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  1. West Michigan fighters seek redemption at West Michigan Golden GlovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    Joe Hicks, who fights out of the MGGA-King Park gym in Grand Rapids was defeated by Tipton Walker of Benton Harbor in last year's state championship at 152 pounds. Over the past year Hicks' strength and size has increased so he'll be fighting at 165 pounds and he's hoping Walker moves up with him.

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  2. City Hall Roll Call: What's happening in local governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... officials later this month will consider a motorsports supercenter and a gas station with a Tim Horton's restaurant. Walker leaders Monday, March 9, will consider rezoning 267 acres for an industrial park . An undisclosed "Fortune 500" company wants ...

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  3. 'He Stole My Heart': Stem Cell Therapy May Help Pup WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... for stem cell therapy to restore movement in his hind legs. Jan Denny, an administrator at Kelley's Animal Clinic in Walker, MI, told the Grand Rapids News/MLive.com she spotted the injured brown and white terrier mix at a Muskegon animal shelter, ...

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  4. Wheelchair-equipped dog is candidate for stem cell therapy, adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... even after suffering an accident that left him without control of his lower half. Jan Denny, an administrator at the Walker-based clinic, said after finding Bolt at a nearby shelter, she knew she wanted to get him any help she could. After picking ...

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  5. Richest billionaires in Michigan call Grand Rapids homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... the world . In 2014, they came in at no. 153, and ranked 47 in the United States. The siblings head the family-owned Walker-based Meijer Inc. supercenter chain with 213 locations across a five-state Midwest footprint. The retailer doesn't release ...

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  6. Legacy Trust's ArtPrize competition for artists with disabilities returns for 6th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... of Michigan's leading art museums and at one of the highest-traffic ArtPrize venues in the competition," said William Walker, CEO of Legacy Trust. All four winners were artists from the West Michigan area, but the contest is open to any adult artist ...

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  7. Monday basketball roundup: Grand Rapids Northview uses 15-2 second half run to knock off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... the final quarter to win. Reeths-Puffer beat Mona Shores twice during the regular season. Mona Shores' Jordan Walker had 30 points and 14 rebounds. Grand Rapids Northview opened the second half with a crucial 15-2 run after the teams had been tied ...

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  8. Meijer sells 5 C-store gas stations in Grand Rapids, LansingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... will be converted to the CITGO brand. A Meijer spokesperson wasn't immediately available to comment on the sale. The Walker-based retailer operates 213 supercenters and grocery stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. The majority ...

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  9. Dog caught in trap getting laser therapy, needs foster homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... after the street where he was found - is now undergoing therapy for his injured leg at Kelley's Animal Clinic in Walker. Through a battery of treatments, including cold laser and water-assisted therapies, clinic staff say the young terrier is well ...

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  10. Meijer shoppers vent after credit card system failed at Midwest storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... to have varied from store to store, according to the experiences shared by MLive readers. Many have tips for the Walker-based retailer on how the situation should have been handled. The employees' response was frustrating to shopper Deb Toolin ...

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  11. Shopping gets difficult at Meijer when credit card system goes downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    Shopping got a little dicey at Meijer stores on late Friday afternoon when the Walker-based retailer's card readers went down at stores across Michigan. Stores announced the card reader blackout to shoppers.

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  12. 4-year-old continues to recover after Richmond Park hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... may happen within the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the suspected driver that hit him, 23 year old Kevin Witte of Walker, was recently bound over for Circuit Court. He's facing one charge of failure to stop at the scene of a personal injury ...

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  13. Embezzlement charges against two Meijer employees move to felony courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | MLive.com

    Tracy Christen Gordon and Danny Kraig Vandermyde, who worked in advertising at the retailer's corporate office, were arraigned Jan. 30 in Walker District Court on charges of embezzlement. Vandermyde is accused of embezzlement between $50,000 and $100,000 while Gordon faces charges for allegedly stealing between $20,000 and $50,000 Authorities accuse the pair of getting gift cards and converting them to their own personal use, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the Walker District Court.

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  14. Meth lab found in burning motel room in WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    WALKER, Mich-Police and fire crews responding to a fire in motel room in Wallker Tuesday morning quickly realized they had more than just an accidental fire on their hands. A quick search of the room found a "one-pot" meth lab in the bathroom, which had exploded, catching the room on fire.

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  15. War end shuts plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... nationally. He said Bennington workers will have an opportunity to transfer to an existing Plasan facility in Walker, Mich., near Ann Arbor, that makes car parts. Tentative plans call for the Bennington plant to close by the end of July, and Sherman ...

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  16. A two vehicle rollover crash in Tallmadge Township injures a Walker man.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WHTC

    ... of I 196 in Holland and Zeeland Townships. A two vehicle rollover crash in Tallmadge Township yesterday injured a Walker man. Lynn Jolink 65, was taken to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids by Life EMS after the 7pm crash. He was in good condition with ...

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  17. Morning Review: Rapist, convicted murderer charged in woman's homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | MLive.com

    A man convicted Thursday of raping an elderly woman is now charged with homicide in the April killing of a co-worker in Walker. Prosecutors on Thursday issued a warrant for homicide/open murder against Shawn Jarrett, who is a convicted murderer out of Pennsylvania.

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  18. Plasan North America says it will leave Bennington for Walker, Mich.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Plasan North America will be leaving Bennington for Walker, Mich., this summer. A year ago, Plasan Carbon Composites it was leaving for Michigan. 2 comments

  19. Man Guilty Of Raping 85 Year Old Woman Also Charged With MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    After he was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old Grandville woman, charges were issued against Shawn Jarrett for the murder of another woman whose body was found in Walker in May 2014. The body of the 42-year-old mother of three was found in a construction site in Walker on May 16.Jarrett and Reyes were coworkers at the Walker greenhouse where she was last seen on April 24. A Thursday release from the Walker Police Department says the murder charge and an additional charge of being a habitual offender comes "following an extensive investigation."

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  20. Family of Yolanda Reyes reacts to official murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... woman in Grandville. Yolanda Reyes was found dead in May at a construction site weeks after she went missing in Walker. Jarrett was considered a prime suspect in the case, until today's formal charges were filed. "It's really sad to know that ...

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