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Aug. 3, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jim Hawley & Greg Stanton, Jimmy Buffett Tribute

Singer-guitarist Jim Hawley, along with harmonica player Greg Stanton, join us to talk Jimmy Buffett ahead of their appearance with their band as “The Jimmy Buffett Tribute” for this Thursday’s edition of the Grand Traverse Pavilions’ “Concerts on the Lawn Goes Radio Retro,” Thursday at 7pm on WCCW 107.5 FM.

Aug. 3, 2020 -#MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs

A look back at a few stories in the world of music this past week, including Spotify’s CEO battling with artists over the number of released songs, a bipartisan legislative effort to help artists, and how you can own a little piece of the biggest festival disaster that ever was.

Aug. 1, 2020 - Jeanine Rubert, Pine Hill Nursery & Village Gardens

Lilacs, hydrangeas, Japanese beetles and more — Jeanine from Pine Hill talks about your outdoor spaces and answers your questions.

July 31, 2020 - Craig O'Connor, Back to School Plan

Director Mission Advancement of Traverse City Christian School, Craig O’Connor joins us to talk about their detailed plan for resuming school in the fall.

July 31, 2020 - Beth Milligan, Traverse City Ticker

A look back at some of the biggest local stories of the week, including changes to the restaurant and retail scenes, with both closings and openings (and re-openings), along with discussions of Governor Whitmer’s most recent Executive Order.

July 30, 2020 - Patrick Plein, Criminal Justice Reform

There’s a bipartisan effort to expunge hundreds of thousands of criminal records for nonviolent offenders.  Patrick Plein, political analyst for the American Conservative Union, joins us to discuss the initiative.  

July 29, 2020 - Marilyn Sanders, U.S. Census

Chicago Regional Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Marilyn Sanders joins us to give us a history of this nationwide count every decade, why we do it and what it helps us learn. 

July 29, 2020 - Tracy Schmerl-Magoon, The Current State of Weddings

Owner of Social Butterfly Weddings & Events, Tracy Schmerl-Magoon joins us to talk about celebrating matrimony right now, including new trends “micro-weddings” and “mini-monies.”   

July 28, 2020 - Bill Marsh, Jr., Change Your Life By Changing Your Words

From the blog “Making You Matter,” Bill Marsh, Jr. joins us to explore the relationship between our words and our reality, and how we can affect one by changing the other.  

July 27, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Peter Deneen, GT Pipes & Drums

101st District State Representative Jack O’Malley joins us to talk about a series of child care bills he’s sponsoring.

July 27, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs

101st District State Representative Jack O’Malley joins us to talk about a series of child care bills he’s sponsoring.

July 21, 2020 - Jack O’Malley, Michigan Child Care Legislation

101st District State Representative Jack O’Malley joins us to talk about a series of child care bills he’s sponsoring.

July 21, 2020 - Dr. Jerry Dobek, New Comet

Head of Science and Astronomy at Northwestern Michigan College, Dr. Jerry Dobek joins us to chat about the newly discovered comet NEOWISE, and the best viewing spots for this celestial event.

July 20, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Judy Harrison, Remembering Patsy Cline

Ahead of her appearance on “Radio Retro” with her band ReBooted, Judy Harrison joins us to talk about her show “Remembering Patsy Cline,” a tribute to the iconic music legend.  The full concert will be heard this Thursday at 7pm on WCCW 107.5 FM.

July 20, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Kedrik Merwin, Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Executive Director of the TSO, Kedrik Merwin joins us to announce some innovate ways our area’s professional orchestra will be performing for us this season.

July 20, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs

A look back at what’s going on in the world of music, featuring the American Music Awards’ decision to go forward this fall, Chris Cornell’s daughter launching a new show about mental health, and why, if Drake became an independent artist, the “music business” would be done.

July 19, 2020 - Jeffery Ford, Staying True to Yourself

The VedIQ Guild's 2019 Distinguished Visionary of the Year award winner, Jeffery Ford joins us to talk about not losing your who you are in an ever-changing world.

July 18, 2020 - Jeanine Rubert, Pine Hill Nursery & Village Gardens

Hummingbirds, perennial planting, making lavender plants bloom,  proper watering of fushias —Jeanine from Pine Hill talks about your outdoor spaces and answers your questions.

July 17 2020 - Sue Bolde & Ginger Kadlec, Child Abuse By The Numbers

Joined by Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center’s Sue Bolde and Ginger Kadlec, we take a look at a data analysis of our local area by Michigan State University.

July 17, 2020 - Beth Milligan, Traverse City Ticker

A look back at some of the biggest local stories of the week, including the clash between Grand Traverse County and the City of Traverse City over the Traverse City Senior Center, plans for a luxury car wash and a 216-unit housing development, and information on daily COVID-19 updates.  

July 16, 2020 - Abagail McKiernan, Spark in the Dark Teams Up with Facebook

An in-home cat breeder and owner of Starfell Savannahs, Stacee Dallas joins us, along with a few feline friends, to discuss her plans to build a wild small cat preserve preserve on her Lake Leelanau property.

July 15, 2020 - Stacee Dallas, Small Cat Preserve

An in-home cat breeder and owner of Starfell Savannahs, Stacee Dallas joins us, along with a few feline friends, to discuss her plans to build a wild small cat preserve preserve on her Lake Leelanau property.

July 15, 2020 - Rachel Johnson, Electric Car Fast Charge Station

Member Relationship Manager at Cherryland Electric Cooperative, Rachel Johnson talks about Northern Michigan’s first “fast charge station,” coming to Blain’s Farm and Fleet in Traverse City on July 22.

July 15, 2020 - Ruth Blick & Lt. Matthew Winters, Salvation Army Christmas In July

This year, the annual Christmas in July Red Kettle Campaign for Salvation Army goes virtual, and Ruth Blick and Lt. Matthew Winters join us to talk about how you can donate, as well as updating us on other ways the Salvation Army is helping our community.

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