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Grand Rapids “America Pie” Lip Dub Trailer Released
Thousands participated in the "American Pie"  lip dub video on Sunday. Local celebs WOOD-TV 8's meteorologist Bill Steffen, Mayor George Heartwell, philanthropist Peter Secchia,  and Fox 17's Emily Richett got in on the act. Organizer Rob Bliss has released a tr…
“Dying City?” Mayor Heartwell Thinks Not!
Mayor Heartwell prepares a letter for Newsweek in response to the magazine's listing of Grand Rapids being one of the nation's "dying" cities.
Heartwell lists several achievements and positive aspects of Grand Rapids and invites Newsweek editor, Tina Brower, to come and vi…