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Minnie Forbes

Shelley Irwin
August 22, 2013 | WGVU   We do a follow up on the life of Minnie Forbes, former softball player and Negro League team owner. She was recently honored by President Obama at the White House and we hear about that experience and more this morning. 

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Library of Michigan
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  Tuned Into the Library of Michigan, a monthly conversation with guests from the State Library. Today we talk about Michigan State Librarians.   
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KidSigns Program
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  Guests from Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services join us in studio to discuss the KidSigns Program, partnering with the Northview Public School System, sponsoring an ASL Sign Lab for the families of deaf/hard of hearing children. We share details with specialist David Overeem.   
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TEDx Grand Rapids
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  TEDX Grand Rapids happens tomorrow! This daylong event features guest speakers, entertainment and local conversations. We talk about the event and one of the speakers, CEO of the Teacher Development Trust in the UK, David Weston.   
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Grand Rapids Ballet
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  We have news from the GR Ballet. The World Premiere of Beethoven happens this weekend and a dancer takes a final bow. We talk about this and more with all involved.   
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Kalon Arts and Yoga
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  Kalon Arts and Yoga presents a fundraiser for White Lake Youth Theatre and Kalon Arts: Cinderella, a dancing journey of self-empowerment. Guests join us to discuss.   
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Downtown Battle Creek Art Show
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  The downtown Battle Creek Art Show by West Michigan Artists happens this weekend, Between the Lines Art Show. Composer Troy Ramos and Artist Chris Ramos join in.   
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David Lockington
  May 6, 2015  |  WGVU  Grand Rapids Symphony's David Lockington conducts Mahler's Resurrection for his final concert this weekend. David joins us in studio to talk and reminisce.   
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Small Business Series
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  Don't miss a series of educational sessions, a Small Business Series from Beene Garter. Sessions begin end of May and run through September. We talk about it this morning.   
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Lynsey Addario
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  Award winning photographer Lynsey Addario has written the book, ‘It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War.’ We speak with Lynsey.   
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From Where I Sit
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  From Where I Sit, a monthly conversation with office furniture industry analyst Mike Dunlap.   
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Commercial Real Estate Trends
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the trends in Commercial Real Estate each month. Guests from the Commercial Alliance of Realtors join us to discuss.   
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Other Desert Cities
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  Actors Theatre presents “Other Desert Cities” opening this week. We have cast members and the director in the house.    
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Stable Explorations
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  Every month we talk on topic of psychological interest. Today's conversation explores the use of horses in the therapeutic process. Allyse Fairbanks, with Stable Explorations, joins us.   
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Voices from the Margin
  May 5, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about a Thursday fundraiser for the National Organization for Women, the theme, “Voices from the Margin.”   
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The Good Gut
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the gut. Authors and doctors Erica and Justin Sonnenburg have done the research and have written the book, ‘The Good Gut.’ They join us this morning.    
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Memory Stones
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  Local artist Jodi Jarvis Therrian discusses her talents with Memory Stones by Jodi, lasting keepsakes of animals who have passed. We speak with Jodi.   
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Love Will Steer the Stars
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  Michigan Author Peter Wurdock presents his book ‘Love Will Steer the Stars,’ an uplifting story of how a groundbreaking teacher integrated rock and roll in his teaching.    
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The Great American Health Hoax
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  Ready to learn some surprising truths about how Modern Medicine Keeps you Sick? Author Dr. Raymond Francis writes the book ‘The Great American Health Hoax,’ and shares the details of his research.   
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Voices in the Band
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  Author Dr. Susan Ball has been treating patients with AIDS since 1992. Her latest book shares touching stories. We discuss ‘Voices in the Band: A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed from Doomed to Hopeful.’    
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The Human Agenda
  May 4, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak to Joe Wenke, author of ‘The Human Agenda.’ Joe shares issues on gender identity and sexuality.    
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Forging Muskegon's Future
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Forging Muskegon's Future, every month talking to those from Muskegon on their latest happenings, thanks to the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. Today, talk about the latest exhibit at the Muskegon Museum of Art with Judy Hayner.   
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Nashville, MI World Record Attempt
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  To celebrate the completion of the downtown streetscape project in the rural village of Nashville, MI, a world record will be attempted May 9 for the longest ice cream sundae. We talk about it with guests from the Nashville Route 66 Business District.    
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John Gonzales and Jeff Lobdell for Cinco De Mayo
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk Cinco De Mayo, with news that "burritos" are being shipped to DC. Mlive's John Gonzales and Jeff Lobdell join us to discuss.   
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Tulip Time
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Tulip Time kicks off this weekend, the Director of the Festival joining in to give us the rundown, including the many traditional and new events in Holland.    
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Habitat for Humanity of Kent County opens a new ReStore, offering customers new and unexpected items. We talk about the many choices available, including recycling, with Tom Hyde, director of Restore.   
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Mercy Health Cyberknife
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Mercy Health experts join in studio to talk about how the Cyberknife's new Multileaf Collilmator can reduce treatment time and give cancer patients more options.   
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Chef Joanne Chang
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Chef Joanne Chang joins us. Her latest work is, ‘Baking with Less Sugar.’    
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Handbook for Happiness
  May 1, 2015  |  WGVU  Dr. Mit Sood, Chair of the Mind/Body Medicine Institute at Mayo Clinic, joins TMS to talk about how stress is insidious and happiness is healthy. His book, ‘The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness’ is discussed.   
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