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  • H.O.P.E. Gardens: Helping other people eat

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A non-profit organization is helping teach the community sustainable gardening efforts for food in impoverished areas in West Michigan. If you’re looking to get involved by donating or volunteering with H.O.P.E. Gardens, contact or head to this link here.

  • GRFC makes first signing for women’s team

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Football Club has signed their first-ever player for their Women’s Team. Michaela Kovacs, a Hudsonville native, will be joining the team during their first season in the summer of 2017. Kovacs is a defender and is expected to wear #4. She’s currently a sophomore at Michigan State University and plays for the  Spartans Women’s soccer team. Kovacs has represented the United States on the international U-19 level and has played matches in the […]

  • Grand Rapids FC names head coach of new women’s team

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A head coach has been named for the new Grand Rapids Football Club women’s team. The team announced that Lewis Robinson will be running the club’s first team. Robinson was the associate head coach of the men’s team during GRFC’s debut in the National Premier Soccer League this season, where the team captured  a conference championship and made it to the finals. Robinson has won seven state championships at the youth level and a national championship […]

  • UC Berkeley alerts 80,000 to cyberattack on financial system

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley says a hacker broke into a computer system holding financial data of 80,000 students, alumni, current and former employees. The university said Friday that although there is no evidence that any information has been stolen, it has notified potential victims of the breach so they can watch for signs of possible misuse of their personal data. UC Berkeley was in the middle of patching a security flaw in the financial management […]

  • The best romantic comedies to watch on Valentine’s Day

    If art imitates life, do the love stories we see on the big screen reflect reality? Throw in some comedy for effect, and you might come close to the sometimes messy, often poignant, but always heartfelt genre that is the romantic comedy. Commonly referred to as rom-coms, these films make you laugh, cry and keep faith that your soulmate is out there somewhere. To identify the best rom-coms to enjoy on Valentine’s Day — or really any time of year […]

  • 2 people walking across Golden Gate Bridge hit by blow darts

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say two people were hit by blow darts while walking across the Golden Gate Bridge. The California Highway Patrol says an officer patrolling the bridge on bicycle was flagged down Friday by a man who had been hit in the leg. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the 5-inch long dart had sunk about two inches into the man’s skin. Officials say that as emergency personnel were speaking with the man, a woman approached them and […]

  • Tests show few high lead readings in Ohio village’s water

    SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been testing water in the rural area of Mahoning County for about two weeks since notifying residents in Sebring that unsafe levels of lead were found in some water samples. The operators of the small water system have come under fire […]

  • State reps investigated after audio recording of bizarre affair cover-up plan

    LANSING, Mich. – Two Michigan representatives are being investigated after allegedly using state resources to cover up an affair. Audio recordings obtained by the Detroit News reveal State Representative Todd Courser, R- Lapeer County,  was apparently planning to distribute a fictional email alleging he had sex with a male prostitute in order to hide his relationship with Representative Cindy Gamrat, R- Allegan County. The discussion took place between Courser and a former House aide Ben Graham, according to the Detroit News. In the recordings, […]