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Tuesday: Resolute Bay plane crash, Cotler poisoning, ancient sea turtle bones, and more...

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An investigation into a plane crash in the Arctic that killed twelve people finds a deadly combination of human and technical failures...Liberal MP Irwin Cotler is among those banned from travelling to Moscow -- which is fine with him, because he says he was poisoned on a previous trip...It took a hundred-and-sixty years, but scientists finally reunite the broken parts of an ancient sea turtle's arm bone.

Part One

Resolute Bay plane crash
On August 20, 2011, a First Air 737 slammed into a hillside on approach to the local airport -- killing 12 of the 15 people aboard. And now, the Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on the crash.

Irwin Cotler poisoning
Canadian MP Irwin Cotler has been banned from visiting Moscow, which he says is a "badge of honour" -- because he was poisoned while visiting Russia back in 2006.

Ancient sea turtle bones
Two parts of one fossilized turtle bone, found nearly 200 years apart, have finally been brought back together.

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Part Two

Washington State mudslide: follow-up
Dozens are still missing after the mudslide in Washington state -- and in the wake of the catastrophe, some say it was an accident waiting to happen.

Explorer manuscripts
The papers of various explorers -- including Ernest Shackleton, Francis Drake and Charles Darwin -- are about to go up for auction.

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Part Three

Vancouver trucker
The truckers' strike at the Port of Vancouver wasn't solved by the provincial government's back-to-work legislation -- because the vast majority of truckers aren't unionized. We hear from the head of the association representing non-union truckers.

Tennessee Williams' story published
Crazy nights were kind of Tennessee Williams's specialty -- so it doesn't come as a huge surprise that a previously unpublished story that's finally seeing the light of day is called "Crazy Night".

Canadian organist to play in St. Paul's Cathedral
A Canadian musician will provide the fingers -- and the heart -- as the new organ scholar at St. Paul's Cathedral -- and she's the first woman to do it.

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