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January 2012 Archives

Trust's "Buildings At Risk" List

Ted speaks with Deborah O’Rielly, the Executive Director of the Newfoundland Historic Trust, about how you can nominate a building for inclusion in the Trust’s “Buildings At Risk” list .

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Premier Disappointed with Kiewit Offshore Industries

Ted talks with Premier Kathy Dunderdale about her disappointment with Kiewit Offshore Industries and her hopes this province can keep the Hebron construction work THAT company can’t do.

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Updating Definition of Clinical Depression with Dr. Goldman

Ted speaks with Doctor Brian Goldman about a controversial proposal by some psychiatrists to include grief in the definition of clinical depression.

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We have Two Junior NHL Skills Champions

Maggie Gillis catches up with Zachary Dean and Maggie Connors who just placed first at the Junior NHL Skills Chamionships in Ottawa.

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Possible Layoffs at the Mill in Corner Brook

Possible layoffs coming to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper: guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Graeme Rodden, executive editor of the magazine, “Pulp and Paper International.”

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No Extra Money for NDP Party

Ted speaks with NDP leader Lorraine Michael about how a deal between the Liberals and the NDP at the House of Assembly Management Commission means no extra money for her party.

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Food Blogging with Willow Kean

Ted talks with Willow Kean about her new food blog, littleredchicken.com.

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It's Kurling with a K!

It’s Kurling with a K! There’s no ice, but there are ball bearings … Ted and Maggie talk kurling.

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Medical Helicopter Too Small

Ted talks with Sharon King, Executive Director of the Association of Allied Health Professionals, about the union’s safety concerns regarding a helicopter used by Eastern Health to transport emergency patients to the Health Science Centre in St. John’s.

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Dr. Sandra Luscombe's Reaction to Excess Skin Story

Ted speaks with Dr. Sandra Luscombe, president of the NLMA, about the controversy regarding MCP’s refusal to pay for the surgery to remove many, many pounds of sagging skin from formerly obese people.

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Canadian Astronaut Robert Thirsk

Ted speaks with Canadian Astronaut Robert Thirsk about his time living at the International Space Station.

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Ice Covered Sidewalks

Here are Bill Maddigan’s photos of ice covered sidewalks in St. John’s:

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Drivers and Pedestrians

Ted speaks with Bill Madigan, a concerned citizen in St. John`s who lives in the neighbourhood where there was a traffic accident involving two pedestrians, a bus and a car. Mr. Madigan took exception to councilor Bruce Tilley laying blame on the pedestrians….. he says the City is to blame.

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Sagging Skin Debrief

Zach Goudie joins Ted in the studio for more on the story of two formerly obese men who`s family doctors say MCP should pay for surgery to remove pounds and pounds of sagging skin. MCP says, no way.

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Fire Fighters May Strike in Corner Brook

Ted speaks with Pete Daniels, president of the fire fighters local in Corner Brook, about a possible strike. First up, part of the conversation Radio Noon host Ramona Dearing had with the Mayor of Corner Brook, Neville Greeley.

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Murray Foster - 30 songs in 30 days for charity

Murray Foster, Great Big Sea's man on the bass, resolved to write a song a day
during the month of January to raise money to help in the fight against AIDS in Africa.

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Man Faces Charges in Stoney Plain, Alberta

Ted speaks with RCMP Corporal Colette Zazulak in Stoney Plain, Alberta about Shannon Bradford Dixon - aka Shannon Mercer - a Newfoundlander who is facing more than 40 very serious charges in that province.

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Gay marriage controversy

Ted spoke with two men from Virginia - Jim Smith and Donato Cacciapaglia - about the controvery surrounding Canada's civil marriage law and gay couples from other countries who've come here to be wed. 
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Eastern Health patients restrained

Vickie Kaminski speaks with Ted about the practice of restraining patients with alzeheimer disease and dementia

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Jeanne Beker

Jeanne is back on her old stomping grounds to take part in the shooting of “2 Square Feet” - a new film by Ruth Lawrence.

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MRI wait times - Sylvia LeTorunel

Sylvia LeTorunel had six months to wait for an MRI - until she made her story public.

 

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Lynda Boyd/Rose Miller on Republic of Doyle

Ted chats with Lynda Boyd, who plays Rose Miller on Republic of Doyle

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Homeless in Happy Valley - Goose Bay

Ted speaks with Len Simms, the CEO and Chairman of NL Housing Corp., about Wilson Godwin. Mr. Godwin’s wife continues to live in their 3-bedroom NL Housing Unit while he and the children are homeless.

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Smokey Mountain Ski Club

Ted speaks with Toby Leon, the Chair of the Board of the Smokey Mountain Ski Club, about the season so far and the challenges the club faces.

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Celebratory Gunfire at New Years

Ted and Ingrid talk about tradition of “celebratory gunfire,” at New Years, and just how deadly it can be.

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"The Wealthy Barber Returns"

Ted speaks with David Chilton about his new book “The Wealthy Barber Returns.”

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Fireworks on New Year's Eve

Ted and Ingrid follow up on the story about the use of private fireworks on New Years Eve and look into the laws pertaining to and the dangers involved with the celebratory shooting off of shotguns and rifles.

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Lahey Sentencing

Ted speaks with CBC reporter Brian Dubreuil who has been covering the Bishop Raymond Lahey story since September 2009, when the bishop was caught at the Ottawa airport with a laptop loaded with porn. Bubreuil was in the Ottawa courtroom when Lahey was sentenced to 15-months.

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Martin Currie, Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John’s speaks with Here and Now’s Jonathan Crowe about Raymond Lahey.

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Fireworks on New Years Eve

Ted speaks with St. John’s City Councillor Danny Breen about concerns regarding all the fireworks set off by residents on New Years Eve.

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Narwhal Killed in Nain

Ted speaks with Harry Hay, one of a group of hunters from Nain, who killed a Narwhal and shared the meat with the community.

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