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February 2013 Archives

The province's ambassadors in this year's Active-8 Campaign

Meet two young people who'll change the world, as Ted speaks with teenagers Donovan Taplin and Sabrina Andrews, NL's ambassadors in the Active-8 program.
 
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Erin's Pub in St. John's suffers major flood

A broken water pipe flooded Erin's Pub in downtown St. John's. Ted spoke with one of its owners, Chris Andrews, from Shanneyganock.

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The key to obesity may not be what you eat but when you eat

Ted talks to house doctor Brian Goldman on a new study that explains why late night snacking is a killer for diets.

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Civil service job cuts

Ted talks civil service job cuts with Richard Alexander, from the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers Council.
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Quinoa

Ted walks with John Cameron, from Dalhousie University, about the sudden popularity of Quinoa and the effect that has on farmers in Bolivia.
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Coywolf, part coyote and part wolf

Ted speaks with Susan Fleming, about her film "Meet the Coywolf", which looks at a hybrid species that's part wolf and part coyote.

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Lisa Moore, winner of Canada Reads

Ted speaks with Lisa Moore, who just won the Canada Reads competition for her book "February".

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NL'er builds cinder block homes for the poor

Guest host Maggie Gillis checks in with Grand Falls-Winsor resident, Holly Hoskins, who with her husband, paid their own way for the second time to fly to the Dominican Republic, to build cinder block homes for the poor.

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Listener opinion on recent conviction of Stephen Neville

We read an email from Loyal OTG listener Paul Rowe, who has some interesting things to say about the Steven Neville murder trial
 
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The Mobile Drag

Memorial University student Joshua Duff says it's time to put down your smart phone and actually talk to your friends and family


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Reaction to new lieutenant-governor

Ted and Ingrid read tweets and emails from OTG listeners, and Ted talks to NDP Leader Lorraine Michael, about the the fact that our new Lieutenant Governor isn't a woman.
 
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Launch of new music contest

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