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Getting Green

Shelley Irwin
January 28, 2013 | WGVU  Getting Green is our monthly conversation on green practices. Today Peter Strazdas, Associate VP of Facilities Mangament with WMU, is our guest. We will be discussing Western's Commitment to LEED for existing buildings.

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Dr. Scott the Paleontologist
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  Dr. Scott the Paleontologist joins us to talk about his latest book, ‘How to Raise a Wild Child.’ Dr. Scott Sampson also hosts the PBS kids TV Series, Dinosaur Train.    
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Tourist Talk
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  Tourist Talk, monthly talking about what to do and where to go over the next 30 days in the great state of Michigan. Promote Michigan's Dianna Stampfler joins us.   
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Papercrafting with Stephanie Weightman
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  Easter is right around the corner, so why not plan to make your cards and gifts. Stephanie Weightman from Create and Craft, joins us to talk about papercrafting and more.   
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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company is touring Julius Caesar to multiple West Michigan venues, including high school matinees. We talk about the Bard's famous tragedy with cast members in studio.   
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Design Week
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  West Michigan Design Week formally kicks off April 6th. KCAD's Kenneth Krayer discusses the final plans and tell us about four key speakers.   
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Michigan Cares for Tourism
  March 31, 2015  |  WGVU  Michigan Cares for Tourism is a 100% volunteer, give back partnership between Michigan tourism organizations, coming together to help restore historic attractions and more. Two projects are right around the corner. We discuss with GVSU's Dr Patricia Janes.   
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Shane Larson
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  Northwestern University's Professor Shane Larson speaks to a Loosemoore Auditorium audience tonight. His presentation: "Gravity: The Siren Song of the Cosmos. We speak to Dr. Larson this morning.   
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EcoTrek Fitness
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  EcoTrek Fitness has collaborated with the Michigan DNR on a Generational Walking Challenge that kicks of April 6th in Muskegon. The eight week challenge is open to anyone, designed to get people moving out of doors. EcoTrek's Cari Draft joins us with the details.   
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Affordable Care Act Enrollment
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk on updates regarding the Affordable Care Act, with enrollment reopening. Does the Affordable Care Act effect a Medicare plan? That and more with Agent Boyd Griswold with the Griswold Group.    
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Cesar Chavez Day
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  Tomorrow is Cesar Chavez Day at the Cook DeWitt Center, a day to help promote the Young Lords in Lincoln Park collection housed in special connections at the Seidman House in Allendale. We discuss the afternoon events with Jose Jimenez.   
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World Affairs Council: Aarti Shahani
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  NPR's Aarti Shahani, Technology Correspondent, joins The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan for tonight's Great Decision Lecture Series finale. We speak to her this morning and preview her talk; Privacy: Is it a Thing of the Past?   
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YMCA Day Camps
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  The YMCA is offering special Day Camps at 9 different Greater Grand Rapids locations, a great way to spend an upcoming spring break. We talk about the fun, adventurous plans with guests from the Y.   
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  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  The National Initiative encore.org is happening locally. The Grand Rapids Community Foundation has named two local Encore Innovation Fellows and they join TMS to share local stories. Today, the story of Tom Hendershot, pursuing his passion for fossils and dinosaurs at age 55.    
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Holland Museum Easter Egg Hunt
  March 30, 2015  |  WGVU  Holland Museum invites you to an Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday. We talk about this fun and creative event happening Saturday with guests from the Museum.   
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Movemedia II
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Ballet presents Movemedia Program II come mid-April. We talk particulars with Susan Jaffe, former principal dancer with the American Ballet.    
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Dr. Randall Duthler
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with Metro Health's Family Physician Dr. Randall Duthler on the topic of spring break travel and keeping the kids healthy.    
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Design Week
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Design Week formally kicks off the week of April 6. We speak with those in charge of this week in West Michigan that celebrates all things in the designing field.   
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The Story of Cancer
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on cancer as part of a WETA national initiative leading up to the PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, coming in March. This morning WGVU Grant Writer Steve Chappell and GM Michael Walenta share the finals chapters of this series.    
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The Entrepreneurial Insider
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Entrepreneurial Insider, a monthly conversation with guests on behalf of GROW. Today's topic, Legal Issues for Small Business.   
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National History Project
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the National History Project, designed to make History come alive for students. Social Studies Instructor Marv Bolthouse and students with Orchard View High join us.    
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Grand Rapids Cottage and Lakefront Living Show
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Cottage and Lakefront Living Show kicks off today at DeVos Place, 3 days filled with seminars, the "tiny house" and realtors on site. We speak with Show Manager Dawn Baker and Architect Wayne Visbeen.   
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WGVU Explorers
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  The WGVU Explorers are soon off to Italy and Britain. Plans are in the making for 2016. We discuss with WGVU GM Michael Walenta.   
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All About Women
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  All About Women, every month putting the attention to women's health. Today's topic with Dr. Robyn Hubbard is the health of laughter.   
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  We learn the latest from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with Executive Director Sam Tidwell discussing a wide variety of upcoming events and opportunities for the community to get involved.    
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City Beat
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  City Beat; where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan with Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau.   
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Fred Knapp Trio
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Take a listen to the latest from The Fred Knapp Trio. Catch them performing at H.O.M.E. at the BOB next Wednesday, and the following week at the One Trick Pony. They’ll be performing songs from their latest album, "How Deep is the Ocean." Fred joins us this morning.    
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The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys presents their Lenten Meditations this weekend at St Andrews. We speak with Director Scott Bosscher on the specifics.   
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School Talk
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  School Talk, every month putting the spotlight on a local district doing great things. Today we’re joined by the Superintendent of Kentwood Public Schools, Michael Zoerhoff.    
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  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  KidSpeak is an annual forum facilitated by the Mayor's Youth Council, giving young people a voice to speak directly to legislators, community leaders and school officials about issues important to them. We talk about the April 24th event.    
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