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  1. Grab a jacket, Grand Rapids: Cool morning aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    You'll want a jacket Tuesday morning, Sept. 30, because things are quite a bit cooler.

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  2. Calvin's Taylor Pruis Named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week in Men's SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Calvin midfielder Taylor Pruis its Offensive Player of the Week in men's soccer for games played through Sept. 28. Pruis, a junior from Grand Rapids , scored in each game as the Knights moved into sole possession of first place in the MIAA with a pair of conference wins.

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  3. GVSU writers series brings local, international authors to campusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Valley State University's annual writers series kicked-off this month and is scheduled to run through March, with appearances by award-winning local and international writers. The writers series, which is free and open to the public, brings writers to campus to read work, visit classes and interact with students.

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  4. ArtPrize 2014 Jurors' Shortlist: Experts select diverse group of finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ArtPrize 2014's panel of jurors awarding $280,000 in prizes have seen a fair bit of the sixth annual exhibition. Though half can be found in three locations, you have to go to 11 places to see all 20 works of art in the running for a $20,000 juried award and a $200,000 juried grand prize.

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  5. ArtPrize 2014: Meet the 20 artists in the Jurors' ShortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Of the 20 artists on the ArtPrize 2014 Jurors' Shortlist, seven are from Michigan, three are from other countries and the rest hail from the continental United States. They're divided into four categories, and the winner of each will take home $20,000.

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  6. Winner of Consumers Energy SMART Art competition to be named during ArtPrize's final 20Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Photo of an Acrylic painting entitled "Illusion or Reality? Renewable Energy" by artist Daniel Lopez. Last year's winner of the Consumers Energy SmartArt competition.

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  7. Man sentenced in $2.9 million tax-return scheme while in Grand Rapids illegally, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A Grand Rapids businessman, in the U.S. illegally, has been sentenced to four years in prison for forging U.S. Treasury checks. Mateo Velasquez-Garcia was involved in a scheme in which $2.9 million worth of fraudulently obtained federal tax-refund checks were deposited into a bank account of a grocery store he operated, Tienda La Nueva Esperanza, 1814 S. Division Ave., U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles Jr. said in a statement.

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  8. Funeral service set for Steve Jones, 61, killed in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A memorial service is set for this week for Steve Jones, the Newaygo County man killed last week in a hit-and-run crash. Family and friends will gather to remember Jones, 61, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Cultural Center at St. Nicholas, 2250 East Paris Ave. SE, in Grand Rapids.

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  9. Grand Rapids teachers union poised for new leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    After seven years with Paul Helder at the helm, the Grand Rapids Education Association will officially name a new president in October. Helder resigned in early September to become a uniserv director for the Michigan Education Association .

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  10. Silver Line traffic violations: 5 tickets issued for traveling in bus-only lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The penalties are stiff for rush hour commuters traveling in Silver Line's bus-only lanes, though only a handful of citations have been issued. Grand Rapids Police say they've ticketed five motorists since Silver Line launched Aug. 25 .

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  11. Krauthammer: Conservatives have cause for optimism in midterm electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Given the absence of a clear Republican Party frontrunner for the presidential nomination, the 2016 election is likely "to be decided on how the ball rolls," conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer predicted to a packed ballroom filled with Grand Rapids business leaders. "Nobody has a big lead.

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  12. Grand Rapids credit union members vote to join Michigan First Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The 5,000-member Grand Rapids Family Credit Union will merge with the Southeast Michigan-based Michigan First Credit Union , the state's 11th largest credit union with 97,000 members. The merger, which was approved by the GRFCU members and both boards of directors on Sept.

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  13. Sand Lake man helped from fiery crash after allegedly fleeing police, rolling vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A 37-year-old Sand Lake man was flown to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital with injuries after police say he rolled his vehicle several times while fleeing from sheriff's deputies. Osceola County deputies attempted a traffic stop about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept.

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  14. Woman police say had no right to be on the road charged with reckless driving in wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Using a wheelchair to get to her court appearance, a woman whom police said did not have a valid driver's license when she drove the wrong way on U.S. 131, causing a crash, pleaded not guilty on Monday. Crystal Louise Rincones, 36, appeared briefly in Wyoming District Court Monday, Sept.

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  15. Man accused of fatally striking Newaygo County man had been missing from work, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The driver accused of fatally striking pedestrian Steve Jones near Woodland Park last week came on investigators' radar when the suspect's boss reported he had not shown up for work in two days, police say. The driver, a 36-year-old Brohman man, was expected to be arraigned Sept.

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  16. Teen at center of homicide investigation takes plea deal on perjury charge, expected to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The 19-year-old prosecutors contend has information vital to convicting a fellow teen of murder has agreed to a plea deal. Jani Lisa Gonzalez pleaded no contest to perjury in the course of a murder investigation, a crime that carries a potential life sentence.

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  17. Grand Rapids man, 59, identified as victim in fatal freeway motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Douglas Deridder, of Grand Rapids, was westbound on the freeway, riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle, when he left the roadway about 5 p.m. Sept. 28. Deridder veered off the left shoulder near a curve and into cables that separate the eastbound and westbound lanes, investigators say.

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  18. See 300-plus 'Voices of the City' pack Cathedral of St. Andrew for ArtPrize 2014 eventRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MLive.com

    In its inaugural year, event organizers Rob Bliss launched tens of thousands of paper airplanes from surrounding buildings onto Monroe Center downtown. For ArtPrize 2014, the Cathedral of St. Andrew welcomed 300 singers for an interfaith choir performance, entering the $560,000 competition as "Voices of the City," a time-based entry in the sixth annual exhibition.

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  19. Will $50,000 in ArtPrize Artist Seed Grants alter the course of the $560,000 competition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ArtPrize , the world's largest art prize, has the clout to change lives with its twin $200,000 grand prizes. The sixth annual event soon will determine whether $50,000 also is a game changer shared by 25 artists in ArtPrize 2014.

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  20. Power Poll shuffle: There's a new No. 1 in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS Rockford has occupied the No. 1 spot in the Grand Rapids Power Poll since the rankings were released in preseason.

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