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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Drive-by shooting kills 17-year-old
April 24, 2014 | AP  Authorities say a 17-year-old high school basketball player has died following a drive-by shooting in the western Michigan community of Muskegon Heights.

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Norton Shores PD release new appeal for help in Jessica Heeringa case
Caroline MacGregor
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  One year later, Norton Shores police are no further along in locating missing West Michigan mother, Jessica Heeringa. WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor reports.
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Internet law and order no easy task
Patrick Center
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  A Cyber Security Conference held at Grand Valley State University asked, ‘Are you the next target?’ Industry experts gathered to talk about all the angles; from business preventing security breaches to law enforcement, regulation and liability. Keeping ahead of technology advancement is making it difficult and costly to police the internet.
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ArtPrize 2014 announces Artist Seed Grants
Caroline MacGregor
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  ArtPrize has announced 25 grants will be awarded to underwrite artists who plan to enter their work in this year’s contest. WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor has more.
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Adopt-A-Highway litter pickup about to get started
April 24, 2014 | AP  Volunteers taking part in the state's Adopt-A-Highway program will soon be picking up litter in northern lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

MARTA looks to military bases for police officers
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  Metro Atlanta's public transit system is looking to Detroit and military bases in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia as it attempts to recruit new police officers to its force.

Up to 20 beef cattle break out in West Michigan
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  Authorities in western Michigan say they're on the lookout for up to 20 cattle that escaped after a fence broke.

Man to be sentenced in retirement home deaths
April 24, 2014 | WGVU  A judge is expected to order life sentences for a 67-year-old man convicted of killing two women at a Detroit retirement home.

Gov. Snyder and Senate leader not embracing Bolger’s union demands
April 23, 2014 | MPRN  State House Speaker Jase Bolger is the only Republican leader in Lansing demanding that unions contribute to Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.
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MAREC holds "crowdfunding" investment conference
Caroline MacGregor
April 23, 2014 | WGVU  During a conference at Grand Valley’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center in Muskegon, businesses and nonprofit organizations learned about "crowdfunding" - an investment strategy for entrepreneurs. WGVU’s Caroline MacGregor reports.
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Michigan murderer arraigned in prison escape
April 23, 2014 | AP  A convicted murderer who broke out of a western Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.

Michigan to designate veterans on driver's license
April 23, 2014 | AP  Michigan will let its 680,000 military veterans get a special designation on their driver's licenses starting May 1.

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