Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Motorcyclist suffers 'severe' leg injury in crash with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids police said the victim was conscious and talking before being transported to the hospital following a crash that occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the intersection of Plymouth Avenue and Hall Street SE. A preliminary investigation showed the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Plymouth Avenue on a blinking yellow light when the crash occurred, police said.

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  2. Take Your Dog to Work Day 2016Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    Friday, June 24 is Take Your Dog to Work Day, created in 1999 and modeled after the wildly popular Take Your Daughter to Work Day, which eventually became Take Your Child to Work Day. The folks at Pet Sitters International , an educational association for professional pet sitters, founded Take Your Dog to Work Day to celebrate the great companions dogs make, promote their adoptions and encourage employers to experience the joys of pets in the workplace for one day.

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  3. Calvin women's swimming and diving members receive CSCAA Scholar All-America honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America has selected a record 853 swimmers and divers for its Scholar All-America team. The selections recognize students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

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  4. Police looking for missing Grand Rapids woman with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    Nelly Tompko, 65, was last seen at 2611 Heathcliff St. SE about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, police said. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

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  5. EGR expands student options with launch of new academic programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    For several years, East Grand Rapids explored offering high school students access to the world-class International Baccalaureate curriculum, a rigorous, well-rounded education program that also stresses personal growth. Authorized this year, EGR will begin the 2016-17 school year as an IB World School, Diploma Program, complementing current educational offerings.

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  6. $1M in scholarships investment in students, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    The more than $1 million in scholarships awarded to 630 students by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation is an investment in their potential and the impact they can have in the Grand Rapids area, according to GRCF President Diana Sieger. "We have over 80 different scholarship funds to help more students afford and graduate from college," said Sieger, about the growing demand for a well-educated workforce and the rising cost of a post-secondary education.

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  7. Why the Grand River is a 'ticking time bomb' for major floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    A little over three years ago, prior to a deluge of rain that pushed the Grand River to a record crest, Jonathon Thornburg and his National Weather Service colleagues at the North Central River Forecast Center near Minneapolis didn't see any signs that a catastrophic flood may be on the way to West Michigan. Soon, however, "astronomical numbers of precipitable water in the atmosphere" put them on guard.

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  8. 'We do not have the money to pay for this,' homeowner says about city feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | MLive.com

    Nine months after hearing concerns about a proposed fee for ornamental streetlighting in the Ottawa Hills neighborhood, city administrators have refined costs and lowered them by 18 percent. Still, paying $18.28 per foot of street frontage is unaffordable for Luke and Nicole Malski.

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  9. 'Lucky' K9's harness likely prevented wounds in encounter with knife-wielding suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | MLive.com

    A harness likely saved a Grand Rapids Police K9 from severe wounds when an armed suspect repeatedly stabbed at the dog before an officer-involved shooting in April. The dog's tracking harness is sturdy and made of nylon, but it isn't designed to be stab or bullet resistant.

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  10. $99,999 for black man allegedly 'manhandled and roughed up' by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | MLive.com

    The city will pay a dollar short of $100,000 to a Southeast Side man who alleged he was "manhandled and roughed up" by police officers making a routine traffic stop. Jolly Jackson was pulled over by Grand Rapids Police in May 2011 for driving without headlights on at night.

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  11. After 8 years of swimming, city to raze pools built for $3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | MLive.com

    Sixteen years after opening new swimming pools at Campau, Highland and Lincoln parks - and 17 years after city administrators advised building water playgrounds instead - Grand Rapids now will demolish the long-shuttered facilities. The city will spend $370,000 tearing out the pools that were built and opened in 2000 for more than $3 million.

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  12. Ugly storms ready to hit West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    Radar image from 10:03 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 shows strong to severe storms heading toward West Michigan. A line of strong to severe storms will be moving through West Michigan between 10 p.m. Wednesday and midnight.

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  13. Former Grand Rapids rookie cop, imprisoned for sex assault, pleads in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    Former Grand Rapids police officer Ryan Bruggink, already serving a prison term for sexually assaulting an ex-girlfriend, has pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge. Bruggink, 25, admitted to having nude images of a 17-year-old girl during a court hearing Wednesday, June 15. He was once in a relationship with her and she sent him photos, which he then allegedly shared with others via a cell phone.

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  14. Damaging wind threat now includes West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    The 15 percent chance of damaging thunderstorm winds has been extended east into the western sections of Lower Michigan. The area with a 15 percent chance of damaging wind gusts has been shifted east.

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  15. $20M investment will create at least 15 new jobs in this Michigan villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    Tesa Tape Inc. announced it will break ground next week on a $20 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in Sparta, creating at least 15 new jobs when the expansion is completed by late summer of 2017. The 24,000-square-foot expansion will bump the total number of Tesa jobs in this northern Kent County village to nearly 100, according to a news release issued on Wednesday, June 15. The addition will house innovative coating, adhesive mixing and converting technology that utilizes environmentally-friendly, water-based, solvent-free adhesives, according to the announcement.

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  16. Orlando shootings prompt extra police presence for Grand Rapids festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    A more visible police presence is planned for this weekend's Grand Rapids Pride Festival in response to Sunday's mass shootings at a gay bar in Orlando. Grand Rapids Police will post a mobile command center near the festival's street fair, scheduled on and around Calder Plaza, and beef up patrol Saturday, June 18. "You'll see a considerable police presence compared to last year," GRPD spokesman Terry Dixon said.

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  17. School leaders push bill to save taxpayers cash on security, technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | MLive.com

    West Michigan school leaders are optimistic their fight to save taxpayers money by expanding the use of sinking funds to include security and technology could happen this year. School leaders have argued their residents and businesses pay far more with a 20 to 30-year bond for technology and security than with a shorter length sinking fund because of the added cost of unnecessary interest and issuance fees.

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  18. Tripling down on affordable housing, pool demolition, mayoral condolencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids City Commission is meeting Tuesday, June 14. Here's a glimpse of business from morning committee meetings and a look at what's on tonight's 7 p.m. agenda, including a public hearing re-do on a topic that attracted opposing views nine months ago. After the city comptroller criticized a proposed budget allocation of $50,000 into a housing trust fund, City Commission may put another $100,000 into the pot.

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  19. Champions of Character: players to watch, rosters for Wednesday's annual all-star gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | MLive.com

    Baker left his mark on the NorthPointe Christian school record book with his 47-point performance against Wyoming Lee in February. Baker, 6-foot-5, averaged 25 points per game.

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  20. Muskegon Heights school shooting charges near for GR-area man, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | MLive.com

    Clarence Jamichael McCaleb, who's accused of shooting three people Feb. 9 outside Muskegon Heights high school but still hasn't been charged with that, faces additional charges "probably in the next week or so," a prosecutor said in court Monday. That statement came in a hearing Monday, June 13, on a motion by McCaleb's attorney to reduce his bond in the two Muskegon County felony cases the Grand Rapids-area man does face.

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