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  1. Obituaries Today: Andrew Merrill, 86, veteran of Bikini Island bomb testingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Merrill was born August 12, 1928 in Greenville, but was raised in Kalamazoo and later Blanchard, after the death of his mother. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1945, and took part in the Bikini Island bomb testing, according to his obituary.

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  2. One scoop of justice: Kilwin's franchise owner tackles tip jar thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A thief bit off more than he could chew Sunday when he allegedly stole a tip jar from Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream . Franchise owner Tim Calderone chased the man across the street and tackled him to the ground shortly before 2:30 p.m., Calderone said.

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  3. Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include Ringling Bros. Circus, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ArtPrize may be 10 days away but preview events are already scheduled for this week. Along with concerts and a circus, you should have plenty to keep you busy all week long.

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  4. Editorial: New Grand Rapids police chief's vision holds promise for our growing cityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Just two months into his new job as Grand Rapids' top cop, Chief David Rahinsky is setting the right tone as he develops his vision for public safety in our city. Rahinsky, who came to Grand Rapids via Franklin, Tenn., was both frank and passionate during a recent community forum hosted by MLive and The Press.

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  5. She survived septic shock but lost her hands and feet: How Pam Buschle found will to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Surviving septic shock was only the first stage of the battle for Pam Buschle.

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  6. Grand Rapids football links: All the games, stories and photos from Week ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI West Catholic asserted itself as one of the dominant teams in the area Friday in a 38-14 victory against Forest Hills Eastern in the Grand Rapids Game of the Week as voted on by fans.

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  7. Sports signups: Find teams to play for as fall arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    Do you have a local sporting event to list? The signup list, which runs Saturdays online and Tuesdays in The Grand Rapids Press, is available to announce community sporting events, teams looking for players and schools or teams looking for coaches. It's a free service.

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  8. Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar search comes to Kalamazoo todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    The search for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar comes to Kalamazoo today, Sept. 13, with stops at three Kalamazoo bars: Old Dog Tavern, O'Duffy's Pub and Louie's Trophy House Grill.

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  9. Snipers or sentries? ArtPrize 2014 installation at UICA lets you decideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    A few passersby expressed concern as Henry Brimmer's ArtPrize 2014 installation was installed Thursday and Friday at UICA in the run up to the Sept. 24 opening of the sixth annual exhibition and competition.

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  10. Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Who is this Jessica Shepherd anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    Okay, I guess I shouldn't start celebrating yet. I still have 9 days to go in MLive's search for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar .

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  11. Lowell 30, East Grand Rapids 25: Red Arrows come from behind to take game in final 3 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    Lowell came from behind in the final three minutes of the game Friday to defeat East Grand Rapids 30-25. Down by three points, Lowell's Max Dean powered into the end zone from three yards out and then added the 2-point conversion to put his team ahead for good.

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  12. Whistleblower alleges Grand Rapids schools, charter retaliated for reporting special ed violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | MLive.com

    A former Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center employee is seeking whistleblower protection over allegations the charter and its authorizer, Grand Rapids Public Schools, retaliated against her for reporting special education and contractual violations. Patty Joynt filed a lawsuit Thursday, Sept.

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  13. Volunteers improve playgrounds, mentor young students for United Way's Day of CaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    More than 1,300 local employees got out of the office Friday, Sept. 12, and spent the day volunteering with the Heart of West Michigan United Way's annual Day of Caring.

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

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    Freeport: Sept. 3: Levi Paul to Tiffany and Jordan Sheely; Sept. 11: Lincoln Fredric to Mariah Hewitt and Branden Terry Grand Rapids: Sept.

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  15. Police: Ex-boyfriend of Plainfield Township woman breaks in, stabs new boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    A 21-year-old Grand Rapids man broke into his ex-girlfriend's home, then fought with and stabbed the woman's new boyfriend before fleeing, police said. Kent County sheriff's deputies say Noa Deih, while holding a kitchen knife, also threatened to "kill them both" in the moments before the Tuesday, Sept.

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  16. Aquinas men's soccer moves to 5-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids, MI- The Aquinas College men's soccer team improved its record to 5-0 on the season with a 3-1 victory over visiting St. Francis last night. Aquinas took advantage of an early St. Francis mistake and got help from the nation's leading scorer late to move to 3-0 in front of their home fans this fall.

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  17. GRCC files lawsuit to take ownership of Bostwick AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    Bostwick Avenue, the common area between Grand Rapids Community College's main building and parking garage, has long been an integral part of the school's campus. Students use it to walk to and from buildings and mingle in between classes.

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  18. Grand Rapids teachers union, other groups endorse in Grand Rapids school board raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2013 | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids teachers union in conjunction with six other employee groups has made endorsements in the Grand Rapids school board race that features seven candidates vying for five open seats on Nov. 4. Three incumbents - school board President Wendy Falb; Vice President Maureen Slade and Tony Baker - are seeking second four-year terms. Related: Grand Rapids Schools could join crowded field of pay-to-play districts in West Michigan But the endorsements announced by Paul Helder, president of the Grand Rapids Education Association, would add two new members, who are former educators: Jose Flores and Jamie Scripps .

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  19. Grandma and alcoholic: Her recovery offers hope to people of all ages struggling with addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    Michigan Celebrate Recovery Walk & Rally is a statewide event that is being held in Grand Rapids this year. It raises awareness about the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction, aims to reduce the stigma associated with it, and demonstrate that recovery is possible.

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  20. Something will have to give in the Grand Rapids Football Game of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    GRAND RAPIDS West Catholic's speedy, aggressive defense has been tough to crack during the season's first two weeks. Something will have to give when the Hawks host the Falcons in today's 7 p.m. MLive Grand Rapids Press Game of the Week.

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