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Grand Rapids police set guidelines for interaction with immigrants

The Grand Rapids Police Department announced Friday its new policy for interacting with non-citizens, which will forbid the department from, among other things, asking...

Republican Peter Meijer under fire for barring drag performers with Down...

Updated 1:41 p.m. Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer has banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his...

Apocalypse watch: New West Michigan school designed with hiding spots in...

As Republicans continue to refuse to solve America's gun problem, desperate parents are sending their kids off to school in bulletproof backpacks. And now a...

Invasive insects could infest 170M Michigan hemlock trees 

Nature conservancies and the state of Michigan have been teaming up to save Michigan’s immense hemlock tree population.  There are 170 million eastern hemlocks in...

Southwest Michigan priest arrested, charged with false imprisonment

Special agents from the state Attorney General’s office arrested a priest in Southwest Michigan Thursday, charging him with false imprisonment of a teenage boy...

Amash tells disheartening tales of Congress as 2020 race heats up

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) made it clear Wednesday that he views his decision to drop the Republican Party and become an independent...

Statewide study: 10% of Michigan public water systems have PFAS

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) published the results of the first statewide study of toxic PFAS (or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) in...
Benton Harbor High School

State proposes new plan for Benton Harbor schools

Updated, 8:20 a.m. 8/21/19 to correct the name of Dr. Michael Rice The state Department of Treasury and school superintendent have a new plan they...

West Michigan will likely be key in 2020, but presidential campaign...

Michigan’s status as a battleground state in the 2020 presidential campaign is well-established.  But while two dozen Democratic hopefuls bounced around stops in Southeast Michigan...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Democratic campaign arm officially targeting Amash’s district

Updated, 4:21 p.m. 8/15/19 to reflect that Cathy Albro ran against Amash in 2018, not 2016 The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is officially eyeing...

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