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July 2011 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for July 29, 2011

Today, we check out the new trades workshop at the College of the North Atlantic in Grand Falls-Windsor. We find out how the wet weather this spring and summer is affecting Nalcor's power generation. And we meet a landmark Newfoundlander on his birthday.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 28, 2011

Today, we drop in to a traditional house hauling in Twillingate. We'll meet some quilters in Summerford who have just opened their first quilt show. And we'll meet a fisherman who's had many more than his share of close calls on the water.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 27, 2011

Today Central Health explains what it will do next, after public opposition closed a transition house in Grand Falls-Windsor. We'll meet this year's Penninsula Idol, a 14-year-old singer/songwriter from Elliston. And we'll ask a marine rescue centre employee why he's supporting a colleague in Halifax who's suspended for protesting cuts to service.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 26, 2011

Today we meet a baseball team from Grand Falls-Windsor that's going for the provincial title in St.John's. We'll bring you the details of a new musical that's celebrating Gander's response to stranded airline passengers during 9/11. And we'll get the latest on a black bear on the loose in Grand Falls-Windsor.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 25, 2011

Today we meet a couple of displaced mill workers who've reinvented themselves as cranberry farmers. We'll find out why remote control cars aren't just for kids anymore. And we'll chat with a singer/songwriter from Appleton who's just breaking into the music scene.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 22, 2011

Today we talk with a fifteen-year-old student from Grand Falls-Windsor, who'll be exploring the arctic this summer. We meet a Gander teacher who'll be biking across Atlantic Canada to encourage more teens to read. And MP Scott Simms drops by our studio to talk about his concerns about the possible privatization of military search and rescue services.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 21, 2011

Today we tell you about a scary scam email sent to a Grand Falls-Windsor town councillor, and we'll hear what the police have to say about it. We'll meet a man hitchhiking across the country with a message. And we unveil another hidden gem of Central Newfoundland.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 20, 2011

Today, we talk with Erynn Linehan from Grand Falls-Windsor who's won a very impressive scholarship. We'll have sound and voices from a house floating event in Twillingate. And we'll find out why Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador wants the Gander Flyers to come back to senior hockey.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 19, 2011

Today, we talk about a new memorial for Canadian soliders who lost their lives in Afghanistan, and we'll speak with the mother of Baie Verte's Justin Jones, who was one of those soldiers. We'll also bring you part two of our Written in Stone series, in which we find out about some fascinating epitaphs on the province's gravestones.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 18, 2011

Grand Falls-Windsor's favourite son, Gordon Pinsent, is now a songwriter. We'll hear from him and his collaborator, Blue Rodeo's Greg Keelor. Hare Bay's Tara Oram has a new album coming out, so we'll talk with her. And there are some big changes coming to senior hockey in the province. We'll get the details from Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 15, 2011

Today we get one crusader's personal reaction to the provincial government's decision to ban many kinds of cosmetic pesticides. The province's mental health association responds to opposition to a transition house in Grand Falls-Windsor. And we'll unveil a hidden gem of Central Newfoundland.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 14, 2011

In Twillingate, people are planning to float a hundred-year-old building from Durrell to the Twillingate museum, so we'll check in to see how things are going. We'll also dip into the archives and revisit a house-floating in 1963. And we'll talk to DFO about salmon returns on the rivers in Central Newfoundland, with some good news for anglers.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 13, 2011

Today, we find out why some people in Grand Falls-Windsor are opposed to a new transition house in their neighbourhood. We'll meet a folklorist who's bringing the stories and songs of the lumber camps back to life. And we'll hear all about the newest visitor to Little Bay Islands.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 12, 2011

Today we talk with an American photojournalist who took an iconic photo at Ground Zero on 9/11, and is now in Gander to find local stories from that day. We'll meet a songwriter from Wooddale who's found a unique way to collaborate with other musicians. And we begin a new series called "Written in Stone," about how you can find your family roots in the graveyard.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 11, 2011

Today we wrap up coverage of the big Salmon Festival concert with a play-by-play from reporter Caroline Hillier.  We meet Gander's own Michael Harris, just home from the World Special Olympics in Greece with a silver medal.  And we chat with a family in Gander that's had a bird's-eye view of a nest full of robins under their patio all summer, and shared it with the world.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 8, 2011

Today we'll talk about plants who talk back in Grand Falls-Windsor. We'll meet a unique pirate in Newville, and we'll find out about a new book about rug hooking.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 7, 2011

Today we find out what a Bishop's Falls woman, whose husband was killed in a collision with a moose, thinks about the province's new 5-million dollar pilot project to reduce those kinds of accidents. Art Ex is on the go in Grand Falls-Windsor this weekend, and there are some neat things to see there. And the Glover's Harbour giant squid is immortalized on a Canada Post stamp.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 6, 2011

Today we get behind the scenes as business people prepare for the big Kiss concert, from taxi drivers to backyard campgrounds. We'll meet an archaeologist who's researching plane crashes in the Gander area. And we'll speak with former NHL hockey player Georges Laraque, who's helping build a new hospital in Haiti.
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The Kiss Girls

Here's our Shirley Camia (far left) with employees of the Buck or Two in Grand Falls-Windsor, all made up for the Kiss concert this weekend!

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 5, 2011

Today we check on salmon returns in the Exploits River. We'll find out what new population numbers from Statistics Canada tell us about what's happening in this province. And we'll follow one of our reporters as she gets "Kissed-Up" in Grand Falls-Windsor.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 4, 2011

Today we hear from Fleur de Lys' Millie Walsh, who's facing the idea of her daughter's murderer getting out of jail on full parole. We talk to an advocate for people with multiple sclerosis and get his thoughts on the federal government's move to fund clinical trials for the liberation therapy. And we'll chat with a resident of Grand Falls-Windsor, who's spent the last three weeks helping clean up Slave Lake, Alberta.
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