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June 2011 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for June 30, 2011

Today, we tell you where you can no longer smoke after tomorrow.  We'll take a peek behind the curtain as the Barbour Living Heritage Village in Newtown gets set for its summer theatre season.  And we'll find out how the Speedway in Bishop's Falls is managing to pull a shortened race season together.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 29, 2011

Today we find out why the town of Benton is selling a fire truck on Kijiji.  We'll talk about belly dancing as a path to spiritual healing.  And we'll tell you what business owners need to know before the new central landfill opens in the fall.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 28, 2011

Today, we meet two young women from Gander who are making their dream holiday really mean something. We'll find out why fishermen haven't been very vocal about the closure of the marine rescue centre in St.John's. And we'll talk with a search and rescue pilot in Gander about a dramatic mission off the coast of St.Anthony on the weekend.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 27, 2011

Today we check out the caplin scull in Point of Bays with some visitors. We'll chat with local icon Gordon Pinsent about his life and times, and we'll have a report from the weekend rally protesting the cut to the Marine Rescue Centre in St.John's.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 23, 2011

Today we find out how to track lightning in your region.  We drop in on some industrious parents in Grand Falls-Windsor who are going all out to decorate for their children's graduation.  And we get the latest on the trial of a Moncton man accused of kidnapping and abusing a woman originally from this province.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 22, 2011

On today's podcast, we'll hear from a group that's worried about the food fishery and the lack of an announcement about its opening this year. We'll hear from both of the men vying for the tory nomination in Grand Falls-Windsor/Green Bay South. And we'll meet two friends who first got together when one was stranded in Gambo on 9/11, nearly ten years ago.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 21, 2011

Today, we celebrate National Aboriginal Day with an Inuit drummer.  We find out how parents can tell what their teenagers are doing when they're driving mom or dad's car.  And we'll talk about some disturbing new stats that say the population of Central Newfoundland is the the most obese in the province.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 20, 2011

Today we experience Culture Night in Grand Falls-Windsor, we have reaction from parents who've been lobbying for a new access road for Balbo Elementary school in Shoal Harbour, and we discuss the beginning of the process to deliver a new community hall and firehall to Baie Verte.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 17, 2011

Today we meet a family in Lewisporte that's homeschooling all nine children. We talk with a musician who's appearing tonight at Kelly's Pub in Grand Falls-Windsor, and we'll hear some of her music. And the mayor of Bonavista gives us her take about critics of the province's response to Hurricane Igor.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 16, 2011

Today we find out what went on behind the scenes as the federal and provincial governments negotiated sending the military in to help after Hurricane Igor. We'll hear from a bride-to-be who's devatated by the Canada Post strike. And we'll meet a man in Grand Falls-Windsor who raises money in a pretty novel way.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 15, 2011

Today we'll chat with some students in Musgravetown who are taking part in an exchange program with grade sixes in Ontario.  Critics say Nalcor isn't doing enough to protect salmon in the Exploits River, so we'll hear what the company's got to say.  And it's opening night for a brand new theatre company in Gander.  We'll have a peek backstage.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 14, 2011

Today we get the details of a recommendation by the Canada Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board to the federal environment minister for a full public environmental review of oil exploration activity in the Gulf of St.Lawrence. We'll chat with a hockey fan who's set up his drive-in movie theatre for people in Grand Falls-Windsor to catch his beloved Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup finals. And we'll talk roadside memorials, and whether they're getting too big.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 13, 2011

Today we talk with the provincial fisheries minister who met his federal counterpart to talk shrimp quotas and other issues last week.  We ask former pro hockey player, Terry Ryan, about changes in the culture of the game.  And we'll take a look inside a little jam company that's becoming a big player in specialty food production in the province.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 10, 2011

Today we get the details on the first-ever walk for ALS in Gander. We find out how much it could cost you to build or renovate a home this summer. And we learn what the provincial government will do to help homeowners in Gambo who've been repeatedly flooded out.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 9, 2011

Today we talk with a fisherman who needed search and rescue when his boat went down four years ago, about the federal government's decision to close the Marine Rescue Station in St.John's.  We'll meet some people in Grand Falls-Windsor who will be biking across the money to raise money for Ukranian orphans.  And we'll find out how the mining industry plans to get more women involved.

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 8, 2011

Today, we talk to the provincial fisheries minister about his worries DFO may be about to cut fishery science programs in an effort to save money.  We'll chat with the author of a new pictorial history of the Grand Banks fishery and we'll hear from Bonavista's Wayne Ryder, whose son Michael is playing in the Stanley Cup Finals.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 7, 2011

Today, we get reaction from MP Scott Simms to yesterday's federal budget. We find out about a rash of vandalism in Glovertown and we meet a Newfoundland chef who competed on the TV show Canada's Top Chef.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 6, 2011

Today we chat with the lead singer of a young Twillingate band that's just released its first EP.  We'll also discuss the issue of tourism attractions and who's responsible for making sure they're safe and in good repair.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 3, 2011

Today we check out Gander's newest waterbomber with a veteran pilot.  We find out what people in Grand Falls-Windsor think of the town's attempt to make Redcliff campground more family-friendly for Salmon Festival weekend this year.  And we'll find out what Little Bay Islands thinks of its brand-new ferry.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for June 2, 2011

There are lots of students on the podcast today! We meet a young man from St.Brendan's who's won a national poetry contest. Students from Botwood Collegiate are attending the national robotics competition in Quebec City, so we'll hear from them. Dance students in Grand Falls-Windsor get set to kick up their heels on stage tonight. And students from Hare Bay will attend the funeral of a long-time bus driver who became a friend to them over the years.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 1, 2011

Today, we find out about the latest problem with the replica of John Cabot's ship, the "Matthew" in Bonavista. We take a tour of a new photography exhibit in Gander. And we learn about research into a new way to process crab that could help producers get better value from the meat and eventually lead to a new kind of fish plant.
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