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  1. Union alleges Grand Rapids bus system administrators threatened demonstratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Michigan Radio

    This is one of the flyers union members say they were handling out to people at The Rapid Central Station earlier this month when security officers allegedly told them to leave or face arrest. The union representing more than 300 bus drivers and mechanics in Grand Rapids is suing the public transit system in federal court.

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  2. Rosalynn Bliss is Grand Rapids' next mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Michigan Radio

    Rosalynn Bliss will be Grand Rapids' new mayor. Bliss soundly defeated her opponents in today's primary, winning 66% of the vote and negating the need for a run-off election in November.

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  3. John U. Bacon talks trade deadlines, U of M's apparel contract, and Jeff BlashillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    The Tigers came out of this past weekend 11.5 games behind AL Central Division leaders the Kansas City Royals. After the Red Sox, "beat the crap out of us," as described by Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, there's some question as to how things are going to play out approaching Friday's trade deadline.

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  4. Major upgrades to Grand Rapids sewer system mean cleaner beaches in Grand HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    It took almost 30 years and $400 million, but Grand Rapids has finished updating part of its 100-year-old sewer system. "It puts a stress on the system that overloads it.

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  5. Listen: Grand Rapids mayoral debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    All four Grand Rapids mayoral candidates, Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard participated in a town-hall style forum hosted by Michigan Radio, The Grand Rapids Press and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Each candidate was given the opportunity to make an opening statement, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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  6. Watch: Grand Rapids mayoral debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    All four Grand Rapids mayoral candidates, Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard participated in a town-hall style forum hosted by Michigan Radio, The Grand Rapids Press and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Each candidate was given the opportunity to make an opening statement, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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  7. Watch Live: Grand Rapids mayoral debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    All four Grand Rapids mayoral candidates, Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard Lee, are participating in a town-hall style forum hosted by Michigan Radio, The Grand Rapids Press and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters at the Grand Rapids Public Museum at 6:30 p.m. today. Each candidate is given the opportunity to make an opening statement, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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  8. Study in West Michigan looks to learn how much money we're throwing awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    There's a first-of-its-kind study happening in West Michigan that hopes to determine if we're throwing away money each time we haul the trash to the curb. Researchers are picking through landfills in Kent, Muskegon, and Ottawa counties, searching for recyclables that are getting tossed in the trash.

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  9. Michigan Democrats pick Brandon Dillon as new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    The Michigan Democratic Party has elected state Rep. Brandon Dillon as its new party chairman to succeed Lon Johnson, who is resigning to run for Congress. The State Central Committee met Saturday in Port Huron, where delegates chose the Grand Rapids lawmaker to lead the party.

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  10. New weapon to fight invasive plants in Michigan? GoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Two adult 'nanny' goats on loan for the summer keep an eye on the herd. Ottawa County has a new weapon in the fight against invasive plants.

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  11. to co-host Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan Radio , The Grand Rapids Press and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters will host a Grand Rapids mayoral candidate forum at the Grand Rapids Public Museum at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22. All four mayoral candidates, including Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard Lee, will participate. The format of the forum will be town-hall style, with each candidate given the opportunity to make an opening statement, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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  12. Kent County landlords encourage members to get voluntary certification in crime preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    The landlord association in Kent County is teaming up with Grand Rapids police to try and reduce crime. They're offering a new training program for their 1,400 members on how to react to, reduce, and even prevent crime at their properties.

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  13. Company moves toothbrush production to Michigan from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    The move is indicative of a trend; some manufacturing jobs are coming back to Michigan, especially when machines do most of the labor. Inside the Ranir plant in the Grand Rapids suburb of Kentwood, it smells like plastic and mint.

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  14. Donors raise $33 million for scholarships in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    A program that'll offer students in Grand Rapids free college is getting a big boost. A group of 400 donors has raised more than $33 million in one year.

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  15. Listen to a special Live Show - Stateside live in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Setting up for the live broadcast at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The show will start at 3 p.m. today.

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  16. Listen to a special Live Show today - Stateside live in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Setting up for the live broadcast at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The show will start at 3 p.m. today.

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  17. Stateside, Tuesday, May 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Are business tax breaks and credits leaving a gaping hole in the general fund? Detroit News reporter Chad Livengood explains the debate over tax fairness in Lansing. West Michigan's first " live escape room " is opening next month in the town of Walker, near Grand Rapids.

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  18. Pilot program at Grand Rapids area schools aims to close achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Education Trust-Midwest announced Monday it's launching a program to provide greater support and coaching to teachers. Education Trust-Midwest is a nonpartisan education research organization based in Royal Oak.

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  19. The forgotten electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    If you think you've heard quite enough about today's road repair referendum, I can't blame you. But I want to talk today about some elections you may not have heard about.

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  20. For some Michigan residents, Proposal 1 is about being includedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    A "yes" vote on Proposal 1 will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities in Michigan. It is just that simple, and rarely is anything in life that simple - including the language in the actual proposal before us.

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