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Grand Opening: Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids
Jennifer Moss
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  Lots of excitement in West Michigan as what’s being called a “world class” shopping experience opens up. Some folks were so excited, they camped out overnight. Tanger Outlets held its grand opening at its new location in Byron Township.
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City of Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate Profile: Reverend Robert Dean
Patrick Center
August 3, 2015 | WGVU  The Reverend Robert Dean has served in Grand Rapids government as 3rd Ward Commissioner. Recently, he’s been warning of a “fiscal cliff” the city faces and that as mayor, he’d rescue the city from a fiscal disaster.
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City of Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate Profile: Rosalynn Bliss
Patrick Center
August 3, 2015 | WGVU  Grand Rapids voters head to the polls tomorrow to vote. Today WGVU profiles the City of Grand Rapids mayoral candidates. Rosalynn Bliss has served as 2nd Ward Commission for a decade. Now, she’s one of four candidates vying to be mayor.
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City of Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate Profile: John George
Patrick Center
August 3, 2015 | WGVU  Today we profile the City of Grand Rapids mayoral candidates. John George is a retired electrical engineer whose campaign platform is to remove fluoride from the city’s drinking water.
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City of Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate Profile: Willard Lee
Patrick Center
August 3, 2015 | WGVU  Grand Rapids mayoral candidate Willard Lee admits he’s young and lack experience. But the Air Force reserve airman says he’ll lead with heart.
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Crews in Michigan's Upper Peninsula battle 100-acre wildfire
July 31, 2015 | AP  Crews in Michigan's Upper Peninsula are making progress in battling a roughly 100-acre wildfire that's been fueled by warm weather and strong winds.

Court rules in favor of retired reporter in source dispute
July 31, 2015 | AP  A retired Detroit newspaper reporter who refused to reveal his source for an unflattering story about a prosecutor has won a key ruling from a federal appeals court.

State board says people with autism should be able to use medical marijuana
Jake Neher
July 31, 2015 | MPRN  People with autism are one step closer to being able to get a medical marijuana card in Michigan.
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Stepfather of boy charged in killing awaits abuse sentencing
Patrick Center
July 31, 2015 | AP  The stepfather of a 13-year-old boy charged in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old at a western Michigan playground faces sentencing in September for child abuse.
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The Beer Institute releases economic impact study
Patrick Center
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  The Beer Institute has released its Beer Serves America report. It indicates Michigan’s brewing industry is providing a multi-billion dollar impact.
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Zoo removing image of Confederate flag from carousel horse
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  A Michigan zoo is removing an image of the Confederate flag from a carousel horse at the attraction.

11-day festival planned along with Michigan's ArtPrize event
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  An 11-day festival is planned along with Michigan's 19-day ArtPrize competition.

State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan.

Michigan officials seek to replace election equipment
July 31, 2015 | WGVU  Michigan has taken the first steps toward replacing election equipment used in the state's 4,800 voting precincts that is more than 10 years old.

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