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Eleven former employees are charged with falsifying records at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.


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The Democratic Party and activists opposing President Donald Trump are teaming up to host a dozen town halls as congressional Republicans try to replace the federal health care law.

The family of a World War II veteran with dementia who was attacked and died after wandering into another man’s room at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans in 2012 has settled a lawsuit against the state of Michigan.

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Thunderstorms packing winds exceeding 60 mph caused damage across Michigan, knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers.


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Crews in western Michigan are working to remove downed trees and power lines that are blocking some roadways following severe thunderstorms.

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A 19-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten during what authorities call a road rage incident western Michigan.

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Gov. Rick Snyder says federal officials will conduct an assessment with local entities to look at damages and response costs after recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a pool in western Michigan.

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Relatives of an inmate who died after hanging himself in a Michigan jail cell have settled a lawsuit that alleged a deputy was watching Monday Night Football on TV instead of monitoring the man.

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Michigan court declines to examine police “photograph and print” policy. 

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Three Grand Rapids police officers remain on paid administrative leave as state police investigate an exchange of gunfire earlier this month that left an 18-year-old probation violator dead.

Current Sports | April 25, 2017

Apr 25, 2017
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Jabrill Peppers Drug Test; NFL Draft; Little Caesers Arena Hosting College Basketball; Porter "What's Gravity" Maberry; The Dunk King.

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The Grand Rapids Symphony is prepraring a concert by two L.B.s: Leonard Bernstein & Ludwig van Beethoven. Attend a rehearsal and hear the "Ode to Joy, Version 1.0"


Terry Johnston | Grand Rapids Symphony

This weekend marks the final concert of the season where the Grand Rapids Symphony will be led by incoming Music Director Marcelo Lehninger. WKAR’s afternoon classical host has more with the Maestro.


This weekend marks another opportunity to see the new music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony, Marcelo Lehninger. In addition, February marks an important moment for many performing arts organizations: announcements for the next season.


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