This morning, Reuters noted that the odds of a “grand bargain” on taxes and spending between Democratic and Republican lawmakers are rapidly diminishing — because the deficit is falling. “A sudden improvement in the outlook for the government deficit over the … Continue reading ?
America is a fluoride nation. Beginning in 1945, when Grand Rapids, Mich., became the first city in the world to add the stuff to its water supply, the practice has spread across the United States. In most areas it is simply understood that ingesting minuscule levels of fluoride is good for dental health. Show More Summary
Summary: Here, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, is an example of how important portable technology has become to timely crisis response and management. In bygone days, Dan Schoonmaker, director of communications for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, would have had to get back to his office computer before sending out alerts for flood-response volunteers recently...
It's probably not an accident that rapid (as in rapid change) shares a root with rapids (as in Lava Falls in the Grand Canyon). The river guide, piloting his wooden dory, has but one strategy. Get the boat to the...
May 15, 2013, WISH-TV, Indianapolis, IN: Purdue seeks infants for child autism study May 14, 2013, TV8 Grand Rapids, MI: More autism, less special education--Fewer kids in special ed despite rise in diagnoses May 14, 2013, Albert Einstein Medical College:...
Rock musician Ted Nugent arrived in Grand Rapids, Michigan this week to play a concert with other familiar names like REO Speedwagon and Styx. However, before he took the stage Nugent made a small detour to nearby Exodus Place. Exodus is a housing faci...
This trail cam photo was posted at The Weather Network and 'Pin It' in early April 2013. It was supposedly taken near Grand Rapids, Manitoba. The only statement provided was from Ken Cook, the owner of the trail cam - 'What do you think this is, my camera was about 3 feet above the tree.' The hair on the leg looks too detailed IMO. Show More Summary
ArtPrize isn’t your typical art competition. As enormous as it is radically open and wildly experimental, the annual fall event attracts more than 400,000 people to Grand Rapids, Michigan to vote on contemporary art. It’s messy, it’s dirty, it’s nearly half a million people talking about art.
Stefano Domenicali Stefano Domenicali Domenicali: “First of all, I want to wish the best of luck to Pat Fry, our Technical Director who will be undergoing an appendectomy this afternoon and we wish him all the best for a rapid recovery. As for qualifying, we knew we couldn’t be in the hunt for the very [...]
Antonio O’Neill, 16, was playing the game with friends in East Detroit. The teen’s death comes just two months after another 16-year-old was killed playing a version of the deadly game with friends near Grand Rapids. The game went terribly wrong and O’Neill shot himself in the neck at around 10:45am on Tuesday. After the [...]
Spartan Stores to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spartan Stores, Inc. ( NAS: SPTN ), a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, will announce itsShow More Summary
WXYZ has named Fred Corbus as its director of sales. Corbus comes to the Scripps owned Detroit ABC affiliate from WOOD-WOTV-WXSP in Grand Rapids, MI. He also previously worked for Grand Rapids CBS affiliate WWMT. His first day will be next Monday, May 6. [TVNewsCheck] New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The next time you're in Grand Rapids, Michigan and need to pull into a gas station to make a phone call, check your email, or take a look at your road map, you had better think twice. For years, the Grand Rapids Police Department has...Show More Summary
Executive director Michael Havlicek has decided to walk away from Opera Grand Rapids at the end of the season, having succeeded in stabilising its finances. Havlicek, 61, has a fund-raising background. He says the company now needs an executive director with artistic skills. I guess there are one or two of our readers who might [...]
Grand Rapids, MI – Founders Brewing Co. announced their lineup of a dozen Philly Beer Week 2013 events today, including an …
Aaron Dimick joins WWMT in Grand Rapids, MI, as a reporter. He was previously a multimedia journalist at WEAU in Eau Claire, WI. Ethan Calloway joins KTUL in Tulsa as a reporter. He comes from WAAY in Huntsville, AL. To report a new move, send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “On the Move.” New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Friday night will mark the beginning of a bittersweet end for hockey fans in Houston when their Aeros host the Grand Rapids Griffins in the first game of their 2013 Calder Cup playoff run. Friday’s faceoff will come on the heels of the...Show More Summary
By Vicenta DeVries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The flooding has closed roads, collected debris, damaged foundations of homes and business, caused sewer and sanitation problems and contaminated drinking water. By Tuesday, the flooding had reached its peak of 21.85 inches—hit over the weekend—and has started to move out to the outer lakes and rivers. Show More Summary
With the Premier League season rapidly approaching its grand finale, the summer transfer season is beginning to loom large on the final few matches. While the focus of many football fans will rightly be on the interesting dynamics surrounding...Show More Summary