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Mayoral candidates face off in final debate before Tuesday election

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NEWS

Last Thursday, all four mayoral candidates faced off in a final debate before Grand Rapids’ primary election, focusing on the topic of income inequality. The July 30 debate took place at Loosemore Auditorium at Grand Valley State University...

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Story Matters: W. Paul Mayhue calls out problems of racial discrimination with police leadership, trespassing

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NONPROFITS

After attending the mayoral debate at Wealthy Theatre, former Kent County Commissioner W. Paul Mayhue sat down to talk with us about the problems with race in Grand Rapids that he's seen with policing and laws.   We build community when we...

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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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Mayoral candidates answer citizen questions on their role as mayor, representing young voices, City finances

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under NEWS

With just one week left until the Primary elections, with four mayoral candidates on the ballot and the possibility of our next mayor being chosen that day, we’re bringing more questions from our local citizens that were sent to us on July 15...

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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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Mayoral debate to combine citizen questions, co-moderator leadership

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center is hosting a mayoral debate on July 15, 2015 at the Wealthy Theater. The mayoral candidates debating are Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard Lee. The...

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