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Michigan Proposal 3 - What you need to know

Submitted 10-19-2018 under OPINION

Michigan Proposal 3, the Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative, is on the ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment on November 6, 2018 (Election Day).

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United in sisterhood and ancestral strength: Latina women are powerful

Submitted 10-16-2018 under OPINION

On Friday, October 12, 2018, fifty Latina leaders were recognized by the Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan as the "2018 Top 50 Latinas of Michigan" at the Statewide Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in Saginaw, MI. To stand among the women named is an honor that humbles me.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Responding to reader feedback

Submitted 10-15-2018 under OPINION

This week, I am departing from the normal format of Ethics and Religion Talk to respond to some reader feedback.

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Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins Grand Rapids Symphony for one of its greatest concerts ever

Submitted 10-09-2018 under OPINION

Marcelo Lehninger led the Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Grand Rapids Symphony in one of the finest concerts ever heard in DeVos Performance Hall on Oct. 5-6.

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Girlfriend sets 22 rules for boyfriend, highlighting perfect example of abuse

Submitted 10-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Girlfriend drafts contract for boyfriend to sign, includes 22 controlling rules and highlights examples of abusive behaviors

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Ethics and Religion Talk: On which holiday brings the most joy, and which brings the least

Submitted 10-08-2018 under OPINION

What is your favorite holiday on your tradition’s calendar, and why, or what is your least favorite holiday on your tradition’s calendar, and why?

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Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for the 2018/19 school year

Submitted 10-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) is now accepting applications for the 2018/19 school year through November 11, 2018.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Examining the ethics of eating lab-grown flesh

Submitted 10-01-2018 under OPINION

Is it ethical to consume lab-grown human flesh?

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Calling all Mamavists!

Submitted 09-28-2018 under OPINION

We have neither adequate political representation at the local, state and national levels nor enough collective wealth to directly influence the political process. What we do have is enough sense to know a lot of policy prevents Michigan families from obtaining basic resources and opportunities.

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Kent County Domestic Violence Community Coordinated Response Team honors domestic homicide victims

Submitted 09-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

Candlelight Vigil to be held Monday to honor victims of domestic violence homicide.

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