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  1. Betsy DeVos shows at Trump rally despite initial decision to skipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Despite initial plans to skip Donald Trump's victory tour stop in Grand Rapids, the president-elect's pick for education secretary showed up alongside him on stage this week. Trump's "USA Thank You Tour" was held 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the DeltaPlex Arena, located in Walker just outside Grand Rapids.

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  2. 'Not going to quit fighting,' Trump protesters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    A small group of people turned out for a "Thanks But No Thanks" rally in downtown Grand Rapids to counter a stop in Walker from President-elect Donald Trump. Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon led the rally near the Rosa Parks Circle ice skating rink along Monroe Avenue NW.

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  3. Why Michigan is a stop on Donald Trump's 'thank you' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    It was candidate Donald Trump's final campaign stop. And now Grand Rapids is one of the first on the president-elect's unprecedented victory tour.

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  4. Police close Eb I-96 after multi-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    A portion of eastbound I-96 near Walker has been closed while police crews work to clear the scene of a multi-vehicle crash. Officers were dispatched around 8:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9 to eastbound I-96 at Fruit Ridge Avenue.

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  5. Santa Claus Girls: Hooked on helping kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | MLive.com

    As a longtime paraprofessional in Wyoming Public Schools, Bonnie Bode got used to spending a lot of time with children. She worked with them in special education rooms, and also in elementary classes, strengthening their reading, math and science skills.

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  6. Santa Claus Girls: A healthy Christmas for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | MLive.com

    Health & Safety Institute's Dora Wildey and Joey Hunt pictured in Grand Rapids on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. They are both helping to organize the Santa Claus Girls gift drive.

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  7. Santa Claus Girls: School tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | MLive.com

    Maura Lamoreaux, communications manager for the Kent County Road Commission, poses for a photo outside the Road Commission's office on 1500 Scribner Ave. in Grand Rapids on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. (Kevin Sielaff The holidays can be a magical time for families.

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  8. Santa Claus Girls: Flying in for a special deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | MLive.com

    Jonathan Whaley holds up presents in Byron Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Whaley is organizing a group of Dayton University alumni to help deliver presents for Santa Claus Girls.

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  9. Standouts in backcourt push one another, hope to do the same for Mona ShoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | MLive.com

    MUSKEGON, MI In practice, Jordan Walker and Alyza Winston spend most of the time looking each other in the eye. Coach Brad Kurth believes it's one of the best in the state and will be a catalyst for a run at a Class A state championship come tournament time.

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  10. Santa Claus Girls: Freedom from frownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | MLive.com

    Jeff Umlor, Director of Operations at Walker Tool & Die Inc., poses for a photo at the company's offices in Walker on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Walker Tool & Die is gathering presents for Santa Claus Girls.

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  11. Driver's memory loss in fatal crash of teen-filled car not enough to stop trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | MLive.com

    A teen who was driving a teen-filled car when it crashed into a tree -- killing one passenger and injuring three others -- has been ordered to stand trial. Armando Mendoza waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday, Nov. 23 after his attorney unsuccessfully argued he wasn't competent for trial because he cannot remember the crash.

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  12. Green is the new orange for plow trucks in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | MLive.com

    As you're coming up behind plow trucks this winter, you may notice an unfamiliar flashing green glow around them. The Kent County Road Commission and City of Grand Rapids are joining dozens of counties and municipalities around the state in adding flashing green strobe lights to their snowplows.

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  13. 80-year-old Grandville women has wish fulfilled with Zamboni rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | MLive.com

    Shirley Walker didn't exactly get to drive a Zamboni on Wednesday, but she did get to scratch a big item off her bucket list. The Grandville resident instead rode on the giant ice-resurfacing machine during the first intermission of the Grand Rapids Griffins game at Van Andel Arena, and maybe that's a good thing since she is 80 years old.

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  14. Walker overwhelmingly approves term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | MLive.com

    The clock is ticking on more than half of the Walker City Commission after residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of term limits. On Tuesday, the amendment that would limit mayor and commissioners to only two terms passed 7,858 to 3,668.

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  15. Thanksgiving Eve jobs party brings Indy ex-pat back to West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | MLive.com

    When Peter Buth came back to Grand Rapids from his new job in Indianapolis for Thanksgiving last year, he was ready to party - and find a new job. Buth achieved both when he showed up at The B.O.B. for ReThink, a party and recruiting event that's designed to attract former West Michiganders back to the region by connecting them with employers.

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  16. North Park Bridge receives designation honoring military veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | MLive.com

    Traveling between Grand Rapids and Walker via the North Park Bridge, drivers will soon be reminded of those who have served the nation's military, past and present. On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Grand Rapids City Commission unanimously approved a proposal to designate the bridge as "Veterans Memorial Bridge."

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  17. Foster puppy recovering after surgery to remove plastic bag, string from stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | MLive.com

    Fiona, a 4-month old mixed breed puppy, was dropped off at Pound Buddies in Muskegon before being taken to Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue , a foster-based dog rescue organization in Grand Rapids. Rachel Jensen, her foster mom, took Fiona in on Oct. 26. Jensen works with Hearts of Hope and with the Kent County Animal Shelter .

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  18. Donald Trump Jr. to speak at Kent GOP rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | MLive.com

    Donald Trump Jr. has added another Grand Rapids stop to his Wednesday schedule for those who miss him at Grand Valley State University. After speaking at 4 p.m. on the Allendale campus , the son of presidential candidate Donald Trump will travel to the Kent GOP headquarters to speak on behalf of his father's campaign. 1 comment

  19. Donald Trump is 'a tough son of a bitch,' Bobby Knight says in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | MLive.com

    Retired basketball coach Bobby Knight called Trump a 'tough son of a bitch' while introducing Republican Donald Trump in a Grand Rapids area stop Monday. Knight, who warmed up the crowd for Trump prior to his speech at the DeltaPlex Arena in Walker, said he's never felt more strongly that a presidential candidate needed to be elected in the country.

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  20. Meijer reports 20 percent increase in Michigan craft beer sales for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | MLive.com

    Meijer's craft beer sales across its six-state footprint have risen 20 percent so far in 2016, the Walker, Mich.-based retailer said Wednesday. Meijer said its commitment to local craft breweries represents an annual economic impact of more than $100 million across the Midwest.

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