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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Michigan Women's Foundation
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Next Tuesday the Michigan Women’s Foundation salutes Women in Healthcare. We talk about the event, the honorees and more.   
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Local Blues Matters
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  This Friday, celebrate WGVU Blues as Billy’s. It's a concert to support Blues programming on WGVU-FM with musicians like Jimmie Stagger, the Thirsty Perch Blues Band and more. Organizers Garry Zack and Jim Marcusse are in studio to tell us all about it.   
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Running Away
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. We speak with a runner with a story, Robert Andrew Powell talks about his memoir, ‘Running Away.’   
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Emmanuel Hospice
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Emmanuel Hospice talk about tomorrow’s National Healthcare Decision Day.    
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The Right Place
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, we catch up on local economic development, speaking with the Right Place's Birgit Klohs. Today, talk on the Trade Mission with the Governor and road funding.   
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Broadway Grand Rapids
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Broadway Grand Rapids announces their 2014-2015 season, the likes of Annie, Once, and more. We share the details.   
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Off the Mat
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Mat, speaking monthly with a local Chopra Certified expert and special guests on the topic of relaxation and body/spirit/mind healing. Today, the spotlight is on Yoga.   
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National Healthcare Decision Day
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  More talk on tomorrow's National Healthcare Decision Day with Making Choices Michigan's Board Chair Ben Emdin.   
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  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  MAREC presents a one day conference, Crowdcon:Lakeshore Crowdfunding Conference. The goal is to educate business and nonprofit organizations on how to properly use donation and investment bases. Program Director Kim Walton is here to explain.   
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The Rapidian
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  The Rapidian is celebrating an anniversary. We talk about its history and place in West Michigan journalism.   
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WGVU Explorers: Normandy and Paris
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  We continue to talk the WGVU’s Explorers trip to Normany and Paris, a time and place to explore history this November. We talk about tomorrow night’s open house and travel presentation with WGVU general manager Michael Walenta.    
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Actors' Theatre
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Actors' Theatre are in the house to discuss this Thursday's opening of God of Carnage.   
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Perspectives in Philanthropy
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Perspectives in Philanthropy, our monthly conversation with GRCF's Diana Sieger. Today's discussion focuses on the Oumedian Challenge.   
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Hunger Walk
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Access Hunger walks every year to raise funds and awareness, this year’s walk is May 4th. We talk about the details.   
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Tedx Grand Rapids
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  TedX Grand Rapids kicks off May 7th and the speakers have been announced, including the co-founder of Ted X. Organizer Bill Holsinger-Robinson joins us this morning to tell us more.   
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  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  WMEAC looks to clean up the Grand River this weekend. We share details on this annual Grand River Greenup in Grand Haven Saturday morning.    
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The Jenison Triathlon
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the Jenison Triathlon with the organizers in studio.   
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Movers for Moms
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  The Lakeshore's Two Men and a Truck celebrates Mother's Day with the annual campaign, “Movers for Moms,” collecting items for the local shelters treating women in need. We speak with owner Dave Hunt.   
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North Short Arts
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on the northern Lakeshore, our North Shore Arts Corridor. Today we speak with the Executive Director of the Ludington Area Center for the Arts and the director of Music and Performing Arts of the Arts Coucil of White Lake.    
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Carol's Ferals
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Your help is needed in finding homes for cats. Carol's Ferals assists community cat care givers with TNS and support services and gets involved in the community with Art Prize. We discuss how your group can get involved.   
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Treetops Resort
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Golf season is right around the corner and Gaylord's Treetops Resort is all about thinking out of the box with unique spring initiatives. We discuss with GM Barry Owens.   
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Schools of Hope
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly guests from Schools of Hope join in to share their good news and talk about the need for community volunteers.   
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National Drug Take Back Day
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  April 26th is National Drug Take Back Day and local partnerships are on board. MetroHealth and the city of Wyoming are accepting unused prescriptions and mercury on the 26th of April from 10-2. We share the details.   
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Van Andel Institute and Homewatch Caregivers
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about a local bond to spread the awareness of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The Van Andel Institute and Homewatch Caregivers are looking to raise funds to support research to find cures and more. The partners are in studio to discuss.   
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The Bones of Turkana
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  The World Affairs Council of Michigan welcomes Richard Leakey, a paleontologist who has traversed 4 million years of hominid history in search of the precise characteristics that make humans unique. Dr. Leakey speaks in Grand Rapids next week and you attend a preview of The Bones of Turkana tonight at WGVU.    
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The Grand Rapids Fusion
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  Catch the basketball talents of the Grand Rapids Fusion IBA team this weekend. We have the GM and players here in studio.   
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Art Downtown
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  The 5th annual Art Downtown promises to be bigger and better, 35 sites, 52 shows and over 450 artists. Guests are here to tell us all about it.   
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City Beat
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat; where to go and what to do come this weekend in West Michigan with the list from GR Magazine.   
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Tech Talk
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  Tech Talk, talk monthly on the topic of technology. Today's theme, Technology and how it can make us healthier.   
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The Twible
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  The author of ‘The Twible’ stops by, Religion Scholar Jana Riess is here in town for Calvin's Faith and Writing Festival. We discuss all the chapters of the bible in 140 Characters or Less.    
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Vet Talk
  April 10, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk on the topic of pets monthly with Veterinarian Dr. Karyl Ropko.   
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