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The Holiday's Cheer Carolers
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  ‘Tis the season to go caroling. TMS hears from the Holiday's Cheer Carolers, part of the 12 days of caroling hitting the streets and organizations of Grand Rapids in partnership with downtowngr.org.   
Library Lines
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines, every month catching up with guests from the Grand Rapids Public Library.   
The Little Scholar Learning Tablet
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  School Zone introduces the Little Scholar Learning Tablet for Kids, an educational tablet that offers premium kid tested, teacher approved content. The Verve Pipe's Brian Vander Ark provides the vocals. Brian and guests join us this morning.   
City Beat
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Our City Beat, where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau with the rundown.   
Thankful Thursdays
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  It’s our Thankful Thursday segment, we speak today with Katie Kruk, a scholarship recipient.   
Levels of Knowledge
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  We speak with GVSU Art and Design Professor Ed Wong-Ligda, discussing his artistic process and the creation of his painting “Levels of Knowledge,” created to commemorate Grand Valley State University's Anniversary.   
School Talk
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  School Talk, a monthly putting spotlight on local school districts. Today we discuss the Northview District with Mike Paskewicz.   
Great Lakes Winter Trails Council
  December 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Time to prep for the 2015 ski/snow season. We have with guest with us on behalf of the Great Lakes Winter Trails Council, including Timber Ridge, Priority Health and Einstein Cycles.   

Yesterday
Design Thinking
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, every month talking about sustainability with experts in the field. Today, GVSU's John Berry, Director of the Design Thinking Initiative and Past Executive Director and Founder of Design West Michigan talks about the new Design Thinking effort at GVSU and how Design Thinking contributes to creating a sustainable community.   
The DisArt Festival GR
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about next year's DisArt festival, the inaugural festival held April 10-25th, enlivening the city of Grand Rapids with art exhibitions, a film festival, a fashion show and more, all with an emphasis on disabilities.   
Interdisciplinary Studies: Lindsay Ellis
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Every month guests join in from the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. We talk today to Lindsay Ellis about the Lake Michigan Writing Project.   
Van Andel Institute Happenings
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Every month we speak with a scientist or an educator from Van Andel Institute so they can share their expertise with us.   
Entrepreneur Betsy Simpson
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Entrepreneur Betsy Simpson joins TMS to talk about her latest project, the Enlighten Report and Strengths Unlimited.    
Senior Concerns
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, every month sharing conversation on seniors, thanks to the Area on Aging of Western Michigan. Today, we discuss the KC elder abuse coalition with the Kent County Contract Coordinator plus Chris Becker, Chief Assistant KC Prosecutor.   
Off the Beaten Path
  December 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path, monthly inviting DeVos Place's Eddie Tadlock in studio to share what to do, where to go come the next two weeks that often doesn't make the headlines.   

Tuesday
Sanford House
  December 16, 2014  |  WGVU  The TMS Roving microphone takes you to the Sanford House, West Michigan's only private women's residential and outpatient center for substance abuse addiction, opening soon.    
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Business Buzz
  December 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Business Buzz, monthly speaking what's happening in the business community with Gemini Publication's Carole Valade.   
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Geography and Planning
  December 16, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the study of Geography and the study of Planning with GVSU students and Assistant Professor Dr. Patricia Houser.   
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Degage Ministries
  December 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Degage Ministries Christmas Store offers dignity this holiday season, with patrons having the chance to purchase affordable gifts for loved ones. We discuss with those involved.   
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The Dogs of Christmas
  December 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Grand Rapids native W. Bruce Cameron returns to TMS to tell us about his latest book, ‘The Dogs of Christmas.’   
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Monday
The Rapid
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about transit every month with guests from the Rapid Transit System. Today, we hear testimonies from riders.    
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Blue Labyrinth
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Best Selling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return to TMS to talk about their latest release, ‘Blue Labyrinth. We talk about the synopsis and their writing partnership.   
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Travel Talk
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, a monthly talk on travel with Travel by Gagnon's Joanne Kochneff. Today’s topics are, don't “dawdle” at the airport and avoiding holiday travel headaches."   
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The Arts in Holland
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on the arts in Holland. Lorma Freestone with the Holland Area Arts Council joins us to share the happenings over the next 30 days. Today we talk about the Holland Symphony.   
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Food Forum
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Food Forum, every month talking food and wine pairing with D & W's Roz Mayberry.   
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Bengtson Center Coat Drive
  December 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Bengtson Center is hosting its fourth annual coat drive to benefit the Alpha Women’s Center and Baxter Neighborhood Association. The drive runs through December 23 and we share heartfelt stories this morning.   
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Friday
Family Tree Therapies
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Family Tree Therapies, specializing in occupational and speech therapy for premature babies through teens, is getting ready for a big move. We talk about the expansion and more with Co-Founder Terri Cooper.   
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Consumer Reports: Gifts
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Consumer Reports has done the research and the list is out. What gifts are nice...and what’s on the naughty list? We speak with the senior editor.   
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The Happy Hatter
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  The Happy Hatter is hosting a hat drive for kids with cancer, this community outreach program organized by Integrated Architecture and partnering with Spectrum Health's Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. We talk about how the community can help.   
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North Shore Arts
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Our monthly segment we call North Shore Arts Corridor shares information on what's happening in our most Northern listening areas from North Muskegon to Ludington.   
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The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Choir for Men and Boys presents their Christmas Concerts this weekend, along with a new CD. Director Scott Bosscher and England's Andrew Nethsingha join us to discuss.   
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David Milarch
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Meet the Man Who Planted Trees on a quest to save the planet, We speak with David Milarch and GVSU student Chad Rogers.   
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Heart of West Michigan United Way
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly guests in from the Heart of West Michigan United Way share their happenings. Today we talk about volunteer projects and giving opportunities that are available this holiday season. Ellen Carpenter is our guest.   
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The Story of Cancer
  December 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on cancer as part of a WETA national initiative leading up to the PBS Ken Burns documentary, The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, airing in 2015. This morning we speak with Dr. Peter Jones, Research Director and Chief Scientific Officer of Van Andel Research Institute.   
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