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  1. Calvin volleyball ends season in NCAA semfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Calvin women's volleyball team faced off against the Wittenberg University Tigers in the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Tournament Semifinals on Friday night at Van Noord Arena. The Knights fell to the Tigers in three sets, 25-19, 25-20, 25-17.

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  2. Calvin women's basketball falls to No. 5 Thomas MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Calvin fell to No. 5 Thomas More 70-52 in the first round of the University of Rochester Chuck Resler Invitational Friday afternoon.

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  3. Former state legislator Roy Schmidt accused of drugged drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Kent County prosecutors say Schmidt -- who served from 2008 to 2012 in the state House and, prior to that, was a Grand Rapids city commissioner for 16 years -- was stopped Sept. 16 by a Kent County sheriff's deputy.

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  4. Here's what food pantries really need for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    In West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, one of every eight persons have unreliable access to healthy food, according to statistics gathered by Feeding America West Michigan. Even worse, one of every five children is "food insecure," according to the Grand Rapids-based food bank, which collects food and distributes it to a network of more than 1,000 hunger-relief agencies.

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  5. Breathtaking views of Grand Rapids from a 240-foot tower craneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The silver handrails on the catwalks are your best friend and closest companion when you're standing at the top of a 240-foot tower crane overlooking downtown Grand Rapids. It's breathtaking when you're standing on an open-grate metal platform that sways in the wind and shudders when the giant boom swings around to pick up a load.

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  6. Panthers break assist record during inhalation of Silver Lake CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Davenport had their home opener against Silver Lake College and broke a team game record while easily defeating the Lakers.

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  7. Hands Connected Early Learning Center for refugees to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Three area nonprofits have raised $1.5 million to provide refugee families accessible, culturally aware early childhood education in March 2018. "The Hands Connected Multicultural Center and Provider Network'' is an initiative led by the West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center, Bethany Christian Services and the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative .

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  8. Vehicle of suspected shooter Jaruan Render found, but not himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Police have located the burgundy Chevrolet Suburban driven by shooting suspect Jaruan Dequan Render, but are still looking for Render himself. Three children who were with Render were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Wednesday afternoon that alerted people to be on the lookout for the Suburban.

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  9. Neighborhood pub sold to Grand Rapids restaurant groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Graydon's Crossing, a neighborhood pub and restaurant in the Creston Heights neighborhood, has been sold the owners of the SpeakEZ Lounge and Garage Bar & Grill. Kevin Farhat, operator of the Garage Bar & Grill, and Eric Albertson, owner of North Monroe hot spot SpeakEZ Lounge, will operate the pub at 1223 Plainfield Avenue NE, in association with Third Coast Development.

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  10. 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah, 'Weird Al' top 2018 LaughFest lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | MLive.com

    Comedian Trevor Noah performs on stage during the 11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit, presented by the New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in New York.( "Weird Al," shown here performing in Bay City in 2016, joins Trevor Noah and others headlining the lineup for LaughFest 2018. GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The community's annual comedy festival is less than four months away, and organizers of Gilda's LaughFest this week announced several comedians coming for the 10-day event.

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  11. Michigan receives national praise for roadway safety programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | MLive.com

    The Michigan Department of Transportation and Grand Rapids area emergency personnel were honored Wednesday, Nov. 15, with a national roadway safety award for the success of its "Expedited Towing and Enhanced Incident Response" program. In response to an increase in vehicles striking fire department trucks being used to block crash scenes, MDOT and Grand Rapids-area emergency personnel began using crash attenautors while responding to vehicles crashes.

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  12. Former NorthPointe Christian catcher Ben Hill selected NAIA Preseason All-AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids native Ben Hill batted .427, knocked in 44 runs and had a 17-game hitting streak last season for the Olivet Nazarene University baseball team. The NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee is confident that the former NorthPointe Christian star is headed for a big senior season, too.

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  13. Frankenmuth-Grand Rapids West Catholic Division 5 semifinal previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | MLive.com

    The Frankenmuth Eagles run under their entrance flag at the start of a high school football game between Frankenmuth and Freeland High Schools in Frankenmuth on Friday, October 20, 2017. Frankenmuth's Hunter Schluckebier breaks away for a touchdown at Frankenmuth's game against Millington on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.

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  14. Immigration status won't be asked by city staff -- but police still canRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids city officials and staff won't ask residents about their immigration status under a new policy the commission adopted Tuesday, Nov. 14. The policy does not explicitly prevent police officers from asking immigration status, however -- something that immigrant advocates who supported the policy found disappointing. "I see this as a step forward to attend to what the immigrant community is asking, but it's not addressing that fear," said Gema Lowe, director of the Worker's Center of West Michigan.

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  15. DeWitt refuses to lose in Class A state quarterfinal match against Grand Rapids ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    MIDDLEVILLE DeWitt 's volleyball team demonstrated that it can play just as well from behind as it does with a lead during Tuesday night's Class A quarterfinal match. The Panthers swept their way into the Thursday's state semifinals with a 3-0 victory over Grand Rapids Christian at Middleville High School.

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  16. Towing company owner was on service call when fatally shot, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    Relatives of towing company owner Gerald Love say he was on a service call in Southeast Grand Rapids when he was fatally shot. Friends are describing Love, 46, as a family man who took over his father's towing company after the elder Love died in 2016.

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  17. Judge to killer: 'Do you think this is funny?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    After pleading no contest to second-degree murder, Darrell Lamar Jones, 39, blamed the victim as he was sentenced in a fatal stabbing outside of a Grandville motel. Kent County Circuit Judge Mark Trusock didn't buy Jones' story.

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  18. Calvin volleyball trio earns AVCA All-America honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    Three members of the volleyball team received AVCA Division III All-America honors on Tuesday. Junior Anna Kamp was named to the AVCA Division III All-America first team.

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  19. Police chief's youth advisory council to bridge lines of communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinsky announced he is forming IMPACT - a Youth Advisory Council that will serve as a bridge between young people and the police department. The purpose of this volunteer high school group is to provide a platform for young adults to voice their opinions and advise Rahinsky on current police issues from a young adult's perspective, according to a press release.

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  20. Officer still recovering after scuffle left him temporarily paralyzedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | MLive.com

    A Grand Rapids police officer seriously injured while making an arrest in October remains off work almost four weeks later. Officer James Sotke, a 21-year police veteran for the Grand Rapids Police Department, is recovering from a spinal cord injury that left him temporarily paralyzed.

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