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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 $294,500 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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Woman in custody after fatal stabbing in Grand Rapids apartment

A woman was taken into custody around 6:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, suspected of fatally stabbing a man hours earlier.

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3 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Concussion management evolves in schools with online and i-Pad tests

According to the Sports Concussions Institute, about 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions happen every year.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

30 adoptable puppies coming to West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The Humane Society of West Michigan is welcoming more that 30 puppies tomorrow.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

The front lines of the medical marijuana fight

While the measures fall far short of legalization, the bills would remove some red tape caregivers say is hurting their business and their patients.

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MLive.com

Grand Rapids native Jim Haveman's 'mild stroke' leads to retirement from state leadership

Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman announced Thursday, Aug. 28, he is retiring after experiencing a mild stroke.

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MLive.com

See these 'incredible toys' at Grand Rapids' first...

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.

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MLive.com

Grand Rapids director Brian Miller enjoys significant career boost, helming two Bruce Willis films

Brian Miller recently took a significant step forward in his film directing career - and then took a much-needed vacation.

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Examiner.com

Autumn chill, a waterspout, shipwrecks and a tornado

Autumn chill, a waterspout , shipwrecks and a tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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MLive.com

Holland considers creating satellite SmartZone from Grand Rapids' Medical Mile

Over the past decade, the area along Michigan Street NW in Grand Rapids has been transformed into a hotbed of medical and technology-based business startups.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Public Schools

Grand Valley State University has been working closely with the Grand Rapids Public Schools to create the Grand Rapids Public Museum School, opening in the fall of 2015.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

GR gun expert on nine-year-old fatal Uzi shooting: a oestupid, foolisha

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - It's a shocking tragedy that's made headlines around the country: a nine-year-old girl accidentally shooting and killing a weapons instructor at a gun range in Arizona on Monday.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

Man takes deal in day care center child porn case

A man accused of producing sexually explicit photographs and videos of children as young as 2 at his mother's day care center has agreed to plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.

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MLive.com

'Have your swagger': Grand Rapids schools' 3,000 employees are welcomed back like rockstars

The welcome back celebration Wednesday, Aug. 27, for 3,000 Grand Rapids Public Schools teachers, administrators and support staff felt like a rock concert in Delta Plex Arena when Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal belted out the "The GRPS Way" on stage.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

The plans behind Grand Rapidsa first hostel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,-It's a hybrid between a bed and breakfast and a hotel, a hostel and it would be the first of its kind for Grand Rapids.

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MLive.com

Tower, liquor, Airbnb: 3 words to sum up Tuesday's business at Grand Rapids City Hall

City Commission held its biweekly public meetings Tuesday, Aug. 26. Here are three words to recap the day's business: tower Orion Real Estate Solutions announced a 20-story residential tower as part of a long-planned expansion to The B.O.B. in downtown.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

GR Killers get LIFE

In Grand Rapids, two of the men police say opened fire in the basement of a home in December 2012 and killed a person, have been sent to prison.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Five Brothers face fed charges for GR Grocery scheme.

Five middle eastern brothers are facing federal charges in Grand Rapids for running a scam out of the Middle Eastern Market as Eastern and 28th street.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Teachers prep ahead of first day of school

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich,- As students savor the last week of summer vacation, many teachers are back in the classrooms getting ready for a new school year.

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MLive.com

See how Grand Rapids business districts stack up using new GVSU interactive tool

Jeremy Pyne scanned over the interactive map of Grand Rapids. With the click of his mouse, he pulled up reams of data on the area surrounding the Wealthy Street corridor.

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MLive.com

Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.

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