Jonathan Jelks en Bernero tells Grand Rapids youth he's not giving up hope <p>Democratic gubernatorial candidate <a href="">Virg Bernero</a> is making a push to energize his political base as the general election nears. <span class="article-content"><span>Polls show republican gubernatorial candidate <a href="">Rick Snyder</a> around 20 points ahead of his competitor with less than a week before the election. That hasn&#39;t stopped Democrat Virg Bernero&#39;s enthusiasm. The Lansing Mayor peppered West Michigan with 7 campaign stops Wednesday - including Battle Creek, Muskegon and Grand Rapids.<br /> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 05:24:45 +0000 Lindsey Smith 195 at