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Will Michigan Republicans flip the script on gun control in Washington? 

WASHINGTON — When Congress passed landmark gun violence prevention legislation known as the Brady Bill back in 1993, three Michigan Republicans were among the...
Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos to address Michigan GOP conference

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a Michigan native and former chair of the Michigan Republican Party, will make a return to the state next...

Grand Rapids theater group pulls show from Peter Meijer venue

Last week, Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his Grand...

Amash shows libertarian leanings on guns, campaign finance

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) garnered no shortage of liberal support following his calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump and his...

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 

Updated, 1:26 p.m., 8/26/19 Nature conservancies and the state of Michigan have been teaming up to save Michigan’s immense hemlock tree population.  There are 170 million...

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...

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