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In Season: February 16, 2019

Submitted 02-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the 7th Winter Market of 2019 coming up TOMORROW, we hope that this short film will inspire you + your loved ones to get bundled up and shop outside AND inside (our heated headhouse) for delicious local farm and food products.

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CCL & OKT present Deirdre Courtney, "Climate Change and Marginalized Populations"

Submitted 02-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

As climate change makes more impact on our world, those with income challenges—most often people of color—suffer the most. Deirdre Courtney will present Climate Change and Marginalized Populations.

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Local school leaders say MSU study shows need for state funding reform

Submitted 02-14-2019 under NEWS

Local leaders say newly released study from MSU shows the long overdue need for better and more equitable school funding.

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Good Local Journalism Is Essential to Good Governance

Submitted 02-14-2019 under OPINION

The decline of the local paper over the past decade is bad news for all of us.

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Grand Rapids Symphony holds 5th Grade Concert for an audience of just one lucky child

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Winter storms lead schools to cancel field trip to hear the Grand Rapids Symphony, but the orchestra gives a special performance for just one 5th grader

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What's Next for the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

After more than year without an Executive Director, the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan named their newest leader last month. We talked with Adnoris "Bo" Torres about his background, the Latino community and what's next for the Center.

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Blue Bridge Games Brings Tabletop Gaming to Uptown

Submitted 02-12-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

First-time entrepreneurs and long-time gamers Ken and Margaret Kleist opened Blue Bridge Games in early February. Located on Fulton street in the Uptown neighborhood, the store welcomes players of all ages and skill levels to experience the fun of tabletop gaming.

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5 uniquely cool ways to have fun in Michigan this winter

Submitted 02-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

Skiing, snowmobiling and sledding are not the only fun outdoor activities, check out these five unique ways to get outside and enjoy Michigan’s cold weather.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is polygamy really against God's Word?

Submitted 02-12-2019 under OPINION

“EArthur” asks, “Is a husband having two wives really against the word of God?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is drug abuse a moral problem?

Submitted 02-12-2019 under OPINION

BKapera wonders, “Why is drug abuse said to be a moral problem?”

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