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  1. Obituaries Today: Thomas Uzarski, icon in Grand Rapids Polish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    Thomas Uzarski, a celebrated saxophone player and organizer of both Pulaski Days and the downtown Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival, died unexpectedly Nov. 28 while shoveling snow. Uzarski owned Tempo Printing in Grand Rapids and used his talents to promote and support his love of polka music and Polish heritage, according to his obituary.

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  2. Top 5 things to do around Grand Rapids include 'Elf: The Musical,' Holiday Traditions at...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Christmas is just over a month away and holiday-themed events are ramping up. Check out these five to add some holiday spirit to your social calendar.

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  3. New craft books to inspire handmade holiday prepRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Check out these new craft books to inspire your holiday crafting and gift making. From craft fails to crafting with kids, this selection of books has plenty to offer those taking a DIY approach to the season.

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  4. Interfaith Thanksgiving service scheduled Monday at Grand Rapids churchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    "The Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration is a time when many faith traditions come together to give thanks for our blessings and by doing it together, we also celebrate and give thanks for a community where all faith traditions are respected," said Doug Kindschi, director of Grand Valley State University's Sylvia and Richard Kaufman Interfaith Institute, which is coordinating the event. In a news release, GVSU said interfaith Thanksgiving services have been held by a variety of churches and denominations in Grand Rapids since 1987.

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  5. Hotel general manager accused of stealing nearly $900,000 in credit card schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The former general manager of Sleep Inn hotel in Allendale is accused of stealing nearly $900,000 by directing credit card payments to her own accounts, according to an indictment unsealed Friday, Nov. 21. The government is seeking forfeiture of property on Maplewood Drive in Jenison titled to Renata and Michael Annese. The government is seeking to recover $872,929.23, which investigators estimate to be proceeds of an alleged scheme that began in October 2006 and ended in April 2013, court records showed.

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  6. Christin White, deaf Lansing native, making White House Christmas cookies this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    A year ago, Christin White, 27, was making Christmas cookies with a friend in Lansing. Now she's helping make cookies for the White House.

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  7. Judge agrees to attempted murder charge for accused Heritage Hill shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    A 48-year-old Grand Rapids man accused of shooting another man in the leg in a Heritage Hill apartment will head to trial for attempted murder after rejecting a plea deal. Kent County prosecutors offered Randy Eric Maiden an opportunity to plead guilty to assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and felony firearms in exchange for not pursuing an attempted murder charge.

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  8. Former Catholic school tutor explains how a 15-year-old boy allegedly controlled her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    The 35-year-old former Catholic school tutor acknowledged that the idea her life was controlled by a high school sophomore seems bizarre and ridiculous, but she swears that is what happened.

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  9. Cannonsburg delays early opening, Pando still set to open tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    Although the Grand Rapids area has experienced the snowiest November on record , one of two outdoor sports complexes in Kent County has put off plans to open early. "Due to forecasted heavy rain, Cannonsburg will delay opening until next week in order to conserve snow and maintain excellent opening conditions," its website announced on Friday, Nov. 21. "Stay tuned for an updated opening day announcement."

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  10. College bound: GRPS hosting summit for seniors to prepare them for life after high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    On Nov. 25, 2014, Grand Rapids Public Schools is hosting a GradNation Community Summit for its high school seniors. Pictured are Creston High School seniors gathered on the front steps of the school for a final group picture before graduation on Saturday, June 8, 2013.

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  11. Hospitality workers honored for making West Michigan visitors feel welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | MLive.com

    The WAVE award recognizes outstanding service providers in the Grand Rapids and Kent County hospitality industry.

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  12. 'Vice,' Bruce Willis film from Grand Rapids director Brian Miller, to debut in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    The sci-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis, Thomas Jane and Ambyr Childers will debut on demand and in limited theatrical release Jan. 16. The poster was revealed for the first time Thursday, Nov. 20 . In an interview with MLive prior to hosting a Grand Rapids Community College workshop in September, Miller called "Vice" a "game-changer," and said it would appeal to The movie was shot in early 2014 in Mobile, Alabama.

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  13. Developer touts high-end feel of Cascade apartment complex he built...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    Chad Cassiday, the developer behind the Ridges of Cascade apartment community, likes to tell prospective tenants they aren't really renting an apartment. "These are condos that you're renting," said Cassiday, standing behind the kitchen island in one of the three-bedroom units of the 237-unit development being built on the former Centennial Country Club.

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  14. Check out proposed $2 million M-45 tunnel for walkers, bikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    A five-lane state highway currently bisects the Fred Meijer Standale Trail, but the non-motorized path that travels north from Millennium Park through Walker could go under Lake Michigan Drive NW by the summer of 2016. The city and the West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition this week kicked off an $850,000 fundraising campaign to build a tunnel beneath the road that's also known as M-45.

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  15. Rename Division Avenue for Martin Luther King? Grand Rapids urged to renew 'controversy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    The city also is being asked to rename Grandville Avenue in honor of Cesar Chavez.

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  16. NAIA Volleyball Opening Round Preview: No. 13 Davenport vs. Olivet NazareneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    The road to Iowa will start on the Panthers' home court as they host their first ever NAIA Opening Round contest on Saturday. Davenport will face off against the Tigers of Olivet Nazarene at 7:30 p.m. in the DU Student Center with the winner advancing to the NAIA National Championship final site, presented by J&L Enterprises, in Sioux City, Iowa, starting Dec. 2. NAIA Opening Round vs Olivet Nazarene Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014 Opening Serve: 7:30 p.m. EST Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.

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  17. Snowiest November: Grand Rapids breaks century-old record for snowfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Snowfall totals for Grand Rapids so far this month have made for the snowiest November on record, with 28.4 inches that accumulated as of 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, according to the National Weather Service. The previous record of 28.2 inches was set in 1895.

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  18. A New Perspective: Kaely Schlosser Makes Most of Second Chance to Play at GVSURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MLive.com

    Back in 2010, Kaely Schlosser, then one of the top women's soccer prospects in Michigan, passed on a chance to play for Grand Valley State. Former head coach Dave DiIanni did his best to sell the Grand Rapids, Michigan prospect on an opportunity to compete for national championships, something no other school recruiting her could provide.

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  19. Lock doors: Kent County sheriff's deputies report rash of home invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MLive.com

    Sheriff's deputies reported 24 home invasions since the start of the month in Ada, Cannon, Cascade, Grand Rapids and Plainfield townships. In most of the Cannon Township break-ins, thieves entered through service doors to gain entry into residences.

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  20. Grand Rapids on pace to have snowiest November everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MLive.com

    At 24.6 inches of snow for the month since Nov. 1, Grand Rapids only is 3.6 inches away from a record dating back 119 years - the snowiest November ever at 28.2 inches set in 1895, National Weather Service meteorologist Cort Scholten said. Current accumulations place the city at No.

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