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  1. Backyard chickens may get trial run in Grand Rapids: Here's list of proposed rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids City Commission will consider setting a hearing on a new chicken ordinance for 7 p.m. Jan. 13. With approval, a two-year trial of legal chicken-keeping would begin May 1. "Allowing chickens to be lawfully kept in the city, on an experimental basis for a limited period of time, will allow the City Commission to determine what problems, if any, would arise from permitting chickens in the city," states the proposed ordinance. Grand Rapids on May 1 would begin a two-year trial allowing chickens to be kept on residential properties.

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  2. 12/13/14: Couple to be married on last sequential date of the centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | MLive.com

    The couple, who plans to marry today in Grand Rapids, chose the last sequential date of the 21st century -- 12/13/14 -- for their special day. The Cascade-Ada area residents initially looked for a spring date to tie the knot but fast-tracked the wedding for the day of sequential numerical alignment instead, realizing later it will be the last such date of their lifetimes.

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  3. Live updates: Wyoming Wolves vs. Jenison WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI The first MLive Grand Rapids Game of the Week takes place tonight between Wyoming and Jenison, and you can follow it live along with us. Check back around the 7 p.m. tipoff when Steve Kaminski and I start up with conversation, analysis and opinions from courtside of the game.

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  4. Grand Rapids police show support for fallen Ingham County deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids police were among numerous police departments across Michigan to show their support for fallen Ingham County sheriff's Deputy Grant Whitaker at his funeral today. Grand Rapids police Lt.

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  5. West Michigan birth announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids: Nov. 29: Liam Duane to Susan and Alexander Fox; Dec. 2: Parker Bruce to Pennie and Mark Johnson Rockford: Dec. 4: Grant Joseph to Jessica and Jay Heydenburg; Nov. 24: Declan Louis to Samantha and Cory Gerbers; Nov. 3: Calvin James to Amber and Aaron Ashley Wyoming: Dec. 5: Juan Ricardo to Selena Martinez and Juan Vazquez; Dec. 4: Keegan Wesley to Rae Ann Elliott and Keith Williams; Nov. 26: Marcus Jariel to Melissa Martinez-Mendoza and Melvin Martinez-Zabala Grand Rapids: Dec. 5: Lily Marie to Joanna and Bryan Savickas; Dec. 1: Riley Kaylynn to Tiffani and Kodie Palmer; Dec. 4: Anna Cynthia to Kary and Kenneth Lenkiewicz; Dec. 4: Leeric Lee Monique Williams to Ashley Rogers Howard City: Nov. 30: Miai Ann to Cristena Homrich and Steven Barton; Dec. 5: Kyra Renee to Kerri and Gary Kelley; Dec. 8: Abbigail Aline to Beatriz Trujillo-Fuentes and Andrew Balczak

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  6. MSU's new biomedical research building to replace old Grand Rapids...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    A new biomedical research building that will replace the soon-to-be-demolished former Grand Rapids Press Building will be built at a cost that is likely to exceed $50 million, a spokeswoman for Michigan State University's Auxiliary Enterprises said Friday, Dec. 12. The new biomedical research building at 155 Michigan Street NW is likely to be built near the corner of Ottawa Avenue, just down the hill from the MSU College of Human Medicine's Secchia Center, MSU spokeswoman Kat Cooper said. MSU's Board of Trustees approved a $3 million outlay on Friday, Dec. 12, to demolish the former Grand Rapids Press building and five parking lots it acquired in 2012 for $12 million.

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  7. Snyder announces attorney Michael Distel will fill seat on Grand Rapids District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    After more than 14 months without a judge in courtroom 8-B, Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday announced the appointment of a Grandville-based attorney to fill the seat left open by the retirement of Grand Rapids District Court Judge Benjamin Logan after a year-long illness. Michael J. Distel, a senior attorney with the law firm of Bolhouse, Baar and Lefere in Grandville, has been appointed to fill the 61st District Court term that expires at the end of 2018.

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  8. Grand Rapids receives $100,000 grant from The Wege Foundation for two schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    File photo of City Middle School students Jamie Luke, on right, and Eryka Rice, at a groundbreaking for a new urban garden on Oct. 8, 2010. On Dec. 11, 2014, Grand Rapids Public Schools announced City and and the Center for Economicology were the recipients of a $100,000 grant from the Wege Foundation.

