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Newfoundland This Week
CBC Radio Nfld. and Labrador:
The Best of The St. John's Morning Show
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Road work frustration

Rob Fowler's commute home from work SHOULD take about an hour. Lately though, it's been taking twice as long because of road work. He's fed up, and says the slowdowns are unnecessary.

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A dream realized

Elaine Janes wanted to share her personal book collection, so she decided to open up a used bookstore in downtown St. John's.

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Turning loss into hope

Her daughter was killed in a car crash. Now, a CBS woman has formed a group that's giving back to the community.

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A day in the life of eight Syrian refugee children

The photographer behind a stirring new photo essay about life in St. John's.

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Hip tribute

St. John's illustrator and graphic designer Jud Haynes has a personal connection with the Tragically Hip. Hear how he's honouring the band while helping raise funds for cancer research.

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Big catch

Guy Lafosse was fishing for cod and thought he caught a shark.

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Hateful reaction

A newspaper reporter writes a story about a festival celebrating feminism and faces a shocking response.

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Ant infestation

Biting ants disrupt life of a St. John's family.

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Summer Games

The 2016 Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games are underway in Conception Bay South.

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Making the grade

The Community Youth Network is crowdfunding to help students get their GED.

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Hatching a plan for Hatcher House

Memorial University explains changes to the residence that has some MUN students concerned.

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Hatcher House Closed

They're just a few weeks away from the start of their school year, but students who live in Hatcher House residence at MUN just got word that their house will be closed for the upcoming year. Sydney Tyler Vidito is the VP of Hatcher House.

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"Crazy Newfie Mom"

Tammy Marshall is looking for Facebook fame. Her Facebook Page titled "Crazy Newfie Mom" went from a few hundred to eight thousand likes in just a few weeks. Tammy Marshall is originally from Baie Verte, now living in London, Ontario.

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Near Death Experience

Sarah Alyward and Tyler Brown were fishing near Cook's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula when a whale hit and capsized their boat. The Morning Show's Caroline Hillier spoke with Sarah Alyward.

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Armed and dangerous and still at large.

The manhunt continues for those responsible for the violent death of 25 old Stephen Miller on Saturday. The RNC held a briefing with reporters late Tuesday evening, and confirmed that Miller's death was a homicide. Terry Roberts has been following the sto

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PTSD Conference

It used to be called "Shell shock." A phrase coined after the First World War. Now it's called 'post-traumatic stress disorder' - or PTSD. And in recent years we've learned the condition is not limited to the battle field. Stephen Bornstein is co-chair o

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He speaks. People listen. Or do they?

This week, former premier Danny Williams chimed in again on the Muskrat Falls development - a project he announced just before quitting politics in 2010. And once again his comments raced to the top of some newscasts. That raises some interesting questio

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Bee Swarm

Thousands of bees were nested in a tree outside the Petten Building in St. John's. Workers alerted a couple of local beekeepers to help out. Jo-Ann Dooley reached beekeeper Vicky Walsh earlier this morning.

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The Ecology Action Centre

Grieg Seafarms has been given the evironmental green-light for a huge aquaculture project on Placentia Bay. The prospect of hundreds of new, full-time jobs is attractive. But open-net fish farming has lots of critics. Susanna Fuller is with the Ecology Ac

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Grieg NL Seafarms

Grieg NL Seafarms is expected to be the biggest hatchery in Canada. It will be built in in Marystown and four nearby areas. The province says it will support the project as long as certain conditions are met. Steve Crocker is the province's minister of fi

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Fishplant Fire

People in Norman's Cove-Long Cove woke up Friday morning in disbelief. The local fishplant was destroyed just hours earlier by fire. It's put the future of many of the plant workers and fishermen from the area up in the air. This morning, I have Henry Bre

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Making the adjustment

A Paradise mother is adapting to life with prosthetic fingers and toes.

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Ride for Riley

The motorcycle trek that raises money for families who have a child being treated for an oncology or hematology-related illness.

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House Floating

A house floating is going to take place this weekend in Arnold's Cove. It's a part of the Resettlement Festival. Fay Matthews is the Co Chair of the Resettlement Committee.

