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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 27 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NEWS

Nearing a full week into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s March 23 “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order, the amount of developments continuing to unfold locally and statewide in response to the coronavirus outbreak has reached a level of...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, March 26 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-26-2020 under NEWS

The coronavirus outbreak continues and so do connected developments from local and state organizations and offices relevant to local life. Shared in this Thursday, March 26, 2020 update are statements impacting Grand Rapids residents from Gov....

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 20 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NEWS

10 days into Michigan’s declared state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of statewide confirmed cases of those testing positive for the disease has risen to 549. As the numbers continue to rise statewide, nationwide, and...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Another day means more developments regarding various Grand Rapids organizations' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shared in this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 update are statements from the City of Grand Rapids, the Kent County Health Department...

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Westside neighbors work with health department, press for answers over cancer concerns

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-05-2018 under NEWS

A lot has happened since cousins Shane Smith and Jammie Danner began talking with former neighbors in southwest Grand Rapids about why so many of their loved ones were getting cancer. Since bringing their group's conversations to the public on a...

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New website provides centralized information, resources for people with addiction

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Brian Keeley of the Grand Rapids Red Project discusses MIREcovery.info, a one-stop website that provides information on services for people with addiction and their loved ones. The new...

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Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) calls for teen leaders to help eliminate violence in our community

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) mentors Amy Endres-Bercher and Julia Raap discuss the importance of violence awareness and education for teens. You’ll also hear from YLAV teens...

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No, that restaurant didn't give you food poisoning

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 03-02-2015 under OPINION

"I won't eat at that restaurant again because I got food poisoning the last time I went there." I find myself extremely irritated every time I hear somebody say something like that. A series of questions always runs through my head:...

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