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Shelley Irwin
January 7, 2013 | WGVU  Tuesday night the National Geographic Channel premiers their next season of Diggers, featuring vocational metal detector enthusiasts and amateur historians "KG" and "Ringy." We speak both of them this morning.

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Today
TEDx Grand Rapids
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  TEDx Grand Rapids will be held on May 7th, their fifth year. Applications are now open for the 2015 event. Lead Organizer Bill Holsinger-Robinson talks about the process and the upcoming launch party.    
Test 4 Time
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Test 4 Time is a tech start up focused on a truly unique educational product, a pretty welcomed addition to any home with elementary age kids. CEO Timothy Smock is here to talk about the kickstarter and more.    
Mardi Gras at Fountain St. Church
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Mardi Gras is celebrated in West Michigan. Fountain Street Church hosts its second annual Mardi Gras Party on February 17th. Pastor Fred Wooden joins us to share the details.   
City Beat
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  City Beat, our weekly look at where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan.    
Thankful Thursdays
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Thankful Thursdays, showing the impact of private gifts at GVSU and highlighting the generosity of supporters and more. Today we hear about the Johnson Leadership Scholarship.   
A Path Appears
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on human trafficking as part of an Independent Television Service (ITVS) national initiative leading up to the 3-part PBS documentary, A Path Appears, airing on WGVU and nationwide January 26, February 2 and February 9. This morning we speak with Nikeidra Battle-DeBarge, Project Coordinator of Wedgwood Christian Service’s Manasseh Project.   
Kevin O'Connor
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Host of This Old House Kevin O’Connor returns to TMS, having recently been in West Michigan. Today's phone conversation centers up the 35th anniversary of This Old House, as seen on WGVU TV.   
Changing the Conversation
  January 29, 2015  |  WGVU  Author Dana Caspersen presents an essential guide for turning any conflict into an opportunity for growth and understanding. We discuss the premise of ‘Changing the Conversation.’   

Yesterday
Food Forum
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Food Forum, every month talking about food and wine pairing and more with D & W's Roz Mayberry.   
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Jeff Dwarhuis
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Classical Guitarist Jeff Dwarhuis has a new CD, ‘The Guitar Woks of Fernando Sor.’ We talk about it and hear a sample or two this morning.   
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Social Security 101
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Social Security 101 with administrator Vonda Van Til.   
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Good News and Success
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Good News and Success, success stories are shared from individuals from our community.    
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Museum of Science and Industry
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago has some 14 acres of fun, from the 40 foot tornado to the giant model railroad, to a real WWII Sub. We give you a tease for your trip with guests from MSI who are visiting West Michigan.   
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Seidman College of Business
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly we speak to those guests from the Seidman College of Business, today Sonja Johnson talks about the 15th anniversary of the Van Andel Global Trade Center.    
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Off the Beaten Path
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path, where to go and what to do over the next couple of weeks here in West Michigan, happenings that don’t often make the headlines. Our Kulture Vulture Eddie Tadlock joins us with the details.   
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Tuesday
The Rapid
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Every month we Ride the Rapid, sharing information on this local urban transport. Today's conversation centers on the Rideshare program and we hear from two Rapid vanpoolers.   
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Commercial Real Estate Forecast Event
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We review data from the 15th annual West Michigan Economic and Commercial Real Estate Forecast event. Colliers International West Michigan's Principal Scott Morgan shares the details with us.   
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Tourist Talk
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Tourist Talk, monthly talking about what to do, where to go over the next 30 days in Michigan with Promote Michigan's Dianna Stampfler.   
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6-Pak
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Get to know the 6-Pak, six ladies reuniting from high school to play music. This all girl band features 60's music "because we lived it." We have five of the six in studio.   
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West Michigan Patriots
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Catch the next game of the West Michigan Patriots, a special needs hockey team just awarded new jerseys thanks to the Grand Rapids Griffins.   
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GRPS Happenings
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly we talk about what's happening with the Grand Rapids Public School System, today's discussion includes University Prep Academy, City Middle/High, Coit Creative, and the January 30th School Choice Open House and Count Day.   
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The Man Who Would Not Be Washington
  January 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with author Jonathan Horn, author of ‘The Man Who Would not Be Washington: Robert E Lee's Civil War and His Decision that Changed American History.’ This January marks Lee's Birthday, a holiday in some states.    
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Monday
Healthy Headlines
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Healthy Headlines, every month speaking with guests from KCHD on topics of local health concern, including today's discussion on the measles, the flu, new vaccination waiver requirements, and an update on the healing of malnourished dogs.   
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Michigan Township Association Conference
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  More than a thousand elected and appointed township officials will arrive in Grand Rapids this week for the Michigan Townships Association Conference. We talk about this gathering with the clerk of Byron Township, John Hondorp.   
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Go Red
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  We begin a 3-part series talking about Heart Health, as February is Go Red Month. To prepare, AHA's Cindy Bouma discusses local programming, including this Friday's 2015 “Ready, Set, Go Red” Event.   
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Inforum
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  INFORUM West Michigan is celebrating their 10th year in2015. We talk about the celebration plans, including this Wednesday evening’s kickoff. Jen Tyler joins us.   
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Getting Green
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Getting Green, every month putting the spotlight on local efforts in green building and sustainability. Today, USGBC Students National Chair Anthony Offak joins us to discuss student involvement in green building.   
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Water by the Spoonful
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Actors' Theatre presents Water by the Spoonful, a play that ties together the lives of a host of unforgettable characters in a play of genuine warmth about forgiveness and redemption. We have members of the cast in studio.   
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YNPN
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Guests from the YNPN stop by to update us on their happenings. Today's topic: Job hunting.   
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Boxed GR
  January 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Check out this special project on behalf of Boxed GR, the "Dog Box," with proceeds going to Vicky's Pet Connection.   
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Friday
Plastic Surgery
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the latest in Plastic Surgery with Dr. Marguerite Aitken from Plastic Surgery Associates. Today's focus is on skin care and more.   
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National Pie Day
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  It's National Pie Day so the Grand Traverse Pie Company out of Norton Shores is celebrating by giving away free pie. We discuss community involvement and use of many Michigan made products with the owner.    
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GR Cultural Calendar
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with three spokespersons sharing news and information on their upcoming events. Guests from the GR Symphony, the GR Museum and the GRPL join us.   
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Failure Lab
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Failure Lab is a raw and intimate evening showcasing personal stories of failure. We talk about the next Lab that hits the stage at East Grand Rapids High School on February 2nd with organizer Michael Systsma and one of the speaker Lorie Tensen.   
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Entrepreneur Insider
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Our Entrepreneur Insider with guests in studio to discuss life as an entrepreneur. Today, GROW's Bonnie Nawara and the membership coordinator with the West Michigan Chamber of Commerce join us to talk about programming and partnerships.   
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Author Ingar Rudholm
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Local author Ingar Rudholm joins us to talk about his latest work, ‘Traveling Circus.’ The goal of the book is to introduce students to art while teaching self-acceptance, self-esteem and educating middle schoolers on developing their own inner strength.    
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The Story of Cancer
  January 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on cancer as part of a WETA national initiative leading up to the PBS Ken Burns documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, airing March 30, 31 & April 1: This morning we speak with Tina Weiler, a cancer survivor.   
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