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July 2012 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for July 31, 2012

Today, we find out why garbage from the West Coast is now being sent to the regional waste site in Norris Arm. We ask the town of Clarenville about why the curbs near some new homes were built too high. And talk to an organic beef farmer in Woodale.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 30, 2012

Today, we'll find out how the College of the North Atlantic made a serious miscalculation in a new course that will have taxpayers on the hook. We'll tell you about one woman's unexpected pit stop on an emergency ambulance ride. We'll meet a man who's going to the London Olympics to lend a hand. And we'll chat with Gander's youngest entrepreneur.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 26, 2012

Today, we talk to the co-author of a new study that could help doctors predict whether a young person will have suicidal tendencies. We head to Grand Falls-Windsor to hear how young musicians can perfect their craft at Jam Camp. Reporter John Gaudi tells us more about the mystery of the German U-boat found in the Churchill River. Author Martha Hickman Hild tells us all about her new book of Newfoundland Geology. And we talk to the first player to sign with the Gander Flyers, Ryan Matheson.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 25, 2012

Today, reporter Peter Cowan joins us to talk about new concerns on how the Innu Development Partnership does business. We have tips on what to do if you see a flare off the water. We get details on the changes happening to analog television transmitters coming in at the end of July. And hear about the discovery of a German U-boat in Labrador.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 24, 2012

Today, we check in with a man who was seriously injuried on a ballfield in Gander about what response, if any, he has had from the provincial health department. And we get advice on investing in this volitile economy with economist Larry Short.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 23, 2012

Today, we talk to reporter Peter Cowan about an Elections Canada audit that's raising new questions about Peter Penashue's election campaign. We hear why archeologists are digging near Boyd's Cove this week. We go international with a new restaurant in Grand Falls - Windsor. And we hear about a new play from Beyond the Overpass where Danny Williams becomes the mayor of St. John's.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 20, 2012

Today, what's old is new again - we take a tour around the vintage shop in Grand Falls - Windsor. Valerie Long talks to us about her recent achievement, recieving the Torchbearer Award from the World Harmony Run. We also hear from a Gander man who decided to go out on his own and offer a private lab service, no waiting room required. And we talk with Twillingate musician Irene Bridger about her new EP.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 19, 2012

Today, we talk to a Peterview man who's lobbying for a ban on handguns, in the wake of a double murder in Toronto. We'll ask Baseball NL about the condition of fields in Gander that recently caused a serious injury. We'll talk to an expert about the huge chunk of ice that just broke off a glacier in Greenland. And we'll find out how a group of soldiers in Grand Falls-Windsor lent an unexpected helping hand.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 18, 2012

Today, we talk to the president of the Gander Minor Baseball Association about poor field conditions. We hear from an amateur comedian from Comfort Cove about life in the funny business. And we take a trip to Botwood, where they were moving house - literally.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 17, 2012

Today we'll find out why grocers in this province say Marine Atlantic needs to make their shipments a priority. We'll get up close and personal with humpback whales off Cape Spear. And we'll hear from a parent who felt she didn't get her money's worth at the big Aerosmith concert because her family's expensive VIP tickets ended up with a bad view in the "dry" area of the field.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 16, 2012

Today, we'll find out how big a hit Aerosmith was in Grand Falls-Windsor on the weekend. We'll chat with a Gander man who joined the wildcat strike at the Vale plant in Long Harbour this morning. And we'll find out how a friendly game of softball has left a Gander man in a wheelchair.

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The Morning Show Podcast for July 13 ,2012

Today we'll tell you why somebody in the Newwesvalley area is in big trouble. We'll speak with the provincial health minister about concerns among personal care home owners. They say they don't feel included in the province's new long-term care strategy for seniors. We'll find out how workers in Grand Falls-Windsor are getting ready for Salmon Festival weekend. And we send our new reporter out to learn some Newfoundland skills, starting with how to play a tune on the accordion.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 12, 2012

Today, we'll talk about why salmon rivers in Central are closing early. We'll meet a young musician in Grand Falls-Windsor who's just released her first, and very charming, CD. And we'll chat with regional librarian Pat Parons, who'll be helping us choose some good reads every week this summer.
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A Busy Month for Search and Rescue

This has been a very busy month for 103 search and rescue in Gander. Already, not even halfway through July, the unit has responded to more calls than it did through the whole months of May and June. Major Clint Mowbray is the commanding officer of 103 squadron. He dropped by our studio to talk about it.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 11, 2012

Today we'll chat with Dalhousie University marine biologist Jeff Hutchings, who took part in a national protest against federal government cuts to science yesterday. We'll speak with one of the first search and rescue pilots in the province to find out what he thinks of the way the service is viewed these days. It's automobile heritage month in the province, so we'll talk about vintage cars. And the Fogo Island Co-op celebrates a big birthday this year, so we'll find out how they're marking the occasion.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 10, 2012

Today we'll meet a firefighter who's taking on the best in the country in a national fitness competition. We'll get the latest on a controversial land re-zoning plan in Gander. A critic of the province's long-term senior's care strategy wants to know why the health minister isn't including care home owners in the conversation. And we'll find out why Canadian food inspectors say it's okay to sell diseased fish in supermarkets.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 9, 2012

Today, we'll discuss the long-awaited recreation master plan in Grand Falls-Windsor and find out what's included in it. We'll meet a Springdale woman who can do amazing things with old plastic grocery bags. And we'll find out what's causing a big stink...literally...in Gander, and what the town plans to do about it.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 6, 2012

Today, we'll meet a local goaltender, hoping to make it with the major junior team that drafted him this summer. We'll hear from the Gander SPCA about the investigation into the intentional drowning of a dog. And the province's aquaculture industry association addresses news of a quarantine at a fish farming facility near St.Alban's.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 6, 2012

Today we'll talk about Gander's very first Gay Pride week. We'll tell you about an old flag with a mysterious history. And we'll chat with the organizer of the Great Fogo Island Punt Race to find out why the event won't be going ahead this year.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 4, 2012

Today we'll meet an impressive young athlete from Bishop's Falls. We'll find out why Salmon Festival organizers in Grand Falls-Windsor are a little worried about their main act. And we'll tell you all about the only Class Three rafting trip in Eastern Canada.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 3, 2012

Today we meet a man who's really worried about federal government cuts and legislation changes, and he's written to every senator in the country about his concerns. We'll also walk with the Newfoundland Regiment in world war one, when we talk to an archivist about the individual stories from Grand Falls soldiers and then, when we find out new information about the first Newfoundland casualty of the war.
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The Morning Show Podcast for July 2, 2012

Today, we remember the cod moratorium on the 20th anniversary of John Crosbie's devastating announcement. Our Caroline Hillier goes home to the Northern Penninsula and tells us how her community has changed. We'll take a look at the music of the moratorium and how the loss of cod impacted our culture of song. And we'll find out about a farming program at the Labrador Correctional Centre.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 2, 2012

Today we'll get an update on the resurrection of the Gander Flyers. We'll have more reaction to federal government cuts on two fronts. A Lewisporte boater reacts to losing the local boating safety office, and a river conservationist talks about the loss of habitat officers on Central Newfoundland's salmon rivers. We'll also hear from provincial transportation minister Tom Hedderson, who'll explain problems with the south coast ferry service.

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