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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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What's on Tap: July 24-July 30

Submitted 07-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

So many beers, so little time.

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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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What's on Tap: July 16-23

Submitted 07-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't miss out on your favorite local brewpub offerings.

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Flex your muscles for Special Olympics

Submitted 07-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gerald R Ford International Airport's 50th Anniversary celebration will include a plane pull to benefit Special Olympics Michigan on July 19.

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Neighborhood cupcake, ice cream shop adds savory to sweet with expansion

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

Sweet Mellisa's, a two year old Alger Heights shop, has recently completed the development of its interior cafe complete with new menu.

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The Meanwhile Bar to host July Night Out for The Rapidian

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

On July 23, The Meanwhile Bar will host this month's Rapidian Night Out. Thirty percent of every drink purchase for the entire evening will go to support citizen journalism.

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Institute for Global Education to celebrate Mandela Day with festivities

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

In honor of Nelson Mandela's legacy of peace, reconciliation and diversity, the IGE will be hosting two days of festivities at the Wealthy Street office.

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Republican congressional nominees, ballot initiatives up for vote in August

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

The primaries on August 5 will decide who will be on the ballot for the November election. Justin Amash and Brian Ellis are fighting for the Grand Rapids congressional seat.

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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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