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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 $314,900 which is roughly $94/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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49 min ago | MLive.com

For Miss Michigan Wheelchair, world peace isn't the message - it's acceptance

Beauty pageants? No thanks. And let's be honest - any competition where women are trotted out in swimsuits and evening gowns is admittedly easy on the eyes, but just can't be overshadowed by whatever "talent" or "platform" the woman brings to the venue.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Weather History: July 13: Record temps, tropics, storms, twisters, wind & floods

Floods kill an average of 140 people per year in the United States making it the number one severe weather killer.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

CNN

Benton Harbor High School to Host Pop-Up Registration from 11AM - 3PM, ET On Saturday, July 12

WHAT: A special Pop-Up registration will be held at the Benton Harbor High School on Saturday, July 12th to accommodate youth and parents interested in participating in this year's Mateen Cleaves "1 Goal, 1 Passion" summer basketball camps presented by Grand Rapids, Mich.

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MLive.com

'I'm sure he would forgive her,' says son of Wyoming man killed by wrong-way driver

"He was just the kind of guy that, as soon as you met him, you felt like you knew him," said Foster's son, Josh.

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Examiner.com

Tornadoes, record temperatures and shipwrecks

Tornadoes, record temperatures and shipwrecks top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.

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MLive.com

School repairs: Grand Rapids has $3.5 million in upgrades underway

Grand Rapids Public Schools has $3.5 million in building repair and upgrades underway this summer, including work on roofs, heating and cooling systems and classroom remodeling.

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MLive.com

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids receives NBA Cares basketball donation

Children participating at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids summer basketball leagues will dribble and shoot hoops with new donated basketballs.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Falsifying Drive-by Shooting, And Shooting Younger Brother

A 14-year-old boy is in Kent County Juvenile Detention Saturday morning for falsifying claims of a drive-by shooting.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

MLive.com

Jeff Dykehouse remembered for community involvement, living 'full throttle'

As friends remembered the 52-year-old Grand Rapids man Thursday - a day after he was struck and killed by a car while riding his bicycle in Ada Township - they spoke in admiration of his ability to connect with others.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Want a police sedan?

At least three Crown Victoria police sedans go on the auction block to the public, the City of Grand Rapids said Friday.

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MLive.com

Grand Rapids, Godwin Heights grads complete GRCC program to avoid remedial classes

Sixty-three Grand Rapids and Godwin Heights graduates completed a Grand Rapids Community College program aimed at helping them avoid remedial classes, so they can move into credit-bearing coursework.

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MLive.com

Grand Rapids, Godwin Heights grads complete GRCC program to avoid remedial classes

Sixty-three Grand Rapids and Godwin Heights graduates completed a Grand Rapids Community College program aimed at helping them avoid remedial classes, so they can move into credit-bearing coursework.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Red Cross Shelter Closing; Clean-up kit distribution to continue on site

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - According to a news release the American Red Cross shelter at Kentwood Activities Center will be closing at noon today.

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Examiner.com

Tornadoes, cold and billiard ball sized hail

Tornadoes, cold and billiard ball sized hail top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.

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WOTV Battle Creek

Summertime fun with the family

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Summer is in full swing and this is a great time to get the family together for some fun events! Check out Maranda's top picks in this week's Five Star Family Fun Update! Lowell Riverwalk Festival, downtown Lowell & Lowell Fairgrounds Thursday, July 10 - Saturday, July 12 riverwalkfestival.org Concerts, parade, duck race, arts ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Record cold, a ten day heat wave, thunderstorms and a shipwreck

Record cold, a ten day heat wave, thunderstorms and a shipwreck top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.

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WOODTV.com

Storm damage in Kent County. Photo courtesy: Adam Dabaja/Soapbox Pictures)

The American Red Cross says it is still deciding when it will close its shelter for people affected by Sunday night's storm and tornado in the southern metro Grand Rapids area.

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MLive.com

Dog's return after tornado provides happy ending for visiting family, destroyed kennel

Somewhat bleary-eyed and perhaps a tad skinnier, the first thing Puckett did when he arrived at his aunt's house was lay down on the cold, wooden floor and sleep.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Avid Bicyclist, Photographer, Father Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver

Kent County Sheriff's deputies released the name of the bicyclist hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver Wednesday in Ada Township.

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MLive.com

Silver Line park-n-ride: See where Grand Rapids will designate 8 spaces

Grand Rapids is looking to designate eight spaces in this city parking lot at the southeast corner of Division Avenue and Burton Street as a park-n-ride site for the new Silver Line bus route.

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