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Photo: Steven David Branon/Guiding Light
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Guiding Light Mission Launches Employment Agency

Grand Rapids nonprofit Guiding Light Mission recently launching an employment agency named The Job Post.

The Job Post will be open to the public and to the men involved in the mission’s recovery programs.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Volunteer For the Neon Vibe 5K

Do you like to cover people with awesome neon color? You’re hired!

We love volunteers, and we couldn't do it without you! This is your chance to be part of this awesome event without having to run the full Neon Vibe 5k to get your color fix on.

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News
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West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Announces Program for Spanish-Speaking Entrepreneurs

The Education and Empowerment Committee of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  announced the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s launch of MedioDía- Infórmate y Actívate, a series of business educational workshops designed to provide a wide-range of business development resources for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs in the West Michigan region.

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Courtesy www.imbd.com
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Waterfront Film Festival Launches First Ever Film Competition at ArtPrize this Fall

It's brand new this year. It's ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival, that will replace this year’s annual summer lakeshore event, for one year, in favor of its first ever film competition to be held during ArtPrize in September here in Grand Rapids.

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June 10 is National Iced Tea Day!

There's a day for pretty much everything out there - donut day, eat whatever you want day, and now, iced tea day!

June 10th is officially National Iced Tea Day! How can you celebrate?!?

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Waterfront Film Festival to Launch First Film Competition at ArtPrize 2015

ArtPrize and Waterfront Film Festival have both enjoyed tremendous success in West Michigan, gaining international exposure along the way.

This fall, Waterfront Film Festival is set to launch the first ever film competition at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

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"Harry"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Harry the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Harry the cat came calling today.

Harry visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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David Wieske via Facebook
David Wieske via Facebook
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Frank The Tortoise Has Been Found Safe!

The 50 pound tortoise that went missing last weekend has been found!

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Flint, Saginaw and Detroit Listed Among the Fastest-Shrinking Cities in America

It's no surprise to anyone who's lived in Michigan for any decent amount of time, but a new list has Flint, Saginaw and Detroit ranked among the cities with the quickest declining populations.

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Courtesy LYNC
Courtesy LYNC
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Rock the Block Street Festival is This Saturday, June 13

This Saturday, June 13, Grand Rapids’ Madison Square neighborhood will be the site for the fifth annual Rock the Block (RTB) Street Festival hosted by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.

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David Wieske via Facebook
David Wieske via Facebook
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Man on the Northeast Side Searching for his Missing Tortoise, Frank

A man on the northeast side of Grand Rapids is searching for his missing pet - a tortoise named Frank.

The approximately 12-year-old tortoise escaped the yard of Bradley Clark sometime between 11 a.m. and noon on Sunday.  

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Construction on Southbound US-131 Through Grand Rapids

Prepare for slowdowns as MDOT crews close two lanes of traffic for work on southbound 131 through Grand Rapids.

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