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  1. Family anxious for answers as Grand Rapids teen struck by SUV clings to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Family members are seeking answers as a Grand Rapids teenager clings to life after being struck by a Jeep last week while crossing the road on the way home from a friend's house. Jacob Rodgers, 16, of Grand Rapids has been hospitalized at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital since Tuesday, Dec. 23, when he was struck by a car while crossing Fuller Avenue at Sweet Street NE about 7:25 p.m. Police said Rodgers was using a lighted crosswalk when he was struck, but investigators have released few details about the crash other than to say that speed and alcohol were not contributing factors to the accident.

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  2. Death of Grand Rapids man, 68, sparks homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Patrick Marvin Simmons, 68, of Grand Rapids, was found unconscious and unresponsive when police were called to 405 11th Street NW on Sunday, Dec. 28 about 2:30 p.m. An ambulance was called to the home Sunday afternoon on a report of a man not breathing. Police said investigation showed evidence of an assault at the residence.

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  3. Drivers flee after crash severs home's gas line in Northeast Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Police are searching the area around Palmer Elementary School in Grand Rapids for a pair of drivers who each fled the scene of a bizarre accident involving two houses. The intersection of Ann Street and Lafayette Street NE is blocked off around the scene of the two-car accident, which happened about 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 28. Witnesses on scene said a maroon Chevy sedan struck another vehicle in the intersection before striking the side of 258 Ann Street NE, a multi-unit home across from the school.

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  4. 1 person shot at Grand Rapids apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Cambridge Square Apartments off Bradford Street NE around 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 28. The victim, whose injuries are not life threatening, told police he was shot by someone in a group of people near the apartment complex.

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  5. Q&A with downtown Muskegon's biggest private investor, Jon Rooks, about a possible convention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    West Michigan developer Jon Rooks, owner of both the Holiday Inn Muskegon Harbor and the Shoreline Inn and Convention Center in downtown Muskegon, poses for a picture on Oct. 2, 2013, at Michillinda Beach Lodge in Whitehall. The main lodge burnt to the ground on December 2, 2012.

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  6. Sun today over Grand Rapids, but chance of snow increases through the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The real possibility of snow arrives Monday with an Arctic air front moving into the area tonight. There's a chance of snow every day his week and high temperatures may struggle to reach 20 degrees by mid-week.

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  7. Less is more: Minimalist photographer captures simple beauty through camera lensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Wei Shyuan "Stone" Peng took this photo in 2012 while visiting his parents in Taiwan. The bridge is connected to a temple located at the center of a big lake.

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  8. Rick Haglund: Top-level PR executive tells fascinating tales about Ford, others in bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Top-level corporate public relations executives know a lot about the human foibles of their fellow executives and others they must deal with: incompetence, hubris and personal aggrandizement among them. Most don't spill these things to the world because they like working and having a steady income.

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  9. Obituaries Today: Nate Moore, 28, victim of barbershop homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | MLive.com

    Nathan Seyfer Moore, 28, died on Sunday, Dec. 21 after being shot during an after-hours party at a Grand Rapids barbershop. Moore is survived by parents Judy Gonzales and Joseph Moore; two children, Ahzarriah Moore and Jeremiah Beal; sisters Yvonne Hernandez, Jan-e and Cattore Moore; brothers Joey and Michael Moore; girlfriend Maria Montalvo; and several extended family members.

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  10. 2015 brings 'a lot of opportunity' to Saginaw's arts and cultural sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    The Saginaw Art Museum, 1126 N. Michigan in Saginaw recently completed a renovation of its galleries and had many works of art conserved. At right is a bronze sculpture from 1927, El Cid Campeador by artist Anna Hyatt Huntington.

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  11. Mason Opple has a lot of superstitions, and they all seem to work for the Hudsonville forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Mason Opple has a routine and he doesn't like to stray from it.

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  12. How education bills on the radar of West Michigan school leaders fared in lame-duck sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | MLive.com

    West Michigan school districts across the state will have to wait until next year to see if lawmakers grant them the flexibility they have been lobbying for to be able to use sinking fund tax dollars for technology and security upgrades. The legislation was among a few bills that Kent and Ottawa county school leaders were particularly keeping an eye on that were killed off when the legislative session ended in the wee hours of Dec. 19. The sinking fund tax generates money for preventative maintenance and renovations to a school district's existing facilities.

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  13. Grand Rapids barbershop shooting: Wyoming man charged in connection with caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | MLive.com

    The fatal shooting happened Sunday, Dec. 21 at Your Barber Shop, 32 Hall St. SE

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  14. Grand Rapids school board to change grant policy after local foundations raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | MLive.com

    Jahaira Vargas and Jordi Rodriguez give a presentation to a guest at Harrison Park School where artifacts from the Grand Rapids Public Museum tied to the Grand River were displayed on April 16, 2014 by the fifth grade class that spent a week at the museum as part of the IMMERSE program. On Jan. 5, 2015, the Grand Rapids Board of Education will vote on changing its policy for grant applications to improve teaching and learning to allow the superintendent the authority to approve application requests greater than $100,000 without prior board approval.

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  15. Christmas tree recycling: Grand Rapids drop-off sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | MLive.com

    If you live in the city of Grand Rapids and purchased a real holiday tree this year, you can recycle it for free. Drop-off locations will open Wednesday, Dec. 31 and remain open through Jan. 26, 2015, for those who like to hold on to the holiday a little longer.

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  16. Free soup for all: Wealthy Street eatery makes giveaway a Christmas traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | MLive.com

    Cory DeMint, owner of Uncle Cheetah's Soup Shop in East Hills, opened the eatery from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 25, giving away free soup, rolls and cookies to anyone looking for a hot meal on a day when most restaurants are closed. It's the third year DeMint - who owns the nearby Electric Cheetah restaurant and is opening the Old Goat family restaurant in Alger Heights next year - has done the free soup thing on Christmas.

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  17. Santa Claus Girls: Remembering when he was a child and giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | MLive.com

    David Clonan, of Grand Rapids, was 10 years old when he and his three siblings received gifts from the Santa Claus Girls of Kent County and now 65 years later he is giving back with a donation.

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  18. Grand Rapids WWII vet remembers 'Battle of the Bulge' Christmas 70 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | MLive.com

    But the distance seemed to stretch forever during that Christmas week 70 years ago, when Kuizema was being shelled by German tanks, his left leg numb after being hit by shrapnel and his feet so cold that it pained him to walk. Kuizema, who was only 19 at the time, was serving in the 106th Infantry Division that had traveled across France with no resistance in the fall of 1944 before it reached the Belgian/German border in early December.

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  19. Aquinas bowling adds Corunna standoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids,MI- The Aquinas College women's bowling program has added Sierra Howes, an All-State performer from Corunna to the mix for the 2015-16 season. Howes, who currently sports a 214 average, is two-time All-State selection for the Cavaliers.

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  20. Barbershop shooting leads to weapons charge, murder investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | MLive.com

    Kent County prosecutors have issued a weapons charge linked to Nathan Seyfer Moore's killing at after-hours party at Grand Rapids barbershop.

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