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  • St. Patrick's Day Parade

    GRAND RAPIDS - The parade went on as scheduled Saturday morning. And if it seemed a bit abbreviated that is because it was. Parade organizers said that parade entries were down this year as a reflection of the economy. Some businesses could not afford to...
  • MSU Students Kidnapped, Robbed, Released

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Eleven Michigan State University students are safe after being briefly kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint on a Guatemalan highway during a spring break trip last week. The State News reported Thursday the students, a tour guide...
  • Pinball never died in this arcade

    Tim Quintana hunches over a pinball machine and stares down Spider-Man's archenemies: Kingpin, Lizard and Scorpion. He pulls the plunger and a silver ball shoots onto the playfield, a maze of brightly lit bumpers and targets. The ball darts over a comic-...
  • Blueberry Diseases Pose Threat to Crop Count

    Blueberry Diseases Pose Threat to Crop Count
    State officials say two exotic diseases that attack blueberry plants have been identified in Michigan for the first time. Michigan Department of Agriculture Director Don Koivisto said Monday in a statement that blueberry shock and blueberry scorch...
  • UCF medical school: Meet more of the future doctors

    Members of the first class say they were drawn to the untested medical school at UCF by the advanced technology and promise of personalized attention, not just the free medical education. Here's a glance at a selected list of some of the first 40...
  • Future Tech On Show At 36th Siggraph

    Future Tech On Show At 36th Siggraph
    If you pull on my ear, will I follow you anywhere? Yes, say researchers at University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo. And along complex paths. Even when the pulls are directed from a distance.Their ear-tugging navigator looks like a bug-shaped hat and...
  • Power line may trigger surge in rates

    A high-tension power line linking eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, now in the early stages of development, will probably push up the price of electricity in and around the Lehigh Valley, experts say. Other new lines, from West Virginia and western...
  • WKLQ goes online, WBBL goes FM

    WKLQ goes online, WBBL goes FM
    Citadel Broadcasting has made some significant changes to two of it's local radio stations. WKLQ, the rock station that formally broadcast on 107.3 FM, now becomes West Michigan's first ever online-only radio station at WKLQ.com. WBBL (The Ball 1340)...
  • Staying afloat while learning a new language

    Buenos Aires A few years ago, during my first attempt at learning a second language, I took a weeklong Spanish course in Antigua, a tiny colonial town near Guatemala City, the capital of this Central American country. In a stucco building on a...
  • Education Stimulus Money Could Be Headed To Michigan

    Education Stimulus Money Could Be Headed To Michigan
    Some schools across the state and here in West Michigan, including Grand Rapids Public Schools, could be seeing an increase in funding thanks to the President Obama's "Race To The Top" education initiative. In Michigan, the Project Re-Imagine...
  • Obama, McCain sell bailout, hate it, too

     
    by Christi Parsons GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--As if peddling a product with a $700 billion price tag wasn't hard enough, the two traveling salesmen for the Wall Street bailout have an added challenge: John McCain and Barack Obama have to make......
  • Michigan Reaps $1.36 Billion in Grants for Advanced Battery Tech

     
    The state of Michigan will be the greatest beneficiary of a $2.4 billion federal grant program to develop advanced battery technology for plug-in and electric vehicles. Vice President Joe Biden and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm announced that $1.36...