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All About the Eye

Shelley Irwin
February 13, 2013 | WGVU  All About the Eye, a monthly talk on the topic of the eye care.  February is low vision month and we talk on the topic with optometrist Dr. Gary Anderson.

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Health Care Enrollment
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about news on the upcoming health enrollment needs, especially for those without insurance from their employers and students. Andy Hetzel, VP of Corporate Communications at Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan, shares information on important deadlines and procedures.   
The Iceman Cometh
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the The Iceman Cometh with "Iceman" Steve Brown joining us to talk about this year's Northern Michigan race.    
Mike Kelly
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  Investigative Reporter Mike Kelly offers lessons and warnings about the current war on terrorism, his book, ‘The Bus on Jaffa Road, A Story of the Middle East Terrorism and the Search for Justice.’ We speak with Mike this morning.    
Flu Prevention
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  Now is the time to prepare for the flu, especially for those going to college. GVSU student Angela Guamaccia talks about a statewide flu challenge and flu clinic to make sure prevention takes place.   
The Story of Cancer
  October 31, 2014  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on cancer as part of a WETA national initiative leading up to the PBS Ken Burns documentary, The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, airing in 2015 thestoryofcancer.org. This morning we speak with Charlie VandeByl, a cancer survivor.   

National Philanthropy Day
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  On November 10th, celebrate National Philanthropy day with those from the Association of Fundraising Professionals West Michigan. We talk about the details with President Janice Fonger.   
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The Girls Choral Academy Annual Gala
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  The Girls Choral Academy hosts their annual gala, honoring Jeanne Englehart for her service. We talk about the Academy and the Girls with the Executive Director.   
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City Beat
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat, where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Marty Primeau of Grand Rapids Magazine joins us.   
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Honk: City High Middle School
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  The Musical Honk soon graces the stage with City High Middle School Students. Cast members join TMS to talk about it.   
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Pilot Error
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  A local film production, Pilot Error Is premiering soon. Producer Roger Rappaport joins us talks about it.   
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Daniel Lopez
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  Recent WMCAT grad Daniel Lopez has just returned from Washington DC, rubbing elbows with those from the National Immigration Law Center, Senator Stabenow, the National Park Service and more. We talk about his experience.   
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Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's
  October 30, 2014  |  WGVU  Author Greg Obrien shares his latest work, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's. We speak to Mr Obrien, fighting the battle himself.   
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The Growth Center
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  We introduce you the The Growth Center, a new nonprofit organization focused on reaching out to the community and meeting the needs of diverse populations. Eva Lauchie and Board Member Nathaniel Glasper Jr. are our guests.    
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Pink in the Pews
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about Pink in the Pews, a program created to help raise awareness among minority populations about breast cancer. Cle Jackson with BCBS of Michigan is our guest.   
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Auto Reliability and Infotainment
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  Consumer Reports 2014 Annual Auto Reliability Survey finds Infotainment systems are a growing first year reliability plague. We talk about the findings.   
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The Growth Center's Tarence Lauchie
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  We have more talk on The Growth Center with the Founder/Executive Director Tarence Lauchie.   
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2015 Meijer LPGA
  October 29, 2014  |  WGVU  Dates are announced for the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic, with excitement building for 2015 on the heels of a successful inaugural tournament. We talk about the plans.   
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Images of Adoption
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about adoption with guests from DA Blodgett-St Johns, as "Images of Adoption" will take place on November 6th, an opportunity to learn about becoming an adoptive parent.    
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The Michigan Humanities Council
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  The Michigan Humanities Council has just celebrated a milestone, their 40th anniversary. What is the mission of the council and what's in store for the future? Board Chair Steve Wilson joins us.   
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Tourist Talk
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  Tourist Talk, what to do and where to go over the next 30 days in Michigan with Promote Michigan's Dianna Stampfler.    
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Mary Jane Dockeray
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  We speak with the founder of Blandford Nature Center, Mary Jane Dockeray, her book is out, ‘Rock on, Lady.’    
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Lead Poisoning Awareness
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  We discuss the topic of Lead Poisoning with Kent County scoring high in one particular area code, especially when it comes to children. Paul Haan, Executive Director of Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan, joins us.   
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GRPS Happenings
  October 28, 2014  |  WGVU  Every month we put the spotlight on the Grand Rapids Public Schools, today's conversation is on school safety, the annual Turkey Trot, and the new “We Are GR” proud parents campaign.    
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Healthy Headlines
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  Healthy Headlines, monthly talking to experts from the Kent County Health Department. Today's conversation is on Ebola, Flu, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and news from the animal shelter.    
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Children's Health with BCBS
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  It’s Part-2 of a series putting the spotlight on Children's Health, today discussing a Healthy Halloween with Sannon Oleksyk, registered dietician and healthy living adviser for Social Mission at Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan.   
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Michigan Tax Conference
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk taxes and the 2014 Michigan Tax Conference, coming in early November. Judy Trepeck of the MICPA joins us.   
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The Extreme Weather Survival Guide
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  Are you prepared for another season of extreme weather? National Geographic and Journalist Thomas Kostigen presents the book, ‘The Extreme Weather Survival Guide.’    
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Getting Green
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  Getting Green, every month talking about green topics with today's conversation on Sustainability at Grand Rapids Public Schools with spokesperson John Helmholdt and Kirsten Trovillion, USGBC Green School Fellow for GRPS.   
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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company is holding a Halloween fundraiser, described as an evening of Shakespeare's scenes, music, food and fun. Katherine Mayberry joins us to share the details.   
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  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Young Non-Profit Professionals Network join us. Today, the specifics of the upcoming Leadership Awards in early November. Keynote speaker Latesha Lipscomb is our guest.    
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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
  October 27, 2014  |  WGVU  The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan continues its fall lecture series with the final conversation this Thursday night, "Energy Security as a Grand Strategy" with Dr. Sheila Ronis, National Defense University Workshop Facilitator. We speak with Dr. Ronis.   
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