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Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials - "Gotta Find My Baby"

Submitted 01-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Fresh from Chicago, Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials rock out the music library with this new song on WYCE.

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Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials - "Icicles in My Meatloaf"

Submitted 01-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Fresh from Chicago, Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials rock out the music library with this new song on WYCE.

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Story Matters: Christopher Perkins sees GED as tool to career in arts

Submitted 01-26-2015 under NEWS

Christopher Perkins talks about the importance of education and his interest in acting and drawing.

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What's next for ArtPrize 2014 double winner Anila Quayyum Agha

Submitted 01-26-2015 under NEWS

Agha looks to expand on her current work as well as go in other directions. She continues to explore light, shadow and art that seeks to open minds and cross boundaries.

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Lady Ace Boogie - "Smile"

Submitted 01-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops into WYCE to share this solo song.

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Lady Ace Boogie - "Natural High"

Submitted 01-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops a song on WYCE with Yolonda Yogi Lavender and J Rob.

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Catalyst Radio: CASA offering training for advocates of abused, neglected children

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NEWS

More than 1,000 children in Kent County are wards of the court due to abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers advocate for those children, although many more such volunteers are needed. Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming volunteer training that begins Feb. 9.

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michele Childs struggled with diabetes and weight for years. The staff at Streams of Hope helped her overcome those challenges through diet and exercise.

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Story Matters: Charity Walker recalls what brought her to GED program

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Charity Walker explains how she came to the YouthBuild GED program and what she plans to study in college.

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GR Initiative for Leaders expands partnership with local high schools, colleges

Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

To support student academic success and community leadership, the “Be the Change” project aims to promote post-secondary education and civic engagement among Grand Rapids high school students

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Story Matters: Alexis Starr pursues GED for better future

Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

Alexis Starr talks about the day-to-day challenges in pursuing a GED and her motivations for continuing forward.

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Story Matters: No story ever over, says YouthBuild program administrator Rachael Murphy

Submitted 01-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

Rachael Murphy talks about her work at YouthBuild and the benefits of pursuing a GED.

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Story Matters: Michael Mills shares how GED offers second chance

Submitted 01-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michael Mills talks about what motivated him to go back for his GED and his hopes for the future.

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Temporary ice rinks to open in Wilcox, Cherry Parks

Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is bringing back ice rinks for the winter season to two Uptown city parks for the second year in a row.

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WinterWest to return to West Side

Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS

The yearly celebration of seasonal activities in our city parks will kick off its fifth annual celebration at Richmond Park, concluding on Sunday with the popular Crazy Cardboard Sled Race.

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New class series offer holistic view of nutrition, healthy living at Downtown Market

Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market is making education a major theme for the coming year and will be offering documentary screenings, gardening classes, meal preparation classes and yoga.

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Black Lives Matter starts local conversation about race

Submitted 01-19-2015 under OPINION

Black Lives Matter Grand Rapids meets to start a conversation about race in the Grand Rapids community.

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5th Annual WinterWest returns to GR's West Side with Crazy Cardboard Sled Race

Submitted 01-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Popular event on Grand Rapids’ West Side returns with an exciting twist

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Olivia Mainville - "Some Other Day"

Submitted 01-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids gypsy-swing indie-folk artist Olivia Mainville shares a new song off her debut self-titled record on WYCE.

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Olivia Mainville - "Qualities"

Submitted 01-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids gypsy-swing indie-folk artist Olivia Mainville shares a new song off her debut self-titled record on WYCE.

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