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  1. Best 2015 Super Bowl ads: Grand Rapids 'Mad Men' share their early favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    This image made from video provided by Mars on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 shows a frame from a Snickers candy bar commercial, based on the Brady Bunch television series and featuring actor Danny Trejo, to be aired during the broadcast of the 2015 Super Bowl NFL football game. Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple.

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  2. Aquinas to boost dual enrollment opportunities at West Michigan catholic schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Aquinas College is expanding high school dual enrollment opportunities for three West Michigan Catholic high schools, the college announced this week. Next school year, Aquinas will begin offering college-level courses at Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids and Muskegon Catholic Central High School, while current dual enrollment offerings at West Catholic High School in Grand Rapids will be expanded.

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  3. Downtown's urban lifestyle drew couple to loft-style condominium on Monroe CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Drew Terwee says he and his wife, Ruby Chaise, are looking forward to moving into the top-floor condominium they are buying in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. The two-bedroom unit was created 10 years ago out of a century-old office and retail building.

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  4. Detroit Lions internship turns into Super Bowl perks for Grand Rapids residentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Evert Geerlings always wanted to go to the Super Bowl, he just didn't expect to be working it, too. The 24-year-old Calvin College graduate from East Kentwood will be at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

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  5. Grand Rapids schools partnering with local colleges and groups on mentoring initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Public Schools working in collaboration with higher education institutions and community groups is launching a mentoring initiative known as 'Grade School to Grad School' on Feb. 5 to help close the achievement gap for boys of color.

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  6. Grand Rapids schools reschedules School Choice ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Public Schools has rescheduled its School Choice Expo, cancelled this week because of weather conditions , for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at City High Middle School. The expo is for families interested in learning more about the district's school choices for next year.

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  7. Community raises $4,600 for wandering Newfoundland "Shaggy"; outside residents urged to let him beRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MLive.com

    More than $4,600 has been raised through an online fundraiser to help purchase a net gun for animal control to help capture Shaggy - an approximately 80-pound Newfoundland-mix, nicknamed for his furry appearance, that has been wandering several Grand Rapids-area neighborhoods since June. "He comes out and walks beside you if you're walking with your dog.

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  8. Kent County sheriff's sergeant sentenced in super drunk driving crashRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A Kent County sheriff's sergeant charged with drunken driving after an early morning crash Jan. 4 has settled his case in court. Peter Gerkin, 43, on Friday was sentenced to two years probation and 100 hours of community service for a super drunk driving crash in which his blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.

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  9. Japanese art, culture and horticulture highlight Meijer Gardens' 20th anniversary yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    What : Splendors of Shiga: Treasures from Japan When : Opens today 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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  10. Rapid bus rider accused of wielding hatchet held on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Timothy Lee McCann, 51, is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and resisting resisting and obstructing an officer.

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  11. Hatchet-wielding Rapid bus rider held on $20K bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    A Grand Rapids man with a lengthy criminal record was arraigned Friday morning on charges that hold the potential of life behind bars if convicted after he allegedly wielded a hatchet aboard a Rapid bus. Timothy Lee McCann, 51, is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and resisting resisting and obstructing a police officer.

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  12. Snow showers Friday morning; accumulation expected SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    We're starting out our Friday morning with light snow falling and temperatures right at 20 degrees. Do not expect things to get much warmer today.

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  13. Police brotherhood: Grand Rapids chief showed up at hospital, checked on wounded Wyoming copRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids police Chief David Rahinsky, reinforcing the notion that police work is a brotherhood, showed up at a Grand Rapids hospital to support a Wyoming officer wounded in a shooting. Rahinsky was at Mercy Health St. Mary's hospital shortly after the officer was shot at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, on Himes Street SE.

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  14. Check out list of U.S. foreign policy topics for Great Decisions seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    An annual foreign policy series that starts next week also will touch specifically on human trafficking, religion and digital privacy. Experts on various parts of the globe and on various international topics will be in Grand Rapids each Monday from Feb. 2-March 23 for the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan's 2015 Great Decisions talks on U.S. foreign policy.

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  15. Body found in Grand River near Sixth Street bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Recently, two people have been reported missing in Grand Rapids, but it's not clear if the discovery is related to either case.

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  16. Another record year expected for Kent County hotels thanks to tourism and convention drawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Experience Grand Rapids said it expects local hotel revenues to increase 5 percent in 2015 after Kent County hotels booked a fifth consecutive record year in 2014. "For the fifth consecutive year Kent County hotel room revenue has grown over the prior year," said Doug Small, President of Experience Grand Rapids , in a press release on Thursday, Dec. 29. "Hotel room revenue is a key metric for measuring tourism activity, and 2014 hotel room revenue outpaced 2013 by 10.1 percent leading to the highest countywide revenue ever."

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  17. Late-night bomb threat to Woodland Mall has woman facing prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    A 46-year-old Cedar Springs woman faces up to four years behind bars after police say she used her boyfriend's cell phone to call in a bomb threat to the Woodland Mall. Kentwood police say Julie Ann-Marie Haff confessed to making the call around 11:23 p.m. on Jan. 11, when she allegedly told the mall's security office "there's a bomb in the parking lot."

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  18. Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Girls World Expo,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Actors, musicians, and animals are all waiting to entertain you. Check out these five events around Grand Rapids and fill up your social calendar.

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  19. Grand Rapids cancels School Choice Expo Thursday due to icy conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Jalesa Smith colors a flower during the back-to-school celebration at City High Middle School in Grand Rapids on August 19, 2014. On Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, Grand Rapids Public Schools cancelled the School Choice Expo planned Thursday night at City, 1720 Plainfield Ave. NE, due to inclement weather.

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  20. Morning Review: Rosalynn Bliss campaigns for Grand Rapids mayor as leader for 'all of us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Rosalynn Bliss told a crowd of supporters Wednesday night that "we came together" to fix a city budget crisis, pass a property tax to fund parks and come up with a plan to pay for road maintenance. Now, she wants the community to rally behind her and make her the first female mayor of Grand Rapids.

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