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  1. Kalamazoo teen shooting survivor hopes to cartwheel againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 14-year-old girl shot in the head during a deadly rampage in southwestern Michigan says one of her goals is to eventually do cartwheels again. Abigail Kopf told ABC's "Good Morning America" in a segment broadcast Monday that she's a "warrior princess."


  2. Teen survivor of mass shooting leaves rehabilitation centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 14-year-old girl shot in the head during a deadly shooting rampage in southwestern Michigan has left a rehabilitation center. Mary Free Bed Hospital spokeswoman Betsy Musolf says Abigail Kopf was released Wednesday.


  3. Wingin' it: Hundreds of rubber chickens fly in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rubber chickens lie on the ground as part of Gilda's LaughFest at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 10, 2016. Hundreds of people threw a rubber chicken Thursday outside city hall in Grand Rapids, but organizers didn't get enough to set a record.


  4. Nancy Reagan to be laid to rest close as possible to husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Just as she was always by his side in life, former first lady Nancy Reagan will be laid to rest just inches from President Ronald Reagan 's side when she is buried Friday in a hillside tomb facing west toward one of the couple's favorite views - the Pacific Ocean. Mrs. Reagan's funeral service, preceded by public viewings on Wednesday and Thursday, was planned down to the smallest details by the former first lady herself, including the flower arrangements, the music to be played by a U.S. Marine Corps band and the people who received invitations to the private memorial at Simi Valley's Ronald Reagan Presidential Library .


  5. Meijer Gardens opens exhibition of Italian artist PaladinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, Mimmo Paladino's exhibition "Sleepers," which features more than 30 individual figures and is one of a few of his works of art is displayed at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich.


  6. 3 generations of women in family die in Michigan car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A car crash in western Michigan left three generations of women in one family dead on Saturday including the grandmother, her daughter and 9-month-old granddaughter. Ottawa County police confirmed the three died after the car they were traveling in collided with a pickup truck in Park Township, about 35 miles southwest of Grand Rapids, Michigan.


  7. Young adults swipe right on Tinder, but is it just a game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi. Online dating is now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.


  8. Artist-activist Ai Weiwei plans exhibition at Meijer GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 1, 2016 file photo, Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei poses for a photograph following a news conference in Athens. An exhibition of work by Weiwei is planned for 2017 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in western Michigan.


  9. Hillary Clinton is latest woman in the cross hairs of Donald Trumpa s vulgarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hillary Clinton ducked out for a quick bathroom break as Saturday's two-hour Democratic candidates' debate broke for a commercial and hurried back to her podium with the cameras already back on. The trip to the ladies' room has become the latest target of the vulgar humor that Donald Trump so often directs at women.


  10. Snowy, icy conditions cause crashes, road closures statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Emergency crews work to clear the scene of a pile up on southbound US-131 near the Indian Lakes Road overpass in Cedar Springs, Mich., on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. Slick road conditions were blamed on lake effect snow.


  11. Data center tax breaks show rift over economic strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This July 25, 2015 photo shows a pyramid-shaped building formerly owned by Steelcase Inc. in Gaines Township near Grand Rapids, Mich. Switch, a major Internet data center developer, would be in the building as the state Senate on Thursday, Dec. 3, narrowly approved lucrative tax breaks designed to guarantee that Switch chooses Michigan as the site of its first mega-campus in the eastern half of the U.S. MANDATORY CREDIT This July 25, 2015 photo shows a pyramid-shaped building formerly owned by Steelcase Inc. in Gaines Township near Grand Rapids, Mich.


  12. 97-year-old Michigan woman receives high school diplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This photo shows the honorary diploma awarded to 97-year-old Margaret Thome Bekema at Stonebridge Manor on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Mich.. Bekema began her education at Catholic Central in 1932 but sacrificed completing her degree at that time to take care of her mother who had cancer and her younger siblings.


  13. Mom of boy in playground slaying jailed for violating bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The mother of a boy convicted of fatally stabbing a 9-year-old on a Michigan playground has been jailed after testing positive for drinking alcohol. The woman had been free on bond since a jury last month convicted her of abusing her son.


  14. Defense portrays teen as deeply troubled at murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Defense witnesses testifying in the trial of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a Michigan playground say he's had a rough childhood and is a victim of abuse. The teen's stepfather told a Kent County jury on Wednesday that he would beat the boy with a belt if he misbehaved.


  15. Jurors hear 911 call in murder trial of Michigan 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 911 call from a boy charged in the slaying of a 9-year-old on a western Michigan playground was played during his murder trial Tuesday. In it, the boy, who is now 13, is heard telling a dispatcher to send an officer and that he had "just stabbed someone."


  16. Jury selection to start in murder trial of 13-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Jury selection is scheduled to start in the trial of a 13-year-old boy accused of fatally stabbing a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground. The boy, who was 12 at the time, is charged in the death of Michael Verkerke a year ago in Kentwood, near Grand Rapids.


  17. Parsing mayors' words, study finds economy most common focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Economic development, infrastructure and public safety were top concerns as U.S. mayors summed up the state of their cities this year, but current events helped frame those longstanding issues in discussions of race and inequality, a new study finds. Remarks on the economy often included calls for raising the minimum wage, for instance, and talk of public safety often touched on officer-worn body cameras and other measures aimed at building trust between police and citizens, according to a National League of Cities analysis being released Thursday of 100 "state of the city" speeches.


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