Public kept from room at Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-27-2018 under NEWS

The Kent County Board of Commissioners held its monthly meeting today, Thursday, September 27, 2018 without anyone from the public in the room. Residents who came for public comment were instructed to sit in a room next door and watch the meeting on...

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Commissioner Womack leads way in signing commitment to discontinue ICE contract in Kent County

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-27-2018 under NEWS

The immigrant rights group Movimiento Cosecha GR came out in numbers again to the Kent County Commissioners meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to protest Kent County's contract with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....

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What's appropriate at a Trump rally anyway?

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-22-2015 under OPINION

Like everyone else, I’ve been watching this jerk Donald Trump parade around the news for too long and quite frankly he’s been getting on my nerves. I figured if I had the opportunity to say something to him, I would take it. I attended...

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Protesters gather in opposition of Kent County prosecutor's lawsuit

by (Renato)

Submitted 12-06-2012 under NEWS

Protesters gathered in front of the Kent County Prosecutor’s office on December 6th at 12pm. The protesters oppose Kent County Prosecutor Bill Forsyth’s lawsuit against the Citry of Grand Rapids challenging the legality of implementing...

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Victims speak out about protestors at Gay Day

by (ambermgerard)

Submitted 08-10-2012 under OPINION

UPDATE: The video has been removed by the victim, per the recommendation of the Grand Rapids Police Department, for her own safety. On August 4, 2012 Grand Rapids area residents gathered to celebrate the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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OGR 2012: Jewly Seeking Justice

by (TDeborahTosh)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“It’s about time!” This was Jewly Warren’s reaction to the formation of Occupy Grand Rapids, an activist organization seeking to return political power to the people of America. The 39-year-old grandmother with a history of...

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