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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 $295,000 which is roughly $93/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Actors' Theatre Partners with Grand Rapids Community College

Actors' Theatre announced today that it will stop receiving direct financial support from Grand Rapids Community College as part of an in-kind relationship it has had with the school for 33 years.

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1 hr ago | MLive.com

Open Systems Technologies sponsoring field trips to Hoffmaster State...

A Stocking Elementary teacher gathers up her students on Sept. 3, 2013 for class.

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4 hrs ago | MLive.com

22nd annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive returns to Grand Rapids on May 10

As summer approaches, food banks and pantries typically see diminished inventory and slowing donations, but an annual food drive is expected to restock the shelves.

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6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Gilmore Artist returns to Grand Rapids plus two rising stars for 2014 festival

The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, a celebration of all things piano, opens Friday for 16 days of music making across West Michigan.

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7 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Chicago Doctor Among Those Killed In Afghanistan

One of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago, a family member said.

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10 hrs ago | MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Grand Rapids include Groove Walk, Dr. Seuss exhibit, and 'Leaving...

This week's Top 5 list includes a couple of reasons to head to Holland for some fun plus a local film premiere.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

ArtPrize, the 'international phenomenon,' celebrates five years with retrospective book

Five competitions, 50 people's choice prizes, and more than $2.5 million in total prize money later, ArtPrize celebrated the fifth anniversary of its launch in April 2009.

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15 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Afternoon Job Fair At M-TEC: Michigan Works! Says Be Ready

The jobs are there, Michigan Works! of Kent and Allegan Counties says applicants should join them at the M-TEC on Godfrey SW in Grand Rapids this afternoon.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

MLive.com

GVSU political professor says West Michigan's 73rd, 90th districts likely will stay red in 2014

One local expert says Michigan's open 73rd and 90th districts likely will swing Republican again this year while plenty of candidates vie for a seat at the table in the state House.

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MLive.com

Could these 2 West Michigan state House, Senate seats flip parties?

Only one state House election in Kent and Ottawa counties has attracted multiple candidates from the political party that does not currently hold the seat.

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MLive.com

Grand Rapids trial awaits 19-year-old accused of murder in East Lansing

The attorney for 19-year-old accused murderer Marquay McCoy said no agreement has been reached with prosecutors meaning the relatively minor Kent County case will go to trial.

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ABC News

Michigan Murderer Arraigned in Prison Escape

A convicted murderer who broke out of a western Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.

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Star-Telegram.com

Michigan murderer arraigned in prison escape

A convicted murderer who broke out of a western Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.

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MLive.com

Call for artists for two regional exhibitions in Grand Rapids, Muskegon

Both the Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids and the Muskegon Museum of Art have announced their call for artists for regional art exhibitions each group will be hosting this summer.

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Boston.com

Jay Leno to Speak at Emerson College Commencement

In this March 12, 2014, photo provided by Gilda's LaughFest, Jay Leno performs in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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MLive.com

How family ties link Whitecaps catcher Tim Remes and Grand Rapids

Tim Remes' good fortune to sign with the Detroit Tigers organization has become a family bonus in West Michigan for the Whitecaps catcher.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Police: String of Armed Robberies Likely Connected

Police in Grand Rapids are looking for the man who they believe is responsible for a recent string of armed robberies in the city.

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Cooking Light

Amazing $5,000 Kitchen Makeover

In 2006, Grand Rapids, Michigan--based couple Sandy and Todd Avis purchased a 1,200-square-foot cottage in their favorite Lake Michigan vacation spot: the village of Empire.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

MLive.com

Metro Detroit police to compare footage of Medawar jewelry robbery to similar crime

Police in metro Detroit say they plan to compare notes with the Kent County Sheriff's Department to determine whether there's a connection between two jewelry store robberies that occurred Tuesday.

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WaterWorld

Grand Rapids Saves 15% with the RTC-Nitrification System

The city of Grand Rapids is saving energy and money for its residents after installing a Hach Real-Time Control System in its wastewater treatment plant, receiving a $58,728 rebate check in 2013 from their local public utility, after upgrading the wastewater treatment plant's aeration system, including installing a Hach Company Real-Time Control ... (more)

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