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July 01 2018

Mike Longenecker, director of the Great Lakes Burn Camp (GLBC) and retired city of Jackson firefighter, has a standing appointment each A

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May 01 2018

If you want peace in the future, you have to start by introducing the concept to children now, say organizers of the annual Peace Pizzazz

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May 01 2018

You could call her the official mascot of Peace Pizazz, but Peace Mama is more than that.

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March 01 2018

When Whitney DeCamp, director of the Kercher Center for Social Research at Western Michigan University, would tell people he studies crim

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February 01 2018

In August 2017, Ken and Karin Rourke finally realized a dream that took a year and half of planning: a vacation just east of Malaga, Spai

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January 01 2018

Growing up, Rose Hathaway loved organizing and folding the clothing at her parents’ Bellevue clothing stores, but she never dreamed that

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October 01 2017

With a mission to help “hope triumph over fear,” the local interfaith organization ISAAC has been advocating and problem-solving on issue

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August 01 2017

Most people know the American Red Cross for its blood drives and disaster relief around the world, but not everyone is aware that nearly

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June 30 2017

In the 1990 film Awakenings, Robin Williams plays a neurologist who treated catatonic patients who had survived the 1917-28 epid

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April 30 2017

Three years ago, during the three-week winter break, a Western Michigan University student found himself without food.

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