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Market Musings: Ellens' Acres turning heads with bright colors

Charlie Crowley
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:57am

LOCAL LIFE: Ellens' Acres specializes in peppers and tomatoes, including purple peppers. The business sells its products at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should religious institutions be 'Safe Refuge?'

Rabbi David J.B. Krishef
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:35am

OPINION: Should a religious building be considered safe refuge for undocumented foreigners, criminals, or family members seeking shelter from abusers?

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Tegan and Sara bring Grand Rapids community together to create safe space

Brittany Devon
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:58am

LOCAL LIFE: At their final concert of their LY2D tour on Thursday night, Tegan and Sara addressed all that is “weird in the world” and told everyone to be kind and take care of each other.

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Revive & Thrive Project increases access and information...

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:29pm

NONPROFITS: This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Revive & Thrive Project who helps make healthy food front and center in the diets of the community they serve

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing camp provides fun, connection for kids

Nancy Cluley - 08/08

At Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D&HHS) Kids Camp, the kids come here so that they can have fun, experience things they may not otherwise experience, and learn new ways to communicate.

Rethinking child support, Part 1: How good parents go to jail

Marjorie Steele - 08/08

Examining why the our child support system is out of sync with society, and its impact on Kent County’s most economically disadvantaged parents.