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Submitted 05-17-2013 under OPINION
Our local economy is driven by innovators, risk-takers and dreamers. And like The Rapidian, it is fueled by all of us.
Submitted 05-10-2013 under OPINION
West Michigan activist speaks out against fracking's injustices against the environment and human and animal health
A local student and musician hopes to engage listeners' hearts and minds with songs that confront the sensory side of fracking.
Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Steve Losher provides insights on the effects of hydraulic fracturing and MLAWD's journey to save state land.
GRCC's Writing for Publication class interviews local fractivists - citizen activists concerned about the dangers of fracking.
Submitted 04-24-2013 under NONPROFITS
April is National Child Abuse and Prevention Month. Sometimes, preventing child abuse may seem like an insurmountable task. But there are ways, big and small, that every West Michigan resident can help.
Submitted 04-12-2013 under NONPROFITS
Local food bank needs volunteers to assess food insecurity in West Michigan
Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS
Our Kitchen Table brings to town food justice activist, LaDonna Redmond, and Rosa Parks Institute President Emeritus, Lila Cabbil.
Submitted 04-09-2013 under NONPROFITS
Organizations to compete in challenges, with winner announced at YNPN's Nonprofit Prom
Submitted 03-29-2013 under NEWS
The petition to stave off wolf hunting has earned enough signatures; now supporters must wait for public vote.
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