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Family traumatized after bail bondsman break-in, no police protection

Submitted 12-13-2017 under NEWS

Maynard DeGarmo of Raspberry Bail Bonds and three others forcibly entered the Wilkerson home on Eastern Avenue at around 7:30 the night of December 8, 2017 traumatizing the children within.

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ATU members approve new contract

Submitted 12-08-2017 under NEWS

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 836 which represents most of The Rapid's bus drivers and mechanics voted in favor of a new contract to settle a long dispute with The Rapid.

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Hundreds gather in downtown Grand Rapids to kick off the holiday season

Submitted 12-04-2017 under NEWS

Hundreds gather in downtown Grand Rapids to kick off the holiday season

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Civil infraction for union activist

Submitted 12-01-2017 under NEWS

Local union activist Louis DeShane's trespassing charges reduced to a civil infraction.

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Equity Service Policy passed without new measures for GRPD

Submitted 11-16-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, while most community memebers voiced their support for the measure as being a step in the right direction, many also expressed their concern over the Grand Rapids Police Department being left largely outside the purview of the new Equal Protection Policy.

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Voters vote to keep Grand Rapids Metro area moving

Submitted 11-09-2017 under NEWS

Voters pass the Transit renewal millage to keep the Rapid running for twelve more years

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Transit union president talks contract disputes with The Rapid

Submitted 10-31-2017 under NEWS

John Rothwell interviews union president RiChard Jackson about issues ATU 836 members are facing.

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Local fundraising association announces honorees for 2017 celebration

Submitted 10-25-2017 under NEWS

AFP West Michigan announces National Philanthropy Day honorees for 2017

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Prepare to be enchanted by "Wicked" Witches of Oz

Submitted 10-23-2017 under NEWS

Now through November 5th, "Wicked" tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz at Broadway Grand Rapids.

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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

Cultura Collective's exhibition "Documented/Undocumentado" stood as a testament to Roosevelt Park residents affected by development.

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