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The Salvation Army continues to “Do the Most Good” one year after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Submitted 03-16-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Western Michigan and Northern Indiana continues to address the longstanding issues of poverty, hunger, addiction and homelessness, which have intensified and become more complex due to COVID-19.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Help! My Husband Wants to Watch Me Have Sex With a Woman!

Submitted 03-15-2021 under OPINION

“Christine” writes: "My husband and I have only been married 7 months and he wants me to have sex with a woman and watch."

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum welcomes spring with biannual Art in Bloom celebration

Submitted 03-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

Innovative floral designs on view during one-weekend-only event

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What's at the Market: Saturday, March 13, 2021

Submitted 03-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s National Nutrition Month! Head down the Farmers Market and pick up the most nutritious food in town!

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Community updates: Friday, March 12

Submitted 03-12-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expanding efforts to improve curbside recycling; Kent County Health Department awarded extra COVID-19 vaccines by state for vaccine equity pilot project; new “Women’s Way” downtown mural to feature local Latinx leader Maurilia Ortiz Blakely; and more.

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Police handling of protest dominates public comment at City Commission meeting

Submitted 03-10-2021 under NEWS

While not on the official agenda, the shutdown of a protest Monday night and the arrest of its organizers became the main topic of discussion at the March 9, 2021 Grand Rapids City Commission meeting.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do Animals Have Souls?

Submitted 03-08-2021 under OPINION

Emily S. writes, “Could the group please respond to the idea that animals have souls and some sort of afterlife.”

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In Season Report: March 6, 2021

Submitted 03-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don’t let this sunshine and warmer weather go to waste! We never know how long it’s going to be around in March. So, make the most of it and come support your local farms, food producers and artisans this weekend!

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Community updates: Thursday, March 4

Submitted 03-04-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids begins planning process for new Master Plan; Michigan loosens COVID-19 gathering restrictions, opening vaccine eligibility to people age 50 and over; and Grand Rapids Public Schools celebrates National Reading Month with reading program, author events.

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Mental health disorders and stigma: Crossing the bridge to treatment

Submitted 03-03-2021 under OPINION

Many members of our community live with mental health conditions, but they don't need to live with stigma. City High 10th-grader Rohit Agarwal digs into some common conditions and some of the ways that we can support our friends and family who experience stigma.

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