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May 2011 Archives

"Screw Everything: Make It Better"

“Screw Everything: Make it Better” is a provocative title for a thesis. Ted speaks with with newly-minted Masters graduate Morgan Murray about his thesis.

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Ban Of Unhealthy Products At Tim Horton's In Halifax

On the Go’s Catherine Burgess tells Ted why Eastern Health has decided not to follow the lead of a health authority in Nova Scotia and ban some unhealthy products at the Tim Horton’s in Halifax hospitals.

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A Few Words, Rather Than Guitar Licks, From Dr. Sandy Morris

Memorial University conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Letters upon well known musician, composer, arranger and band leader, Sandy Morris. Here’s a montage from last night’s ceremony, beginning with University Orator Don McKay.

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The Idea Of A Merger Between Liberals and NDP

Ted speaks with Scott Simms, the Liberal MP for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor and Jack Harris, the NDP MP for St. John’s East about the idea of a merger between the Liberals and the NDP.

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New Play At The LSPU Hall

Ted speaks with Edward Riche about his new play at the LSPU Hall. Ed was accompanied by two of the stars of the show, Brad Hodder and Bob Joy.

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Should The AHL Team Be Funded?

Former premier Danny Williams, a key player in the move to bring a new team to the province says he will need government money to make the team financially feasible. Provincial affairs reporter, David Cochrane speaks with Tourism minister Terry French about whether or not government should shell out the cash.

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The Cole Family Of Elliston

Here and Now reporter Glen Deir speaks with Nancy and Kenneth Cole of Elliston about how they are coping after a fire destroyed their home. Glen also spoke with Fred Cuff about fundraising efforts to help the Cole family.

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Leading Tickles Primary School

Catherine Burgess speaks with the students of Leading Tickles Primary School and their teacher Terry Mullowney about their trip to St. John’s.

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Better Treatments For Cancer Patients

Maggie Gillis speaks with Deborah Maskins, the Chair of Kidney Cancer Canada and who has kidney cancer, about people who are dying of cancer because the province they live in will not pay for their drugs.

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Randy Murphy Of The East Coast Trail Association

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Randy Murphy, president of the East Coast Trail Association, about a development proposal at Ragged Beach, Witless Bay .

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Sgt. Boyd Merril is the media relations officer with the RCMP

Crime Stoppers.jpgSgt. Merrill mentioned three ways to make an anonymous tip to police...by calling crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at nlcrimestoppers.com, or you can even text message shady behaviour by texting  "TIP109" plus the message to CRIMES. 

 

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Mark Murdock and Brandy Ford - Team "IDEK"

NL envirothon.jpgWe're interviewing a couple of winners today.  Actually, 2 students from a winning team.  Team "IDEK" from Elwood High School in Deer Lake will represent our province at the international Canon Enviro-thon in Sackville this summer

 

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Cole Family in Elliston, Bonavista Bay.

You've probably heard about the Cole Family in Elliston, Bonavista Bay. Their house burned to the ground Sunday night.  Fred Cuff is a neighbour. He's organized a meeting to coordinat efforts to help the family.
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MMSB CEO Leigh Puddister

MMSB.jpgOur stockpile of used tires is going up in smoke.  That's the plan anyway.  About 2 million used tires from this province will be sent to Quebec, where they'll be burnt for fuel

 

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Rayana Ford Performs With Paul Simon

Rayana Ford speaks with Chris O’Neil Yates about being pulled up on stage to play a song with Paul Simon.

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And The Winner Is Trent Taylor

Maggie speaks with Trent Taylor who just won the Canadian version of the gameshow Wipeout.

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The Mayor Of Witless Bay

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with the mayor of Witless Bay, Derm Moran, about the opposition to a subdivision proposed for the Ragged Beach area.

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Ragged Beach

Host Maggie Gillis speaks with Dena Wiseman who belongs to a facebook group called “Help Is Save Ragged Beach”. The Witless Bay town Council wants to give the go ahead to a housing development by this beach.

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Local Election Results

Ted takes a look at the local election wins and losses with David Cochrane.

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The Future Of The NDP

Ted speaks with Kim Keats and George Murray , NDP supporters about why in spite of huge gains, they look to the future with unease.

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The Manager Of Broadening Horizons

Ted speaks with Cory Abbott, the manager of Broadening Horizons about why 13 disabled people in Gander who pick up recycling might soon be out of a job.

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