Scott Vander Werf January 20, 2014 | WGVU Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about the power of jazz at the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival: "Jazz speaks for life...singing the songs of a more complicated urban existence. When life itself offers no order and meaning, the musician creates an order and meaning from the sounds of the earth which flow through his instrument." "Soul of the Movement" by the Marcus Shelby Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Thursday Michigan Supreme Court to decide fate of 350 juvenile lifers March 6, 2014 | MPRN Life without parole used to be the automatic sentence for juveniles who were tried as adults and convicted of first degree murder. That was until June of 2012, when the US Supreme Court ruled that automatic life without parole for juveniles was unconstitutional. But there’s a question here in Michigan that remains – what happens to more than 350 juvenile lifers here who were sent to prison before the decision. The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on that question. ListenDownload
Wednesday MiBiz with Mark Sanchez March 5, 2014 | WGVU Spectrum Health innovations take shape with local partnerships. The number of senior living facilities expand with an aging population. The impact of Muskegon Angels one year after inception. ListenDownload
Friday Hear Us Roar February 28, 2014 | WGVU Kids World of Learning hosts a multicultural event geared toward unlocking the creativity in urban children. Organizers say creativity spurs confidence in the classroom. ListenDownload