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Michigan’s youngest-ever lawmaker sworn in

As Michigan’s 99th House of Representatives kicked off a new year on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the Capitol welcomed the youn...

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Four new charges in Flint water investigation

The criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis has made visible progress for the first time in months as Michiga...

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Calvin students enter 36-hour film contest

This January, Calvin film students go head-to-head with teams from the six other regional film programs in the 36-Hour C...

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Trump to stop in GR Friday

Last time Grand Rapids hosted the president-elect, it was the night before the election — or perhaps more accurately, ...

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Michigan begins Stein-led election recount

Editor’s Note: This article was written on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Michigan’s sixteen electoral votes weren’t offi...

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#NotMyPresident protests fill streets in downtown Grand Rapids

Chanting “Donald Trump has got to go,” and “Love trumps hate,” protesters took to the streets of downtown Grand ...

Photo by Carolyn Muyskens, taken outside the entrance to the DeVos Place before the Monday night rally in Grand Rapids.
Trump wins presidency in historic upset, Michigan turns red for first time in 28 years

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9, Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed 270 electoral votes to become...

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Trump and Clinton make final fight for West Michigan

West Michigan was a battleground during the final day before the election as both major presidential candidates held eve...

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Lehninger debuts as GR Symphony music director

Marcelo Lehninger was greeted by raucous applause the minute he stepped onto the stage last Friday to lead the Grand Rap...

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Third district House candidates clash in debate

Vying for votes on the coming election day, incumbent Republican Representative Justin Amash and his challengers, Dougla...