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NEW YORK — Citing allegations of "possible improper behavior," the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops earlier this month announced the resignation of its top administrative official, Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill, ahead of a media report that probed his private romantic life.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A popular strip club that once beckoned customers off a busy highway leading into Anchorage is now a church offering salvation – instead of temptation – thanks to a daughter of a former exotic dancer.

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The 17 letters that spell out “Coast Guard City, USA” were hauled up Dewey Hill on Wednesday morning and readied to perform light shows in conjunction with the Grand Haven Musical Fountain and Coast Guard Festival fireworks show.

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We have many expressions intended to compliment or encourage another person. Phrases like “Good job!” or “Way to go!” come to mind. Or even one-word expressions like “Super!” or “Fantastic!” From the younger generation I’ve heard words like, “You are really rockin’ it!”

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CROCKERY TWP. — Dave MacKenzie said that the design on the Live Wall display at the entrance to his Crockery Township business is usually changed on a whim.

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State lawmakers became anglers Monday morning, casting lines into calm, quiet, deep-blue Lake Michigan waters – which made for rather leisurely fishing and conversation.

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HOLLAND — A pilot program by Hope College and Western Theological Seminary to provide a Christian liberal arts education to incarcerated men at the Muskegon Correctional Facility in Muskegon has shown such initial success that the college is now pursuing accreditation for a full Bachelor of …

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A grant from the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area will allow the Momentum Center for Social Engagement to expand its services to the south.

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The Lighthouse Quilt Guild will continue its tradition of hosting a show in association with the annual Coast Guard Festival, but with a twist this year.

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The Greater Ottawa County United Way is putting on its annual Stuff the Bus drive through Aug. 4 to provide kids in need with backpacks and school supplies.

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LOS ANGELES — When Evan Mobley declared for the NBA draft in April, he didn’t go the traditional route. Mobley eschewed a news release or Players’ Tribune post, instead making his announcement by releasing an NFT.

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GRAND RAPIDS — For each of the past seven years, the Lake Michigan Credit Union community bands together to raise money for kids’ care.

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This past weekend’s Rock the Coast powerboat rally was a hit for participants, and for a local nonprofit organization.

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The extent to which the number of white evangelicals have declined in the United States has been laid bare in a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute’s 2020 Census on American Religion.

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The Village of Spring Lake’s Social District opened Friday, allowing customers to consume alcoholic beverages while strolling around a specified downtown area.

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In his farewell address at the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention, outgoing president J.D. Greear acknowledged the internal disputes but assured attendees that the Baptist faith continues to affirm “those doctrines most contested in our culture,” such as “the authority, and the inerrancy, and …

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Most suicides do not take place at the winter holidays, like most people think, but happen toward the end of July and in August. At this time of year, being aware of how the people we love are feeling is even more important than usual.

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After not being able to gather in one place for more than a year without restrictions and shutdowns, the Village at Rosy Mound senior living community celebrated the COVID-19 restrictions being lifted Friday.

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Mark Reenders has had a passion for restoring cars since he was a kid – a passion he picked up working alongside his grandpa, Arthur Reenders.

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More than 100 boats are expected to take part in this weekend’s Rock the Coast powerboat gathering in Grand Haven.

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A group of eight Spring Lake Middle School boys are dispelling the stereotypes sometimes associated with dirt bikers.