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Father, son share a special bond

Michigan Wildlife Council
Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:14am

NONPROFITS: For years now, Mark Romanack and his 21-year-old son, Jake, have traveled the roads together in their Dodge Ram pickup. They talk. They laugh. They plan a future.

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Feeding America West Michigan celebrates fourth record year

Feeding America West Michigan
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:28pm

NONPROFITS: The organization provided 28.9 million pounds of food, making 2016 its fourth-consecutive year of growth.

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Catalyst Radio: "Fake News in the Headlines"

Catalyst Radio
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:30pm

NEWS: Host Katie Gordon speaks with Len O'Kelly and Eric Harvey, Assistant Professors of Communications at Grand Valley State University, on the topic of "fake news."

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During the Michigan State of the State, hold the Governor ac...

Breannah Alexander
Tue, 01/17/2017 - 1:41pm

OPINION: In what has been a Governorship bathed in mismanagement, scandal and decisions that have disparately affected our most vulnerable residents – today the Michigan Governor will need to deliver a State of the State that reads like the apology that never happed for victims of this administration.


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Why I'm marching in the Women's March on Washington

Allison Bannister - 01/17

A Grand Rapids woman joins hundreds traveling more than 650 miles to march on Washington, D.C. Here's why.

Equity issues: Entrepreneur Adriane Johnson speaks out

Amy Carpenter-Leugs - 01/10

At a roundtable discussion, small business owners raised their concerns about equity issues in West Michigan. As we head into 2017, how is systemic bias perpetuated, even as our awareness of barriers grows? This is the last in a series of four articles.