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Grand Rapids, Michigan News

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Schools closed Thursday due to illness WEST MICHIGAN- Two school closures have been reported for Thursday morning. Comstock Public Schools in Kalamazoo County will be closed due to illnesses reported by students and staff. The nature of those illnesses are unknown at this time. Libertas Christ
FOX 17 | 4 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Michigan beats Rutgers 68-64 behind Wilsons double-double PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) D.J. Wilson scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, three other Wolverines scored in double figures, and Michigan beat Rutgers68-64 on Wednesday. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 14 points, Derrick Walton Jr. had 13 and Zak Irvin
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17-year-old wakes up on way to his own funeral HUBBALLI, India — A 17-year-old in India who was presumed dead woke up on the way to his own funeral, according to the Times of India. Last month, Kumar Marewad suffered a dog biteand developed a high fever. Whenhis condition worsened last week, his
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Kalamazoo Public Schools files joint lawsuit against state over potential school closures KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo Public Schools signed onto a joint lawsuit against the Michigan School Reform Office after they threatened to close two of their schools last month. In January, the state said they’re looking at closing 38 under-pe
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Trump administration withdraws federal protections on transgender bathrooms in schools WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era guidance on transgender bathroom use in public schools. The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama administration’s guidelines who beli
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Job cuts happening in two state agencies DETROIT, Mich. —Job cuts are headed to the Unemployment Insurance Agency and the Workforce Development Agency, according to the Talent Investment Agency. The TIA oversees a number of departments and said 21 management positionswill be cut as part of
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Two more counties roll out text to 911 service WEST MICHIGAN Two West Michigan counties are the latest in the state to unveil a text-to-911 system that affords those in peril another option to make a silent call for help. Both Kalamazoo and Ottawa counties rolled out their systems last week, one that
FOX 17 | 7 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Sergeant with GRPD being demoted following handling of alleged drunk driving crash GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– A sergeant with the Grand Rapids Police Department is being suspended, following the investigation into the handling of a suspected drunk driving crash involving an assistant prosecutor. The city told FOX 17 Wednesday evening tha
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New earth-like planets discovered GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Astronomers have recently discovered seven planets in our galaxy, and some of them could support life. The system of planets is called “TRAPPIST-1”, and is located 40 light years (235 trillion miles) away from earth
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Semi crash shuts down section of I-196 in Ottawa County OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — A section of freeway is shut down after a crash involving a semi and several other vehicles near Hudsonville. Ottawa County dispatch says it happened around 5:14 p.m. on eastbound I-196 after 32nd Avenue. There, a semi and at
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