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Fair Housing Center of West Michigan files discrimination claim

Submitted 07-25-2014 under NEWS

The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan has filed a complaint against Asset Management Specialists, a property management group. They allege a discriminatory maintenance levels for properties in African American and Latino neighborhoods.

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Senior Artie Smith grateful for good food, good friends

Submitted 07-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan and the Grand Rapids Housing Commission work together to feed seniors.

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What is a Clean Air Action Day?

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free Rides on Buses Are The Only Thing Good About Clean Air Action Days

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Two fascinating local women explorers

Submitted 07-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Two new programs and presenters welcome you: one to explore interpretation of Biblical stories by drawing; the other to explore, through personal experience, life in a recently-settled tribal community in Sinai, Egypt.

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Summer Yoga Offerings at Dominican Center

Submitted 07-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

To accomodate your level of physical mobility, DCM offers three levels of yoga through the year at Dominican Center: Chair Yoga, Yoga Basics and Yoga Beyond Basics.

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Pet ownership limit law proposes wrong answer

Submitted 07-03-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids would be better served to pass a comprehensive set of animal care and control regulations that would give animal control officers and law enforcement the tools necessary to appropriately prosecute those that fail to provide proper care for the animals in their possession.

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Should we keep our trees?

Submitted 07-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Lee Mueller, Urban Forest Project Coordinator, highlights how Grand Rapids can protect our trees and reach our tree canopy goals.

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

There is a wide range of evening programs being offered in early July at Dominican Center - something for everyone.

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Planned Parenthood to offer free HIV testing Week June 23-27

Submitted 06-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free HIV testing Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27, 2014, at any Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan health center by appointment. Eight locations including Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Muskegon, Ionia. Call 800-230-PLAN (7526) for the Planned Parenthood nearest you.

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Catalyst Radio: End Bullying, Save Lives convening conversations about local issue

Submitted 06-13-2014 under NEWS

The next community conversation addressing bullying will be held tomorrow, Sat., Jun. 14, at Steepletown, at 9 a.m.

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