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Weingartz aims to Mow Down Hunger during Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

September is Hunger Action Month. For three Michigan food banks, that means donations will go twice as far, thanks to Weingartz’s Mow Down Hunger campaign. During the campaign, which runs from Sept. 14 through Oct. 6, the Michigan-based,...

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Story Matters: Megan Clawson shares what it's like to move to Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Paradigm shifts and detractors: Decriminalization from Grand Rapids to Portugal

by (Daveed)

Submitted 12-28-2012 under OPINION

Decriminalizing marijuana locally as well as nationally seems not only logical but ethical and sensible. In a country where tobacco, alcohol and pharmaceuticals are the norm, it seems ludicrous that marijuana is not yet decriminalized in the United...

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Catalyst Radio: Meet citizen journalism reporter Rob Cole

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features one of the citizen journalism reporters publishing on our news site, The Rapidian. With more than a dozen...

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Peace Corps celebrates 50 years of contributions

by (rpcvwmi)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

March 1, 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the day on which President Kennedy signed the executive order that established Peace Corps as an independent government agency devoted to promoting world peace and friendship.  Since that day, more...

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The Mitten: One Size Fits Most?

by (Ruth)

Submitted 11-19-2009 under OPINION

The Generation Y Michigan podcast on Michigan Radio and the overly optimistic pro-Michigan sentiments it's inspiring are starting to annoy me. Oversimplified arguments for pledging allegiance to Michigan willfully ignore...

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