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Grand Rapids City Commission hosts meeting off site for the night

Submitted 03-07-2018 under NEWS

The commissioners' night out took place at Oakdale Park Church in Grand Rapids' third ward.

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Educators on school shootings: 'Arming teachers is not the answer'

Submitted 03-06-2018 under NEWS

President Trump and the NRA have proposed arming teachers as one response to the Parkland, Florida mass school shooting that left 17 dead. Local teachers and principals say it's a bad idea, arguing they need to be armed with more resources to help students, not weapons.

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Members of police task force set to engage public in policy and procedure meeting

Submitted 03-01-2018 under NEWS

The task force’s sixth meeting will address police and community relations during presentation and roundtable discussions.

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Weekend flooding near record levels on Grand River

Submitted 02-27-2018 under NEWS

Photo slideshow taken around the Grand Rapids area from Friday, February 23, 2018 through Monday, February 26, 2018.

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Break it Down, Make it Better helps build community in Grand Rapids art world

Submitted 02-27-2018 under NEWS

Artists, curators, and venue coordinators all gathered on Friday, February 23, 2018 for the chance to take part in various workshops, roundtable discussions and presentations. The annual event was held at 106 South Division.

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Grand Rapids gun control advocacy group holds first meeting since Florida mass shooting

Submitted 02-22-2018 under NEWS

Michigan chapter for national group “Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America” meets on Sunday to discuss gun violence prevention

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Watch party turns into political announcements

Submitted 02-20-2018 under NEWS

Two local members from Oprah Winfrey's 60 minutes political focus group announce they are running for political office.

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Neighborhood organizations hold meetings informing residents about proposed zoning changes

Submitted 02-20-2018 under NEWS

Area Neighborhood Associations held weekend meetings to inform residents of proposed zoning changes.

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Grand Rapids welcomes in Year of the Dog

Submitted 02-20-2018 under NEWS

Hundreds of local residents converged on DeVos Place to welcome in the Chinese New Year.

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Kaufman Interfaith Institute introduces "Year of Interfaith Friendship" for 2018

Submitted 02-16-2018 under NEWS

Followers of multiple religions will be able to engage in community events ranging from movie screenings, book clubs, restaurant gatherings and others

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