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The Bones of Turkana

Shelley Irwin
April 10, 2014 | WGVU   The World Affairs Council of Michigan welcomes Richard Leakey, a paleontologist who has traversed 4 million years of hominid history in search of the precise characteristics that make humans unique. Dr. Leakey speaks in Grand Rapids next week and you attend a preview of The Bones of Turkana tonight at WGVU. 
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Healthy Headlines
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Healthy Headlines, monthly speaking with experts from the Kent County Health Department. Today's topics include the flu, Food Safety on Thanksgiving, Winter preparedness, Animal adoptions and more.    
Ripple Effects
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Local authors are here to discuss their book, ‘Ripple Effects: Ten West Michigan Nonprofits Serve, Inspire, Transform.’ We talk to Deb Moore and Betty Epperly.   
The Story of Cancer
  November 24, 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 Ms. Katina Acker, a cancer survivor, and with W. Christian VandenBerg, M.D., chief of staff at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and medical director of the Betty Bloomer Ford Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Mary Free Bed.    
WGVU Explorers
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  We review tomorrow gathering of those interested in being part of the WGVU Explorers. WGVU General Manager Michael Walenta discusses Italy and London.   
Getting Green
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Getting Green, a monthly conversation on the topic of green practices and sustainability. Today we talk about energy usage at GVSU.   
Nutrient Nook
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Nutrient Nook, every month sharing information on topics related to best nutritional choices. Today, talking about Thanksgiving with guests from Grand Valley Health Plan.   
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests join in each month from YNPN GR, today's topic; exploring the conversation starters and plans for 2015.    
Guiding Light
  November 24, 2014  |  WGVU  Guiding Light needs the help of the community, as they are in dire need of mens cold weather clothing. Executive Director Stuart Ray joins us to share the details.   

Discover Lowell
  November 21, 2014  |  WGVU  Enjoy special programming, TMS Goes On the Road to Lowell. We speak with community leaders and residents, asking the question why live, work and play in Lowell. Thanks to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.   
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Discover Lowell (continued)
  November 21, 2014  |  WGVU  TMS is on the road to Lowell. We speak with community leaders and residents, asking the question why live, work and play in Lowell. Thanks to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.    
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Discover Lowell (part 3)
  November 21, 2014  |  WGVU  TMS is on the road to Lowell. We speak with community leaders and residents, asking the question why live, work and play in Lowell. Thanks to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.    
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Discover Lowell (final)
  November 21, 2014  |  WGVU  TMS is on the road to Lowell. We speak with community leaders and residents, asking the question why live, work and play in Lowell. Thanks to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce.    
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Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Local author Tobin Buhk returns to The Morning Show to talk about his latest book, ‘Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids.’ Described as one of the subtlest, most daring poison plots that the criminal history of the country has known.    
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Elf the Musical
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Catch Elf the Musical, opening November 28, the next in the Broadway Grand Rapids series. We talk about the particulars with guests in studio.    
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Library Lines
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines, monthly discussing the happenings at the Grand Rapids Public Library.   
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City Beat
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat, where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau has the details.   
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Thankful Thursdays
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Thankful Thursdays, putting the spotlight on community donors, and community receivers. We put the spotlight on GVSU's Mary Pew Idema library and those involved.   
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School Talk
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  School Talk, monthly talking about the unique programming of our West Michigan schools. Today, we speak with guests from Thornapple Kellogg.   
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  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we take you to CLAS, GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with today's guests from the Geology and Integrated Science department.    
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Epilepsy Awareness Month
  November 20, 2014  |  WGVU  November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Spectrum Health's Dr. David Burdette joins us to discuss the newest medical treatment available for patients with epilepsy, including those with uncontrolled seizures and the hope surgery can offer when medical therapy fails.   
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Sustainable Community Voices
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, a monthly conversation with guests in sustainability related fields. Today's topic, the RCE, the Regional Center of Expertise for Education for Sustainable Development.   
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Summit on Safety
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  We bring you the latest from Silent Observer, next month's Summit on Safety featuring Grand Rapids Police Chief Rahinsky and Kent County Sheriff Stelma. Chris Cameron tells us about the details.   
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Interdisciplinary Studies
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly guests join us from Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. Today's discussion is on the Meijer Honors College.    
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Annis Water Resources Institute
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk to Dr. Alan Steinman, Director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, updating us on their happenings.   
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GR Drive Purple Community Game
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  We put the spotlight on the VanAndel institute every month, today talking about the upcoming GR Drive Purple Community Game.    
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West Michigan Film and Video Alliance
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  We get you updated on the West Michigan Film and Video Alliance with Board member Deb Havens.   
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Senior Concerns
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, a monthly interview talking about what's happening in our aged community with guests from the Area Agency on Aging in West Michigan. Today we talk about Medicare Part D Enrolment.   
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Off the Beaten Path
  November 19, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path, a conversation every other week with the Assistant GM of DeVos Place, Eddie Tadlock.    
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North Shore Arts
  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from our North Shore Arts Corridor present their guests every month. We put the spotlight on the Howmet Playhouse and the Arts Council of White Lake.    
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Grand Rapids Wine, Beer and Food Festival
  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival happens this weekend at DeVos Place. Show manager Dawn Baker joins us to talk about the specifics.    
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Buziness Buzz
  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Business Buzz, monthly speaking with Gemini Publications' Carole Valade on business news. Today's conversation includes successes in the GRPS, and real estate trends for the upcoming month.    
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The Right Place
  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  The Right Place's Birgit Klohs joins in monthly and today we talk about the Governor's trip to China and progress on the Right Place's strategic plan.   
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WGVU Explorers
  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  WGVU Explorers is planning their 4th adventure to England, Scotland and Wales in September of 2015. Travel with our own General Manager Michael Walenta on this exciting tour, a guided tour that offers expert guides at major attractions as well as some free time to explore on your own. We talk about the plans and review the latest excursion.   
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  November 18, 2014  |  WGVU  Don't miss an encore presentation of local films here in West Michigan. Filmmaker, Director Michael McCallum and the lead actor arethe house to discuss Buffalo.    
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