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  1. Federal researchers wrap up Grand River sea lamprey studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Connecticut Post

    Researchers from the United States Geological Survey check the levels of lamprey pheromone in traps being used as a part of a study on the Grand River on Monday, May 7, 2018. The study being conducted will provide estimates of the lamprey population in the Grand River and be a deciding factor in whether a "lampricide", the killing of lampreys, must be done.

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  2. Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 photo, the Schwandt family poses for a portrait in front of their home in Grand Rapids, Mich. The only member not pictured is Brandon, 18. The Schwandt family has 13 sons and have welcomed a 14th into the family.

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  3. It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 photo, the Schwandt family poses for a portrait in front of their home in Grand Rapids, Mich. The only member not pictured is Brandon, 18. The Schwandt family has 13 sons and have welcomed a 14th into the family.

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  4. Man accused of raping Michigan girl now charged in her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    In this Friday, March 9, 2018 photo, Quinn James appears for a hearing at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich. James, charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Michigan girl, is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case.

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  5. The Latest: Spring snow leaves some Michigan roads deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    A loader moves sand from a parking lot back to Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, Mich. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

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  6. Ted Nugent: Parkland teens attacking the NRA have 'no soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    In this Nov. 7, 2016 file photo, musician Ted Nugent performs before Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump comes on stage for his campaign rally before the general election, in the Grand Gallery at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich. Nugent says the Florida students calling for gun control have "no soul" and are "mushy brained children."

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  7. Beardsley Zoo chock full of new attractions for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Amur tiger cub sisters Zeya and Reka made their press debut at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport in January. They will make their public debut in the next few weeks. 10 comments

  8. Michigan sex-assault trial to proceed despite girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Dozens of people braved the freezing temperature to gather together and hold a vigil for Mujey Dumbuya, 16, at her bus stop across the street from the Chicken Coop on Eastern Ave SE in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Dumbuya, a student at East Kentwood High School, was murdered last week.

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  9. Love is in the air at Beardsley ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo has acquired possible mates for Rochan the red panda and Jabba the Sloth. Photos courtesy of Beardsely Zoo.

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  10. The Latest: Snow leaves roads treacherous in upper MidwestRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Andrew Brown, assistant manager at Kabelin Ace Hardware, looks through the store's variety of snow shovels ahead of another snowstorm, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in La Porte, Ind. less Andrew Brown, assistant manager at Kabelin Ace Hardware, looks through the store's variety of snow shovels ahead of another snowstorm, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in La Porte, Ind.

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  11. Mich. company buys Wendy's franchises in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meritage Hospitality Group is acquiring 27 Wendy's restaurants in Connecticut and another 11 in Massachusetts, with the portfolio generating annual sales of $75 million in a deal announced Jan. 31, 2018. less Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meritage Hospitality Group is acquiring 27 Wendy's restaurants in Connecticut and another 11 in Massachusetts, with the portfolio generating annual sales of $75 million in a deal ... more A Michigan company is acquiring 27 Wendy's restaurants in Connecticut and another 11 in Massachusetts, with the portfolio generating annual sales of $75 million.

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  12. Michigan man sentenced for attacking wife, affair with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    James Chelekis speaks to Judge Paul Sullivan at the Kent County Courthouse in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Chelekis, a former teacher has been sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for slashing his wife's throat after she discovered he was having an affair with someone who turned out to be a middle-school student. 2 comments

  13. Department clears Michigan cops who cuffed girl at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Honestie Hodges, 11, listens during a Greater Grand Rapids NAACP press conference at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. The local NAACP says Grand Rapids police used excessive force in the controversial handcuffing of Honestie at gunpoint while searching for a stabbing suspect on Dec. 6. less Honestie Hodges, 11, listens during a Greater Grand Rapids NAACP press conference at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.

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  14. Stores hope deals, excitement draw shoppers for Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Some of the earliest Black Friday shoppers braved cold weather and stood alone in Massachusetts as they awaited doorbuster deals. The Bay State is one of only three states prohibiting stores from opening Thanksgiving evening.

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  15. Woman charged after threats at mosque reaches plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In a May 4, 2017 file photo, Kari Moss appears in Kentwood District Court in Grand Rapids, Mich. Moss is accused of threatening to blow up a mosque, At-Tawheed Islamic Center, near Grand Rapids in January.

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  16. It's Boy Scouts vs. Girl Scouts as BSA moves to admit girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 23, 2012 file photo, Natalie Benson, 5, and Holly Sweezer, 6, carry extra flags as Boy and Girl Scouts place flags on each of the 5,000 headstones at the Grand Rapids Veterans State Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 Boy Scouts of America announcement to admit girls throughout its ranks will transform what has been a mostly cordial relationship between the two iconic youth groups since the Girl Scouts of the USA was founded in 1912, two years after the Boy Scouts.

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  17. Vice President Pence on fundraising swing in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, following a unity prayer walk honoring the victims of last weekend's massacre. Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, following a unity prayer walk honoring the victims of last weekend's massacre.

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  18. Lincoln made of pennies among winners at Michigan art eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Oct. 1, 2017 photo, Richard Schlatter stands next to his entry "A. Lincoln" in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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  19. Evidence standards changed for campus assault investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives at the dedication ceremony of Michigan State University's new Grand Rapids Medical Research Center on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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  20. Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives at the dedication ceremony of Michigan State University's new Grand Rapids Medical Research Center on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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