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Democratic Political Strategist Al From Speaking at Ford Museum Tonight

Al From, Democratic political strategist who in the 1980’s helped lead the Democratic party to victory after a decade out of power, will speak at an event hosted by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum tonight, May 20.

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Should Whether a High School is Public or Private be Considered When Creating Sports Divisions? [Poll]

The recently announced realignment of the divisions in the O-K Conference did not come without some controversy.

Not all schools were happy with the results, but it was more surprising to hear that "alignment was affected by public schools not wanting to play parochial schools".

Should whether a high school is public or private be considered when creating sports divisions?

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West Michigan Election Day Results – May 5, 2015

Today, Michigan voters decided if the state sales tax would be increased from six percent to seven percent.

Voters in Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood, West Ottawa and other communities also had issues on the ballot.

Results are in.

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Should Voting be Mandatory? [Poll]

The idea of mandatory voting has received attention this spring after President Barack Obama discussed it in Cleveland on March 18.

Should voting be mandatory in the United States?

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Polls Open Until 8PM, View Your Sample Ballot and Polling Location

Today, Michigan votes on Proposal 1 which would increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7%. Many voters in West Michigan face additional issues on the ballot.

Prepare to vote with a look at your sample ballot and polling location.

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FLOTUS Loves Honest Kids, Especially This Little Girl [Video]

Michelle Obama, FLOTUS (First Lady of The United States) loves how honest kids are, especially one little girl she encountered Wednesday.

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Today is Safe Delivery of Newborns Day in Michigan

Safe Delivery allows parents to surrender their newborn child no more than 72 hours old to an employee inside and on duty at any hospital, fire department, police station, or by calling 911.

Since 2001, the Safe Delivery of Newborns Law has helped save 155 infants from being abandoned in unsafe locations.

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Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra Will Not Seek Re-Election

Today, in a letter addressed to the people of Holland, Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra announced that he will not seek re-election this November.

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Lynne Cheney Speaking in Grand Rapids on April 14

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation will host Lynne Cheney as she visits Grand Rapids on April 14 to participate in a luncheon program, America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy, commemorating former first lady Betty Ford’s 97th birthday.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will join his wife at the conversation.

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What is Life Like as an Undocumented Immigrant? Find Out Thursday at GVSU Downtown

One of the true hot buttons in American politics today is immigration reform with strong feeling on both sides of the issue. However, one of the sides we haven't heard much from are immigrants themselves, especially undocumented immigrants. What is their life like?

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Congressman Photobombs C-SPAN to Wink at Mom [Video]

On Tuesday, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) gained extra screen time when he photobombed Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) while he was speaking live on C-SPAN.

Harris sat behind Carter and winked at the camera multiple times to make sure his mom saw him on TV.

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Governor Snyder Released From Hospital

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was hospitalized with a blood clot in his leg on Thursday.

This morning, Snyder was released from the hospital.

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