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  1. Home Builders Association to host construction-only job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids is part of a group of organizations hosting a first ever Construction Only Job Fair. It will be held June 25 at the Michigan Works building in Grand Rapids, 215 Straight Ave. NW, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. As Nelson VanElderen of the HBAGGR told FOX 17, there simply aren't enough skilled workers to keep up with the construction growth.

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  2. Neighbors: Crumbling concrete walls are eye-sore turned safety hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-It's an eye-sore turned safety hazard according to some neighbors in Grand Rapids about the city-owned Oak Hill Cemetery. "It just hit me one morning, and I was thinking to myself 'wow this is really bad.

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  3. East Grand Rapids ranked one of the best places to raise a family in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The 2015 Niche Rankings are out and East Grand Rapids was named one of the best suburbs in Michigan to raise a family.

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  4. Suspect arrested in Banner Street shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The 26-year-old man wanted in connection with a Grand Rapids shooting was arrested Monday in Muskegon Heights, according to a release from U.S. Marshals. Ryan Lorenz is being charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder in connection with the May 26 shooting at 51 Banner St. SW.

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  5. Rail service from Detroit to West Michigan? Nowa s your chance to give inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Imagine being able to catch a train ride from Grand Rapids to Detroit to watch a Tigers baseball game for the evening, or take a train from Lansing to Holland to spend a weekend at the beach? These are some of the ideas the Michigan By Rail campaign is hoping will sell the public on a proposal to build a 'coast-to-coast' rail line connecting Detroit to Holland, with stops at some of the state's largest population hubs in between. Monday night, the public is invited to an open meeting to provide input on the project.

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  6. GRPS presents new budget; makes up $8M deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids Public Schools budget for the 2015-2016 is being presented tonight and the main issues continues to be inactivity from the legislature in Lansing. The school district also continues to lose students, but at a much lower rate this year.

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  7. Janet Jackson coming to Grand Rapids in Sept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Janet Jackson kicks off her 2015 Unbreakable World Tour later this summer and her only Michigan stop is right here in Grand Rapids.

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  8. Bike share program to launch in downtown Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    More than 60 bikes are expected to be available next month as part of a Grand Rapids bike share pilot program. The initiative is organized by Spoke Folks, and will be focused on the downtown area, Jay Niewiek, executive director for the company, said.

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  9. Bicyclist struck and killed in Grand Rapids, 28th Street temporarily closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A man riding a bicycle was killed early Monday morning, when he was struck by a vehicle in Grand Rapids. It happened right around midnight at 28th Street and Englewood Ave SE.

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  10. ATV accident leaves 5-year-old with severe arm lacerationRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A 5-year-old boy was injured after an ATV he was riding in tipped on its side and pinned the boy's arm under the roll bar. The driver, identified as Connor Sleighter of Caledonia was driving the vehicle with his niece and nephew inside when a sharp turn tipped the ATV, according to a release from the Ionia County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Dads go to a beauty schoola for the love of their daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Dad and daughter duo's headed to Cheeky Strut Salon in downtown Grand Rapids for the 'Big Braid 3' event Sunday afternoon. The event was put on by the salon and the 'Daddy Daughter Time' organization.

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  12. How to leave behind a better legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Kathi Jo DeYoung of Ignite said regardless of whether you realize it, you are leaving behind a legacy. It could be your actions or your words, but what you do today will be remembered by others, so she suggests you figure out what you want it to be and begin working on improving your legacy today.

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  13. How to cool off Summer spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-According to research, more than half of Americans says they spend more money in Summer than any other season. Tony Zimmer from the Catamaran Financial Group says there are four things we need to remember to try and cool our Summer spending.

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  14. Video arraignment of Roy SchmidtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Schmidt is in custody following a drug investigation involving the "cultivation and sale of marijuana in the greater Grand Rapids area," according to a release from the Kent County Sheriff's Department. He was arraigned by video Friday.

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  15. Volunteers build new playground in SW Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    More than 300 volunteers from Amway , Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative , organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Grand Rapids community are building the playground at Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative, 641 Vries SW, Grand Rapids.

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  16. Vigil held 25 years to the day of Joel Battagliaa s murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A few dozen family and friends of Joel Battgalia gathered Thursday evening to mark 25 years to the day he'd been brutally beaten, robbed and killed outside a bar in Eastown Grand Rapids in 1990. The vigil comes the same week Aurelias 'AJ' Marshall, 56, was convicted for the first-degree murder of Battaglia.

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  17. Schmidt raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Former state representative Roy Schmidt is in custody following a drug investigation involving the "cultivation and sale of marijuana in the greater Grand Rapids area," according to a release from the Kent County Sheriff's Department. The Kent County Narcotics Team and undercover agents searched two locations connected to the 61-year-old and charges were authorized against Schmidt Thursday.

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  18. Park goers not happy with a disgustinga algae covering Richmond Park pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Two years ago Grand Rapids residents voted for a tax millage to improve the city's parks, playgrounds and pools. The Novemeber 2013 millage provides stable funding for parks that would last until 2020 and costs the average homeowner about $44 a year.

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  19. New home furnishings store opens in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    West Elm officially opened Thursday morning in Breton Village at Breton and Burton Street SE.

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  20. Rebecca Osawabine, missing from Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Rebecca Osawabine, 14, is Schizophrenic, bipolar and diabetic, according to police. She is known to hang out on the west side, but may also frequent the 600 block of Lafayette SE.

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