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Congressman Amash Glad President Obama Met With Kendrick Lamar, Wants to Meet With President Too

Congressman Justin Amash thinks it's "great" that President Obama met with Kendrick Lamar, but he'd like to have a meeting of his own with the President "to discuss civil liberties and surveillance issues."

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Should Michigan High School Students be Required to Learn CPR Before Graduating? [Poll]

Michigan Senate Bill 647 was introduced on December 9 by Senator Tonya Schuitmaker. The bill would make learning CPR a graduation requirement for Michigan high school students. If passed it would go into effect this fall.

Should Michigan high school students be required to learn CPR in order to graduate?

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Muskegon County Preparing for Future Data Center Development

With the recent announcement of Switch’s $5 billion SUPERNAP data center in Kent County and Michigan’s new legislation to attract data centers to the state, Muskegon County Wastewater Management System has announced it is preparing part of its 11,000 acre property for future data center development.

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Donald Trump Campaigns In Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids Protesters Kicked Out of Donald Trump Rally

In all, Trump's speech Monday night was interrupted more than ten times, with all of the hecklers being removed. At one point, The Donald inferred that the protesters may be "drugged out".

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Anderson Cooper to Speak at Davenport Excellence in Business Gala in May

Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360˚ and host of AC 360˚, will be in Grand Rapids this coming May as featured guest speakerat the Davenport University
19th Annual Excellence in Business Award Gala.

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Al Sharpton, Spike Lee Lead Gun Violence Protest After "Chi-raq" Premiere In NYC
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It’s Time to end Gun Violence. Will you Join in? [Video]

Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles, strangers and friends are finally beginning to speak out about the horrible loss of life through gun violence.

How many lives have been lost? Thousands, maybe millions.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is Time’s Person of the Year [Video]

On Thursday, Time named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its esteemed Person of the Year, making her the first woman to hold the title in nearly 30 years.

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Democratic Debate Very Funny and Awkward Without Dialogue [Video]

This is pretty funny, and actually, a pretty interesting study.

These video producers have taken a video of last weeks Democratic debate, and removed all of the dialogue. Talk about the most awkward video ever.

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Is There a Starbucks “War on Christmas”

Some of the silliest stuff happens in this world of ours, but none more silly than Starbucks finding itself drawn into the debate over the "War on Christmas."

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Cuba! Are We Friends Now? Is it Really Open for Business?

Havana, Cuba: One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday (July 20, 2015), when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals. However, is Cuba really open for business?

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GVSU Conference to Focus on Cloning and Stem Cells

Cloning, stem cells, and breakthroughs in genetic disease research and therapies will be spotlighted during the 12th annual Genetic Update Conference on November 9 at Grand Valley State University.

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Kent County Election Results – November 3, 2015

Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Lowell and other communities went to the polls on November 3. See the full election results.

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