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March 18, 2013 | WGVU  Travel Talk is our monthly conversation with Travel by Gagnon's Joanne Verboom.

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Today
Food Forum
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Food Forum, every month talking about food and wine pairing and more with D & W's Roz Mayberry.   
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.   
Social Security 101
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Social Security 101 with administrator Vonda Van Til.   
Good News and Success
  January 28, 2015  |  WGVU  Good News and Success, success stories are shared from individuals from our community.    
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.   
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.    
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.   

Yesterday
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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Thursday
Rick Steves
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  PBS and Public Radio’s Rick Steves returns to TMS to talk about his latest release, ‘Europe Through the Back Door, the 2015 Travel Skills Handbook.’ You can hear Travel With Rick Steves here on WGVU-FM on Saturday afternoons at 3:00.    
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All About Women
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  All About Women, a monthly conversation on the topic of women's health. Today, Women and Smoking: how to and why to quit. Dr. Robyn Hubbard is our guest.   
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The Hauenstein Center American Conversations Series
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, as part of the 2015 American Conversations Series, presents Dr. Alfred Mele of Florida State University tonight. His message, Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will." We speak with Dr Mele this morning.   
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City Beat
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  City Beat, where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau joins us.    
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2015 Eclipse Awards
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Now is the time to enter the 2015 Eclipse Awards. And this is the inaugural year for the Hyperion Award, a special award given to outstanding leaders in TV, Film, and the Arts. Welcome Tom Norton, WKTV, with the details.   
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A Path Appears
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on human trafficking as part of an Independent Television Service (ITVS) national initiative leading up to the PBS documentary, A Path Appears, airing on WGVU and nationwide, Jan 26, Feb 2 and Feb 9, 2015. This morning we speak with Katie Gipe, Vice President of philanthropy for the Panhellenic Association at GVSU.    
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School Talk
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  School Talk, monthly speaking with guests from the local school systems. Today, Ron Koehler, Kent ISD, Assistant Superintendent plus instructor Bill White, commenting on the education components of the Governor's state address, specifically the Pathways to Potential.    
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Better Business Bureau
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  What's happening of late with the Better Business Bureau? President/CEO Phil Catlett joins us to share the details.   
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GVSU Opera Theatre
  January 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Guest from GVSU Opera Theatre join us to talk about their latest production, Company, opening on the 30th.    
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