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Shelley Irwin
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Into the Wind
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  The performance "Into the Wind" this weekend at GVSU's MAREC is a statewide collaboration that brings an interpretive dance and music performance around the theme of wind and renewable energy. We have partners in studio to tell us about it.    
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Chris Valletta
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Former NFL player and player on NBC's Apprentice, Chris Valletta, has written the book, ‘Team Works: The Gridiron Playbook for Building a Championship Business.’ We discuss the details with Chris.   
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Business Buzz
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Business Buzz is our monthly conversation with Gemini Publication's Carole Valade. Today's topics are; Lowell as a site of new anaerobic digesters, West Michigan as America's hopyard, and the news on Kalamazoo College students.   
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Birgit Klohs
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Birgit Klohs from The Right Place joins us every month. Today we’ll be discussing two new projects that would bring 114 new jobs, and we talk about the new International crossing authority.   
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The Taste of East Grand Rapids
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Don't miss the Taste of East Grand Rapids this Thursday night, an annual event held in Gaslight Village. Treasurer Eric Moulton discusses the particulars with us.   
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Retiring for the Genius
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Author, Financial Expert Marc Freedman talks about his advice in the book, ‘Retiring for the Genius: Your Blueprint for Planning a Comfortable Retirement.’   
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Back to School Anxiety
  August 19, 2014  |  WGVU  How anxious are you and your kid when it comes to the start of the school year? Helen DeVos Children's Hospital's Dr. Adelle Cadieux discusses anxiety when it comes to going to school and the importance of good sleep and other stress free habits.    
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Monday
AQS Quilt Show
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Quilters are coming back to Grand Rapids. Next week is the American Quilter's Society's annual convention and Patchers at the Lakeshore is a semifinalist for unique quilts displayed at the show. We talk about it with Chair Kathleen Myers.   
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The Silver Line
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on what's happening with the Rapid, and that spotlight this month is on the Silver Line, which begins boarding next Monday. Guests are here to discuss.    
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The Grand Rapids Red Project
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Red Project is an organization vital to the public health for the greater community of Kent County. A fundraiser is right around the corner, we discuss with the organizer of the 22nd annual Aids Walk and Run.   
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Travel Talk
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, monthly talking on the topic of travel. Today, TSA changes are coming and would you like to protect your luggage?   
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The Unity Bridge Project, Holland Area Arts
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the arts in Holland, MI. Today's special guests come in to talk about the Unity Bridge Project which is a continuation of Holland's efforts to create more art spaces in our community.   
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Climate Ride Midwest
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Six West Michigan community based organizations join forces for a collaborative fundraising effort as they prepare to send teams on the first ever Climate Ride Midwest, a nearly 300 mile ride from GR to Chicago in early September. We share the specifics.   
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Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
  August 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative with Dr. Nkechy Ezeh catching us up on their happenings.   
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Friday
Fashion Has Heart
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Good things are happening with Fashion Has Heart, with a campaign today to help us keep products made in the USA. We speak with the Heart's founder this morning.   
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School Tech
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Consumer Electronics Association reveals its favorite back to school tech gadgets and we get the inside scoop. Laura Hubbard, spokesperson, talks about this and the right tech for kids at the start of the school year.    
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Religion 101
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Religion 101 with Kaufman Interfaith Institute's Dr Douglas Kindschi. We talk on the Islamic Society of North America’s annual convention in Detroit last weekend and a joint project with the Aspen Institute to do a publication on interfaith efforts and programs in West Michigan.    
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Knapp Street Church Car Show
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  A cool car show awaits your visit this Saturday, the Knapp Street Church Car Show to help mark their 100th anniversary. We give you the details.   
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African American Health Institute
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute's 7th annual Movin' and Groovin' Rhythm run 5k is tomorrow, a race that influences health factors for GR's urban core community. Executive Director of GRAAHI, Shannon Wilson, joins us.   
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Walk the Beat
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Walk the Beat Foundation is dedicated to helping kids in our area become involved with music regardless of their economical or academic status. Founder, Grand Haven Charter Township musician/songwriter, David Palmer talks about the kick off.   
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On the Very Smelly Trail of the Skunk Takeover
  August 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Watch out for skunks in your backyard. GR based Outdoor Magazine writer Christopher Kemp discusses his latest article in the August issue; On the Very Smelly Trail of the Skunk Takeover. We talk to Christopher.    
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Thursday
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences has been recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by a national organization. We talk about the honor and Multiple Sclerosis with Susan Woolner, representing the MS clinic.   
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Lake Express Ferry
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Take a trip across the Lake on the Lake Express Ferry. We talk about this unique mode of travel, and a bit on its destination, Milwaukee, WI. Amy Seng from the Lake Express Ferry is our guest.   
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Habitat for Humanity Benefit
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Don't miss a Sunday concert to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The group Alive and Well performs at Bostwick Lake Church beginning at noon. We talk on the details.   
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City Beat
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat, where to go, what to do, come the weekend. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau joins us with the rundown.   
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Tech Talk
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Tech Talk, guests in studio talking on technology. Today's topic, “How Technology Enables Entrepreneurialism.”   
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Michigan Titanium
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Michigan's only full iron distance triathlon is ready to roll on August 24th, and athletes have until midnight to finish. Race directors join us in studio to talk about the feat and other race options.   
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Vet Talk
  August 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on pets and veterinary medicine with Dr. Karyl Ropko.    
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