GRCC In The News 11-9-12

U.S. Air Force band brings free concert to GR
Nov 9, 2012 WZZM
One of the twelve bands in the U.S. Air Force will be in Grand Rapids Friday giving a free concert. The USAF Band of Flight Concert Band will be back in West Michigan for the first time since 2007 when they were here performing at President Ford’s funeral. Grand Rapids Community College and The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum have teamed up to make the concert possible.

Suspicous package not a threat at GRCC
WZZM Nov 9 2012
UPDATE 8:15 am: The suspicious package found near GRCC turned out to be construction equipment, and was not a threat. Police are re-opening the streets and allowing people back into the area. GRCC classes will begin again starting at 11:30 am.

Suspicious package shuts down streets, classes in Grand Rapids
Detroit Free Press, November 9, 2012
A suspicious package found near Grand Rapids Community College turned out to be construction equipment, and was not a threat. Police had shut down streets in the downtown area of Grand Rapids and delayed the start of classes at the school.

Suspicious package near GRCC caused huge commotion — turned out to be construction box
Mlive November 09, 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A suspicious box found near the Grand Rapids Community College campus and Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital caused a huge commotion this morning, but turned out to be a plastic tote left by construction workers.

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