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August 2012 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for August 30, 2012

Today... We talk from a man in Glovertown who shot a bear on his property and hear what people in the community think about the bear issue. Opposition fisheries critic Jim Bennett joins us to talk about his concerns with the aquaculture industry in the province. And we hear how The Eastport Peninsula Agricultural Exhibition is going healthy.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 29, 2012

Today... It takes a real adventurous traveller to land in a new town every day and hope to find a place to stay for free. We meet a woman who's been doing it since 2010...for charity. We talk to the opposition health critic about the high cost of running a personal care home. We ask a DFO scientist what happened to the squid in Newfoundland waters. And, he escaped from Cuba and is desperate to have his son to join him in Canada. We hear the dramatic story of a Cuban refugee.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 28, 2012

Today, we talk to the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy of Canada about the work his organization is doing in this province. And he's lucky to be alive - we talk to a man who had facial reconstructive surgery after hitting a moose in Central Newfoundland. And we check in on how a fundraiser for a local woman went this weekend in Botwood.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 27, 2012

Today, we catch up with Newfoundland-born Olympian Leah Callahan as she visits her home province. We hear from one woman in Springdale who says she knows there are big cats in the Newfoundland woods. It was a scary incident on the highway last week, when a tire flew off a tractor-trailer. We'll hear from a trucking company. And we'll talk about the future of senior hockey on the Island with our hockey panel.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 24, 2012

Today, first there was Eastern Health, then the Western Health Authority. And now, a class action lawsuit has been filed against Central Health for privacy breaches. We'll hear from the plaintiff and her lawyer about the case. We'll also have reaction from Karen McGrath, about that and the protest at the North Haven Manor in Lewisporte. It's an issue thats 'bearing' down on many Glovertown and Traytown residents and it doesn't seem to be going away. We talk to a conservation officer about his busy summer. Chris Kirby continues to make waves in the music world. He joins us for a chat. And the ugly truth about what our mainland reporter has learned this week comes in loud and clear.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 22, 2012

Today, 32 years old, 6 months pregnant and diagnosed with cancer - again. We'll find out what the community of Botwood is doing to help. It's a mystery that has eluded Newfoundlanders since back in the late 1900's. Is there a cougar population living in Newfoundland wilderness? We talk to biologist Dr. Stephen Carr. They are slow, creepy and like to snack on human brains - The Zombie apocolypse is happening in Gander this week, we'll find out why. And we talk to a Glovertown man who is worried about the number of bears in his area.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 21, 2012

Today, the weather is still warm, but senior hockey is already on the minds of fans in Central. We talk to the new president of the Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts. We find out about a new festival celebrating the arts in Central Newfoundland this fall. We pay tribute to an icon Sterling of Grand Falls-Windsor, Sterling Thomas, who passed away this past weekend. And It's a danger to everyone on the road and last weekend was no exception. We talk to police about impaired driving in the Grand Falls-Windsor area.

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The Morning Show for August 20, 2012

Today, we find out how people on the Baie Verte Peninsula are remembering fallen soldier Private Justin Jones. We get an update on summer road constrution in Gander. We hear one man's story about seeing a mountain lion in Central Newfoundland. And video-journalist David Zelcer shares his story about how he was fists clenched in boxer Mike Tyson's face.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 15, 2012

Today, it's small, dark, and every crevice is filled with bats. We take a trip to the bat houses at Notre Dame Park. We find out why Alberta RCMP have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a Newfoundland man. The water is starting to flow again in St. Alban's after the taps went dry a couple of weeks ago - we check in with the mayor. We talk with a local artisan who's work will be featured on a popular telelvision series this fall. And, we'll head to Happy Adventure where they'll be swabbing the decks and raising the masts to prepare for a pirates life this weekend.

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 14, 2012

Today, local farmer tells what the hot summer has meant for his crop. Helping families in need with back to school costs. We'll find out how you can help stuff a bus full of school supplies. And we talk to a man from Fogo Island who is petitioning for a permanent memorial for a local nurse.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 13, 2012

We talk to Gander native Brad Peyton, who took a break from the Hollywood lights to work on a project closer to home. We hear how an age-old art is helping the economy of Change Islands. We find out more about a huge influx of cats at the Gander SPCA, many that are fighting a serious illness. And we hear from a first-time film maker who used a ghost story from his hometown of Grand Falls-Windsor as inspiration.


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The Morning Show Podcast August 10, 2012

Today, we hear about a heroing rescue performed by three off-duty members of Gander's 103 Seach and Rescue squadron. We talk with Miriam Gill, grandmother of Leah Callahan, to hear what it was like to watch her granddaughter perform at the Olympics. We hear about a motorcycle ride happening in Central to help people in Malawi. And we talk to some air cadets as they get their pilots licence.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 9, 2012

Welcome to the Central Newfoundland Morning Show Podcast for August 9, 2012.

Today, dealing with a tragedy 40 years after it happened. We revisit the 1973 Harbour Breton landslide that claimed the life of one man's 4 children. Also, we talk texting and driving with the RCMP and we'll hear how one town ran out of gas over the weekend.  

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 8, 2012

Today, we talk to a young woman from Lethbridge, Boanvista Bay who won a prestigious scholarship recently. We ask the Minister of Travel, Culture and Recreation about repairs to the Bonavista Lighthouse. We find out why the Block Parent program has dwindled in Newfoundland and Labrador. And we hear why Rug Hookers from around the world are gathering in Central Newfoundland.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 7, 2012

Today, we find out what the warm water in the Exploits means for salmon, we find out why people are complaining about the conditions of the Bonavista Lighthouse and we take flight with kites.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 6, 2012

Today, we hear the story of Grand Falls-Windsor boy suffering from a rare blood disease and how you can help, and we talk to a professor of Medical Ethics at Memorial University's Faculty of Medicine about the recent violations in health boards across the province.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 3, 2012

Today, our summer intern gets a lesson in Newfoundland tongue. The Happy Camper Kevin Callan tells us about his visit to Newfoundland. And we hear about a car show with a cause at Gander's Festival of Flight.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 2, 2012

Today, we hear about the water woes in St. Alban's. Tom Whalen, the Gander man injured by a baseball, updates us on his condition. We we'll talk to the mayor of Robert's Arm about the sudden death of a well-known member of that community. And Reporter Jessica Doria-Brown takes to the water for the recreational food fishery.

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The Morning Show Podcast for August 1, 2012

 

Today, we talk with an American travel writer who is raving about her time in Central Newfoundland. We hear more complaints about Route 360. We talk to the province's privacy information and commissioner about paying for medical records. We hear the story of Wilson Li, who is running a successful business at the age of 20. And we get the latest details on Muskrat Falls with reporter Rob Antle.

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