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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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Innovation Central students chosen to attend APEC summit in Beijing

Submitted 10-07-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Three high school students from Grand Rapids Public Schools have been selected to to attend the APEC Finance Ministers Conference in Beijing this October.

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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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Local restaurants showcase Uptown pride with inaugural Taste of Uptown

Submitted 09-25-2014 under NEWS

From September 24-October 5 people can taste their way through Uptown with various dishes from participating local restaurants.

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"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations

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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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Proper Soda hops across country; expands sales to Canada, Australia

Submitted 08-26-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In little over a year, independent startup Proper Soda has reached far beyond West Michigan. They're making inroads to markets on the west coast, across the Pacific and north of the border.

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Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.

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Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

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Story Matters: Jessica Blair compares life at Degage to her home in Heritage Hill

Submitted 07-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jessica Blair, a GRCC culinary student, was homeless for the first months in our city. She describes life in her first neighborhood on Division Avenue and life now, in an apartment in Heritage Hill.

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