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September 2012 Archives

Prote Poker new chief for Innu Nation

Ted speaks with the newly elected grand chief of the Innu Nation, Prote Poker.

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LGBT Canadians targeted with emails

Ted talks with St. John's resident Costa Kasimos about concerns LGBT Canadians have over an email sent out to gays and lesbians by Citizenship Minister Jason Lenny.

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Wayne Young of the Red Cross

Do you know how to save a person who is choking? According to a recent poll, probably not. Ted speaks with Wayne Young of the Red Cross.
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St. John's busker - Don Tucker

Ted speaks with St. John's busker Don Tucker about a tourist sending him an the accordion as a gift.
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Big news in local art world

Ted talks with renowned artist Jean Claude Roy about the new Breakwater book of his paintings of Newfoundland, "Fluctuat nec Mergitur".

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The latest gas-sniffing stories out of Nataushish

Ted talks with Child, Youth and Family Services minister Charlene Johnson about the latest gas-sniffing stories out of Nataushish.
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Benefits of taking wheat out of your diet

Geoff Meeker tells guest host Mack Furlong how Ted's interview with William Davis, the author of "Wheat Belly", changed his life.

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Gas sniffing in Natuashish

Guest host Mack Furlong speaks with Katie Riche, a former chief of Natuashish. She says community leaders are ignoring the growing number of children who are sniffing gas.

 

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Marine Aquarium and Touch Tank

Guest host Mack Furlong speaks with Bill Driedzic, an Ocean Science Professor at Memorial University, about the the Champney's West Heritage groups efforts to build a marine aquarium and touch tank in the community.

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Sears Playboy

Sears response to the concerns raised by Helen Cleary-Escott about the placement of Playboy merchandise in the Christmas Wishbook.

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Bologna recipes

Ted talks with chef Kevin J. Phillips about the rehabilitation of bologna.

 

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Hopping mad with Sears Christmas Wishbook

Ted speaks with Helen Cleary-Escott about why she's so hopping mad with Sears. She says the Christmas Wishbook has Playboy mechandise aimed at tween and teen girls.

 

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Light bill rate hike of 7.2%

Ted speaks with Bob Pike from Newfoundland Power, about the 7.2% rate increase the company is looking for from residential customers.

 

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Tom Osborne quits PC party

MHA Tom Osborne has quit the NL PC party. We hear from Mr. Osborne, then Ted gets reaction from Liberal MHA Andrew Parsons.

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St. Teresa's church looses portion of roof

Ted talks with Father Leo English about the St. Teresa's Roman Catholic church on Mundy Pond Road, which had half of its roof ripped off by Tropical Storm Leslie

 

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Brian Peckford's new autobiography

Ted speaks with Brian Peckford, former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, about his new autobiography, "Someday The Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No More". This podcast contains extra material not heard on the radio, about Newfoundland's role in the constitutional talks in the 1980s, and why Peckford's administration doesn't get the credit it deserves for our current oil prosperity.

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Pitbull awaits its sentence

As a pit bull's life hangs in the balance in provincial court, Ted talks with Angie Parsons, who is a professional dog trainer in Deer Lake, about dog behaviour.


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Czechoslovakian airliner crashes 45 years ago

Few of us know the tragic story of a Czechoslovakian airliner that crashed just outside Gander 45 years ago. Host Ted Blades speaks with Frank Tibbo - an aviation buff and former air traffic controller who was working on the day of the crash.
 
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