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Campaign to ban use of wild animals for entertainment heats up

Submitted 11-24-2014 under OPINION

End Circus Cruelty's campaign gathers at the City Commission meeting in large numbers, urging city leaders to pass an ordinance banning the use of wild animals in Grand Rapids.


Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NEWS

Hope Church on Kalamazoo Avenue is presenting monthly concerts as conversation starters to support local artists while promoting discussion around issues that impact the local community.


Neighborhood Park Planning provides glimpse at community priorities, demographics

Submitted 11-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the Friends of GR Parks and the City of Grand Rapids' Parks and Recreation Department wraps up community design workshops for eight local parks, what are some trends we can learn from?


Noemi Gonzales revela lo que cambiaría si fuera gobernadora

Submitted 11-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Noemi Gonzales habla de su amor de la política y lo que haría si fuera gobernadora.


Story Matters: Noemi Gonzales reveals what she would change if governor

Submitted 11-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Noemi Gonzales talks about her love of politics and what she would do if governor.


Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.


Mayor addresses citizen questions on eve of elections

Submitted 11-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Heartwell responded to citizen concerns live on Monday, November 3 at 5 p.m. on City Connection. He addressed questions like the one from Chelsie Wyse, asking how he encourages local citizens to vote.


Mayor Heartwell addresses concerns of gentrification, bike lanes on City Connection

Submitted 10-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Monday, Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions about development on the West Side, bike lane enforcement and more.


Open letter to our leaders: time to prohibit use of wild animals in entertainment

Submitted 09-19-2014 under OPINION

Opposing animal circuses is the rational response to becoming educated about the methods used to turn these creatures into compliant, psychologically damaged, physically compromised performers.


GRTV to broadcast Peace Day special

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NEWS

On September 21, the International Day of Peace, GRTV will host five broadcasts of the film "Peacemakers."