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New Hope community centre
When workers arrived at the New Hope community Centre on Springdale Street Monday they saw a frozen waterfall on the outside of the building and a river of water on the inside. The cause, a broken water pipe. Major Ken Ritson is with the Salvation Army.
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It's still hard to believe what a close call it was for a couple of hundred elderly people in St. John's on Tuesday. Fire and smoke raced through a senior's apartment building on Shaw Street. Every tenant was forced out into the street. Many are still bei
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Tuesday night's shooting incident at Memorial University rattled many in the area. An RNC officer fired a single shot as a man police were trying to catch for breaking into cars sped off in a stolen S-U-V. Dave Sorensen is the Manager of Communications at
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The provincial minister of Justice says the government will be issuing a tender call this week for the design of a new prison,
to replace Her Majesty's Penitentiary. The cost, and the design, will be contentious enough, but WHERE the prison gets built, t
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"Dr. C" Part 8
In the eigth and final installment of his weekly "Dr. C" column, Dr. Nikhil Joshi reflects on what he's learned from documenting his experience with cancer treatment.
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Frozen mouse rescue
On the 12th day of Christmas this challenge came to me: Help out the cold and furry. Conception Bay South resident Ellen Macpherson describes her efforts on Old Christmas Day to see a dying mouse scurry past her house once more.
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"Dr. C" Part 7
Living with cancer and confronting death. That's what Dr. Nikhil Joshi is grappling with in the seventh part of his "Dr. C" column.
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Smash and dash thefts, Christmas presents being pilfered from cars.
Unfortunately, these crimes happen all too often this time of year.
A recent car break-in in Paradise has left one couple counting their loses. But you may be surprised to hear what mis
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If it's too cold for you outside, it's too cold for your furry friends too. We are in the grip of an extreme blast of bone chilling weather right now, not to mention mountains of snow. Cindy McGrath is the superviser with St. John's humane services.
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The incandescent light bulb will soon be turned off for good.
After more than one hundred years, and too many bad jokes, the old style light bulbs are being replaced with more efficient ones.
As of yesterday, the higher wattage bulbs have stopped being
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"Dr. C" Part 6
Doctor and cancer patient Nikhil Joshi's chronicle of his medical treatment continues this week with "Dr. C" trying to not sweat the small stuff. However, the young doctor is learning that when it comes to cancer, this is easier said than done.
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Number One Morning Show... In spite of ourselves
Every year at Christmas the CBC staff is treated to the Radio and TV bloopers reel. As in other years the Morning Show takes up a large part of that reel, so here's a comical Christmas gift from us to you!
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"Dr. C" Part 5
Doctor and cancer patient Nikhil Joshi has been chronicling his experience being on the giving and receiving ends of medical treatment. In Episode Five, Dr. Joshi issues his dispatch from the front line... deep in the trenches of chemotherapy.
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"Dr. C" Part 4
"Want to go out sometime? By the way, I have cancer." Doctor and cancer patient Nikhil Joshi ponders how to navigate dating and chemotherapy in the fourth edition of Dr. C.
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O'Leva olive oils
The owners of a new speciality store in St. John's bring Anthony some olive oils and vinegars for breakfast...and it's almost too much for him. Listen to what happens when Jennifer and Cheryl Pardy of O'Leva Oils and Vins Tasting Room share some samples.
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Messiah at the Basilica
For music lovers, Handel's Messiah is a fundamental part of Christmas, and no fewer than three Newfoundlanders are coming home to perform at the Basilica this year. Two of them are tenor Adam Luther and Mark Fewer, the guest concertmaster.
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Remembering Phil Keeping
Phil Keeping, an innovator and cable TV pioneer, died this week in an accident at his business, Mile One Harley Davidson in Mount Pearl. One of Phil's many friends was Newfoundland businessman Dean MacDonald.
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It's the giving time of year, but some people are finding they have no more time to give. George Parsons of George Street United Church and Dave Furey from O'Donel High School look at volunteer burnout at a time when volunteers are needed most.
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Daffodil Place campaign
It's a home away from home for cancer patients and caregivers who must travel to St. John's to receive hospital treatments. The Morning Show's Caroline Hillier takes us inside Daffodil Place - a facility that needs your help.
