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  1. GOP establishment backs challenger in the 3rd district, but voters don't seem to careRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    The race to become the republican candidate for Michigan's conservative 3rd congressional district is a flip of other races across the country.

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  2. Re-thinking creativity's role in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Michigan Radio

    But Eric Alburtus, principal of Portage Central High School, spends a big chunk of his time worrying about the arts.

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  3. Same sex couple from Grand Rapids sues to get state to recognize out-of-state marriageRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Governor Rick Snyder's statement after a federal court overturns Michigan's ban on same sex marriage in March 2014.

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  4. Grand Rapids City Commission proposes changes to panhandling lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Last September, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a law that made panhandling a criminal misdemeanor, saying it trampled on the rights of free speech.

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  5. It's not quite the Kalamazoo Promise, but Grand Rapids just got a major new scholarship programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    As many as 200 kids per year from the west side of Grand Rapids will get a chance at a free college education, thanks to a new scholarship program announced today.

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  6. In light of federal ruling, Grand Rapids looks to restrict "aggressive" panhandlingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Grand Rapids police used to use a state law outlawing panhandling to arrest hundreds of people over the years.

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  7. It's not quite the Kalamazoo Promise, but Grand Rapids just got a major new scholarship programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    As many as 200 kids per year from the west side of Grand Rapids will get a chance at a free college education, thanks to a new scholarship program announced today.

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  8. Lt. Gov. Calley signs personal property tax repeal compromise, now it heads to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan's personal property tax applies to all kinds of things: Carmakers pay the tax on heavy machinery, restaurants pay it on ovens and dishwashers.

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  9. General Motors CEO to face gauntlet before CongressRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra will testify in Washington about last month's recall for a defective ignition switch.

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  10. Businesses fight jobless benefits for workers fired for using medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan's leading business group is urging the state appeals court to rule out jobless benefits for people who are fired for using medical marijuana.

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  11. The last treasure hunt: 'Wyoming Riddler' retires after 34 years of silver bountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Lyons says you've got to be very thorough to make sure you didn't miss it and have to return.

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  12. Another Kent County Commissioner facing felony charge resignsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    A Kent County commissioner is resigning. Michael Wawee Jr is facing a felony embezzlement charge for between $1,000 and $20,000, a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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  13. Snyder gets praise for efforts to put more money into early childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Michigan Radio

    Today he got a chance to talk to some parents, teachers and school administrators in Grand Rapids about the proposal.

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