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The Grand Rapids Drive
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  There's a new team in town, The Grand Rapids Drive. This NBA Development League is set to tip off come November. President Steve Jbara is here to share details with us.   
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about a cool project when it comes to music and epilepsy. BrainStorm for Chamber Orchestra is up for discussion with Composer Paul Skripnik.   
Kent County Youth Fair
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  The Kent County Youth Fair is ready to go on August 4th. Board President and the Outgoing Queen join us to discuss the events.   
Wayne Koppa
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Rotarian and Motorcycle enthusiast Wayne Koppa rode his bike for a good cause; to raise funds to fight polio. We discuss his cross country adventure.   
Senior Concerns
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, monthly addressing topics of specific interest to our most experienced. Today's focus is on the Kent County Senior Millage.   
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company join us talk about their upcoming production, Two Gentleman of Verona.    
GRPS Happenings
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on what's happening with the Grand Rapids Public School System. Today's topics are: SuccessFest (Believe to Become / GRPS event at Ford Academic Center Wednesday) and the Back to School Celebration August 19 at John Ball Park.   
GRSO and Spectrum Health Music Therapy
  July 22, 2014  |  WGVU  Spectrum Health and the Grand Rapids Symphony team up in rehab. We talk about the power of Music Therapy for a unique clientele. Guests from the Symphony and Spectrum are here with samples.   

The Rapid Silver Line
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we talk about the Rapid and today we talk about the Silver Line. Guests from the Rapid and the business community are here in studio.    
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Disability Advocates of Kent County
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  This week marks the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability Advocates of Kent County is celebrating tomorrow to showcase Ability in Action. We discuss with Executive Director Dave Bulkowski.   
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Travel Talk
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, our monthly discussion on travel with local travel agent Joanne Kochneff.   
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Holland Area Arts
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  We visit Holland every month and get the latest on arts and entertainment happenings. Today we talk about the All Michigan All Media Visual Art Competition and more.   
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Citizen Project
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  It's called the Citizen Project, American flags inspired screen prints. Entrepreneurs join us to talk about this Kickstarter and more.   
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Alternatives in Motion
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Alternatives in Motion has been providing mobility equipment to individuals and families since 1995. Guests from AIM join us to give us an update.   
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Wild Ones
  July 21, 2014  |  WGVU  You can check out a free native plant garden tour today. How important are native plants, bees, birds and more? Guests from Wild Ones are here to tell us.   
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Veterans Corner
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Veterans Corner is our monthly conversation on the topic of U.S. military veterans. Today, a conversation on DisArt with Dr. Chris Smith.   
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GRSO Picnic Pops Tribute to the Beatles
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Symphony presents its annual Picnic Pops Summer concert Series. Tonight, a Tribute to the Beatles. We have "John" and "Ringo" in the house.   
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Religion 101
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Religion 101 with guests from the Kaufman Interfaith Institute. Today, we discuss a recent trip to Turkey   
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Financial Literacy
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Are you financially literate? We catch you up to the latest in the topic of finances, including retirement planning, the Roth 401k and investor rights. We have analysts in studio to discuss.    
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Mary K Hoodhood
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Founder of Kids Food Basket, Mary K Hoodhood, has received the Governor's Service Lifetime Achievement Award. We speak with Mary this morning.    
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Society for the Study of Reproduction
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  More than 800 researchers are in Grand Rapids this weekend to attend the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR). Guests join us to tell us all about it.   
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City Beat
  July 18, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat is our weekly discussion on where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau is our guest.    
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GR Home for Veterans Benefit
  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about a great way to support the Grand Rapids Home for the Veterans; a motorcycle benefit ride. We discuss with guests from the Knights of Columbus.   
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  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We put the spotlight on a local restaurant that is expanding hours and service. Guests from Grove join us.   
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Library Lines
  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines is a monthly conversation with guests from the Grand Rapids Public Library. Today, a local author shares her words on hiking the Appalachian Trail.    
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The Vacationers
  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Author Emma Straub has written the great summer read, ‘The Vacationers.’ She joins us to talk about it.    
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Broadway Grand Rapids
  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Things are happening with Broadway Grand Rapids. We discuss a statewide partnership and news on Phantom of the Opera.   
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  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  New York Times bestselling author John Sandford joins us to talk about his latest, ‘Uncaged’ which features eco activists, extreme science and more.   
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  July 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We’re joined by guests from GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences each monthly. Today, Professor of Movement Science, Shari Bartz-Smith, stops by to discuss a unique project, the emerging Sports Safety Coalition of West Michigan.    
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Sustainable Community Voices
  July 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, monthly speaking with guests on the topic of sustainability. Today Dr. Haris Alibasic from the City of Grand Rapids and Adjunct Professor at GVSU Professor is our guest.    
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Letters Lost Then Found
  July 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Kendall College of Art and Design is developing award winning students. Student Amy Johnson's book ‘Letters Lost then Found’ chronicles the extensive correspondence between her grandfather and his youngest brother, who left home at the age of 19 to serve in WWII and never returned. We talk about this National Gold American Advertising Award winner.   
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Last Stand at Khe Sanh
  July 16, 2014  |  WGVU  The battle of Khe Sanh was one of the largest and most heavily debated battles of the Vietnam War. Author Greg Jones takes us back in time with his book, ‘Last Stand at Khe Sanh: the Marines Finest Hour in Vietnam.’   
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