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An unexpected knock at your door this Christmas season may not be mummers coming for a visit. Morning Show listener Joe White fills Anthony in on the Christmas tradition of "The Wren."
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"Dr. C" Part 3
Doctor and cancer patient Nikhil Joshi is chronicling his journey of being on the giving and receiving ends of medical treatment. Today, the young doctor comes clean with how he's cheating on his cancer doctor.
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A woman in St. John's says her home is under siege by brazen birds. Cec swings by Paula Rossiter's home on Eastaff Street to check out the invasion and get some advice from bird expert Bill Montevecchi.
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Domestic violence: Purple Tree Initiative
The mother of Juliane Hibbs, the woman who was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend in CBS, talks about coping during the holidays. Debbie Hibbs is accompanied by Connie Snow, executive director of the Coalition Against Violence.
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Who was the first Canadian to be kissed by South African hero Nelson Mandela during his Canadian tour in 1990? Evelyn Riggs and Linda Ross were two women who got the chance to meet the great statesman on a stopover at St. John's airport.
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Taters in Turkey
Mary Browns brings its "Big Mary" and gravy to Istanbul. Nigel Beattie is president and Chief Operating officer of Mary Brown's Inc. and Quamar Rizvi is president and CEO of Aqmen Inc - the company that helped Mary Brown's open up in Turkey.
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Jingled in Harbour Grace
Drop... and dash away all. Some residents in Harbour Grace are being gifted with a mysterious Christmas package. The catch: They've got to pay it forward. Jaime Pynn George and Kathy Tetford have both been jingled.
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Parent bereavement time
The province is reviewing a new law that could give more leave to parents in difficult circumstances. Richard Murphy's son was killed by a drunk driver. He gave us his thoughts on the proposed legislation.
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Impaired bus driver
A bus driver was charged this week with drinking and driving on a school bus...with children still on board. Dave Callahan, founder of the Newfoundland and Labrador School Bus Owners' Association, says the province is to blame.
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Hockey Night's song quest
Stompin' Tom Connors could be "passing the puck" to a musician from this province. St. Lawrence musician Ray Lake, who's now living in Goulds, is a contender for the next great hockey song.
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CYFS report: Sixteen
The Child and Youth Advocate has taken a look at what led up to a fatal fire in St. John's two years ago, and how the system failed the teenager who was living on his own. Reporter Peter Cowan has been looking into the findings.
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Waterfront propane tank
Listeners are reporting gas pains from the 33-foot propane tank approved for the St. John's waterfront. Restaurant owner and developer Leo Power discusses the project, and our listeners weigh in.
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"Dr. C" Part 2
Nikhil Joshi, who's both a doctor and a cancer patient, continues to chronicle his journey on the giving and receiving ends of medical treatment. Today, the young doctor talks about why parents sometimes feel worse than the patient.
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PEI tourism takes shot at NL
Looking for a reason to visit Prince Edward Island? Well, you don't have to suck face with a fish! PEI's new tourism ad takes a swipe at this province. Newfoundland and Labrador's minister of tourism is Terry French.
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Harbourfront propane tank
First it was "the fence" and now it's a proposed propane tank. The never-ending saga of the St. John's skyline continues with an exchange from Monday's city council meeting... and a new contest on the Morning Show for some Doyle swag.
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Airport entrance changes
Anyone heading to the airport will take a new turn as changes to the access roads to the terminal become effective today. To find out what travelers can expect, Cec speaks with Peter Avery of the St. John's International Airport Authority.
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Hobby horse workshop
The Mummers Festival is gearing up for the season with a series of how-to workshops on things like costume rig-ups, scoff and scuff and the ugly stick. Morning Show's Julie Skinner took in a session on making a hobby horse.
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Johnny Reid will pack the pews
There'll be a lineup to get into church, but not for the service. Singer Johnny Reid is bringing his "A Christmas Gift To You" tour to St. John's, and the tickets went fast. Miriam Bowlby is the minister at Cochrane Street United Church.
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St. John's has its fair share of tricky intersections, but the one at New Cove Road/Boulevard/King's Bridge Road is particularly troublesome to one listener. Rudy Singleton of Safety Services NL intersects with Cec to take a look at it.
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