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  1. Silver Line buses: See Grand Rapids' newest, high-tech transportation fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... special buses designed to cut 40 percent off the typical commute time along a 9.6-mile route from downtown Grand Rapids south to Wyoming and Kentwood, Varga said. Upon stepping onto the bus, riders are greeted not just by the driver but overhead ...

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  2. Tax proposals on Aug. 5 ballot endorsed by Grand Rapids City CommissionRead the original story

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... "strong support" for two tax proposals on the Aug. 5 ballot. The 7-member board of elected leaders is urging Grand Rapids voters to support the statewide Proposal 1 dealing with personal property tax reform, and a countywide proposal to renew and ...

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  3. How Calvin College will spend $1 million gift from wealthy alumnusRead the original story

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... he valued the school's Christian focus and liberal arts offerings, said his sister, Judy Hooker, a resident of Grand Rapids Township. "He felt very strongly about Calvin and what they were doing," she said, adding that Stevens developed his love of ...

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  4. Statue of Betty Ford To Join Grand Rapids Community LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids Press reports the statue is part of the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.

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  5. The Morning News: Another Plane Crash, John Kerry Heads to Israel,...Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    ... on seattletimes.com Right Now Is From 2007 : It's about a guy named Steve Flaig who was working at a Lowe's in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and found his birth mother working the cash register . Steve Flaig lives in Vancouver, Washington, now; I reached ...

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  6. Researchers call for easy access to contraceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NatureNews

    ... and easy option for women who want to curtail their fertility permanently. Scientists at the meeting, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, were less cheerful about the prospects of developing a hormonal contraceptive for men . Christina Wang, a ...

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  7. Bentley: Blake Taylor replaces Skip Essick as KMJ program directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Broeske. He came to Fresno after being the vice president/market manager of the six Clear Channel stations in Grand Rapids, Mich., for 11 years. He also worked at radio stations in Detroit and Louisville. Essick is taking some time to consider what ...

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  8. 10-year-old murder mystery solved as suspect confesses, faces 25 years to life in prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | MLive.com

    ... unsolved murder as Walter Antraell Wilson has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder as a habitual offender. Grand Rapids Cold Case Team investigators got the confession last week when Wilson, with his attorney present at the Kent County Jail, ...

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  9. Thinking about theology, Part 1Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... significance of theology in a life of Christian faith. The candidate, a recent graduate of Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was being given an oral exam by the gathered ministers of the synod. Although I was astonished at both his learning ...

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  10. First 2 roads to get repaved with Grand Rapids streets taxRead the original story

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... Avenue are scheduled to be ground by a milling machine and resurfaced starting Friday. Seven other southeast Grand Rapids streets also are slated for work during the next two months as part of a $4.2 million contract with Diversco Construction Co. ...

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  11. BBB warns about 5k Foam Fest at Atlanta Motor SpeedwayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... to operate business as usual." 5k Foam Fest has cancelled events in several cities without notice, including Grand Rapids, Mich.; Garresttville, Ohio; Reno, Nev.; and Columbus, Minn. Funds collected were to benefit a charity called A Child's Hope ...

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  12. GenNx360 invests in Tooling TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PE Hub

    ... across its production facilities in Fort Loramie and Fremont, Ohio, and an engineering design facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The transaction represents the third investment for GenNx360 Capital Partners' Fund II. Terms of the transaction were ...

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  13. East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills Northern new soccer coaches are friends - and now rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS If anyone wants to throw a scare into the new boys soccer coaches at Forest Hills Northern and East Grand Rapids, just mention the word 'districts.'

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  14. Nationwide Manhunt Underway For Trio Accused Of Violent Crime SpreeRead the original story

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    A nationwide manhunt is underway for three people accused of a statewide crime spree that started near Grand Rapids and reached all the way to metro Detroit.

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  15. Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WXLO-FM Worcester

    ... 350 veterans in six states. The Katy concerts from which fans can choose include August dates in Chicago, IL; Grand Rapids, MI; Auburn Hills, MI; and Columbus and Cleveland, OH. In other compassionate Katy Perry news, she's posted a video in tribute ...

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  16. Mayor George Heartwell gets pushback on Grand Rapids pension meeting proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    ... to the proposed ordinance other than to impose a layer of control -- Hank Kim, of a national pension board GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A proposal to require that city pension boards meet at City Hall has stirred up opposition and surprised supporters who ...

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  17. GR schools to send 90 layoff noticesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Grand Haven Tribune

    The Grand Rapids school district is sending layoff notices to about 90 staffers as it projects losing another 400 students this fall.

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  18. Car hits bicyclist a " possibly on purpose a " and gunshots fired near parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... gunfire rang out. The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. in front of Joe Taylor Park on Bemis Street in Grand Rapids. Police say a white Buick crashed into a bicyclist - possibly on purpose - and then smashed into another vehicle. The bicyclist ...

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  19. 2 more Grand Rapids Community Legends picked for statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids Community Legends project at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, will unveil its sixth bronze sculpture in a series of 25 planned memorials of key people in local history.

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  20. 3 sought in string of violent crimes across MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ClickOnDetroit

    ... SLIT MY THROAT. WE STARTED TALKING, KIND OF GOT INTO A BIT OF AN ARGUMENT WHEN HE TOLD ME WHAT HE HAD DONE IN GRAND RAPIDS. SHE SAYS THEY BRAGGED ABOUT THEIR CRIME SPREE WHICH POLICE SAY STARTED IN GRAND RAPIDS. HE STABBED ME TWICE. THIS MAN WHO ...

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