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The Homestretch
with Doug Dirks
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Korean barbecue on the grill

Guest host Frank Rackow talks to our summer food columnist Mike Green about adding the flavours of Korea to your grilling experience.

 

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The Minimalists

Ryan-Nicodemus-and-Joshua-Fields-Millburn.jpgJoshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus gave up their six-figure incomes, nice cars and big houses and went looking for a more meaningful life. Guest host Frank Rackow talks to them ahead of their appearance in Calgary tonight.

 

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are known as the Minimalists, they are speaking tonight at Shelf Life Books at 7 pm.

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Report on Redford travel

An internal auditor general report claims when Alison Redford was premier, her staff would book seats on government planes using fake passengers names, so she could fly alone. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Duane Bratt, chair of the department of policy studies at Mount Royal University.

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Gardening injuries

From mowing the lawn to lifting heavy pots, guest host Rob Brown talks to Lyndon Penner about how to prevent injuring yourself in the garden.

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Bankview traffic calming

Residents in the neighbourhood introduced a creative way to slow traffic on a street in Bankview. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Craig Badke about the city's strong reaction to the move.

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Calgary Stampede Showband

After playing throughout stampede, the showband is now in Brazil for the World Association of Marching Show Bands Championship. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Aaron Park, the director of the Calgary Stampede Showband.

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Stigmatized property

When a house has been the scene of a horrific crime should it be torn down instead of sold? Guest host Rob Brown talks to Barry Lebow, a long-time real estate agent and expert on stigmatized properties.

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Red Scorpions

Today police say they have hampered efforts by a B.C. drug trafficking gang to expand into Alberta. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Kim Bolan, a veteran crime reporter for the Vancouver Sun, about the group.

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White tailed Ptarmigan

Ptarmigan in the Bugaboos July 2014.JPGBrian Keating talks to guest host Rob Brown about seeing these high mountain birds when he was visiting the Purcell Mountains in B.C. last week.

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Honeybees

Thumbnail image for beekeeping.jpgJenn Blair of the Homestretch continues her introduction to urban beekeeping as she takes up this growing hobby. Today she talks about her hope that she will harvest honey.

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