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  1. Outdoor beer garden in Grand Rapids gets opposition from neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Plans for an outdoor beer garden on Bridge Street NW next to the New Holland Brewing Co. site will be scaled back after neighbors objected to the noise it might create.

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  2. 3 polling places moving in Grand Rapids; 1 targets boost in Latino turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | MLive.com

    Fewer than seven people per hour showed up to Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School earlier this month to cast a vote on the statewide Proposal 1. That's just 85 people out of more than 1,800 in the poll book - less than 5 percent of registered voters in the Precinct 1-15 that borders Grandville Avenue SW , south of Wealthy Street. Six months ago, when Gov. Rick Snyder won re-election and Grand Rapids voters put term limits on city leaders, 15 percent of registered voters showed up to Chavez school.

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  3. Police looking for Grand Rapids shooting suspect considered armed and dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Ryan Anthony Lorenz, 26, is wanted on a six-count felony warrant for the Banner Street SW shooting that left a 20-year-old man with possible long-term paralysis due to a spinal cord injury, police said. Officers were called to 51 Banner St. SW, in the city's Burton Heights neighborhood, about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, after a man was shot in the back while on the front porch.

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  4. Grand Rapids top headlines: Hundreds of trees in popular Kent County park marked for removalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

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  5. Why proposed parking lot makes GVSU grad ashamed to be an alumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Some residents on the outer edge of the city aren't happy about Grand Valley State University's plan to build a 341-space parking lot in a field at Lake Michigan Drive and Maynard Avenue NW. A crowd showed up to a Thursday, May 28, Grand Rapids Planning Commission hearing on a rezoning related to the lot.

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  6. Wyoming homeowners oppose plan for more rental housing along Wilson AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    New plans to build more rental apartments at "The Reserve at Rivertown Valley" are drawing fire from home-owning neighbors. They hope to stop the latest proposal by The Granger Group that calls for 300 "town home" rental units, 154 "senior living" apartments and 116 single family homes on a 211-acre site at the southeast corner of Wilson Avenue and 56th Street SW.

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  7. Long Road Distillery opening brings craft spirits to Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    If Long Road Distillers were a person, its birthday could be Thursday, May 28, 2015 - the first day open to the general public. The distillery conception date, though, occurred roughly 18 months prior.

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  8. Grand Rapids homicide victim was injured in earlier shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A 20-year-old man who was shot and killed Thursday in Grand Rapids was the victim of a shooting in the city last year. Police have identified Jalen Braswell-Thompson as the man shot outside 524 Howard St. SE about 6:45 a.m. May 28. Officers found Braswell-Thompson unresponsive.

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  9. Vote now: Which Grand Rapids area girls soccer standout plays the toughest defense?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    They are playing in the trenches, doing all the dirty work to keep their teams in the game, and they don't have the gaudy statistics like offensive players have. We think we have a pretty good list in the poll below.

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  10. Tyler Pols gets some unexpected help in winning our Grand Rapids baseball pollRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Tyler Pols is certainly a deserving winner of our MLive/Grand Rapids Press baseball poll, but the Byron Center senior picked up some unexpected votes along the way. The dominant left-hander received nearly 28 percent of the 14,296 votes cast over a week to beat out Hamilton's Grant Wolfram by 834 votes in our poll.

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  11. Top auction bidder for Family Christian Stores will keep stores openRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Family Christian Stores, the nation's largest chain of Christian book and gift stores, is likely to remain operating if a bid by a subsidiary group is approved in bankruptcy court next month. FC Acquisition LLC submitted the best bid for the Grand Rapids chain after a prolonged auction process that lasted five days and finally ended at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, according to lawyers for the chain.

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  12. Late-season surge launches Wyoming's 400 relay into school...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Wyoming 's 400 relay team hasn't been together for all that long, but what the Wolves have accomplished should have a positive impact on the program well into the future. The team of Angel Dominguez , Jalen Primus , Brandon Little and Michael Williams have become the school's first relay to advance to the state finals, which will be contested Saturday.

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  13. Last remnant of Ottawa Beach resort becomes parks project centerpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MLive.com

    If you've ever visited Holland State Park, you've passed the historic pump house - wondering, perhaps, why the building is positioned so close to Ottawa Beach Road. But there's more to the simple brick building next to the Holland Coast Guard Station.

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  14. Grand Rapids FC to make long-awaited home debutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Matt Roberts has bet a lot of time and money that Grand Rapids is ready for its own soccer team. Although the early reviews have been encouraging, he'll find out for sure Saturday when the Grand Rapids Football Club has its home debut 7:30 p.m. at Houseman Field.

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  15. Grand Rapids Catholic Central defeats East Grand Rapids 11-0 in Division 2 district openerRead the original story

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids Catholic Central softball team defeated East Grand Rapids 11-0 after five innings in the opening round of Division 2 district play on Wednesday. "We struggled all season in terms of record, but we've had some highlights.

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  16. East Grand Rapids boys lacrosse team moves to D2 regional finals with ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The East Grand Rapids boys lacrosse team overcame a slow start to defeat Grosse Pointe North 12-6 in a Division 2 regional semifinal match on Wednesday. "Our offense, when they got the ball, they produced," East Grand Rapids coach Mike Stankiewicz said.

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  17. East Grand Rapids1, Greenville 0: Pioneers only need one to advance in district playRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    It only took one goal, but it was enough for the East Grand Rapids girls soccer team on Tuesday against Greenville in a Division 2 pre-district game. Ella Ludwig scored the lone goal for the Pioneers early in the second half.

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  18. Why the Janna Kelly murder case could be tossed back to district courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    It took seven years for police to charge Robin Root with murder in the slaying of Janna Kelly, but Root's probable cause hearing took less than two minutes. Root waived her hearing in Grand Rapids District Court on Wednesday, May 27. Her attorney said now that the case will move to felony court, the two sides will argue about the admissibility of the suspect's statements to police.

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  19. Consumers Energy invests $13M in electric service upgrades in Grand Rapids areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    Consumers Energy has spent more than $13 million upgrading equipment and trimming trees over the last two years to improve electric service in greater Grand Rapids and Kent County, the Jackson-based utility said. "We are working to deliver the energy you need, whenever you need it, to residents and businesses in the Grand Rapids area," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy's vice president of energy delivery in a May 20 news release.

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  20. $33.6 million raised to send Grand Rapids students to college, trade school for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids Community Foundation announced Wednesday, May 27, it has raised $33.6 million to pay for Grand Rapids Public School students involved in the Challenge Scholars program to attend college or trade school. The group exceeded the $32 million goal for the first phase of building the scholarship endowment for West Side students who graduate from Union High School.

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