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  1. Aquinas men's basketball advances with win over ConcordiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- The Aquinas College men's basketball team advanced to the semi-finals of the WHAC tournament with a victory tonight against visiting Concordia. The #4 seed Saints defeated the #5 seed Cardinals 80-59.

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  2. Michigan's Best Coffee Shop: Day 5 features final stops in Kalamazoo, Holland, Grand Rapids and MuskegonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    After a long day of nothing but coffee, cappuccinos, lattes and frappes, I was excited to end my day at Erbelli's Gourmet Pizzeria, Italian Bistro & Pub in Kalamazoo for a great dinner. Michigan's Best Coffee Shop: John Gonzalez recruits Zachary Saja, a 6-year-old coffee enthusiast, to help him taste coffee at Jackson Coffee Company.

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  3. Bicyclist killed in Plainfield Avenue crash remembered as 'happy go lucky'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Friends and family of the 58-year-old woman are remembering her kind heart and love for animals in the aftermath of her death Tuesday, Feb. 24. She was riding a bicycle along Plainfield Avenue NE, near Rockhill Drive, about 11:25 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle traveling in the same direction. Police said the bicycle did not have any lights.

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  4. Man who faced prison and deportation to Zimbabwe is ready to finger his cohorts in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Looking down the barrel of at least 16 years in prison followed by deportation to Zimbabwe, a 23-year-old who pleaded to a brutal assault and robbery is ready to make a deal. Police say Tafadzwa Dennis Muzamhindo was among a group of men who broke into a home late the night of Sept.

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  5. Consumers Energy reports 241 scam calls to customers in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A sophisticated ring of scammers impersonating Consumers Energy representatives has already cost several businesses thousands of dollars in 2015, according to the utility. A map provided by Consumers Energy shows areas across the state targeted by fraudulent callers.

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  6. Aquinas women's basketball duo earns WHAC honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- Two Aquinas College women's basketball players earned postseason All-WHAC honors. Seniors Allison Heberlein and Chelsea Matley were rewarded by the WHAC coaches for their success on and off the court this season.

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  7. Aquinas' Anthony Williams named All-WHACRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- The Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference released its post season men's basketball accolades today. Aquinas senior guard Anthony Wiliams landed on the All-WHAC First Team squad.

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  8. Craft beer program, virtual welding machines: How GRCC will spend $2.9 million state grantRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Community College will use a $2.9 million state grant to buy new equipment and expand its workforce development programs, an investment administrators say will benefit students as they train for jobs in high demand fields. The grant, announced this week by Gov. Rick Snyder, will be used to expand and renovate the college's machine tooling lab, purchase 10 virtual welding machines, buy a new HVAC training system, create a craft brewing program and add seven new vehicles to the automotive technician program.

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  9. Melissa Winchester signs with Aquinas CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- The Aquinas College women's cross country and track & field program is pleased to announce the signing of Melissa Winchester of Wayland. Melissa, who preps at Middleville Thornapple Kellogg High School, joins a growing class of top-notch signees for the Saints.

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  10. 1,500 science teachers descending on Grand Rapids for two-day conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Joel Bacon, 11, performs an experiment in a 6th grade science class at C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy, a Grand Rapids Public Schools theme school, Sept. 2, 2014.

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  11. Infant's death prompts investigation into Kentwood day care, license suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Investigators from both Kentwood and Grand Rapids are working on the case.

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  12. Infant death leads to investigation of Kentwood in-home day care, license suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A Kentwood day care center's license has been suspended as police investigate the death of an infant found unresponsive by his parents after they brought him home. Grand Rapids police were called to a home in the city around 6 p.m. Feb. 19 for a medical emergency.

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  13. John Ball Zoo opens this weekend; public feedback sought on future visionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Despite a chilly forecast, John Ball Zoo opens for the season at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 1. The zoo also plans daily open houses for people to take a look at a new master plan for the county-owned attraction at 1300 W. Fulton St. The county board on Thursday, Feb. 26, is expected to approve the plan that calls for several new features including a revamped entrance where visitors would stroll under a skywalk for bears. Click here for exhibit renderings in the new plan.

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  14. Grand Rapids Game of the Week: Hot teams to clash when Christian hosts CaledoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS A pair of hot teams will square off in Friday's MLive Grand Rapids Press Game of the Week when the Grand Rapids Christian girls basketball team hosts Caledonia in the regular-season finale. Both teams will try to keep their late-season momentum going as they prepare for the state tournament, which begins next week.

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  15. Founder of Michigan's Manasseh Project to speak at human trafficking presentation Feb. 27 in Bay CityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The founder of a Michigan shelter for victims of human trafficking and other severe forms of human abuse, is the keynote speaker at a program titled "Human Trafficking: Protecting our Youth" set for Friday, Feb. 27, in downtown Bay City. Andy Soper, founder of the Manasseh Project in Grand Rapids, is to speak during the program, which runs from 8:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. at the Delta College Planetarium and Learning Center, 100 Center Ave. Sponsored by the Underground Railroad and The Mid-Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, cost to attend is $20, free for task force members, and registration is required.

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  16. Son of woman killed in apparent murder-suicide talks of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The son of a woman shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide is focused on staying strong for his younger brother, a teenager who lost both parents in the incident. Tom Stieglitz, 24, said he's also working on forgiving his stepfather, who is suspected of taking his own life after shooting and killing 44-year-old Bettina Stieglitz-Sanchez on Sunday, Feb. 22. "I was angry at first about the whole situation, but then it turned more into forgiveness," Stieglitz said Wednesday as friends trickled into his mother's Wyoming home.

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  17. Families seeking to apply to a Grand Rapids theme schools are getting another test dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Public Schools is offering an additional testing opportunity for student families applying to theme schools, due to high demand for the limited seats, according to John Helmholdt, communications director. The extra test date is Tuesday, March 3, at 4 p.m. Registration is required and a completed theme school application must be submitted by Friday, February 27, in order to be allowed to test.

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  18. Bob and Judy DeHaan Named 'W' Club Man & Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    The Varsity 'W' Club will honor Bob and Judy DeHaan as the 2015 Man & Woman of the Year. The DeHaans will be acknowledged on Saturday, Feb. 28, during the men's and women's basketball doubleheader.

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  19. Grand Rapids parents react to plans for $175 million bond proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2013 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Public Schools parents attending the district's School Choice Expo on Tuesday, Feb. 24, reacted to the $175 million bond proposal voters will be asked to support in November for building construction, technology and security. "I would support the bond unequivocally because there is no more important investment than our children," said David Korte, who has children ages 11 and 12 at Blanford Middle and City High Middle schools.

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  20. Attorney's shortchanging of State Bar scuttles armed robbery trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    An attorney's missed payment derailed a trial set to begin this week for a 37-year-old man accused of armed robbery. Kent County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Leiber stopped a trial just as a jury was about to be picked on Tuesday, Feb. 24, for the trial of Shawnn Tekil Mayberry, accused of a July armed robbery in Grand Rapids. 3 comments

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