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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides perfect opportunity for continued conversation and action around violence prevention

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kent County agencies join together to provide Domestic Violence Awareness Month community events

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What's on Tap: September 18-24

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NEWS

A couple local brewpubs add new fall beers on to their tap lists this week. Founders brings back Alexis to the stage on September 20.

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Bus Stop Stories showcase local resident experiences on public transportation

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Disability Advocates of Kent County, Tommy Allen Creative and Friends of Transit Announces the launch “Bus Stop Stories,” a new video series showcasing The Rapid’s new BRT Silver Line.

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What's on Tap: September 11-17

Submitted 09-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Welcome fall with a beer from a local brewpub.

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Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.

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KT Killin' Them: changing the direction of hip hop

Submitted 08-24-2014 under OPINION

Local hip hop artist, Kurtis Burke, known as KT Killin' Them or KT, opens for T-Pain August 26, set out to help change the face of hip hop.

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Red Cross to Host Open House on August 14

Submitted 08-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Enjoy some fun at the Red Cross in Grand Rapids on Aug. 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

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