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Get Your Diploma, Get Your Dream

Shelley Irwin
April 12, 2013 | WGVU  We continue our weekly series on the local project, Get Your Diploma. Get Your Dream, a part of the national initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen. Joining us is Donna Boman, Principal of Riverside Middle School to discuss the challenges students face, and the champions and resources available to help them succeed. To learn more visit: wgvu.org/graduate. 

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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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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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Luke Zamperini
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with Luke Zamperini, son of Louis Zamperini. Luke joins us to discuss his late father’s t book ‘Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In.’    
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Sustainable Community Voices
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, monthly speaking with guests in the community about sustainability. Today's topic, GVSU Farm to Table.   
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Soup's On
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Soup's On January 26th, a fundraiser for Catholic Charities West Michigan. The annual event supports the meal and baby pantry programs of God's Kitchen. President/CEO Terry Walsh joins us to share the information.   
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Interdisciplinary Studies
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly, TMS speaks to guests on behalf of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, with more conversation on the topic of local sustainability, including hearing from a TRAT intern with the City of GR.   
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Van Andel Institute Winterfest
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with Dr. Patrik Brundin of the Van Andel Research Institute about Winterfest. Proceeds go to Parkinson's Disease Research at VAI.   
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Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with guests about the Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders and their recent grant from the WK Kellogg Foundation.    
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Senior Concerns
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, every month speaking with guests on behalf of the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan. Today's discussion covers the Kent County Senior Millage in 2015.   
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Bariatric Surgery Discussion
  January 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Spectrum Health offers a free seminar tomorrow night offering discussion about bariatric surgery. We speak with the medical team doing the presenting.    
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The Memory of Keish
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Keisha MacDonald lost her life in 2007 to a tragic car accident yet her memory lives on. This weekend, the Dare 2 Dream Foundation celebrates the Memory of Keish with a night of performance, testimony and fundraising. Those involved, including guests from the Roanoke Ranch, join us to discuss.   
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St. Cecilia Music Center: Yura Lee
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  St. Cecilia Music Center brings in world class musicians from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, including violinist Yura Lee. We speak with Yura this morning.   
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Business Buzz
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Business Buzz, a monthly conversation with Gemini Publication's Carole Valade.   
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Birgit Klohs from The Right Place
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Every month catch up with economic development here in West Michigan and beyond with those from the Right Place. Today, CEO Birgit Klohs joins in with a review of 2014.    
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When the Blues Left America
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Don't miss the latest on stage presentation by Mark VandenBerge this Saturday night, presenting the performance; When the Blues Left America. Mark and Musicians join us.   
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Travel Talk
  January 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, monthly speaking with local experts in the travel industry. Today, agent Joanne Verboom talks about traveling to Cuba, planning ahead, and a call to all Downton Abbey fans.    
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