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Mayor to answer questions live in monthly City Connection show

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

Tune in live on Monday, August 3 to see the mayor's responses to citizen questions live, on air, on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streaming here on The Rapidian.

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Mayoral candidates face off in final debate before Tuesday election

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NEWS

The four mayoral candidates participated in a debate focused primarily on income inequality at Loosemore Auditorium before Tuesday's election.

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Story Matters: Christine Helms-Maletic looks for a mayor that cares about entire city

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Christine Helms-Maletic says she believes that even with a "weak mayor" city system, our local mayor can still be strongly influential if they take advantage of their bully pulpit opportunities.

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Story Matters: Katie Gordon appreciates focus on income, racial inequalities at mayoral debate

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

After Thursday night's mayoral debate on income inequality, two-year Grand Rapidian Katie Gordon says she is looking forward to a mayor that will continue the legacy of Mayor Heartwell's work to make Grand Rapids a progressive, inclusive city.

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Story Matters: Paris Lara looks for mayor that's well-rounded, authentic about social justice issues

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

After attending the mayoral debate on July 30, Lara says he appreciates the diverse group of candidates, from those who don't have much political background or networks to those who have been working in politics in the area for a long time.

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Story Matters: Mary Alice Williams wishes for more "teeth" in local politics

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

Mary Alice Williams attended MLive and WGVU's mayoral candidate debate on income inequality, and says she's looking most of all for integrity, a passion to serve and social justice concerns in Grand Rapids' next mayor.

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Prices on locally grown organic food reveal hard truth

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NEWS

Is “organic” just a euphemism for “You’re being gouged?” For organic farmers here in Grand Rapids, the answer is a resounding “No.”

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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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Mayor answers citizen questions live in July City Connection

Submitted 07-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Monday, July 13 brought another edition of "City Connection," where Mayor Heartwell sits down to answer citizen questions live on GRTV and live-streaming on The Rapidian.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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