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State and city proposal guide for neighbors: Objective information for your own decision

by (crestongr)

Submitted 10-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

By Jonathan Seely The Nov. 6 ballot has several hot-button issues on it ranging from collective bargaining, a nationwide hot topic this year, to an international bridge spanning from Michigan to Canada. In all, six proposals to amend the...

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Frankenstein For President: local film maker releases silent film

by (scott warren)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local activist and independent film maker Matt Judge has enlisted a small army of friends to realize his goal of writing and filming his first movie. "Frankenstein for President" is a silent film that Judge describes as "part horror,...

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Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre September 18

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 08-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

Amy Goodman will take the stage on Sept. 18, 2012 at noon to talk about the 2012 elections and community media at the Wealthy Theatre, a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC).  Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman is well...

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Sweeping Republican wins in Michigan turn state red

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 11-03-2010 under NEWS

The Tuesday, Nov. 2 general election saw Republicans taking the most votes in many races from the governor's seat on down. The State of Michigan's new governor elect is Republican Rick Snyder, of Ann Arbor, who garnered 136,246 votes, more than that...

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Nov. 2 elections see many candidates from Grand Rapids

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 10-29-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids residents have over ten races to decide in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 general election. Apart from the gubernatorial race, voters will also see candidates vying for Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, U.S. Representative...

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[MIDTOWN] Annual meeting and board elections

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 10-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Correction: This article originally stated 6 p.m. as the start time. The meeting actually begins at 7 p.m.   On Monday, Oct. 18, Midtown residents, community members and stakeholders from the neighborhood business district will be meeting...

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Primary election narrows candidate pool for fall

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-04-2010 under NEWS

Republican candidates outnumbered Democrats in West Michigan in the August 3 primary electon but, as always, only one from each party was chosen once the votes were counted. GovernorRepublican candidate Pete Hoekstra was the leading vote getter in...

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Seven candidates in primary for gubernatorial seat, 3rd Congressional District

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-02-2010 under NEWS

In the Aug. 3 primary election, five republicans and two democrats are running for party backing and eventually Michigan's 4-year gubernatorial seat. The same amount are in the primary race for Michigan's 3rd Congressional District seat in the U.S....

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Congressional candidate Paul Mayhue rallies against greed

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 08-01-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Republicans outnumber Democrats 5-2 in this primary election but both parties have a choice to make on August 3. Running against lawyer and civic leader Pat Miles, Jr. is Grand Rapids resident Paul Mayhue. With far fewer resources than Miles, and...

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An interview with congressional candidate Patrick Miles

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 07-26-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The retiring of Vern Ehlers, who for 17 years held the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Michigan's 3rd District, leaves both republicans and democrats vying for votes. One of the democratic candidates is local lawyer and civic leader Pat Miles...

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