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Court approves suit over veteran's death

September 2, 2014
| By AP
A court has ruled that the state can be sued over the death of a World War II vet at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Read More

Man robs Walmart

September 1, 2014
| By AP
A man wearing construction gear robbed a Walmart in the region over the weekend. Read More

Foundation awards MSU $6M for food programs

August 29, 2014
| By AP
A local foundation has awarded Michigan State University $6 million in grants for research and outreach programs to promote access to healthy food in the state. Read More

Migrant workers sue seed company

August 25, 2014
| By AP
A major seed company is being sued by more than 30 migrant farm workers who said they were underpaid while removing tassels from corn. Read More

Feds award $23M for new vehicle technology

August 22, 2014
| By AP
Projects across Michigan intended to accelerate the research and development of new vehicle technologies are getting more than $23 million in support. Read More

Jimmy Carter visits downtown

August 21, 2014
| By AP
Former President Jimmy Carter is visiting downtown Grand Rapids for a lecture and book signing. Read More

Judge sentences man for gold fraud

August 19, 2014
| By AP
A man has been sentenced to prison for failing to file income tax returns and running a multi-year scheme involving the bogus recovery of overseas gold. Read More

Universities face charter school suspension

August 11, 2014
| By AP
State Superintendent Mike Flanagan is putting 11 of Michigan's 40 charter school authorizers on notice for possible suspension, including a pair of universities in the region. Read More

Suspect derails train cars

August 8, 2014
| By AP
Authorities are looking for a person who caused five freight cars to derail in the region. Read More

State investigates hospital for neglect

August 7, 2014
| By AP
A former director of a hospital — which controlled the release of information to the state — failed to report that a death of a patient might have involved negligence, according to a state investigation. Read More