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Voters to decide on Forest Hills Public School proposal

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 10-22-2013 under NEWS

On November 5, voters will have the opportunity to decide on a bond proposal that would allow Forest Hills Public Schools to borrow up to $45 million dollars over the next six to eight years. The proposal would require an additional tax of .38 mil....

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Children gone via judicial signatures

by (wwdovew)

Submitted 09-26-2013 under OPINION

Ink from the mighty judicial pen allows the legal trafficking and kidnapping of children across our nation. So what is taking place with the mighty judicial pen in Kent County, Grand Rapids, Michigan? What happens when children are removed from...

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Why you should vote yes on Proposal 3

by (Matthew Knaack)

Submitted 11-01-2012 under OPINION

The airwaves have been flooded with negative ads about Proposal 3. Due to this inundation, I am attempting to set the record straight by writing from the other side. First, the basics: Prop 3 is a ballot initiative that seeks to increase the state...

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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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