Sault Tribe Members Approve Lansing Casino Plan

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have approved a proposal to seek federal permission to open a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing, the tribe announced Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

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Lansing City Council Gives OK To Proposed Casino

The Lansing City Council has voted to move forward with a proposed $245 million tribal casino in Michigan’s capital city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

Plans Call For Casino In Downtown Lansing

A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

Court: Can Lawsuit Against Casino Go Forward?

The Supreme Court will decide whether a lawsuit attempting to shut down a new tribal casino in southwestern Michigan can move forward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011


Michigan School Drops American Indian Head Logo

A Lansing-area school district has decided to stop using an American Indian head logo for its high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2011

Pitcher Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images

Indians 5, Tigers 4

The Detroit Tigers fall to a Cleveland rally and lose to the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Sunday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011

Matt LaPorta #7 of the Cleveland Indians is tagged out at third base by Brandon Inge #15 of the Detroit Tigers during the game on April 30, 2011 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Indians 3, Tigers 2

It took extra innings and an error by the Tigers for Cleveland to beat Detroit 3-2 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2011

AG Cox Opposes Agreement In Tribe's Lawsuit

 Michigan’s attorney general is objecting to a settlement reached after five years of litigation that would grant the Saginaw Chippewa tribe some authority over land that it claimed was part of the original reservation.