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Mayor discusses Tuesday elections, other citizen questions on City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on Monday,...

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Mayor answers questions from local citizens in City Connection

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Submitted 10-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, a week later than normal, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on...

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Catalyst Radio: WMEAC takes action for a better environment.

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Submitted 09-18-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the local long-standing nonprofit West Michigan Environmental Action Council.  WMEAC has served as the...

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Mayor answers citizen questions live on City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on Monday,...

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Mayor to answer questions live in monthly City Connection show

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Submitted 08-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection will be aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on...

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Candidates answer citizen questions on gentrification, race, police, LGBTQIA

by (Holly)

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NEWS

For our last set of citizen questions answered by the mayoral candidates, we’re addressing questions of social ills and issues: housing and gentrification, race, police relations and welcoming LGBTQ residents. All questions were collected at...

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

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

Paris Lara attended the mayoral candidate debate on income inequality on Thursday, July 30, hosted by MLive and WGVU. Lara says he likes seeing the diverse group of candidates, from those who don't have much...

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

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

Mary Alice Williams attended the mayoral candidate debate on income inequality on Thursday, July 30, hosted by MLive and WGVU. Williams says she's looking most of all for integrity, a passion to serve and social justice...

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Candidates answer citizen questions on economy, talent retention, Airbnb, transportation

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NEWS

With local citizens headed to the polls on Tuesday, August 4 to select their choice for Grand Rapids’ next mayor, we’re bringing more responses from the candidates to our citizen questions. Many citizens had questions about the local...

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Mayoral debate at Wealthy Theatre brings standing room only crowds

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Wealthy Theatre was a packed house on Wednesday night, as mayoral candidates Robert Dean, John George, Willard Lee and Rosalynn Bliss answered questions from both co-moderators and local citizens via a Twitter wall. Debate topics included topics...

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