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Habitat for Humanity All Women Build

Shelley Irwin
November 26, 2012 | WGVU  Habitat for Humanity Kent County is on a mission, an all Women Build is happening at 307 Robey off of Wealthy St. in Grand Rapids. The TMS roving microphone takes you on site.

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Mini Maker Faire
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Public Museum presents the Mini Maker Faire; showcasing more than 70 makers come the end of August. We talk about the details.    
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  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, we take you to CLAS, GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Today, Dr. Robert Deaner from the Department of Psychology joins us to talk about his latest work.   
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Library Lines
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines, with guests from the Grand Rapids Public Library joining us monthly to discuss their happenings.    
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City Beat
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Our weekly City Beat segment on where to go and what to do come the weekend in West Michigan.   
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The Industry
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Stepdaughter of Van Morrison, Natasha Rocca Devine, joins us to talk about her latest book, ‘The Industry,’ sharing details of her life with candor and honesty.   
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Let's Here it From the Men
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Darling Communications hosts “Women! Let's Hear it From the Men, Part 2” come early September. We talk with Dr. Darlene Lee and panelist Skot Welch on this conference designed for professional women to better understand how men think and operate in the executive suite.   
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School Talk
  August 21, 2014  |  WGVU  School Talk, every month putting the spotlight on West Michigan schools! Today, GRPS in the house.   
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Sustainable Community Voices
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices with guests in studio talking on the topic of sustainability. Today we talk sustainable happenings in Spring Lake and Grand Haven. Spring Lake Township supervisor John Nash joins us.   
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Brainy Day 5K
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  The 8th Annual Brainy Day 5k is ready for your participation this Saturday morning. We talk about the purpose of the race, to benefit neurological programs at Helen Devos Children's Hospital and remind you of the specifics.   
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Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies shares their guests with us on a monthly basis. Today's conversation is about studying abroad.    
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Off the Leash
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Author of ‘Off the Leash,’ Matthew Gilbert, talks about visiting a dog park for a year, and the journeys involved.   
VAI Happenings
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  The Van Andel Institute sends their experts to us each month to discuss their happenings. Today we welcome Dr. Sonia George and talk about the Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease Symposium in late September.   
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  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  The Quilters are in town and we continue our conversation on Quiltweek, with Bonnie Browning.   
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Senior Concerns
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, monthly talking on topics related to the aged. Today we discuss the Senior Community Service Employment Program called Title V.    
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Off the Beaten Path
  August 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path with SMG's Eddie Tadlock discussing under-the-radar cultural happenings taking place over the next couple of weeks.    
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Into the Wind
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  The performance "Into the Wind" this weekend at GVSU's MAREC is a statewide collaboration that brings an interpretive dance and music performance around the theme of wind and renewable energy. We have partners in studio to tell us about it.    
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Chris Valletta
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Former NFL player and player on NBC's Apprentice, Chris Valletta, has written the book, ‘Team Works: The Gridiron Playbook for Building a Championship Business.’ We discuss the details with Chris.   
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Business Buzz
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Business Buzz is our monthly conversation with Gemini Publication's Carole Valade. Today's topics are; Lowell as a site of new anaerobic digesters, West Michigan as America's hopyard, and the news on Kalamazoo College students.   
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Birgit Klohs
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Birgit Klohs from The Right Place joins us every month. Today we’ll be discussing two new projects that would bring 114 new jobs, and we talk about the new International crossing authority.   
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The Taste of East Grand Rapids
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Don't miss the Taste of East Grand Rapids this Thursday night, an annual event held in Gaslight Village. Treasurer Eric Moulton discusses the particulars with us.   
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Retiring for the Genius
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Author, Financial Expert Marc Freedman talks about his advice in the book, ‘Retiring for the Genius: Your Blueprint for Planning a Comfortable Retirement.’   
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Back to School Anxiety
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  How anxious are you and your kid when it comes to the start of the school year? Helen DeVos Children's Hospital's Dr. Adelle Cadieux discusses anxiety when it comes to going to school and the importance of good sleep and other stress free habits.    
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AQS Quilt Show
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Quilters are coming back to Grand Rapids. Next week is the American Quilter's Society's annual convention and Patchers at the Lakeshore is a semifinalist for unique quilts displayed at the show. We talk about it with Chair Kathleen Myers.   
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The Silver Line
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on what's happening with the Rapid, and that spotlight this month is on the Silver Line, which begins boarding next Monday. Guests are here to discuss.    
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The Grand Rapids Red Project
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Red Project is an organization vital to the public health for the greater community of Kent County. A fundraiser is right around the corner, we discuss with the organizer of the 22nd annual Aids Walk and Run.   
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Travel Talk
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, monthly talking on the topic of travel. Today, TSA changes are coming and would you like to protect your luggage?   
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The Unity Bridge Project, Holland Area Arts
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the arts in Holland, MI. Today's special guests come in to talk about the Unity Bridge Project which is a continuation of Holland's efforts to create more art spaces in our community.   
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Climate Ride Midwest
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Six West Michigan community based organizations join forces for a collaborative fundraising effort as they prepare to send teams on the first ever Climate Ride Midwest, a nearly 300 mile ride from GR to Chicago in early September. We share the specifics.   
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Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative with Dr. Nkechy Ezeh catching us up on their happenings.   
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Fashion Has Heart
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Good things are happening with Fashion Has Heart, with a campaign today to help us keep products made in the USA. We speak with the Heart's founder this morning.   
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School Tech
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Consumer Electronics Association reveals its favorite back to school tech gadgets and we get the inside scoop. Laura Hubbard, spokesperson, talks about this and the right tech for kids at the start of the school year.    
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Religion 101
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Religion 101 with Kaufman Interfaith Institute's Dr Douglas Kindschi. We talk on the Islamic Society of North America’s annual convention in Detroit last weekend and a joint project with the Aspen Institute to do a publication on interfaith efforts and programs in West Michigan.    
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Knapp Street Church Car Show
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  A cool car show awaits your visit this Saturday, the Knapp Street Church Car Show to help mark their 100th anniversary. We give you the details.   
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African American Health Institute
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute's 7th annual Movin' and Groovin' Rhythm run 5k is tomorrow, a race that influences health factors for GR's urban core community. Executive Director of GRAAHI, Shannon Wilson, joins us.   
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Walk the Beat
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Walk the Beat Foundation is dedicated to helping kids in our area become involved with music regardless of their economical or academic status. Founder, Grand Haven Charter Township musician/songwriter, David Palmer talks about the kick off.   
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On the Very Smelly Trail of the Skunk Takeover
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Watch out for skunks in your backyard. GR based Outdoor Magazine writer Christopher Kemp discusses his latest article in the August issue; On the Very Smelly Trail of the Skunk Takeover. We talk to Christopher.    
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