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  1. 'It lifts your spirits': Patients react as they move to new Mary Free Bed hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The last element of the six-story expansion of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital rolled into place Sunday, March 29 - the patients moved into their new rooms. About 70 patients left their rooms in the 1976 hospital, rolled down a hall, and arrived in a light-filled space with bright and colorful new private rooms.

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  2. Grand Haven community gathers to discuss race, bias at annual Diversity Alliance SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A summit on race and inclusion drew approximately 700 people this weekend, opening doors to discuss topics on business, community, education, faith, government and health. The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance brought its Diversity Alliance Summit to Grand Haven High School Friday, March 27. The summit is held annually as an avenue to discuss race and bias through panels of diverse guest speakers.

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  3. Snowflakes fly amid raindrops in Grand Rapids, 37 mph wind gust reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Gusty winds likely will stick around following the passage of a rain and snow mix across West Michigan, making for quite the raw evening, forecasters say. Stiff winds have been gusting past 30 mph at times throughout much of Sunday afternoon, according to National Weather Service observations.

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  4. Grand Rapids area workplace named best in the plastics industryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Wyoming firm -- along with Extreme Tool & Engineering in the Upper Peninsula's Wakefield -- was recently named one of the top 10 plastics companies to work for in the country by Plastics News The national trade publication gave out its Best Places To Work Awards for 2015 during an Executive Forum last month in Lake Las Vegas. "We are truly honored to be recognized by a leading industry publication as one of the best places to work in the U.S.," said John Boeschenstein, CEO of Custom Profile.

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  5. Wrecking the Press building: Wheels of progress turning dirt again on Michigan StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2013 | MLive.com

    If you want an idea of what large parts of downtown looked like when construction started on The Grand Rapids Press building in 1964, go take a look at the former newspaper plant today. For the past week, Pitsch Wrecking crews have steadily dismantled about a third of the stout building; an obsolete property that once housed a vibrant community of reporters, editors, photographers, advertising managers, typesetters and more under a landmark green copper roof.

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  6. Column: Just another day at the office for the Wyoming Godwin Heights basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    EAST LANSING The stage continues to grow with each victory for the Wyoming Godwin Heights boys basketball team, but the Wolverines continue to do what they do best. The Wolverines defeated defending state champion Milan 70-64 in Friday night's Class B state semifinal game at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.

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  7. Convicted killer faces trial on murder charge in slaying of mother of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    With a 30-year-old murder conviction behind him and facing sentencing for the rape of an elderly woman next week, Shawn Jarrett now finds himself looking at a trial for the year-old slaying of a mother of four. After hearing testimony from Michigan State Police DNA experts, Walker District Court Judge Peter Versluis determined Friday, March 27, there was enough evidence to send Jarrett to trial for the April 24 slaying of Berta Yolanda Reyes.

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  8. West Michigan birth announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids: March 11: Henry James to Laura and Jeremy Sporte; March 20: Nolan Thomas to Ashley and Tom Hales; March 18: Hayden Michael to Anna Kozak and Thomas Williams; March 1: George Oliver to Kristi and Eric Hinkle; March 17: Ardan Leroy to Alexandra Kloeppner and Timothy Byrnes Jenison: March 10: Noah Jason to Tracy and Jason Lucas; March 18: Grant Thomas to Christy and Phil Williams; March 24: Lincoln Abel to Kristen and Jared Schuitema Grand Rapids: March 10: Louise Anderson to Margaret and Ryan Waler; March 22: Amelia Rose to Laura Buchner and Abel Saenz; March 15: Alice Marion to Jennifer and Jordan Bamberg; March 8: Willow Gayle to Leanne and Sean Harrell; March 17: Mia Grace to Amanda and Matt Lares Kentwood: March 12: Olivia Ann to Stacy and Chad Faught Marne: March 18: Lauren Nicole to Jenny and Michael Parker

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  9. Grand King Buffet workers can join collective lawsuit over pay, overtime, judge saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    Marvin Sanchez Osorto and others filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids alleging that workers were paid weekly flat rates of $400 to $600 for putting in 65- to 72-hour work weeks. "Because these practices have the effect of paying some employees less than the required minimum wage and some employees less than the required overtime rate, as well as constituting a separate failure to maintain records, Plaintiff Osorto alleges that Defendant Grand King Buffet has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act for him and similarly situated plaintiffs," U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker wrote.

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  10. Nurses offered $2K signing bonus to take jobs at Grand Rapids senior facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    Trinity Senior Living is offering a signing bonus to nurses hired for a new Grand Rapids facility, and its nearby senior living community, Sanctuary at St. Mary's. "The reason we are doing it is because we want to attract the best and brightest, most talented employees," said Lori Portfleet, Trinity's regional vice president for West Michigan.

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  11. Rare Japanese art at Meijer Gardens opens second of three-part showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    What : "Splendors of Shiga: Treasures from Japan" When : Now through Aug. 16 Where : 1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE Regular hours : 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday ; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission : $12 adults, $9 seniors, $9 students with ID, $6 ages 5-13, $4 ages 3-4.

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  12. Apartments 'follow the river' at old industrial building south of downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MLive.com

    A businessman who recently bought the Soccer Spot in Holland is asking Grand Rapids to rezone properties at 470 and 475 Market Ave. SW to allow for mixed-use development. The city's Planning Commission on Thursday, March 26, recommended that the City Commission approve the rezoning.

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  13. Man rescued at Grand Rapids dam 'very fortunate,' police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    A man whose fishing boat overturned in the roiling waters of the Sixth Street dam is lucky he wasn't seriously hurt, police said. Witnesses said the man was fishing and apparently got too close to the dam.

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  14. Fisherman rescued from Grand River after boat capsizes below damRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Nearby fishermen rescued the man, who had cuts to this head and was being taken to a hospital for examination. He was fishing, downstream of a dam, when he got too close and got caught up in churning water, Grand Rapids police said.

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  15. Stemming violence: Chicken Coop agrees to close earlier SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    A Grand Rapids restaurant will begin closing earlier on Saturdays as police look for ways to stem violence outside the popular Chicken Coop eatery. The restaurant owner's decision to close at midnight on Saturdays, instead of 4 a.m., comes after a Sunday, March 22 shooting that killed 32-year-old Terence Hollis.

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  16. GVSU: Questions linger after charter schools office removed from at-risk of suspension listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The outside of the new Mary Idema Pew Library at Grand Valley State University on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. The library features large, open spaces to maximize the work and study environment for students.

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  17. East Grand Rapids graduate found dead inside apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    A Grand Rapids native attending Michigan State University was found dead earlier this week inside her East Lansing apartment East Grand Rapids High School graduate and MSU Veterinary Medicine student Kelly Smith was found deceased inside her apartment Wednesday, March 25. Kelly Smith, 28, was found unresponsive by family members inside her apartment within the 200 block of Arbor Glen Drive, said East Lansing Police Lt. Steve Gonzalez.

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  18. $90K Veterans Services center opens to help better connect vets with benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Bobby Anderson marked his 88th birthday on Thursday by celebrating a new Kent County facility that aims to better serve those who served their country. The World War II veteran proudly spoke of his and other servicemen and women's contributions to the war effort.

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  19. Mercy Health to educators: New health care talents neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Nurse Hannah Charity places an oxygen monitoring sensor on Hillary Smith's newborn Charlotte. The screening test looks for signs of critical congenital heart disease.

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  20. High-ropes course proposed outside Celebration CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Planning Commission on Thursday, March 26, will review plans by The Adventure Park to put in an aerial ropes course. The Fairfield, Conn.-based applicant operates similar parks in Frankenmuth and West Bloomfield .

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