique Scott on playing the lead role in the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages,” which is playing at the Wharton Center next week.

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City Pulse 11/30/11

Ingham County Commissioner, Andy Schor discusses his run for state representitive

Senator Rick Jones speaks about the recent passing of the Michigan Schools new anti-bullying bill.

MSU Athlete Delvon Roe discusses his transition into an acting career.

Andy Hosts

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City Pulse 11/16/11

Political strategist Stephanie McLean and Michigan Equality’s Amy Hunter discuss whether opening gay candidates are facing fewer problems.  Norbert Fernandez recalls being airlifted from Cuba to Lansing as part of Operation Pedro Pan 51 years ago. Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope discusses his proposal for reducing the number of Lansing City Council meetings.  Attorney Matt Newburg expresses his views on Attorney General Bill Schuette’s anti-medical marijuana opinions.

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City Pulse 11/9/11

Topics Include:

Gretchen Whitmer discussing stance on anti-bullying legislation.

Todd Cook- Lansing Chamber of Commerce Discussion.

James Sanford interviews Susan Woods about the East Lansing Film Festival.

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City Pulse 10/19/11

First Ward City Council candidates Lynne Martinez and Jody Washington face off. Third Ward City Council candidate A’Lynne Robinson discusses her re-election campaign. HBO “Conspiracy” screenwriter Loring Mandel discusses the show, which has its world stage premiere tonight at Riverwalk Theatre.

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