us junior figure skating championship http://michiganradio.org en Skating for the gold in East Lansing http://michiganradio.org/post/skating-gold-east-lansing <p>Hundreds of the nation&rsquo;s best teenage figure skaters are in East Lansing this week&nbsp;competing in the <a href="http://www.usfsa.org/Story.asp?id=47549&amp;type=media">U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships.</a> Organizers say the&nbsp;Lansing area economy is among the winners.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>On the ice,&nbsp;figure skaters glide through their routines to strains of classical music.&nbsp; But it&rsquo;s the hundreds of skaters, their coaches and families who are music to the ears of East Lansing businesses.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 21:51:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 5379 at http://michiganradio.org Skating for the gold in East Lansing