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Date registered: December 13, 2016

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  1. Addiction by Design Casino Gambling Book — December 13, 2016
  2. Michigan Antiquarian Book Show attracts collectors — March 13, 2014
  3. Poet Thomas Lynch to speak about the language of death — January 13, 2014
  4. A pie cookbook that is perfect for the holidays — November 13, 2013
  5. East Lansing coffee shop adopts library — October 13, 2013

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Dec 13

Addiction by Design Casino Gambling Book

Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals. Slot machines, revamped by ever more compelling digital and video technology, have unseated traditional casino games as the gambling industry’s revenue mainstay. Addiction by Design takes readers into the …

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Mar 13

Michigan Antiquarian Book Show attracts collectors

Booksellers from across the Midwest are packing boxes this week with books of all stripes for the 59th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show which will be held Sunday April 6 at the Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave. Show hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is $4.50 with children under 13 free. The show attracts …

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Jan 13

Poet Thomas Lynch to speak about the language of death

Lynch to speak in Lansing Michigan 7:30 p.m., Thursday September 23 at Creole Gallery, 1218 Turner Street. There are plethora of celebrity chefs and to some extent celebrity duck hunters, but there is only one celebrity mortician. Thomas Lynch of Milford, Michigan has been a mortician for nearly four decades as director of Lynch & …

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Nov 13

A pie cookbook that is perfect for the holidays

Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber and national pie-baking champion Linda Hundt have more in common than just winning spirits and a shared hometown of DeWitt: One of Hundt’s 52 pie recipes in her new cookbook, “Sweetie-licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life” was inspired by Wieber. Hundt, who has won 16 Crisco National Pie championships, named …

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Oct 13

East Lansing coffee shop adopts library

The local East Lansing Biggby Coffee shop is donating $1 on Wednesday, October 9 for every grande/super specialty brew to the East Lansing Public Library in honor of their 90th birthday. The Lake Lansing and Abbott road (3499 East Lake Lansing Rd.) Biggbys also has a special featured “Library Latte” drink in honor of the birthday. …

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Oct 13

“Just desserts” find their way into two new books

The literary table  in Lansing has been a gourmet treat of fine reading from authors who are as different as Little Debbie and Baked Alaska. Jeffery Deaver is among the leading thriller writers in the world; Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, aka “the Beekman boys,” are reality TV stars. The Beekman Boys appeared in the Lansing area this …

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Oct 13

Lansing Carnegie Library recognized with historical marker

Lansing Community College today celebrated community history and education at the dedication of a Michigan Historical Marker at the LCC Carnegie Library. The LCC Carnegie Library Building, whose cornerstone was laid 110 years ago in 1903, was funded by American steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, along with local financial support approved by Lansing voters.   The Carnegie …

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Oct 13

Lansing Poetry Club celebrates 75 years

Literary grafitti The inspiration for Gary Stephens’ poem, “Meeting, the Challenge,” belies what one might envision as the romantic muse for a poem. There were no beautiful sunrises or sunsets, no pastoral fields of sheep, no fluffy clouds, no quiet rains. Rather, it was dozing off at work that pushed him to write his four-stanza …

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Sep 13

Great Michigan Read program kicks off in Lansing

What’s your family secret —the one you want no one else to know, the one you’ll take to your grave? Most families have secrets held from even other family members. Maybe it’s a child out of wedlock, a half brother in a faraway country fathered by a G.I. in WWII or a love child with …

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