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  1. No. 2 Michigan State signs 5 players to hoops scholarshipsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Washington Times

    Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Marcus Bingham and Gabe Brown of Belleville, Michigan, are rated as top-100 basketball prospects by recruiting services. The 6-10 Bingham and 6-7 Brown may get a chance to play key roles next season because Michigan State will definitely be without centers Gavin Schilling and Ben Carter and may lose Miles Bridges, Jaren Jackson and Nick Ward as underclassmen to the NBA.

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  2. Deer runs through western Michigan medical officeRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Authorities say a deer crashed through a window of a western Michigan medical office, ran through it and out another window. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department says the deer was last seen running across a street Thursday afternoon after leaving Lakeshore Family Care in Spring Lake, about 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.

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  3. New York Yacht Club to challenge for America's CupRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    The New York Yacht Club is returning to the America's Cup after an absence of a decade and a half. The club announced Thursday that it will challenge for the 36th America's Cup to be held in early 2021, likely off Auckland, New Zealand.

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  4. The Latest: Football players accused of hazing suspendedRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    Wheaton College says five football players charged with felonies in connection with an alleged 2016 hazing incident have been suspended from the team. Spokeswoman LaTonya Taylor said Tuesday the players have been deemed "inactive for practice or competition" by Wheaton administrators and the coaching staff.

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  5. Kid Rock to KKK: a Stay the fa " awaya from my concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Washington Times

    Kid Rock got political during Wednesday night's concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan, telling Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan to "stay the f - away." The rapper all but confirmed his possible U.S. Senate bid during a nearly three-minute rhyming address from behind a podium that read "United States of 'Merica" at Van Andel Arena.

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  6. Kid Rock keeps up criticism of Kaepernick, others at concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Washington Times

    Kid Rock has again criticized NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick , while insulting white supremacists and teasing at some kind of political future. The entertainer spoke between songs Wednesday at a concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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  7. Lawsuit: County jails in Michigan shouldn't work with ICERead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | Washington Times

    A Mexican native living in Wyoming has sued a Michigan sheriff's department, saying local authorities violate the rights of people they detain for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Juan Jose Romero-Lara filed the lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids against the Kent County Sheriff's Department.

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  8. Former Michigan Rep. Vern Ehlers, a physicist, dies at 83Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    Vern Ehlers, a research physicist and moderate Republican who represented a western Michigan congressional district for 17 years and advocated for Great Lakes cleanup funding, has died. He was 83. Ehlers died late Tuesday at a Grand Rapids nursing facility, Melissa Morrison, funeral director at Zaagman Memorial Chapel, said Wednesday.

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  9. Iowa hotel project takes shapeRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Tractor parts were being manufactured in a downtown Waterloo building for decades. Now in that same building, developers are manufacturing a hotel.

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  10. Cat yoga slinks into New CastleRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    "I expect they'll be roaming around doing what they want to do and we'll be invading their space," says Sara Cardile, a registered yoga instructor in Newark. On Tuesday, Cardile taught the first-ever Cats-N-Mats Yoga class at the Brandywine Valley SPCA in New Castle.

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  11. 13 therapy horses dead in suspicious fire near Grand RapidsRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    The fire was reported early Saturday at the Barn for Equine Learning in Kent County's Lowell Township. Only two of 15 horses survived.

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  12. Birmingham Detroit Country Day's Pitts AP Class B top playerRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Take a stroll down the hallway next to the gymnasium at Birmingham Detroit Country Day, and you'll see memorabilia from all the greats of past years who played there in the adjoining gym. The current star of the girls basketball team, senior Destiny Pitts , belongs among those luminaries for what she's done physically.

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  13. East Grand Rapids opens kitten yogaRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    MLive reports that Tungl is going to lead 32 participants through the first "Cats on Mats" event at her studio in April as a benefit for the Humane Society of West Michigan . The Humane Society will be bringing adoptable kittens during the spring "kitten season" to a special yoga session at the studio.

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  14. Roger Chaffee's legacy remains treasured in his hometownRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | Washington Times

    Dave DeBruyn , the longtime curator for the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, never met the Apollo astronaut for whom the planetarium is named. Neither has Bob Steelman, who chairs a scholarship foundation created to honor the Wyoming native who was one of three astronauts killed 50 years ago in a Jan. 27 launch pad fire.

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