Thursday: Ferguson activist, Nakasa exhumation, gravy wrestler, and more...


Officials are urging protesters in Ferguson, Missouri to take things down a notch -- but our guest says there will be no peace until the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown is made public...When he moved to the U.S., the South African writer Nat Nakasa believed he'd never be able to return to his own country -- but now, nearly 50 years after his death, he's heading home...and in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, "Joey Vendetta" emerges triumphant, and also extremely greasy, from a no-holds-barred gravy-wrestling match.

Part One

Ferguson activist
The governor has asked for calm. The police chief has asked for calm. But until protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, get what they're demanding -- the name of the officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, and a promise of a full and timely investigation -- they're not going anywhere.

Robocalls: Sona guilty
The Pierre Poutine trial concludes with Conservative campaigner Michael Sona convicted of the robocall ruse -- and the reporter who broke the story wonders who else was part of the hot mess.

Nakasa exhumation
Author Nat Nakasa knew that, when he left apartheid-era South Africa, he'd never be allowed to return. But now, nearly half a century after his death in the U.S., his body is about to be exhumed, and returned to his homeland.

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Part Two

Bountiful, BC charges
New charges are approved against members of a polygamous sect in Bountiful, British Columbia -- and this time, B.C. authorities are hoping they'll stick.

BC tailings pond breach follow-up
Residents near the tailings pond breach in British Columbia have been assured the water's clean -- but many remain unconvinced.

Gravy wrestler
first they made a roux -- and then he made his opponents rue the day they made that roux. His name is Joey Vendetta -- and today in Moose Jaw, he stands tall and dripping above the other competitors in a gravy-wrestling match.

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