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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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55 min ago | MLive.com

Grand Rapids selling last surface parking lot south of Van Andel Arena

Grand Rapids is executing a planned land swap that could facilitate development of a downtown movie theater and entertainment complex. It's not clear whether the owners of Celebration Cinema are poised to exercise an option to buy the land.

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1 hr ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

This woman robs people during real estate open houses.

A 43 year old Grand Rapids woman convicted of going into Real Estate Open houses and stealing narcotics out of people medicine cabinets has been sentenced to 50 hours community service and fined 800 dollars.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tips for enjoying ArtPrize 2014

An artist's exhibit atop a downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., building has started causing controversy in the days leading up to ArtPrize. The silhouettes of what appear to depict soldiers - some with guns - were placed on top of the UICA building this week... ArtPrize starts in a little over a week, September 24 to be exact, and runs until October 12 in downtown Grand Rapids .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Sex trafficking awareness group; a oe2,400 individuals trafficked within the yeara

When Eddie Jackson, a convicted sex trafficker, is sentenced in federal court on Tuesday, one group dedicated to helping victims of sex trafficking will be paying close attention to the ruling. Along with trauma recovery for victims, the project trains first responders and members of the court who often come in contact with victims of sex trafficking.

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WOODTV.com

The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Summer is over and it's not technically fall on the calendar, but we're probably done wearing swim suits, shorts, and sundresses.

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MLive.com

Grants available to remove lead poisoning hazards in Grand Rapids homes

Grand Rapids residents with the ZIP code 49507 might want to take advantage of special funding to combat lead poisoning. The ZIP code had the highest number of children with lead poisoning in the state in 2013, according to a Michigan Department of Community Health report.

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WOODTV.com

Bringing art and athletics into the classroom

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The school year is in full swing and good things are happening at Hope Academy .

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WOODTV.com

SiTE:LAB moves into Morton House for ArtPrize

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. SiTE:LAB, a perennial favorite of jurors in the world's largest art competition, promises to be again among ArtPrize's most unique venues as it moves into Morton House.

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WOODTV.com

Get a jump start on ArtPrize

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. ArtPrize 2014 officially begins on September 24, but you can get a jump start on hundreds of entries with the Arena District's Annual ArtPrize Preview! Starting September 17, you can view work by 200 artists at 16 venues.

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MLive.com

A grand effort: Mayors' River Cleanup to cover 40 riverbank miles

Cleaning up the Grand River can be discouraging with all the tires, bags of Doritos, mattresses and car batteries dumped by careless people. However, since the annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup started 11 years ago, the amount of trash dumped has actually been decreasing, according to Josh Leffingwell, communications director for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council that hosts the cleanup.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

GR Leads Michigan is Numbers of Lead-Poisoned Kids

A couple neighborhoods in Grand Rapids are near the top of the list in Michigan for having the children poisoned by lead.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Mass Hysteria Blamed for Olilvet College Problem

It turns out that, of the 55 Olivet College students who were hospitalized with a mysterious sickness last week, 52 of them were perfectly fine.

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Grand Valley Lanthorn

Arts at a Glance: GVSU Writer's Series Kicks Off

With such a saturated market in today's world of EDM, a truly unique act is something of a spectacle. Fortunately for Grand Rapids-based fans of electronic music, Savoy - a trio consisting of two DJs and a live drummer - is set to bring its novel sound to The Intersection on Tuesday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Grand Valley Lanthorn

GR mayor declares 2015 the 'year of interfaith service'

When Grand Valley State University junior Mohib Azeem migrated from Pakistan to the U.S. over two years ago, he carried his Islamic faith and a wary view of other religions with him. Today, as the president of the GVSU Muslim Student Association, he still holds his faith close, but, he has also acquired the mission to spread religious tolerance.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a The silent killera , group raises ovarnian cancer awareness in GR

It was the second annual run/walk in Grand Rapids, with women currently fighting ovarian cancer also taking part in the activities. Organizer Drew Parker said that it's a cancer that's had very little breakthroughs in treatments over the past 40 years.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

The Ryan Fischer Legacy Award Scholarship hits the green

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The Ryan Fischer Legacy Award Scholarship is one step closer to meeting their $100,000 goal after a golf outing Saturday. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student this spring.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Drunk Driver Caused Crash on Eb I-96

The crash was just before 3 a.m. bear the Beltline exit, which was closed for investigation for a short time. Westbound I-96 at Cascade was also closed, but all lanes have since reopened.

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MLive.com

Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Ringling Bros. Circus, ...

ArtPrize may be 10 days away but preview events are already scheduled for this week. Along with concerts and a circus, you should have plenty to keep you busy all week long.

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MLive.com

Editorial: New Grand Rapids police chief's vision holds promise for our growing city

Just two months into his new job as Grand Rapids' top cop, Chief David Rahinsky is setting the right tone as he develops his vision for public safety in our city. Rahinsky, who came to Grand Rapids via Franklin, Tenn., was both frank and passionate during a recent community forum hosted by MLive and The Press.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a Walk for Wishesa raises thousands to grant more wishes in Michigan

Hundreds of people chose to pay it forward Saturday morning at John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids for the annual 'Walk for Wishes' event to raise money for Make-a-Wish Michigan. Organizers anticipated more than 500 people attending the event which is expected to raise around $100,000 this year to go toward granting wishes for kids in Michigan facing life-threatening medical conditions.

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