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Anita Hitchcock

Grand Rapids appoints city attorney

The Grand Rapids City Commission has unanimously appointed a new city attorney. Read More

Grand Rapids police patrol in pairs for 'emotional support'

The police chief in Grand Rapids is defending a decision to put two officers in patrol cars after the shootings in Dallas. Read More

Michigan sues feds over rule on public school bathrooms

Michigan and nine states have sued the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, joining a dozen other states in the latest fight over LGBT rights. Read More

Leslee Lewis

Inside Track: All about the connections

Growing up, Leslee M. Lewis moved around quite a bit. After living the first six years of her life in Breckenridge, her family moved about every two years, by her estimation. Read More

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Downtown doughnut shop says closure due to homeless 'problem'

A downtown doughnut shop has closed after more than two years in business — a move it says is due to the local homeless population that impacted its operation. Read More

Rosalynn Bliss

Snyder names West Michigan leaders to lead poisoning board

A pair of West Michigan leaders will serve on a new board to develop a statewide strategy to prevent childhood exposure to lead. Read More

Transaction liability insurance gaining favor

For more than 20 years, transaction liability insurance has been an option for firms engaging in a merger or acquisition. But it’s only been recently that companies are beginning to take advantage of it. Read More

School peacemaking program receives $50K

Grant money is going toward helping students at area high schools and middle schools get along. Read More

Law can work in support of immigration, not against it

People say there ought to be “a law” that changes the way that we address immigration. Or maybe just “a wall.” Read More

Letter: Will state lawmakers act before gun violence hits home?

Editor: Orlando, Newtown, San Bernardino — who among us really hasn’t considered that Grand Rapids could be the next on the list? Read More

Public Record

July 8 — Mortgages Read More

Public Record

July 1 — Mortgages Read More