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Kentwood, Michigan is located in Kent County. Zip codes in Kentwood, MI include 49548, 49588, and 49518. The median home price in Kentwood is $139,900 which is roughly $78/per square foot. More Kentwood information.

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6 hrs ago | American Reporter

Brasch WordsTHE $6 Million Social Worker

At the first of each year, I write about Lake Superior State University's List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Boy, 12, Charged in Fatal Playground Stabbing Had History of Abuse: Report

Troubling details are emerging about the home life on Jamarion Lawhorn, 12, charged as an adult in the playground stabbing death of Connor Verkerke, 9, last month.

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WILX-TV Lansing

Report: 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Badly Bruised

Court records say a 12-year-old boy charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old on a Grand Rapids-area playground lived in "deplorable" conditions and had bruises all over his body.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

5 Things to know for Wednesday, August 27

As fall sports get into full swing, the issue of sports physicals and student health is on a lot of parents' minds.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

5 Things to know for Wednesday, August 27

As fall sports get into full swing, the issue of sports physicals and student health is on a lot of parents' minds.

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WILX-TV Lansing

Report: 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Badly Bruised

Court records say a 12-year-old boy charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old on a Grand Rapids-area playground lived in "deplorable" conditions and had bruises all over his body.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MLive.com

See how Grand Rapids business districts stack up using new GVSU interactive tool

Jeremy Pyne scanned over the interactive map of Grand Rapids. With the click of his mouse, he pulled up reams of data on the area surrounding the Wealthy Street corridor.

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USA Today

Court records: History of abuse at 12-year-old accused killer's home

Court records show a history of abuse at the home of 12-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn, who is accused of killing 9-year-old boy to death on a playground in Kentwood, Mich.

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MLive.com

Playground stabbing suspect: Covered in bruises, threatened daily with 'whoppin,' records say

Shortly after 12-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn allegedly killed a 9-year-old boy, authorities found bruises all over his body.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsTHE $6 Million Social Worker

At the first of each year, I write about Lake Superior State University's List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

West Michigan schools training for new Epipen mandate

It's a device that could be life-saving, but that doesn't necessarily mean it has always been readily available, at least until now.

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Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

HTC Logistics Expands Dry Food Storage Warehouse

HTC Logistics, Inc., a Holland, Mich.-based division of Hutt Trucking, Co., Inc., sub-leased a sizeable portion of the former Steelcase facility at 5565 East Broadmoor Avenue S.E. in Kentwood, Mich., to expand its dry and temperature-controlled warehouse and cross dock business.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Silver Line Debuts Today

After ten years in the making, today marks the official kick off of the "Silver Line", the new transit line from The Rapid.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Washington Times

Michigan woman has hope after arm, leg amputations

When Pam Buschle had both hands and feet amputated in her battle to survive septic shock, she and her husband, Martin, had no idea what the future would hold for her.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

MLive.com

Back-to-school: Grand Rapids-area districts hold open houses for parents

As students gear up to head back-to-school in about two weeks, several Grand Rapids-area high schools have scheduled open houses for parents.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

MLive.com

Kent County South Clinic, opening in September, will provide dental and medical care

The new Kent County South Clinic, which will provide dental and medical care for low-income patients, is set to open in September.

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American Reporter

Brasch WordsTHE $6 Million Social Worker

At the first of each year, I write about Lake Superior State University's List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The New York Times

Room for Debate: Young Souls, Dark Deeds

After Michael Connor Verkerke, 9, was killed earlier this month in Kentwood, Mich., a memorial was set up at the playground where a 12-year-old, facing adult murder charges, is said to have fatally stabbed him.

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MLive.com

Bad shooting kept domestic violence case from becoming murder-suicide, according to police

A Kentwood man's ineptness with a gun may be the only good outcome of an alleged incident of domestic violence that escalated to attempted murder.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

MLive.com

Tomes of independents: KDL celebrates area authors with the first Local Indie Fest

When Janet Vormittag's first novel was published in 2012, Kent District Library was just launching a new section at two of its branches dedicated to featuring local authors.

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