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  1. Michigan e-cigarette company announces reverse stock splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MLive.com

    Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd., a global marketer and distributor of electronic cigarette and "vaping" products, has implemented a one-for-15-stock split for its common shares. The Walker-based company, whose brands include FIN, Vapestick, Victory, VIP, and others, announced on Monday, March 23, that it will issue one share of stock for every 15 shares of outstanding stock with the opening of trading on Tuesday, March 24. The company's shares, which closed at 13.1 cents per share on Monday, March 23, were trading at $1.62 per share, down 35 cents per share, after one hour of trading on Tuesday, March 24. The company's shares will trade the symbol, ECIGD, for 20 business days before reverting to its original symbol, ECIG .

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  2. Grand Rapids Press building demolished: What we know about the future of the siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | MLive.com

    ... The Press' editorial and marketing staff are now located at 169 Monroe Avenue NW while the newspaper is printed in Walker. Jim Harger covers business for MLive/Grand Rapids Press. Email him at jharger@mlive.com or follow him on Twitter or Facebook ...

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  3. Muskegon junior Mardrekia Cook named Class A first-team all-stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | MLive.com

    ... a special mention selection as one who got at least two votes from the panel, and Mona Shores sophomore guard Jordan Walker, who was an honorable mention selection. Cook was one of 11 Class A players to be selected to the top team, but was one of ...

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  4. West Michigan schools among 15 recognized by state for performing at a high levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    Three West Michigan schools were among 15 recognized as performing at a high level academically at the 2015 Spring School Improvement Conference, the Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday, March 18. Zeeland Public Schools' Creekside Middle School and Quincy Elementary and the West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science, a K-12 charter high school in Walker, are among exclusive group asked to share the secrets of their success. The Reward Schools are those in the top 5 percent of schools on the state Top-to-Bottom ranking, as well as the top 5 percent of schools making the greatest academic progress over the previous four years.

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  5. Driver police say hit a 4-year-old and drove away pleads no contest, faces time behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... records. A witness wrote down the license of the fleeing vehicle and police used the license plate number to find the Walker residence of Witte who was arrested on Feb. 5. A no contest plea protects Witte in the event of civil liability because it ...

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  6. Meijer opens Skechers' largest shop-in-shop concept store in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    ... items at the right price," said Peter Whitsett, executive vice president of merchandising and marketing for the Walker-based retailer. Meijer has offered the popular Skechers shoes for more than a decade, and hopes to enhance the shoe-buying ...

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  7. First mayoral candidate in Grand Rapids files papers, wants fluoride out of waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MLive.com

    ... The city's water goes not only to Grand Rapids residents, but also to water customers in East Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Walker and in Ada, Cascade, Grand Rapids and Tallmadge townships as well as some parts of Ottawa County. The city's 2014 water ...

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  8. Homeless man confesses to 7 armed robberies of gas stations, faces life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | MLive.com

    ... Gas Station at 5500 Clyde Park Ave. SW in Wyoming and then drove to the Admiral Gas Station at 2366 Alpine Ave. NW in Walker, according to court records. He ended his busy June 9 by driving to the AGO gas station at 560 E. Division in Sparta where ...

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  9. Global travel gaffe, ban on drones, ATV supercenter: City Hall Roll CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | MLive.com

    ... part in an April 3 panel discussion at the library after a 5:30 p.m. screening of the documentary "Pretty Village." Walker plans an informational meeting this week on a Wilson Avenue roundabout . Related to that work, the city plans to reduce the ...

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  10. Family of Yolanda Reyes come face-to-face with alleged killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... time testified that Jarrett had planned for the following day to be his last at the Neal Mast and Sons Greenhouse in Walker, but said that Jarrett came home in the afternoon saying he didn`t feel well. After weeks of searching for Reyes, a ...

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  11. Flint Powers Catholic 3, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 2 (OT):...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MLive.com

    ... 33-29 for the game, played at the Summit Sports and Ice Complex in suburban Lansing. Junior defenseman Brendan Walker gave Powers Catholic a 2-1 lead 2:48 into the second on a fluke goal, his second of the season. Walker, skating across the blue ...

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  12. Public meeting to discuss roundabout at M-11 (Wilson Avenue) and Remembrance RoadRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | State of Michigan

    WHAT: Public open house to discuss the planned 2015 construction of a roundabout at the intersection of M-11 and Remembrance Road in the city of Walker. Michigan Department of Transportation and City of Walker officials will be available for questions and comments.

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  13. After leaving wife at work, 'I never saw her again'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MLive.com

    ... in the parking lot for everyone to come out. She didn't come out," Nelson Rodas testified Wednesday, March 11, in Walker District Court. With grieving family in the court gallery, the father and son testified at a probable-cause hearing for the ...

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  14. Cheap Eats: Erb Thai Xpress covers all the basic Thai basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MLive.com

    The newest filled a vacant Michigan Street NE building that was formerly populated by a Donk's Mexican restaurant, and many years prior to that, a Hot 'n' Now drive-thru. The other two Erb Thai locations are on Wealthy St. SE, the flagship, and on Lake Michigan Drive in Walker.

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  15. Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 50, Mona Shores 43: Rangers advance to Class A regional finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | MLive.com

    ... the second quarter to ignite FHC's 11-0 run. Jessica Fuller finished with nine points. -Senior guard Josalin Sanders-Walker came off the bench and sparked the Sailors with 13 points. Sanders-Walker netted three 3-pointers, including one with 4:40 to ...

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  16. West Michigan fighters seek redemption at West Michigan Golden GlovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | MLive.com

    Joe Hicks, who fights out of the MGGA-King Park gym in Grand Rapids was defeated by Tipton Walker of Benton Harbor in last year's state championship at 152 pounds. Over the past year Hicks' strength and size has increased so he'll be fighting at 165 pounds and he's hoping Walker moves up with him.

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  17. City Hall Roll Call: What's happening in local governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | MLive.com

    ... officials later this month will consider a motorsports supercenter and a gas station with a Tim Horton's restaurant. Walker leaders Monday, March 9, will consider rezoning 267 acres for an industrial park . An undisclosed "Fortune 500" company wants ...

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  18. 'He Stole My Heart': Stem Cell Therapy May Help Pup WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Patch.com

    ... for stem cell therapy to restore movement in his hind legs. Jan Denny, an administrator at Kelley's Animal Clinic in Walker, MI, told the Grand Rapids News/MLive.com she spotted the injured brown and white terrier mix at a Muskegon animal shelter, ...

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  19. Wheelchair-equipped dog is candidate for stem cell therapy, adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | MLive.com

    ... even after suffering an accident that left him without control of his lower half. Jan Denny, an administrator at the Walker-based clinic, said after finding Bolt at a nearby shelter, she knew she wanted to get him any help she could. After picking ...

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  20. Richest billionaires in Michigan call Grand Rapids homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MLive.com

    ... the world . In 2014, they came in at no. 153, and ranked 47 in the United States. The siblings head the family-owned Walker-based Meijer Inc. supercenter chain with 213 locations across a five-state Midwest footprint. The retailer doesn't release ...

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