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Life saved

A woman's quick actions help save a young boy from choking.

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Cancer clues

What clues do 4000-year-old bones hold about current-day cancer?

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Double Sextet and Voices

Labrador composer Andrew Noseworthy debuts new piece of music for Sound Symposium.

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One step closer to the big leagues

Newfoundland's Evan Fitzpatrick has been drafted to the St. Louis Blues. Angela Antle chats about what's next.

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Santa Claus is coming to... Branson, Missouri?

Santa's NL helper heads south for International Santa Conference.

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"I drew it to show that I can do and be whatever I want."

Nine-year old Zoe Blair's sketch to go on t-shirts, with a share of the proceeds to go to the group Parents of Gender-Creative Kids.

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Bye Bye IceCaps

It's official: The IceCaps are outta here come the 2017-2018 season. We talk the future of AHL hockey with Don Power.

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New mustard pickle taste test

CBC's Gavin Simms went out to get reviews, as people tried the new Bick's Sweet Mustard Pickles for the first time.

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Tragic loss of Newfoundland ponies

A Winterton owner talks about the loss of two Newfoundland ponies.

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Roadside memorials

Interactive web documentary to tell stories behind roadside monuments.

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What a catch!

Torbay man hooks seven foot shark while cod fishing.

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RNC officer named to Marijuana Task Force

RNC Superintendent Marlene Jesso has been fighting to keep marijuana off the streets. Now she's going to help the federal government make it legal.

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Cod fishing weekend!

The first recreational cod fishery of the summer is coming up this weekend.

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Purse snatcher

A senior citizen tells the story of being robbed at a mall parking lot.

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Nathan Noel

19 and headed to the NHL.

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The big send-off

St. John's International Airport is dealing with the hundreds of people, many of them youth, heading to Beaumont Hamel.

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Syrian refugee heading to Lewisporte

Grandmother Talika Morjan speaks with Maggie Gillis.

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Gwynne Dyer

Historian Gwynne Dyer is in his hometown to talk about the future of the oil industry.

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Whitbourne Elementary

Parents in Whitbourne vow to keep up efforts to keep school from closing permanently.

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School's out - almost!

Kid's take on Summer holidays!

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Eugene Cornect

Anthony Germain's story of Eugene Cornect and his service at Beaumont Hamel.

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Going home. Finally.

A family facing near-impossible challenges is finally going back to the Burin Peninsula today.

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Roger Howse

Roger Howse talks about his move back home and sings the blues.

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Dresses of hope

The story of how a woman in Shoal Harbour is coping with loss, one small, colourful dress at a time.

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Tying up the line

Who ya' gonna call? Not 911 if it's not an emergency.

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Losing trust

A business owner explains what it's like to show up to work only to find thieves had broken in and ransacked the place the night before.

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Not home alone

A St. John's woman talks about what it's like to have her home broken into while her family is sleeping.

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Soccer sensations?

NL soccer teens score some big-time attention.

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Jenny Higgins's new book

Newfoundland in the First World War.

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Top cookie

Going door to door with 9-year-old who is a top Girl Guide cookie seller.

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Mind your manners

A Liberal MHA is asking people to stop taking out their budget frustration by cursing and insulting him on his Facebook page.

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Hall of Fame

Duke of Edinburgh program preparing for its volunteer Hall of Fame awards.

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Maine's NFLD-themed party

Newfoundland Day was celebrated last week in... Maine.

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Jim Payne sings

Hall of Honour for singer Jim Payne.

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Unsafe road

People in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's look to improve road safety.

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Amateur metal sleuths

Digging in the dirt around St. John's.

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Seniors Award

A thank you to two people who spend many days helping others.

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Detroit dribbler

A basketball star in the making.

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Scam phone call recording

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ROV designers

NL students at worldwide ROV competition.

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Lynelle on leadership

Victim of cyberbullying speaks to leadership conference.

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Moms and twins

Multiple Births Awareness Day.

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Moods and foods

The effect food has on your mental health.

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