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Last Tuesday marked the 90th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth. Today (Jan. 21) is the federal holiday celebrating it.

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During World War II, our armed forces had a large presence in Charleston, South Carolina, and the U.S. Coast Guard was no exception, noted Petty Officer 1st Class William Bleyer in a story for the Coast Guard’s official blog.

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In a post dated Oct. 19, the same night the Grand Haven varsity football team blew away their opponents, Doug Tjapkes penned a post for the Humanity for Prisoners’ blog about his son.

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In a front page story, the Detroit Free Press reported that “Detroit schools are grinding out another ‘lost generation.’” The article says that up to 40 percent of the district’s students leave or graduate without mastering “simple arithmetic,” their handwriting is “atrocious” and their spel…

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Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards was celebrating the future he would spend with his new bride on a warm summer afternoon in Orange Beach, Alabama. But that future would soon be in jeopardy.

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Dr. Brian Stork recently wrote about how the sale of flowers could help hundreds of Muskegon-area teens and young adults who have “aged-out” of the foster care system and are struggling.

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You may have seen Muskegon’s Veterans Park on your way to North Muskegon over the Causeway. It’s long honored veterans and soon will be focusing on fish, as well.

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Some bloggers have few words, such as Ryan McCarthy, who expresses his viewpoint in stunning photography of West Michigan parks and natural settings.

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The Tribune published a story a couple of weeks ago on the first Coast Guard cutter named Escanaba and its sinking during World War II duty on the anniversary of the tragedy. This blog link is the Coast Guard’s own story on the Escanaba, but it focuses on two lesser-known side stories — one …

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In a June 15, 2018, blog post for The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, policy analyst Kahryn Riley notes that Michigan counties try, unsuccessfully, to pass their jail expenditures on to inmates.

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Four friends from Northern Michigan University (including one from Grand Haven) are in the midst of a kayak trip along the extensive shores of Lake Superior, and they’re blogging along the way.

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In a recent post on the Humanity for Prisoners blog, Doug Tjapkes pays tribute to his friend, and a friend to the community, John Carlyle.

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It’s been a long while since I lived in a big city, but I grew up in Detroit and can sort of relate to an elitedaily.com blog post by Tessa Harvey, “Growing Up In A Big City Makes These 5 Things So True.”

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It’s hard to miss the “organic” section in the produce aisles at your local grocery store these days. You will also notice they tend to cost more than the “non-organic” produce.

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A blog solely for men, mentalkblog.com, doesn’t like the new crop of late-night TV talk shows.

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Did you know that a food allergy reaction sends someone to a hospital emergency room every three minutes? And about 200,000 people require emergency attention for an allergic reaction to food each year?

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On his blog, the Rev. Jared Cramer recently reposted what was originally written nearly a decade ago. It later worked its way into his book, “Scribere Orare Erat.”

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Believe or not, Detroit is still a very hot tourist destination, but city officials are making it more difficult for you to stay there as well as allowing its residents to offer places to stay.

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The local visitors bureau flipped back through the calendar in an end-of-year post on its blog and listed the biggest milestones for the Grand Haven area in 2017.

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This week’s Blog of the Week is a video produced and narrated by Joshua Vissers, an incoming intern for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council.

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This is not fake news, although it sounds like it: The official turkey pair for the annual Thanksgiving pardon at the White House are in Washington, D.C., for today’s pardoning ceremony.