New Michigan policy will strip welfare benefits if kids miss school - MIDDAY
David Moore October 1, 2012 | WGVU A new state law taking effect today ties public assistance benefits to school attendance. Put simply, the law cuts off cash welfare payments if a child has more than ten unexcused absences.
Today on Midday West Michigan, WGVU’s David Moore talks with John Helmholt, Director of Communications and External Affairs for Grand Rapids Public Schools, to get some perspective.
Friday Dumb And Dumber To gets the public radio treatment November 14, 2014 | WGVU Dumb And Dumber To opens today, 20 years after the first comedy brought Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels together for dim wit laughs. Beyond the Lights projects on movie screens, along with Saving Christmas, Rosewater and Whiplash. WGVU and Ron Van Timmeran from Celebration Cinema hash it all out. ListenDownload
Thursday Joshua Redman Performs In Grand Rapids November 13, 2014 | WGVU Joshua Redman is one of the greatest jazz musicians of his generation. The saxophonist is coming to Grand Rapids to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, November 20th at 7:30pm. WGVU spoke with Redman and has this feature interview. ListenDownload