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  9. Huffington tells Ella, 7, of Grand Rapids to be proud of her nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    The heartfelt letter of outrage from 7-year-old Ella Christie to the Huffington Post about her name landing on the site's Top 20 naughty names list, got a response from the head of the media group on Friday. Ariana Huffington, chair, president and editor-in-chief of HuffPost, said in the Dec. 12 online piece "Dear Ella, Be Proud of Your Beautiful Name," that she only recently learned about Ella's Dec. 4 letter from local media reports and felt "duty-bound to respond to Ella directly -- and to any other boys and girls who might have been surprised or upset to find themselves on the 'naughty' list based solely on a name they did not choose."

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  10. 5 key changes in Grand Rapids Ballet's new 'Nutcracker' opening tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Ballet's new production of "The Nutcracker" stars Yuka Oba and Stephen Sanford as Dream Clara and her Nutcracker Prince. (Chris Clark GRAND RAPIDS, MI - "The Nutcracker," Grand Rapids Ballet's re-imagined version of Tchaikovsky's popular, holiday ballet, makes its public debut tonight.

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  11. Spectrum Health OK'd for parking lot in GVSU land swap after planning commissioner changes voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    The chairman and vice chairman of the city's Planning Commission insisted that a Spectrum Health proposal to raze two houses and build a parking lot goes against the "values and ideals" of a new vision for the Medical Mile that emphasizes transit-oriented development. Reggie Smith agreed, initially.

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  12. New poll alert: Cast your vote for Grand Rapids Game of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS The MLive Grand Rapids sports coverage team is headed to Jenison for tonight's Game of the Week featuring Wyoming against the Wildcats. Check out our new poll, which will be open through 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Todd's Favorite Things 2014: Win an overnight stay at JW Marriott, $100 at six.one.sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    The last day of the 2014 Todd's Favorite Things has arrived. It was lunch at a downtown restaurant that inspired the grand finale of this contest to win gifts from some of my preferred places and products around Grand Rapids.

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  14. Grand Rapids shelter helps one teen find escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    Looking back, Da'Vionte Shannon recalled a time when each day seemed like a tightrope walk. At age 17, about a year ago, he decided life at home was leading nowhere good.

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  15. Why downtown Grand Rapids? Record sales, says Haworth dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    During the three years, Interphase Interiors operated its first downtown Grand Rapids office in the retail incubator MoDiv, the Haworth dealership had record sales. The hub, dubbed Studio Blue, will do triple duty as a meeting and work space for his employees, a showroom for customers and collaboration space for partner interior designers and architects.

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  16. Paralyzed but positive Three Rivers student gets new van from Zeigler Auto GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    The brakes were getting bad last winter and quit altogether in the driveway of their Three Rivers home in February of 2013. The family avoids driving the 2006 vehicle after dark.

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  17. Salem goalie Mack Baker signs with Aquinas LacrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- Salem High School goalie Mack Baker will continue his lacrosse career as an Aquinas Saint. A talented left-handed goalkeeper, Baker has been playing lacrosse for 10 years.

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  18. Aquinas' Peter Brandenburg named scholar-athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- The men's soccer installment of the NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete teams for fall sports was released recently. The criteria to earn this honor is to have either junior or senior status and carry a 3.5 or higher G.P.A. Aquinas College junior Peter Brandenburg earned the honor this year for the first time.

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  19. New parking lot eyed for downtown Grand Rapids commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    The city has asked a consultant to evaluate whether its parking system should partner with Grand Valley State University on building a park-and-ride lot on Lake Michigan Drive NW at Maynard Avenue. Motorists could park their vehicles there and ride a Rapid bus - eventually the Laker Line rapid-transit route - downtown.

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  20. Grand Rapids man guilty of attempted murder for shooting outside New Roosevelt BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2013 | MLive.com

    In what was likely the last shooting near the New Roosevelt Bar, a 28-year-old man is looking at decades in prison after he was convicted of shooting five people outside the now-closed tavern in February 2013. A Kent County Circuit Court jury found Marcus Antoine Smith guilty of attempted murder and four counts of assault with intent to go great bodily harm onThursday, Dec. 11, after a three-day trial.

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