CBC Saskatchewan

The Afternoon Edition
with Craig Lederhouse

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Searchlight: The Hunt for Canada's Best New Artist Time to decide Saskatchewan's best new musical act. Vote now to decide the top 25 local bands, and give them a chance to win $20,000 in music gear and more! You can listen to all the Searchlight entries, local and across the country, on CBC Music.
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Saving Lives in Las Vegas

LasVegasStrip-1_1.jpgA trip to Las Vegas for some Saskatoon friends last weekend took a few surprising turns. When you hear what happened at the airport, on the strip, and finally in a wedding chapel, you'll find out why we were interested. Let's just say it involves a cardiac arrest, a foiled robbery.... and even a surprise wedding. Craig learns more from two of the women at the heart of the story, Debbie Davies and Jackie McHarg.

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Protecting Seniors from Fraud

Parenting Your Parents.pngStories of Saskatchewan seniors being defrauded have been much too common in recent days.  Craig speaks with one of the authors of a book called 'Parenting Your Parents: Straight Talk About Aging in the Family'. Bart Mindzenthy provides some tips on how you can help protect the seniors in your life.

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Telling Sailor Dan's Story

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Ishtiaq Opal is a photography student at the University of Saskatchewan. Recently he spent some time with Saskatoon street artist 'Sailor Dan', and the result is this viral video.  Craig speaks with Ishtiaq about Dan.

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Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

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Weyburn's Diana and Gerry Nagy were at the 2013 Boston Marathon, and we spoke to them from Boston on that day.  Craig checks in again today, on the first anniversary of the event, as they prepare to head back to Boston for this year's event.

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Former Coach Invited to NHL Star's Final Game

Ryan Smyth (CBC).jpgCraig speaks with Lloyd Friesen. He's the Saskatchewan hockey coach who was at Edmonton Oiler Ryan Smyth's final game...by special invitation from Smyth himself.

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Bouncing Back From an Upsetting Theft

make_a_wish logo.jpgWhen a teen`s wish was granted by Make-a-Wish Canada, he wanted to take his grandparents. Find out what happened after bottles he`d collected to help make that happen were stolen.

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Allegra Haynes 'Shows Us What She's Got!'

Every year the Regina and Saskatoon Public Library's ask young people from 12-18 to "show them what they've got!"  They're invited to create a film trailer for their favourite book.  This year the Regina first place winner is 12-year-old Allegra Haynes.  Craig speaks with Allegra about making her winning trailer.

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Regina's 'Fresh and Sweet' Featured on Food Network

sk-fresh-and-sweet_1.jpegYou know you're doing something right when 'You Gotta Eat Here!' knocks on your door.  That's what happened for the owners of 'Fresh and Sweet'. They're featured on tonight's episode. Craig speaks to one of the women  - Allison Fresh - about the experience.

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'A Bold Vision' from U of R's Eman Bare

Eman Bare (courtesy of A Bold Vision).jpgEman Bare is one of 23 Canadian women invited to share her vision for Canada over the next 150 years.  Craig Lederhouse speaks with this third year journalism student and activist about the prestigious company she's keeping on that list.

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U of S Professor Honoured With Prestigious Prize

Jim Miller.jpgCraig speaks with the U of S professor who just won a $100-thousand prize in recognition of his work.  Professor Jim Miller has focused his research on the relationships between Canada's First Nations people and newcomers to the country.  The Canada Council's Killam Prize pays respect to that work.

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