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Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors announces largest-ever donation to property crisis fund

Submitted 01-23-2018 under NEWS

The Realtors Property Crisis Fund provides financial assistance to property owners affected by a property disaster or need for disability adaption.

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'Meet-Your-Sikh' event to bring community leaders together to raise awareness of Sikhism

Submitted 01-19-2018 under NEWS

Religious leaders, business owners and government officials will be in attendance to learn more about the tenets and belief systems of Sikhism.

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Activist Bree Newsome speaks at Grand Valley State University in light of MLK commemoration

Submitted 01-18-2018 under NEWS

For Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at Grand Valley State University Bree Newsome, artisit, filmmaker, and activist, presents as a keynote speaker. She discusses personal experiences with civil rights and The Black Lives Movement.

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American Civil War Museum CEO highlights importance of understanding history

Submitted 01-18-2018 under NEWS

Christy S. Coleman, CEO of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia spoke at Grand Valley as part of MLK week.

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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian highlights top ten most shared stories of the year, interviews Asian Festival organizer

Submitted 12-29-2017 under NEWS

In this episode, The Rapidian highlights the top ten stories of the year and interviews Ace Marasigan of the Grand Rapids Asian Festival.

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Local NAACP wants policing changes after detainment of 11-year-old girl

Submitted 12-19-2017 under NEWS

The supporters are asking Grand Rapids Police Department to conduct a full internal investigation, collaborate with the officers' union, immediately release all body-camera footage within the next 12 to 24 hours and provide counseling to Hodges and her mother at the City’s expense.

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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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