LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Because so many users are switching to cell phones, AT&T over the next three years wants to end hard line phone service making hard lines a thing of the past. But what about grandma--couldget more >>
But what about grandma--could she be left without any phone service?get more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – As part of a national, 100-city strike, a handful of fast-food workers on Thursday rallied outside the Pizza Hut on South Cedar Street in Lansing, calling for a hike in the minimumget more >>
Local fast-food workers want minimum wage raised to $15/hourget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Time is running out for lawmakers in Washington to sort out the farm bill to keep costs from rising at the supermarket. Members of the U.S. House and Senate met to finalize a versionget more >>
If no new farm bill kicks in, old government subsidies from the depression automatically startget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Two men have been arraigned in connection to Craigslist Armed Robberies. Officials believe they are connected to two robbings at a Sunoco gas station parking lot on November 23get more >>
Officials believe they are connected to two robbings at a Sunoco gas station parking lotget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - State lawmakers have been busy and one group of bills is now headed to Governor Rick Snyder's desk. These laws would put restrictions on how Bridge Cards could be used. The rulesget more >>
Bridge Cards will continue to be accepted at grocery storesget more >>
April 16-22 Help Haven House win new floors by voting here. Children's Organ Transplant Association Benefit - Friday April 20 at the Frist Presbyterian Church on West Ottawa Street in Lansing. For more
There's some good economic news to report - small business owners are a little more optimistic about the economy.
The National Federation of Independent Business says its index of small business optimism rose 2 points last month to 94.5.
That comes as no surprise to one downtown Lansing business owner.
Mark Rantz is dishing up more and more soup these days. His downtown restaurant 'Zoup' has been open for a year and half and he says sales are on the rise every day.
"I think it has to do with a little more of the re-emergence of the downtown area," said Rantz.
The lunch hour is the busiest time for Krantz and his staff as people take a break from work to take in a warm bowl of soup. But there's a new emerging customer base coming in. @
"We're also seeing more and more families coming in. And families need to spend a little more money than an individual and that growth through families visiting us. And I think as they're feeling better about their lives and what's going on economically," said Rantz.
People seem to be more willing to part with their money and travel to downtown Lansing to enjoy a meal.
"You see the foot traffic and you see the families down here and really I think all the owners are having that experience. We're happy to be in the downtown area and be part of the revitalization as the economy does come back," said Rantz.
The foot traffic has this business owner smiling as more and more customers open up their wallets to enjoy a hearty meal.
Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.