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Grand Rapids, Michigan is located in Kent County. Zip codes in Grand Rapids, MI include 49555, 49546, and 49503. The median home price in Grand Rapids is $319,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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Local news for Grand Rapids, MI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

19 min ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines Victims

Katy Perry is doing her part to help homeless veterans. She's teaming up with the charity Veterans Matter to auction off VIP tickets to some of her upcoming concert performances in the Midwest, as well as a chance to meet her backstage.

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1 hr ago | Lansing State Journal

Grand Rapids-area auto supplier plans $66M parts plant in Clinton County

A Grand Rapids-area auto supplier plans to add more than 800 jobs in Michigan -- more than half of them in Clinton County -- when it opens two new factories in the state.

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2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Sixth statue in Grand Rapids Community Legends project to stand downtown

The first African-American president of the national YWCA will be memorialized with a downtown statue.

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2 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Pet owners reminded not to leave animals in parked vehicles

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Kent County Animal Shelter said it is getting a lot of calls about animals being left inside hot vehicles when owners make the mistake of leaving their pet alone for "just a minute."

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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Jessica Heeringa investigators compare notes with Wyoming police following Craigslist homicides, call it 'common investigative practice'

When a young pregnant woman in the Grand Rapids area went missing recently, Norton Shores Police Department officials reached out to investigators there to compare notes involving the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa.

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4 hrs ago | WOTV Battle Creek

Dona t get burned: summer sun safety tips

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. It's fun and natural to enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities in the summer.

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5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Android Mobile Device App Piracy Groups Charged

Taylor will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Walton will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge William H. Baughman, Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio.

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6 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

Grand Rapids Schools To Send 90 Layoff Notices

Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.

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7 hrs ago | MLive.com

Kentwood schools staff, students cleanup tornado-ravaged neighborhood

When a tornado swept through Brooklyn Street near 28th Avenue in Kentwood two weeks ago, David Garland cracked open his sliding back door and saw a "wall of white" outside.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

When one door closes ... Gaspard gallery opens final group show

There is something freeing about artists exploring new avenues of expression, even if it means leaving a comfortable path behind.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WOTV Battle Creek

Students hit the stage in summer program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Two family favorite performances are coming to the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre .

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WOTV Battle Creek

Photo courtesy Grand River Kayak and Canoe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The Grand River is a landmark in Grand Rapids, and there's no better way to see it than by getting on it! Grand River Kayak and Canoe operates kayak and canoe trips down the Grand River.

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WILX-TV Lansing

Michigan Teen Strangled, Man Decapitated In Online Sex Case

Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.

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MLive.com

Is Grand Rapids trapped under a 'thick, immovable cloud' of skunk odor?

Skunks have invaded the city in a big, stinky way, according to a recent Outside Magazine article penned by Grand Rapids biologist Christopher Kemp .

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MLive.com

Job fair rolls out red carpet for employees of bankrupt Lamar Construction

About 30 employees of the bankrupt Lamar Construction Co. showed up for a job fair at Hudsonville High School on Monday, July 21. About 30 employers - eager to hire qualified construction workers - were waiting for them with job application forms.

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MLive.com

Renowned ballerina asks 'Rehab Addict' Nicole Curtis to save Grand Rapids house from demolition

A renowned ballerina is asking a reality TV star to save the West Side house where she grew up, now that a city zoning board has approved its demolition.

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MLive.com

Member of jury that found woman not guilty of kidnapping 3-year-old defends decision

A person who identified themself as a member of the Kent County Circuit Court jury that determined a New Jersey woman who took a 3-year-old off a Grand Rapids school bus was not guilty of kidnapping took to MLive's comment section to defend the decision.

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WOTV Battle Creek

Michigan native, Megan Tibbits stands strong in ABCa s a oeRising Stara Competition

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Megan Tibbits, straight from the Mitten, is stunning America on ABC's "Rising Star" Singing Competition.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Funeral arrangements for victim in triple homicide

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich- Funeral arrangements have been set for 25-year-old Charles Oppenneer, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Gezon Court in Wyoming last week.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Father of teenage murder victim speaks to FOX 17

"To think this was going to be my first granddaughter, and to have lost her is just every worst nightmare come true," Slocum said.

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Air Quality Alert for Kent County was issued at July 21 at 1:51PM EDT

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