City Connection hosts live conversation with Mayor Heartwell

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, as news of California's drought conditions continues and in light of West Michigan Environmental...

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Safety officials see increase in fireworks-related fires

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“The city of Grand Rapids has seen 1/10 of one inch of rain in the past 22 days,” says Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Salatka. “Since May 1 the Grand Rapids area has a four-inch deficit of rain compared to our local averages. These...

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The rain did not come: Local Somali refugees talk about the Somali drought crisis


Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

It is impossible to escape the reports: headlines, tickers and network news bring a steady stream of stories of unfathomable numbers of suffering people and images of emaciated bodies. Recent figures show that some 10 million people or more have...

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