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Funding hyperlocal news - your input invited

Submitted 10-04-2010 under OPINION

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Catalyst Radio: SiteLab and pop-up art galleries

Submitted 10-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

In studio this week is Paul Amenta of SiteLab, known in Grand Rapids for projects like ActiveSite and Michigan - Land of Riches.

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Catalyst Radio: Destination 1111

Submitted 09-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

For three days each fall, the warehouse is transformed into a multi-artist exhibit, with all local performances, fine arts and music.

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Catalyst Radio: Clemente Skatepark commitee raising awareness of fundraising efforts

Submitted 09-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

In the last year, tickets issued to skateboarders for using public facilities for the sport has increased from three to 43, demonstrating the need for Clemente Skatepark.

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The Rapidian turns ONE and is still growing

Submitted 09-15-2010 under OPINION

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I'm All for FREE SPEECH, but...

Submitted 09-13-2010 under OPINION

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In studio: Uma Mishra returns from Ghana, water filters installed

Submitted 09-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

She has just returned from Atekyedo, the Ghanean village where she collaborated to install 30 water filters. She shares how she adapted communication to different cultural mainstays, like oral traditi

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Hyperlocal: Trendy tag or fundamental value?

Submitted 09-08-2010 under OPINION

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In studio: Coalition to end homelessness

Submitted 09-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Janay Brower of the Coalition to End Homelessness is our guest this week. She shares the findings of a recent study on the state of housing and transportation in Grand Rapids.

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In studio: Heartside Gallery & Studio

Submitted 08-27-2010 under NONPROFITS

The majority of the studio's artists are or have been homeless at some point. As a project of Heartside Ministries, the studio also looks for volunteers and collects art materials through a variety of

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