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Protesters against ICE take over Kent County commission meeting

Submitted 06-28-2018 under NEWS

Over 120 people protested outside at Calder Plaza and at the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 28, 2018 against Kent County's contract with ICE and the detaining of undocumented immigrants.

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ArtPrize announces changes as tenth anniversary approaches this fall

Submitted 06-21-2018 under NEWS

ArtPrize announced this afternoon the celebration will switch to every other year after ArtPrize 10 takes place this fall.

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Protesters demand Bethany Christian Services end contract after accepting separated children from U.S. border

Submitted 06-21-2018 under NEWS

On Wednesday June 20, 2018 protestors gathered, demanding that Bethany end their federal contract with the Office of Refugees until ICE stops separating families.

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

Free festival offers live music along with food, drinks, and a chance to learn more about stewardship of the Michigan's waters and environment.

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ACLU to host community discussion of criminal justice reform

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

The ACLU of Michigan invites community members to In/Justice, a discussion on criminal justice in Grand Rapids, at Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

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Inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival to be held in Lansing Saturday

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

The first annual Three Stacks Music Festival in Lansing, Michigan will feature punk and alternative rock performances from both local and international bands.

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Former Commissioner White withdraws from appointment consideration at City Commission meeting

Submitted 06-14-2018 under NEWS

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss said the commission would confer with the city's human resource department and start an application process to fill the position. The commission also adopted the 2019 budget. Public comment centered on the rental application fee ordinance again.

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"A Few Good Men" entertains, tests audiences

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NEWS

The play that inspired the 1992 blockbuster film is on stage at Circle Theatre through Saturday, June 16.

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City meeting hears concerns over rental application fees, stories from Westside Cancer Crisis group

Submitted 06-07-2018 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids City Commission held their quarterly night out this past Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Harrison Park Elementary School.

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Photo Gallery: Immigrant right march, vigil held for families killed, separated by ICE

Submitted 06-06-2018 under NEWS

Movimiento Cosecha GR, an immigrant rights group, held a vigil and march Saturday, June 2, 2018 for the National Day of Mourning.

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