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City Connection: Looking back on 2020

Submitted 12-07-2020 under NEWS

Mark Washington, Grand Rapids' City Manager, will join Mayor Bliss to reflect on a complicated 2020 in the City of Grand Rapids.

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Defund Police

Submitted 12-07-2020 under OPINION

Rachel asks, “How does the call to defund the police intersect with your faith tradition?”

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In Season Report: December 5, 2020

Submitted 12-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy December! ‘Tis the season for supporting your local farm and food businesses. Come down tomorrow and shop from a variety of fresh, in-season, locally-grown and made products!

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants; Experience Grand Rapids shares list of restaurants with winterized outdoor seating; and Grand Rapids Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications for 2021-22 academic year.

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Passing the Mic: Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association answers, "How are you preserving your neighborhood's unique history and stories?"

Submitted 11-30-2020 under VOICES

Mallory Patterson from Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association responds to Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association's Sam Brower.

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Father's Responsibility

Submitted 11-30-2020 under OPINION

Janet asks, “I see many faith-based groups focus on restricting abortions and addressing the women in the cases of unwanted pregnancies. But I see none of these groups addressing the problem of men not taking responsibility ..."

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The Golden Kettle is up for grabs!

Submitted 11-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Golden Kettle award is up for grabs again this Christmas Season, as local service clubs try to outdo each other for the coveted Salvation Army trophy.

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In Season Report: November 28, 2020

Submitted 11-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Leftovers gone from the holidays? Time to restock your fridge and cupboards! Head down to the market and shop from the best local fare in Grand Rapids.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge; New City Neighbors partners with GVSU to expand educational farm; and MDHHS issues Thanksgiving guidance for vulnerable populations.

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Exposé on Adultery

Submitted 11-23-2020 under OPINION

From Harry, in Sydney, Australia: “A good friend who is also a talented and award winning journalist has, in an article, exposed the extra marital affairs of a politician. ... What are the moral ramifications of such an exposé?”

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