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September 2011 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for September 30, 2011

Today, a Grand Falls-Windsor doctor tells us why it's so important to have yourself checked for skin cancer. We'll get an update from Newfoundland Power about vandalism in the substation in Botwood that left 3500 people without power. And the Fifth Estate's Linden Macintyre will give us a preview of tonight's episode about deficiencies in Canada's search and rescue service.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 29, 2011

We check in on Botwood, which is hosting its very first cruise ship visit today. We'll meet one of the youngest candidates in the provincial election, whose roots in Gander run deep. And we take a peek through the hole in the ceiling in old-time houses around Newfoundland.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 28, 2011

Today we catch up with a large family in Elliston who became homeless when their house burned down four months ago, and are now about to move into a new home built by volunteers. We'll get the details on the brand-new St.John's Ice Caps and their very first games coming up in Central Newfoundland. And we'll tell you about a new app for your iPhone that can translate Newfoundland sayings into common English.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 27, 2011

Today, we meet the Baie Verte woman who's carrying her three-tier cake to Toronto with hopes of becoming reality TV's "Bake Boss." We'll talk about the latest NAFO measures to encourage the recovery of the Northern cod, and we'll speak with the pensioner's coalition about why members feel their money has been mismanaged by the province.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 26, 2011

Today we talk about a recent fire in the Glenwood dump that left several cats badly burned. We'll hear from the SPCA and the town's mayor. And we'll find out why an old log is turning out to be the talk of St.Alban's.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 23, 2011

Today we'll meet a leatherworker who says there's a great future in moose hide. We'll hear from MP Scott Simms about the minister of National Defence's use of a search and rescue helicopter while on holiday. And we'll meet a very special Red Cross volunteer who's just been honoured by the organization.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 22, 2011

Today we meet a Palistinian woman living in Grand Falls-Windsor, who'll be closely watching as her countrymen petition the United Nations for statehood tomorrow. We'll hear from a sawmill owner in Lethbridge who says he's got a plan to turn waste into green energy, but NALCOR isn't buying it. And we'll pay tribute to a pioneer for female farmers in the province.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 21, 2011

Today we mark two anniversaries. Hurricane Igor struck one year ago, and we'll revisit some people who were deeply impacted by that storm. We'll also check in with the provincial government and see how the rebuilding has been going. And we remember the worst forest fire season in recent history as we discuss the great fires on 1961, fifty years ago this summer.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 20, 2011

Today we find out how an ancient glacial deposit could translate to new wealth for Springdale. We chat with long-time fisherman Jack Troake about this fall's bounty of icebergs in Twillingate. And we'll meet a couple of members of Gander's championship baseball team, which just brought home the gold in the Atlantic-wide tournament.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 19, 2011

Today Central Health responds to concerned citizens in Lewisporte who say health care in their town is sub-par. We'll find out what Municipal Affairs minister Kevin O'Brien's got to say about illegal dumping on the Exploits River. And we'll meet a pair of Gander women who will run the New York marathon to raise money for the firefighters of that city in memory of 9/11.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 16, 2011

Today we hear from concerned citizens in Lewisporte who say they're not satisfied with the level of healthcare offered in their community. More women over 35 are having babies these days, and we'll have the details from a new study about what that means for the healthcare system. And we'll get the latest on delays in opening a newly-renovated school in Shoal Harbour.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 15, 2011

Today, we learn about some interesting new ways to prepare moose meat. We'll talk with Gander native Jamie Fitzpatrick about publishing his first novel. And we'll get details about illegal dumping on the Exploits River.
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9/11 Anniversary Broadcast, Part Two

Listen to part two of our special live broadcast to mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Leigh Anne Power was on location at Gander International Airport to talk with some of the people who were deeply involved in the aftermath of that day.
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9/11 Anniversary Broadcast, Part One

Listen to part one of our special live broadcast to mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Leigh Anne Power was on location at Gander International Airport to talk with some of the people who were deeply involved in the aftermath of that day.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 14, 2011

Today we speak with a longtime soldier about how the Canadian Armed Forces have changed in the ten years since 9/11. We'll talk to the widow of a man killed by a tractor trailer's wide load while riding his bike. And we'll find out how one group is trying to convince more young women to enter politics.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 13, 2011

Today we find out about a new women's hockey league in Grand Falls-Windsor. We chat with a very excited Bruins fan in Lewisporte, who's waiting for her team's alumni to come to town. And we'll get the latest on the falling out between Kathy Dunderdale and Danny Williams.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 12, 2011

Today, we hear some highlights of the 9/11 memorial ceremony in Gander. We talk with the mayor of Lewisporte, who brought a piece of Newfoundland to Atlanta, Georgia. And we'll check in with Gander's newest theatre company as it wraps up its first season and plans to offer a new musical theatre school for Gander's children.
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The Morning Show Podcast for September 9, 2011

Today, we remember 9/11 at the Gander International Airport through the stories of its employees. We'll hear from a resident of Lewisporte who's upset by the number of campers and RVs dumping sewage in the town's harbour. And we'll talk with former NHL player Keith Primeau about why it's urgent to address head injuries in hockey.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for September 8, 2011

Today we meet a student who's benefitting from a scholarship set up by airline passengers stranded in Lewisporte on 9/11. We get the details on the solution to a transportation problem at an expanded school in Shoal Harbour. And there are icebergs in Change Islands in September, so we'll speak with an excited inn owner about that.
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The Morning Show Podcast for Tuesday, Sept.6

Today we'll reminisce about the school in Glenwood and how it became a temporary home for 600 on September 11, 2001. We'll get the details on the moose hunt in Terra Nova National Park this fall and we'll meet a new singer/songwriter from Grand Falls-Windsor.

 

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