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16 min ago | MLive.com

Convocation will mark start of school year at Hope College

Hope College professor Patrice Rankine will be the feature speaker at the school's Opening Convocation on Sunday at the DeVos Fieldhouse.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Ring Cam ring box with secret camera lets couples capture their special moment

Fist-bumps, high-fives and laughter: Outrage as cheery Obama hits the golf course for five-hour round IMMEDIATELY after his speech condemning ISIS for executing American journalist James Foley Heartache for Steven Sotloff's family after seeing him paraded in ISIS beheading video as terrorists threaten to execute him next Darren Wilson defender is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Inventions, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MLive.com

Groundbreaking set for new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland

The official groundbreaking for a new 140-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland will be staged Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. The new hotel, which will be built at 121 E. Eighth Street between Macatawa Bank and the downtown splash pad, is being developed and operated by Suburban Inns , a Holland firm that also operates hotels in Grand ... (more)

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Related Topix: Holland, MI

MLive.com

Compare tuition discount rates, trends at West Michigan private colleges

In an effort to lure students and remain competitive, several private colleges in the Grand Rapids-area are continuing the practice of offering bigger discounts on tuition.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Davenport University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MLive.com

Dr. Fred Johnson III heading to Malaysia for International Speech Contest

On behalf of the members of District 62 Toastmasters, congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Fred Johnson III for qualifying for the semifinals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest! If/when Fred wins the semifinals competition, he will move to the finals where he will compete with 9 other contestants from all over the world for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Holland, MI

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WOODTV.com

Changes Holland renting rules proposed

It has been a hot button issue for the past year that has pitted homeowners against landlords; mostly in the Hope College area.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

MLive.com

State Bar of Michigan to present Grand Rapids lawyer with its highest honor

Carl E. Ver Beek will be awarded the State Bar of Michigan's Roberts P. Hudson Award on Sept.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Byron Center, MI

Science Daily

Community religious beliefs influence whether wives work outside home, study finds

Married women who live in communities in which a higher proportion of the population belongs to conservative religious traditions -- such as evangelical or Mormon -- are more likely to choose not to work outside the home, even if the women are not members of those faith groups, according to a study.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Baylor University

Sun Aug 03, 2014

MLive.com

A graduation gift leads to unexpected art career

Nancy McRay's "Great Felt Lakes" 20-by-15-foot installation will be displayed at 1170 Plainfield Ave. NE, in Grand Rapids during this year's ArtPrize competition.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHTC

Hope College Announces Endowments

Hope College announced has endowments for its educators and staff. Joint Archives of Holland Director Geoff Reynolds was appointed to a new endowed directorship specifically for maintaining and preserving the college's archival program.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

State of Michigan

Snyder makes appointments to Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity

The 12-member commission is charged with reducing the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty and promotingsocial and economic opportunities that foster self-sufficiency for low-income people.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Rutgers University, Michigan, Michigan Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Hope College grads invent a Ring Cama to capture proposals on video

Aside from the actual wedding, for any bride or groom-to-be the other big moment is the proposal itself.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Science / Technology, Inventions

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MLive.com

President of Michigan, Florida fitness club chain elected to Hope College Board of Trustees

The head of a chain of sports and fitness clubs in Michigan and Florida has been elected to a four-year term on Hope College's Board of Trustees.

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Related Topix: Holland, MI

Detroit Free Press

Hope College students develop Ring Cam to capture proposals

For a woman, it's one of the most special and memorable moments of her life when the man she loves proposes.

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Related Topix: Wedding

MLive.com

Political perspective: Flint Mayor Dayne Walling to teach course at University of Michigan-Flint

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling will find himself surrounded by a different crowd, outside of City Hall and council chambers come this fall.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Flint, MI, University of Michigan Flint, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHTC

Hope College Board Welcomes Two Newcomers

Two new members of Hope College's Board of Trustees were announced today by the school.

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Related Topix: Holland, MI

MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 24, 2014

People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Western Michigan University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Landlords: Housing restriction proposal could spur more rentals near Hope College

Some landlords who provide rental housing to Hope College students aren't happy about a proposal under consideration by Holland city planners to reduce the number of non-family members who can live together from six to four.

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Related Topix: Holland, MI, Midland, MI

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