Stories tagged: "Grand Rapids"


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Not Just COVID: Violent Deaths Are Also Up in 2020

Grand Rapids Chief of Police said that with the pandemic and the rise in political tensions, 2020 is "a year like no other."

Rebel in Grand Rapids is accepting customers in person and online for Small Business Saturday and beyond.
Small Business Saturday: Michigan’s Rebel Shop Has Gifts to Cheer and Celebrate Everyone in Your Life

This Grand Rapids boutique is ready to welcome shoppers in person and online this holiday season.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 09: Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden talks with members of the United Steelworkers union in a supporter's back yard September 09, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Biden is campaigning in Michigan, which President Donald Trump won in 2016 by less than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in state's presidential election history. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Biden Follows Coronavirus Safety Measures in Michigan. Here’s Why That Matters.

President Donald Trump's coronavirus diagnosis has put campaign stops in the spotlight.

Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Republicans Say Michigan County Voter Registration Is Too High. So They’re Suing.

Officials from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office said the lawsuit uses debunked claims and bad statistics to delegitimize our elections.

Protesters kneel in silence to recognize the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police.
How A Michigan Teen Set The Bar For Peaceful Protests

Detroiters are 'turning to each other' as they demand justice for George Floyd.

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Free Little Libraries Get Some Color: Michigan Woman Creates The Black Book Exchange Box

When Aarie Wade realized that her family was the only one contributing Black literature to her local Little Free Library, she got inspired.