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Ethics and Religion Talk: Can we have both Justice and Peace?

Submitted 06-01-2020 under OPINION

My tradition teaches, Tzedek, Tzedek, Tirdof, “Justice, justice, shall you pursue!” My tradition also instructs me to be ohev shalom v’rodef shalom, “a lover of peace and a pursuer of peace.”

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Protest, riots, clean-up, and curfew: City Of Grand Rapids enacts civil emergency proclamation

Submitted 05-31-2020 under NEWS

Peaceful protest against police brutality turned overnight riot results in a community clean-up effort and a 48-hour curfew.

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Community updates: Friday, May 29

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department issues statement on George Floyd death, Mayor Bliss and local faith leaders to host citywide moment of silence and prayer for coronavirus victims, and more statements issued May 28-29.

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In Season Report: May 30, 2020

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come support your local food community this Saturday! There will be 45 vendors ready to sell you all the fresh local products you need! Get outside and enjoy the fresh air while you shop for your food essentials.

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Finding Hope in the Pandemic

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

In the midst of a pandemic that brings with it much uncertainty, we can choose to hope and not fear.

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Community updates: Wednesday, May 27

Submitted 05-27-2020 under NEWS

State of Michigan launches online MI Safe Start Map to inform reopening plans, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. extends Placemaking Grant application deadline, and Avenue for the Arts seeks local artist input.

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Census count in full swing with rising Grand Rapids turnout

Submitted 05-26-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids census turnout above national average so far, with more work to do in neighborhoods at risk of being undercounted.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: The Morality of Politics

Submitted 05-25-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you think that one political group, wing or ideology is more moral than another?”

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When will the COVID-19 pandemic disappear?

Submitted 05-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

When will the pandemic end? Science and religion help to bring answers.

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Community updates: Friday, May 22

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department confirms ample coronavirus testing capacity for Kent County, Gov. Whitmer extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order through June 12, and more statements issued May 21-22.

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