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East Grand Rapids has become the state's 36th city to add protections for the LGBT community in its non-discrimination ordinance. The East Grand Rapids City Commission voted unanimously Monday night in favor of the proposed sexual orientation and gender identity clause. Comment?
A federal court says a Christian campus organization can't be challenged over the firing of a Grand Rapids-area woman who had a troubled marriage. The appeals court says InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is protected because it qualifies as a religious group. Comment?
Babies and bottles normally get along just fine, unless a picture of that baby happens to be plastered to the front of a bottle of beer being sold in New Hampshire. Currently, that bottle of Breakfast Stout crafted by Founders Brewery Co. Comment?
A defense lawyer is seeking an independent psychiatric evaluation for a 12-year-old boy charged in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a playground in western Michigan. The Grand Rapids Press reports Kent County Circuit Court Judge Paul Denenfeld ruled Thursday that the state will pay for the exam to determine whether the boy is competent to stand trial and whether he can be held criminally responsible. Comment?
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced $877,500 in Recreation Passport grants to be shared among 21 communities across the state. Funding for these grants was derived from the sale of the Recreation Passport, which is needed for vehicle entry to Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Comment?
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is suing Muskegon County on behalf of eight inmates who say they've experienced poor jail conditions. ) that Thursday's lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids as the county works to complete a $40 million new jail that's set to open next summer. Comment?
A Grand Rapids law that makes possession of small amounts of marijuana a small civil offense is being challenged this week at the Michigan appeals court. The arguments Friday come as more Michigan communities are choosing to take it easy on pot. Comment?
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