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Wednesday: Quebec Charter Update, Iowa Blind Guns, Lethbridge Update and more

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Highlights Include:

Part One:
* Quebec Charter Reaction. McGill researcher Siham Sabri, launches a petition to block the Quebec secular charter and its ban on people wearing religious symbols when they're working in public institutions.
* Payne Music Closes. After almost sixty years in the music business, Payne Music, closes its doors in Hamilton, Ontario. We hear many, many memories from the store's owner, Bob Payne.

Part Two:
* Iowa Blind Guns. A recently changed law in Iowa means county sheriffs can issue gun permits to the legally blind. That's raising a few eyebrows, but local Sheriff, Warren Wethington, whose daughter is legally blind, says it's the right thing to do.
* Lethbridge Update. Alberta's Minister of Health and a doctor with Convenant Health talk about allegations that mice were on a patient's face at the St. Therese Villa long-term care facility in Lethbridge.
 
Part Three:
* Helicopter Crash Update. A friend pays tribute to Klaus Hochheim -- a scientist who spent his life studying the Canadian Arctic. Hochheim was among the three who died in the crash of a Coast Guard helicopter on Monday.  
* Afghanistan Soccer Win. Afghanistan wins its first international trophy in soccer after beating India in the South Asian Football Federation Championship. Shafic Gawhari, commissioner of the Afghan Premier League on the victory.

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