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The Discovery of King Tut exhibition makes its Great Lakes Region debut

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Grand Rapids Public Museum opened the much anticipated exhibition, The Discovery of King Tut, making its Great Lakes Region debut here. Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of Tutakhamun in 1922. Show More Summary

Here's How Michigan Can Be a Top-10 Education State

We're facing a time of great promise in my home state of Michigan. After years of job losses, deep recession and budget cuts, our economy is finally starting to rebound. New businesses are opening from Detroit to Grand Rapids practically every month. Show More Summary

Brett Thomas Leaving WOOD for WANE

Brett Thomas is joining Media General’s Fort Wayne, Ind. CBS affiliate WANE as evening co-anchor. Thomas leaves Media General’s Grand Rapids, Mich. NBC affiliate WOOD after 17 years, to join Heather Herron as anchor of the 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 pm. Show More Summary

Immersive, panoramic, time-lapse video transports viewers to New York City's past and present

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Grand Rapids Art Museum presents T. J. Wilcox: In the Air, which will be on view from May 17 through August 30, 2015. Artist T. J. Wilcox's In the Air is a dazzling panoramic film installation, presenting viewers with a captivating, multidirectional, bird's-eye view of the New York City skyline. Show More Summary

TechCrunch Is Headed To Grand Rapids For A Mini-Meetup And Pitchoff

Join John Biggs and myself next week in Grand Rapids, Michigan for a mini-meetup and pitch-off. We’ll be at Start Garden’s new space on Thursday, May 21 from 5:00 – 8:00. The bar opens at 5:00 and the pitches start at 5:30. The event is free to attend and I’m sure the open bar will feature some great Michigan beers. Please RSVP here. Five local startups will present… Read More

13-year-old Michigan Boy Competent For Trial In Fatal Stabbing: Judge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy is competent for trial in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground and can learn details of the legal process like any other defendant, a judge has ruled. The decision by Kent County Family Court Judge Paul Denenfeld is in line with a state expert's finding. Show More Summary

Count Your Lucky Stars releasing a split from Dowsing, Sinai Vessel, Long Knives & Cardboard Swords (stream a track)

Grand Rapids emo band The Cardboard Swords have signed to Count Your Lucky Stars, and their first release for the label will be a split with Dowsing, Sinai Vessel, and Long Knives (pre-order). We're premiering their contribution "How I...

Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Roger Mayweather II

last weekSports / Boxing :

On May 13, 1989 at Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California, WBC junior welterweight champion Roger Mayweather, aka Black Mamba, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, fought WBC/WBA lightweight Julio Chavez, from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. This was the…

On the Move, 5/12/15

Annie Szatkowski jumps 113 markets to WXMI in Grand Rapids from KIMT in Mason City. She will be a reporter/MMJ and fill-in anchor. Szatkowski is represented by Mort Meisner Associates. To report a move, send an email to with the subject line \"On the Move.\"

Ryan's Heart of the City Home — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Ryan Location: Grand Rapids, MI Square Feet: 600 Division: Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: So many things! I live in a beautiful registered historic building in the heart of the city, and it is humbling to be apart of the history of the building. Show More Summary

Catch Fade: Smart Mouthed 9th Grader Has Hair Pulled Out Scrapping With 53-Yr-Old Bus Driver! [Video]

The bus driver has been charged with a misdemeanor. DetroitFreePress: A 15-year old Grand Rapids girl says the bus driver charged with assaulting her should lose her job. “I think she should get fired,” says Union High School freshman Brianna

After Losing Both of Their Spouses to Brain Cancer, This Couple Married and Combined Families

Jessica Ronne of Grand Rapids, MI, lost her husband of 10 years, Jason Crisman, to brain cancer on Aug. 24, 2010. Over 1,000 miles away in Guymon, OK, Ryan Ronne lost his wife of 11 years, Kaci, also to brain cancer four days later.Show More Summary

Justin Amash endorses Rand Paul for president

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) endorsed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president Monday. The endorsement from Amash, who was an ally of Paul's father, Ron, was no surprise. Amash and Paul come from the same playbook: libertarian-leaning members of Congress who relish in being a thorn in the side of the establishment, […]

When White People Tell Each Other to be Safe During an Uprising

Rapid spread of misplaced, irrational fear: Baltimore style. This may appear to be a small point in the grand scheme of the conversations sparked by the Baltimore uprising.   But the number of times I have seen fears being spread onShow More Summary

12-Minute Total Body Workout

We asked Joe Stankowski, a trainer in Grand Rapids, MI, to give you a functional workout that can be done in any home or building. 1. CLOSE-GRIP PUSH UP  Hit the floor and place your hands inside shoulder width.

James Toney vs. Anthony Hembrick

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

On April 30, 1995 at Rio Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, James Lights Out” Toney, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, fought Anthony Hembrick, from Detroit, Michigan, for the USBA light heavyweight title. Toney was 45-2-2 coming in. Hembrick was 29-6-1. The…

David Bailey Out at WWMT

David Bailey, chief investigative reporter and main fill-in anchor at WWMT, the CBS affiliate in Grand Rapids, has left the station, MLive reports. Bailey, who’s been with the station for the past eight years, told the site that it all came down to a contract dispute: “It’s just a contract situation. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

On Sept. 17, 2011, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Floyd Mayweather, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, by way of Las Vegas, fought Victor Ortiz, from Oxnard, California, via Garden City, Kansas, for the WBC welterweight title. Mayweather was 41-0 coming…

The Mayweathers are in this fight together

The ride of a lifetime that is fatherhood began for Floyd Mayweather Sr. by pushing a stroller around his former Grand Rapids, Mich., neighborhood.

Mayweathers To Take On Manny Pacquiao

The ride of a lifetime that is fatherhood began for Floyd Mayweather Sr. by pushing a stroller around his former Grand Rapids, Mich., neighborhood.

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