Lansing couple removes dangerous objects from playgrounds | Regional

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lansing playgrounds and parks are safer because of Scott and Debby Bates.

The self-described semi-retired Lansing couple have been using metal detectors to find and remove nasty objects such as sharp bottle caps, chewed up beer cans, rusty nails, bullets and metal wires from Lansing’s public play areas.


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