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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Panel sheds light on Nixon pardon
Hilary Farrell
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  Forty years after Gerald R. Ford took his Presidential oath, a Grand Rapids panel discusses the pardon of Richard Nixon. That includes some lesser-known parts of the story.
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Man enters plea in shooting of hospital guard
October 20, 2014 | AP  A man who authorities say shot and wounded a hospital security guard during a confrontation in a Grand Rapids parking structure has pleaded no contest to attempted murder and other charges.

State aims to curb misuse of prescription drugs
October 20, 2014 | AP  The Michigan Department of Community Health has developed a website to increase public awareness of the risks and potential harm associated with misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed
October 20, 2014 | AP  U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.

Chamber plans petition drive on Michigan roads
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  The Michigan Chamber of Commerce plans to spearhead a petition drive to force lawmakers to pass a road funding plan or place the issue on the ballot for voters to decide.

Detroit crews pour concrete for light rail
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  Crews have started pouring concrete for Detroit's long-awaited commuter light rail project.

New sentence next for man in forced labor case
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  A former tennis pro from Africa is returning to Detroit federal court after an appeals court threw out his conviction for forcing children into hard labor.

Program pairs online and local shopping
Hilary Farrell
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  In Muskegon, the concept of ‘buy local’ is now online.
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Invasive insect annoys some Michigan homeowners
October 20, 2014 | WGVU  An invasive insect capable of stripping fields and orchards is annoying homeowners in southwestern Michigan as well.

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